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Vietnamese-Style Kohlrabi Salad

At home we eat salads almost every day, either as a main course or as part of a meal. So naturally I'm always looking for ideas and ways...

Lotus Stem Yogurt Curry

Lotus stem is frequently used in Chinese, as well as Japanese cuisines. Less so, but it's also used in India, particularly in the North....

Vegan Pineapple Fried Rice

You'll never hear me say I like pineapple on pizza but I do LOVE Pineapple Fried Rice!!! It reminds me of life in Singapore. I used to...

Vegan Ramen with Homemade Miso

One of my (very few) achievements this year was to make homemade miso paste - at home, from scratch. The process - consisting of mixing...

Vegan Thai Green Curry

My first time eating Thai green curry: unforgettable. Me and my then boyfriend (now husband) had just landed in Bangkok for the first...

Moringa Pandesal

The basic dough for these buns is similar to that of my Sicilian buns I posted a while ago. For the first batch I drew inspiration from a...

Tofu Katsu Curry

I first discovered Japanese curry in Singapore. Curry blocks would sit prominently on supermarket shelves in a myriad of flavours,...

Vegan Mapo Tofu

As I was making this dish, I couldn’t help but reminiscing one of the best experiences in my life - a 3-weeks trip we took in 2012 to...

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