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Vietnamese Beef Stew (Bò Kho)

Vietnamese Beef Stew Recipe

Step aside Pho. This Vietnamese Beef Stew (Bò Kho) is bursting with flavour, courtesy of aromatics such as lemongrass, star anise, and ginger. It’s rich, savoury, unctuous and impossibly delicious!!! Can’t forget about the tender, fall-apart chunks of braised beef. Best enjoyed with a warm toasted baguette as it’ll soak up all that umami beefy goodness!  Bò Kho is typically simmered for a couple of hours so that the flavours…

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Japchae (Korean Glass Noodles Stir Fry)

Japchae (Korean Glass Noodle Stir Fry) Recipe

Perfect as both a side or main, Japchae refers to deliciously chewy sweet potato starch noodles that’s been mixed with an array of vegetables and seasoned with a super simple soy-sesame sauce. Throw in some marinated meat for extra flavour!  Japchae is often eaten in place of salads in my household. I mean… the noodles are made from sweet potato, and these noodles are then mixed with other colourful vegetables.…

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Jjapaguri with Steak


Also known as ‘Ram-don’, Jjapaguri is a mishmash of two types of instant ramen as shown in the award-winning movie, Parasite. It’s sweet, savoury, with a tiny bit of spice to kick it up a notch. The whole world came to know about this ingenious combination of Chapaghetti and Neoguri instant noodles (hence chapa-guri or jjapa-guri) after its feature in Parasite (ps keep a lookout for the cinematography tricks used to…

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Beef Salpicao

Beef Salpicao Recipe

The BEST garlicky beefy Filipino dish – this Beef Salpicao recipe calls for the most minimal of ingredients but packed with maximum flavour. Beef Salpicao is a Filipino dish that’s comforting, flavourful, and takes less than 10 minutes to put together! It’s made up of tender cubes of steak, coated in an amazing buttery garlicky sauce, and served on top of garlic fried rice. It uses the simplest ingredients but…

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The Ultimate Korean Rice Bowl. I am OBSESSED with this Bibimbap recipe. It’s such a versatile dish that tastes good and uses up whatever’s left in your fridge! Bibimbap is one of the most well-known Korean dishes that involves 5 key components – warm rice, seasoned vegetables, protein, a generous dollop of a sweet-spicy Bibimbap sauce, and a fried sunny side up egg. What ingredient you choose for each component…

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Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup

This Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup Recipe is just like a hug in a bowl, with perfectly orchestrated spicy, savoury, fresh, salty deliciousness. Just imagine tender chunks of beef, immersed in an impossibly flavourful broth, over a bed of chewy noodles – perfect for a cold day! Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup is such a quintessentially Taiwanese dish! In Taipei, you can find it everywhere. Every mall you go to, there will…

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Gyudon (Japanese Beef Rice Bowl)

Steak that’s been seared to perfection, dressed with the most incredible onion-garlic sauce, and served on top of a bed of warm fluffy rice. Date night or not, this dish is bound to impress! Gyudon basically translates to ‘Beef Rice Bowl’ in Japanese. It consists of a warm bowl of rice topped with a perfectly seared steak, an onsen tamago (i.e. hot spring egg in Japanese), a drizzle of sweet…

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