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Balinese Sweetcorn Soup

Balinese Sweetcorn Soup It truly is not every day that you can say that you have eaten an amazing soup half way up a Balinese volcano. Well yes Mary and I did a few years back now. Off we went one year for a trip to Bali, which was luckily paid for by my company as some recognition of sales delivered. It was just Mary and I as well, so an “adult” encounter with lots of self-indulgence without the kidlets. Oh yeah and it was 5*’s all the way. We experienced this restaurant one day on a ...

Emi’s world famous Japanese roast pork

Again scratching around for recipes for my Japanese section, and our very dear friend, Emi, came up with this beauty. It’s Japanese roast pork. Hold on a minute. Pork, roasting, and did I notice sake in the ingredients - this thing has to be good, right? With the addition of a salad, which is apparently the traditional way, this will easily be a meal for 4. However you know me, read on... You will need for the roast meat: 5-600g of pork loin (the block type); 1 tablespoon grated ...

Kid’s Japanese Miso soup, slightly off tradition -but they’ll eat it!

I can’t even think if my two have had this somewhere in the world before or if indeed I did just make it up. Hey who cares my two kids wolfed this down, and I said it was Japanese. Enough said - it’s good for them, it was very tasty, it is simple to make, and delivered two absolutely empty bowls - it could be Dutch for all I care. To make 2 large kids portions you will need; 3 heaped tablespoons of miso paste 1 pack udon noodles 1 litre water 3 or 4 hot dog sausages sliced in ...

Nikujaga – not Mick Jaggar

My great friend Mitsuyo here in Singapore gave me a steer to have a look at this one. The word literally means “meat-potato”. Can you guess what the main ingredients are? Go on have a guess... Joking aside though, it really is wonderful. Sort of a soup - sort of a stew. Plain white rice is a great companion for this, but as you see below I have added noodles. So perhaps the double up on carbs is not necessary, and Dr. Atkins would not be impressed would he. This will make enough for a ...

Vietnamese style lemon grass cockles

Inspiration for this next dish came from a Hanoi food experience one year. Visiting just before Christmas with my family, and my mate and his son from the UK, we explored Hanoi hard from a food perspective – no stone left unturned. I had read about this place prior to the trip and was determined to go experience it. You should too. It's a local place that happened to be just walking distance from our hotel. The great thing about this place was that it was a series of food stations ...

Vietnamese style, sour fish soup

This is a brand new recipe for me! I have cooked my fair share of Tom Yams, but not like this, this is completely different. No lime juice, no fish sauce, no lemon grass, it’s just different. I am giving this one the country of potential origin as Vietnam, as I did see a similar dish in a menu during a recent restaurant trip there. I thought that sounds interesting I’ll have a go. Could be something good to create. I believe the Vietnamese may call this a version of Canh Chua Ca. This ...

Pho Bo, Vietnamese Soup

Pho Bo, Vietnamese Soup Pho-Kin Hell all time favourite food dish from anywhere in the World - believe me I have had gallons of this stuff, Pho Bo, Vietnamese Soup. Now I am going to give my own recipe, but also show you some other locations to get this damn fine soup. Regards the recipe, don't panic - it is indeed a tough one to perform. So again why not just jump on planes, trains, and automobiles and go eat someone else's. Pho 24 by the central lake in Hanoi, bangs out a beauty ...

Asian Jambalaya

Asian Jambalaya Yes Asian Jambalaya - come on folks you know me, I have created laab gai pizza, chicken laksa, Asian Shepherd's pie etc. so what's wrong with a spin on Jambalaya by using local Asian ingredients? Nothing in my book - so here is Asian Jambalaya. Looks pretty damn good, any history I hear you call - time for some DaddyPedia. Jambalaya is originally from The Deep Southern States of the good ole US of A you may hear. However Jambalaya actually originated in the Caribbean ...