Tag: asian


The best laksa Dine in

Laksa is a very popular spicy, noodle soup and like most great dishes everyone has a variation which they think is superior! My version of course comes from Plenty More, my go to recipe book for vegetarian meals that are guaranteed to pass muster with Mr “It’s not a meal without meat”. I love the coconut curry broth version of laksa and find the flavours really comforting and nourishing (as my Grandma would describe any good soup, but I’m pretty sure she has never had one like this!) Asian cooking is all about balance between hot, salty, sour and sweet...

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Simple salmon parcels Dine in

We were having friends over for dinner on a school night and I had grand plans of making roast chicken but… traffic was bad (it takes the longest time to travel the shortest distance in Sydney), the sapphire fell out of my engagement ring and time was marching on so by the time I arrived home I had no interest in making anything complicated! I was first introduced to cooking en papillote (meaning in parchment) when I was living in France. It is basically dinner in a bag – all your ingredients are wrapped in paper/foil and baked. It’s a...

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