Posts Tagged ‘Recipes’

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…

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…

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…

Easy cheesy fondue

Easy Cheesy Fondue

The first and last time I ate fondue was in Switzerland. I was in my twenties, swanning around lovely Lake Lucerne with my now ex-husband. He annoyed me. I stabbed him with a fondue fork. The rest, as they say, is history. While the company was dubious at best, the fondue was superb. So much […] Read more…

Under the spell of Osaka and Okonomiyaki

It’s most iconic structure may be a 16th-century shogunate castle that sets Raffles samurai senses tingling, but Osaka is probably better known for its high tech architecture, street eats and many, many stars… Michelin stars, that is. Japan’s undisputed gastronomic capital, it is said that the people of Osaka spend more money on food than on anything else. In fact, the […] Read more…

Viking Burger with swedsh meatball patty and pickled red cabbage

How to train your Viking Burger

Raffles has never been what you’d call a fickle child. Loyal, devoted and obsessive yes, but fickle? Never. Sanity is something else he’s rarely accused of. Understandable given that the kid is a nut-job of the highest order. Not that I’m complaining. In fact, I’m quite partial to a little weirdness in my offspring. But […] Read more…

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