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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

Super easy Kimchi Fried Rice that’s ridiculously tasty and so good for you. This is 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…

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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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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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