Sticky Rice

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Rice seems to be everywhere in Southeast Asia. You see it grow on the rice fields and terraces. And people eat it all day long: For breakfast, lunch and dinner. We quickly adapted this habit and therefore also discovered the almost endless variety of different types and sorts of rice. One kind of rice particularly got us – sticky rice. … Read More

Yellow Chicken Curry

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Agood yellow chicken curry always puts us in food heaven. There are so many good recipes for yellow curries, probably most of them inspired by the Thai cuisine. We quickly fell in love with the creamy, savory-sweet taste of this wonderful dish and were delighted when we received the recipe in Indonesia. No matter if you eat it with chicken … Read More

Chicken Taliwang

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One of the culinary icons of Lombok, Indonesia for sure is the famous Chicken Taliwang: A super spicy dish of grilled or fried chicken. It is just the right dish for all the people who like their food hot and spicy. We came across a lot of spicy food during our stay in Indonesia, but this one topped them all. … Read More

Mie Goreng

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The flavorful and spicy Mie Goreng probably is the most common dish in whole Indonesia. It is found all over the country and all food vendors from street-hawkers, warungs, to high-end restaurants love to sell this dish. Mie Goreng means “fried noodles” and combines the flavors of fresh vegetables with traditional sauces and spicy chili. The recipe we share can … Read More

Fish Amok

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Cambodians love to eat! Once you visit this wonderful country you will soon find out that the Khmer cuisine is very diversified and interesting. Average meals typically consists of more than one dish and ideally contrast flavors, textures and temperatures within the meal. The most famous dish certainly is a classic curry with coconut milk called “Amok”. There are many … Read More

Kinilaw

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When visiting the Philippines make sure to also try their “Filipino Ceviche”: Kinilaw. The term Kinilaw is derived from the bisaya term “kilaw” which means “eaten fresh”. The fishing industry is a major source of sustenance and food security in the Philippines and with over 2.2 million square kilometer of seas, you most probably will be served a lot of … Read More

Banana Spring Rolls

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To all the banana lovers out there: We have something for your sweet tooth! During our stay in the Philippines we came across a recipe for sweet banana spring rolls (Turon). They make a perfect sweet snack during the afternoon or a great dessert after a lovely meal. Within the Philippines they are very popular as street snack and they … Read More

Rice Paper

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An essential part of the Asian cuisine is edible rice paper. It comes in so many different types and structures, all of which add its own taste to the dishes you use it for. There is dried, soft, round, square or long rice paper. Some of them contain rice flour only, others also include tapioca flour to make it glutinous … Read More

Recipe Template

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Seafood is quite popular in most Southeast Asian regions. Even during our time in Laos, where people do not have access to the sea at all, we were treated to a lot of delicious fish dishes. All the cities we visited in Laos were located next to a river as the fishing industry is a major source of sustenance and … Read More