Asian food

Hokkaido Soup Curry Recipe

Hokkaido Soup Curry Recipe

Everyone knows that Hokkaido is home to some of Japan’s best sushi and seafood, and given it is just a hop, skip and a halfpipe away from Siberia, some of the country’s best skiing. But what they might not know is that it is also the home of a killer curry, served as soup and […] Read more…

Banh Xeo (Crispy Vietnamese Pancakes)

Recipe: Banh Xeo Crispy Vietnamese Pancakes

Written in Collaboration with Cruise1st Australia We’re a family of avid cruisers and have sailed far and wide. But one of our all-time favourite ports is busy, buzzy Ho Chi Minh City (the former Saigon). Famous for the pivotal role it played in the end of Vietnam War, the city is now the country’s pulsing […] Read more…

Matcha green tea layer cake with mascarpone cream

Matcha green tea layer cake with mascarpone cream

This post was written in collaboration with Kitchenaid One of the things we loved most about Japan was the matcha flavoured… well, everything. From chocolate and desserts to noodles and coffee, there’s nothing the Japanese can’t turn that pretty shade of matcha green. Indeed, so ubiquitous was the verdant powder that we formed a little […] Read more…

Poh Ling Yeow's recipe for Mr Ping's Pork Noodles

Mr Ping’s Pork Noodles with Poh and Po

Once upon a time there was a small martial arts obsessed panda boy who couldn’t stop eating… he ate and ate, practised some kung fu and then he ate some more. So it should come as no surprise that the Kung Fu Panda movies are that very same boy’s favourites, and not only because they’re brilliant movies. It’s because for Raffles, […] Read more…

deadly dragon roll made with the ingredients of a Naked Sushi Kit

Sushi secrets: The deadly dragon roll

At Casa Eats World, sushi is like oxygen. It is something we simply can’t live without and is inhaled by Raffles and Sugarpuff almost as frequently as air. Especially since our return from Japan. Their indefatigable fixation for the deceptively simple snack of rice, fish, vegetables and seaweed, means we’ve attempted making it at home […] Read more…

Indian style mango lassi smoothie

Indian Mango Lassi … like a Boss

I must confess that I’ve never been a juicer or blender, the whole green smoothie craze passing me by in a verdant vegetable-based blur. But a recent blip on my previously glowing health report card has meant a different approach to nutrition for me, at least for the foreseeable future, as I get my out […] Read more…

Sweet & Hot Chilli Pork Skewers

Hot and sweet chilli pork skewers

When Masterfoods recently sent me a basket of goodies along with a copy of their recent Lifting the Lid on Dinnertime report about the social role of food in Australia I was startled by some of the results… It seems that only 35% of respondents ate with family regularly and just 20% of respondents ate a […] Read more…

Lemongrass and Lime Fish Salad

Cambodian inspired Lemongrass and Lime Fish Larb

Raffles loves a good obsession and his latest is with Cambodia, a country that Mr Eats World and I explored pre-parenthood when we were still spry and wrinkle-free. Interestingly, and until now unbeknownst to my adventurous boy, I’m still more than a little obsessed myself. My own fascination harks all the way back to my childhood (no, not […] Read more…

Raffles filling Siu Mai

Sure-fire Siu Mai

 It’s no big secret that Raffles loves a dumpling. And when I say loves I mean with a passion equalled only by that of a seagulls for chips. In fact if eating dumplings were an Olympic sport, he’d bring home Gold. In every event. Including the relay. This is a child who considers Xiao Long Bao (pork dumplings […] Read more…

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