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Lu Rou Fan (Taiwanese Minced Pork Rice)

Lu Rou Fan Recipe

The BEST savoury, rich meat sauce, braised to perfection.  Without a doubt, Lu Rou Fan (滷肉饭) is one of the most iconic Taiwanese dishes. It’s savoury, aromatic, and comforting, and served with steaming hot rice (but you can serve it on noodles too). This absolutely phenomenal meat sauce starts with minced pork that’s braised with soy sauce and aromatics like five-spice and star-anise. I am aware that a lot of…

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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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Bibimbap

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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Spam Musubi

Spam Musubi Recipe

The sushi’s bad-ass Hawaiian cousin. As simple as they are delicious, musubis are classic Hawaiian snacks with crispy Spam slices glazed with the perfect sweet-savoury sauce, then placed on pressed rice and wrapped in toasted seaweed. I’ve never been to Hawaii (although it is actually on my bucket list), but I’ve heard that musubis can be found in every 7-Eleven there, and go for just a $1 each! It is…

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Kimchi Fried Rice

My go-to 10 minute weeknight meal! The ingredients for this Kimchi Fried Rice recipe are really simple (let’s be honest, pantry staples), but what you get when everything’s been tossed and cooked together is one EXTREMELY satisfying meal. It literally comes together in a matter of minutes!!! Trust me, this is what you want after a long day of work, especially on a Monday when you’ve used all the energy…

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Turkey Bolognese

A healthy take on an Italian classic. This turkey bolognese recipe is quick and healthy and makes for an excellent weeknight dinner. Maximum flavour with half the calories – is that even possible? Yes it is! YES IT IS! I’ve been watching my calorie intake for 2 weeks now and honestly, all I can think about is how to satisfy my cravings without exceeding my daily limit. One thing I…

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Miso Salmon with Cucumber Salad

Lovely tender fillets of salmon glazed with the perfect miso sauce (think umami x 100), a nice warm bowl of rice, and a tart cucumber salad – a match made in heaven! If I’m being perfectly honest, I go really big on weekends – I’m talking double cheeseburgers, extra large pizzas and chips buried under a sea of the most decadent toppings – yes the whole nine yards. Come Monday,…

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Hong Kong Baked Pork Chop Fried Rice

A quintessential Hong-Kong style Western dish that you’ll find all over Hong Kong. Bring the cha chaan teng (translated as “tea restaurant”) right into your own home with this baked pork chop fried rice (an absolute classic!). Egg fried rice nestled snuggly under ridiculously tasty pork chops, smothered in a tangy tomato sauce followed by a generous helping of mozzarella cheese – are you drooling yet?! This dish is the…

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Pineapple Fried Rice

A 15 minute meal that instantly transports you to the Land of Smiles. This pineapple fried rice recipe is one of my go-to’s for busy weeknights, or even for lunches in the office. I packed it in a lunchbox and brought it to work the other day, and I promise you, everyone at the table wanted a taste of it. Whenever I’m missing a bit of the tropical sunshine, this…

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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! Looking for more beefy recipes? Be sure to check out my collection over here!…

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