Spicy Shrimp Salad

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This spicy shrimp salad makes a perfect quick and healthy summer lunch. We came across it during our stay in Siem Reap Cambodia and we love the fact that it combines some delicious spicy, sweet and sour tastes. So this also is the reason why it quickly became one of our favorites. The recipe is quite easy to follow, quick … Read More

Mango Salad

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We received this recipe for a crunchy and healthy mango salad in Siem Reap Cambodia. It is super easy to make, combines some pretty nice natural flavors and will definitely brighten up your day. The recipe reminds us a lot of Thailand’s green papaya salad and probably was inspired by it. A delicious fresh mango salad makes a great starter … Read More

Gado Gado

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It took us quite a while until we enjoyed our first dish of fresh Gado Gado in Indonesia. And we wish we had tried it earlier – it is so good! Gado Gado is a typical Indonesian salad of slightly boiled, blanched or steamed vegetables with some tofu, egg or crunchy tempeh. And it is served with a delicious peanut … Read More

Ika Mata

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We always enjoy visiting islands or places at the sea. Why? Because of how easy it is to get fresh fish in these places. During our time in the Cook Islands we were treated to some really nice Ika Mata. We prepared it right at the beach with a local guy. We even made our own coconut cream. And this … Read More

Ahi Poke

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And here we go again: Another raw fish island paradise recipe – Ahi Poke. We got to know this dish during our time in Hawaii where “poke” (poh-kay) means “to slice”. Making Poke almost has become a fine art in Hawaii and it is essential to any social gathering. It is almost like bringing a bag of snacks to a … Read More

Fish Soup

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To be honest, this recipe already travels with us quite a while and it is more a Scandinavian, than a New Zealand dish. But given the fact that the amount of fresh seafood available in New Zealand is incredibly high, we had to eat this delicious creamy and filling soup a couple of times during our trip across the North … Read More

Lamb Tacos With Kiwi Salsa

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The diverse British-based cuisine of New Zealand is largely driven by local ingredients and seasonal variations. And, as it comes to food and local produces, the two things that are omnipresent in this country certainly are sheep and kiwi fruits. This is why we decided to come up with some crunchy and absolutely tasty lamb and kiwi salsa tacos. We … Read More

Kelopon

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There is no full meal without a nice dessert. Especially after eating spicy food, we often need to satisfy our sweet tooth afterwards. In Indonesia we came across a quite special looking dessert: Kelopon. Kelopon are Indonesian style rice balls, stuffed with palm sugar and coated with fresh grated coconut. They usually are made and served for birthdays or weddings, … Read More

Sweet Sticky Rice With Mango

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It is so easy to find something for the sweet tooth in Asia. And most of the dessert can also be easily cooked at home. During our time in Laos we really enjoyed their creamy and tasty sweet sticky rice with mango and coconut milk (Khao Niow Mak Muang). If we could, we would order it in every Asian restaurant. … Read More