Recipes

I’ve always said that the best part about south-east Asia, is not the beaches, the cheap beer, or ladyboys… but the FOOD. This week’s recipe is one that I’ve been working on for a while that even upon the smell of the marinade, throws me back to sweltering nights sitting on the side of the […]

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If you’ve never had Dynamite sauce before, I highly suggest you follow my recipe here and dunk your face in a bucket of it or drink it my the glassful. This miracle condiment comes second to ketchup in my world of dipping sauces and reasons to get up in the morning. A spicy and savoury […]

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You’ve all seen it at your favourite local sushi spot; that smooth and creamy spicy mayo that you dip your delicately wrapped maki into. If you’re like me, then most plates of sushi are sided with at least a gallon of this stuff. Sometimes called “dynamite sauce”, we all know it as spicy mayo. A […]

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I once wondered what it would be like to cook a bao (a steamed bun) like you would a pan-fried dumpling. I entertained the idea for a while trying to figure out how it would work and followed my instincts and went for it. I didn’t get too far until my mom told me that […]

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Dim sum is one of my most favourite meals. Piling into a crowded dim sum house on a Sunday morning with aunties pushing metal carts singing in melodic condescension the contents of the steamers they pimp is the best way to start the day. These carts are filled with delicious dumpling delights made with pork […]

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With summer just around the corner, our root vegetable diets will slowly transition to a hot weather menu of all things grilled and boozy. I don’t get much of an appetite when it gets hot… Ok, no, I lied, I’m always hungry, but I know a lot of people who don’t like to eat heavy […]

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This week’s dish is my interpretation of a very traditional dish that we ate around Chinese New Years in my family. I told my mom that I was going to put this recipe online and she mocked me; she said it’s a meal made with leftovers and that it shouldn’t warrant being shared. Our family […]

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