Bone Broth Recipes

  Bone broth has great flavour and nutritional benefits, and many people following Paleo diet may know about soup bones. We love our Pho - Vietnamese National Dish.  A good Pho is a perfectly balanced dish with a rich, salty and spicy flavour cut by a squeeze of lime and fresh herbs. We...

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Japanese Essential Ingredients

JAPANESE COOKING  Japanese cooking at home can be your ultimate choice when it come to full of flavour, light on ingredients, healthy for you and your family and most importantly it is quick to make.    JAPANESE INGREDIENTS  Perhaps you start out with a simple pantry already....

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Vietnamese Cooking Class Master

Vietnamese food is very seductive with Vietnamese recipes hones over the centuries of colonial visitors and tratdiational preparation methods. Vietnamese food celebrates and highlights the flavours, textures and colours of seasonal produce. The first produce of the season is prized. Vietnamese recipes...

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Japanese Cooking Class

Japanese cooking class is a delight to make and eat. With a focus on fresh ingredients and beautiful presentation, step by step we’ll create a range of classic Japanese recipes together. Japanese cooking class menu Jan Mar May Jul Sep Nov Goya Dumplings  pork and ginger filling...

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The dumpling party

It's easy to prepare, budget-friendly and great-tasting, so what's not to love about dumplings! We've got chicken, pork, beef, vegetarian and more dumplings to make. LIME/LEMON PASSION FRUIT AND MINT REFRESHER   INGREDIENTS 4 medium limes - juice only and 4 thin slices for garnish 1 passion fruit - scape the seeds and juice 4 table spoon of sugarice cubes Fresh mint to garnish   METHODS   Fill the highball or tumbler glasses with 1/3 of water Add a table spoon of sugar in each glass - mix well so the sugar can disolve Divide the mixture of (lime juice and passion fruit) equally Fill the glass with ice cubes Garnish with a slice of lime and mint   DUMPLING PASTRY INGREDIENTS 1 cup of flour  some flour for dusting and adjusting 100ml of water 1 tsp canola oil optional salt optional food colour or numeric or egg yolk instead of water optional METHODS Place a cup of flour in a salad bowl and...

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Indonesian Cooking Class

OTAO Kitchen cooking classes provide a fascinating insight into Balinese food and travel, beliefs and culture through learning about its food, cooking and culinary myths. Class are relaxed and friendly and are held in our cooking studio.  Guests learn about the exotic herbs and spices used in...

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Kohlrabi and Lotus roots

Lotus roots salad with some key ingredients   What is Kohlrabi? You can add Kohlrabi in your lotus roots salad as Kohlrabi is vegetable can be eaten raw or cooked. It is a swollen stem. Kohlrabi is a very commonly eaten vegetable in Germany.  The taste and texture are similar to those of...

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Vietnamese Noodles Pho Soup. What is Pho?

Vietnamese Noodle Soup is Pho. It is a “must” Vietnamese food experience made up of a broth with flat rice noodles, spring onion, coriander, spouts, Thai basil and either chicken or beef. Historically, Vietnamese Noodle Pho Soup was sold late at night or early in the morning by street vendors...

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BBQ Pork Noodles - Bun Cha Hanoi - My favourite lunch in Hanoi

BBQ Pork Noodles, Bun Cha Hanoi, Herbs, Spouts + Nuoc Cham by Otao kitchen   As a Vietnamese from Hanoi, I was really excited about going out for lunch in one of the street food shops. Of all the great dishes I had for lunch, Hanoi BBQ Pork Noodles or Bun Cha Hanoi is first on my...

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