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World’s Best Paella Competition + Recipe

Paella is the age old Spanish comfort food and now we know where we can find the best of the best. On the 14th of September, the search for the world's best paella chef...
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Lunar new year exclusive: Step by step guide to making banh chung (Vietnamese square...

Tomorrow marks the first day of the new year in the lunar calender. Happy Chinese new year / Tết! As a newly married couple, it's the first year Zen and I will have to give...
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Christmas dinner @ home

Merry Christmas! Last night, I was put in charge of our family's Christmas dinner. So instead of last year's roast, fresh prawns and lobster mornay, I decided to stock up on some oysters, scallops and green king prawns. I also did the gingerbread baking a day in advance!
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Meat Free Week and Arras Too’s Zucchini, Olive and Bocconcini Muffins

They say you should never trust a skinny cook/critic... But those that follow me on Twitter/Instagram/RunKeeper will know that I've been on a mission to get fit since late last year. It's less about...
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Autumn salad of pomegranate, duck and beetroot

Just because it's getting cold, it doesn't mean you need to stop eating salads. Yes, soups warm you up instantly and are nice with a crusty piece of bread but salads are lively, crunchy...
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Featured Foodie on SBS plus a cherished family recipe – Xiu Mai (Vietnamese meatballs)

Those who subscribe to SBS Food's e-newsletter will have seen that I am their latest Featured Foodie! What a honour it is to be able to share my culinary journey with such a respected...
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Coconut and pandan waffles

Vietnamese-style coconut and pandan waffles I grew up on these waffles. I remember sitting on the kitchen bench on many after school afternoons, eagerly waiting for my parents to pour batches of batter onto our...

Soft CheeseMaking Workshop

What do you call a sad cheese? Blue cheese. What do you call a cheese that isn’t yours? Nacho Cheese I don’t pretend to have a particularly enhanced sense of humour so I'm quite happy to admit...
Mug Cake, Cake, Matcha, Mochi, Green Tea

Mug Cake Mondays: 3mins Matcha Mochi Cakes!

Hello Monday! Konnichiwa! Ni hao! Annyeonghaseyo! I must say I’m beginning to enjoy Mondays (just a little) because of our fabulous Mug Cakes! Have a mug? Want some cake? Do it. Asia: Matcha Let’s step back in...

Sardine Farcie recipe from Luke Nguyen’s France

While my childhood was filled with a kaleidoscope of inspired deliciousness, there are a few dishes that still haunt me. Sardines are were one of them. Too often, did my parents prepare a humble...

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