Carpaccio of Beef Asian Style

This is really really good. So turn off your eating with your eyes and just enjoy the flavours. Yes folks we venture in to the world of raw beef. Yep pull off its horns, wipe its bum and get it on the plate. For a large plate, easily enough for 4-6 you will need; 2-3 rib-eye steaks with the ...

Japanese dancing omelettes – Bonito style

So it was my turn to cook breakfast. What to do? What to cook the kids that they’d like? Lets get creative and make Japanese style omelet. Piece of cake this if you have the ingredients to hand. That’s what drove me to create this one - basically what was in the fridge! This will make ...

Lapsang Souchong Tea Noodles

Lapsang Souchong Tea Noodles How quick is this dish to make. This is my Lapsang Souchong Tea Noodles. Sounds a tad exotic right - cooking with tea. It could not be simpler. This Lapsang Souchong Tea Noodles dish is a "blink and you'll miss it" dish. This is banging it really is. So ...

Indian Chai chicken

Not quite my usual South East Asia style, but depending who you speak to India is still a part of APAC. As you travel around and through India you always spot tea stalls, or as more commonly known - Chai Stalls. They are everywhere, village, town or city – there they are on every street ...

Thai style pork curry with coconut

Thai style pork curry with coconut It was one of those days. The family needed feeding. Damn what we got? “Not a lot”, was the answer. “Some pork is in the freezer.” Hmmmm, now that’s a great help – NOT! Down to the minimart I trudged with a list of 4 items, and ended up back upstairs ...

Thai beach food

Thai beach food Sat one day having a beer at Ska Bar on the beach at Kata Beach, Phuket, when up strolls this chap with what looked like boiled eggs in baskets on his pole. Street food hits the beach it seems - truly Thai beach food. But what was it he was selling? Was it just boiled eggs or ...

Thai lobster fried rice

Thai lobster fried rice How many street food carts in Thailand do you see selling lobster with their friend rice? Well The Semi-Naked Chef has taken this famous Thai street food dish and converted it in to something even more special, here comes my Thai Lobster Fried Rice.  In fact the closest I ...

Cambodian chicken & pomelo salad

Cambodian chicken & pomelo salad A stolen recipe? Let's say "adapted" from a wonderful book you should try and get your hands on, “The Best of Friends Restaurant”. Here is my version of their recipe of Cambodian chicken & pomelo salad. It's a cracker folks. Friends is a charity ...