Though it’s North African in origin, these days shakshuka is popular in the Middle East and in hip cafes throughout the whole world. Given its versatility, it’s easy to see why. It’s quick; it’s simple; it’s easy to scale up or down; and it works for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, or a midnight snack.
It is a dish you rarely see on menus, yet tomato and eggs are a classic staple of Chinese home cooking. Tomatoes, eggs and spring onions may seem like simple, basic ingredients but the subtle complexity of this dish is often overlooked as it is such a humble and easy-to-cook dish. Have you ever taken a bite of tomato and eggs and wondered how the eggs manage to taste like tangy tomatoes, yet is still fluffy? Although tomato and eggs seem like an easy omelette thrown in together the pan right off the bat, these two ingredients are actually cooked separately to retain its respective textures.
A super simple dish that can be done in no time at all, ready for a family dinner! This recipe has less than 5 key ingredients and combines the sweetness of prawns well with the flavor from the leeks. The shao xing wine also adds another layer of depth to the taste, which can certainly be enjoyed by everyone in the family.
Kimchi – whether it is homemade or store bought, this ubiquitous Korean banchan (side dish) packs a rich, flavourful punch with every bite. It is generally recognised as a spicy fermented cabbage dish, but did you know that there are currently over two hundred variations of kimchi? And the list of kimchi types is still expanding by classification of ingredients, seasons and regions! Although it is traditionally served alongside dishes, kimchi is also often featured as a main ingredient in Korean fare from stews to fried rice and even pancakes.
Crisp skin and tender meat along with a myriad of exciting flavours – how can one ever resist fried chicken?! Jazz up this classic comfort food with Korean-inspired flavours. Rather than the usual crunchy orange glow, this sinful temptation is doused in sticky, sweet and spicy sauce.
It’s hard to not exaggerate the symbolic identity Kimchi has on the Korean culture. Koreans love their Kimchi so much most of them have a separate fridge entirely dedicated to it! Spicy, tangy and crunchy, you are sure to find this distinctive fermented cabbage side dish served at almost every meal.
Today’s simple and easy-to-cook recipe is a perfect new idea to relook at grilled chicken in a nutritious, yet yummy way! With a blended spiced marinade infusing the tender thighs overnight; these juicy and flavorful chops are nothing short of fascinating when paired with a freshly-made and refreshing mint-yogurt salad.
This Teochew dish favoured for its easy-to-digest mildness and help in detoxing the body. Surprisingly, it was once considered bad luck to have porridge on Chinese New Year because it was seen as a food for the poor. Now, the humble porridge is something many of us look forward to as a yummy relief to break up those indulgent meals.
This fuss free modest looking plate of noodles doused with dark broth can be conquered easily in just an hour! Unlike food outside which tends to be ladened with artificial flavouring, this dish just involves boiling all the ingredients, making it a healthy well-balanced meal; what’s more, you get to feed yourself with the best ingredients of your choice.
No longer do you have to exert yourself or your stove all day long to get this rich nourishing bowl of soup! It just requires a little patience to cook up those succulent beef tendons, soft juicy daikon cubes soaked up in rich broth and springy egg noodles with bits of tender char siew.
Time to treat your taste buds to exciting flavours of the sea with this delightfully simple Italian classic! This elegant seafood pasta dish should be kept as simple as possible to retain those natural briny juices of the clams; it would be unfortunate to lose them along with other flavours.
Eating crabs is a hands-on activity and can be a messy affair. If you want to enjoy them at home, try preparing our version of crab in spicy coconut gravy!