Stir fry pickled lotus root with capsicum, green shallot, a dash of soy sauce and sesame oil.
One pot meal – spicy lamb shank soup with vegetables and quinoa (FODMAP friendly)
A tummy friendly lamb shank soup with potato, carrot and quinoa. To spice it up a little, I added clove, bay leaves, cumin, paprika, chili flake and black pepper. I cooked it in a pressure cooker so it was an easy one-pot meal.
Chilled seaweed salad with mung bean vermicelli and pickled carrot
Traditional Chinese seaweed salad with vermicelli and pickled carrot – soft, crunchy, salty, sweat and sour. It is aromatic, flavored with dark soy sauce, sesame oil, garlic, green shallot (scallion) and coriander.
Braised pork rib with potato, carrot, miso and ginger 味噌排骨(FODMAP friendly)
Pork spare ribs braised with potato, carrot, miso paste, ginger, soy sauce, and sesame oil
Seaweed and egg soup 紫菜蛋湯 (FODMAP friendly)
A simple and healthy soup with seaweed and egg, flavored with green shallot, sesame oil and black pepper.
Grilled pork with lemongrass, ginger and chilli (FODMAP friendly)
Grilled pork marinated in fish sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil, lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, ginger and green shallot.
Pan fried pumpkin with a miso sauce
Pan fried pumpkin, served with a sauce with miso and dijon mustard
Homemade ‘fun guo’ (粉果) dumplings with tofu, Chinese mushroom, bamboo shoot and salted radish
Fun guo dumplings with wrappers made with wheat starch and tapioca. The dumplings are filled with with chicken, leek, tofu, Chinese mushroom, salted radish/turnip and bamboo shoot.
Pan fried fish and potato cake with Asian slaw (FODMAP friendly)
Fish cake made potato, spinach, and capsicum, flavored with fish sauce and sesame oil. Served with a refreshing Asian coleslaw with cabbage, carrot, mint and coriander.
Coconut rice pudding with caramelized banana
Coconut and banana rice pudding, spiced with cinnamon and clove, topped with caramelized banana.
Poached salmon in a bonito and kelp broth
Poached salmon in a dashi broth flavored with bonito flakes, kelp (seaweed) and a dash of soy sauce.
Salt and pepper chicken (FODMAP friendly)
Chicken fillet coated with potato starch, deep fried and tossed with black pepper and sea salt flake
Chinese north-west style lamb cumin kebabs ‘羊肉串’ ( FODMAP friendly)
Grilled lamb satay with cumin, coriander seeds, sesame seeds, chili flake, Sichuan pepper and sesame oil.
Braised beef tendon with soy sauce, oyster sauce, vinegar, wine and Asian spices (FODMAP friendly)
Beef tendon braised with soy sauce, oyster sauce, vinegar, wine and Asian spices.
Chicken chop suey of vegetables, egg and peanuts (FODMAP friendly)
Chicken stir fried with capsicum, green bean, tossed with egg and coriander, topped with peanuts.
Quinoa potato hash (FODMAP friendly)
Yummy little snacks with quinoa, shredded potato, capsicum, tasty cheese, coriander, marjoram, tarragon and rosemary – you can make them into balls, or flat hash browns.
Pan fried whiting nori roll (FODMAP friendly)
Pan fried whiting roll flavored with ginger and coriander, wrapped in seaweed, served with a light oyster sauce.
Barramundi in an Asian spiced broth (FODMAP friendly)
This simple & light barramundi broth is gentle and tasty, perfect for a lazy lunch. Ingredients (Serves 2 as a FODMAP friendly recipe) 200g boneless
Homemade rice noodles (FODMAP friendly)
Homemade rice noodles FODMAP friendly, gluten free
Gnocchi with baby spinach (FODMAP friendly)
Homemade gluten-free gnocchi, tossed with baby spinach
Egg and ginger soup – grandmother’s cough remedy (FODMAP Friendly)
My grandmother used to make me this egg and ginger soup when I had ‘cool’ coughs – referred to as dry coughs at night when the air is chill. A few bowls of this soup over a few days work like magic.
Potato and pumpkin cake with cumin lamb (FODMAP Friendly)
Potato and pumpkin cake with cumin spiced lamb – crunchy outside and soft inside, thanks to the glutinous rice flour.
Chicken and seaweed soup (FODMAP friendly)
This is probably the quickest, nutritious and the most delicious soup I could cook in 10 minutes.
Egg and seaweed rolls (FODMAP friendly)
Seaweed roll of eggs, green bean and carrot.
Beef and rice rissoles (FODMAP friendly)
Sometime we crave for a tasty meal that is also gentle on our tummies. Rissoles are simple to make, satisfying and may offer many varieties.
Brown rice congee with salted pork and peanuts (FODMAP Friendly)
For a Chinese southerner, what food can be more warm and comforting than a hot bowl of pork congee (粥)? The humble congee is the
Chilled carrot soup with kaffir lime leaf, ginger, turmeric and coconut milk (FODMAP friendly)
We have a small kaffir lime tree growing in a pot next to the swimming pool. It was growing so wildly I have to give
Rice cake with potato, cheddar cheese, rosemary and coconut milk (FODMAP friendly)
Ingredients 300g mashed potato 300g rice flour 100g cheddar cheese 1/2 cup coconut milk (from can) 1/2 cup lactose free milk 2 eggs sprig of
Asian spiced chicken drumsticks (FODMAP friendly)
Growing up in Southern China, chicken drumsticks were the most desirable parts of a chicken. This is because the meat on the drumsticks is juicy
Rice flour pancake with eggs, zucchini and coconut milk (FODMAP friendly)
Asian style pancake with egg, rice flour, zucchini, capsicum coconut milk and a dash of fish sauce.
Golden beef balls with pumpkin, potato and herbs (FODMAP friendly)
Beef balls with pumpkin, potato, capsicum rice vermicelli, rosemary, thyme and parsley.
Poached chicken in Chinese rice wine
Poached chicken with a Chinese rice wine and soy sauce dressing, drizzled with sesame oil and shallot oil.
Chicken broth with ginger and bok choy (FODMAP friendly)
10-minute chicken and bok choy broth with ginger.
Traditional Chinese watercress and pork bone broth, with honey dates and almonds 西洋菜汤 (FODMAP friendly)
There was always plenty of rain in Southern China where I grew up. This means watercress was always fresh and cheap from the market. My
Pork belly braised with spicy bamboo shoot
Pork belly braised with spicy preserved bamboo shoot, ginger, dark soy sauce and wine.
Mung bean vermicelli with pork, dried shrimps, black fungus, lemongrass and kaffir lime leaf
Mung bean vermicelli with dried shrimps, wood ear fungus, lemongrass and kaffir lime leaf.
Slow poached whole chicken with ginger and vinegar sauce (FODMAP friendly)
Gently poached chicken with a dressing of ginger, soy sauce, sesame oil and vinegar, top with coriander.
Stuffed chili pepper with lamb, with oyster sauce and sesame oil 煎釀辣椒 (FODMAP friendly)
Pan fried chilies stuffed with lamb, with oyster sauce and sesame oil.
Gluten-free Chocolate meringue biscuits (FODMAP friendly)
Gluten-free and FODMAP friendly chocolate biscuits with rice flour, egg white and cocoa powder.
Pork and bok choy dumplings with homemade rice flour wrappers (FODMAP friendly)
Steamed pork and bok choy dumplings with homemade gluten-free wrappers
Egg ‘pancake’ with Asian style meat balls, vegetables and fish sauce (FODMAP friendly)
Rice flour pancakes filled with pork meat balls, bean sprout, cucumber, carrot and capsicums, served with a fish sauce and vinegar dressing..
Tofu skin rolls with chicken, bamboo shoots and Chinese mushrooms (鮮竹卷)
Traditional tofu skin rolls with chicken, tofu, onion, ginger, garlic and coriander.
Chocolate, dates, coconut and sesame balls
Quick and delicious energy food with chocolate, dates, coconut and sesame.
Rice paper roll with chicken, quinoa, pumpkin, carrot, capsicum and lettuce (FODMAP Friendly)
Rice paper roll of quinoa, pumpkin, capsicum, carrot and lettuce.
Poached chicken breast with Asian slaw *** memories of the Chinese New Year’s chicken feast
Poached chicken with Asian salad of wombok, pickled carrot, mung bean vermicelli, mint and coriander, serviced with a spicy dressing.
Cucumber rolls with lamb, capsicum and eggs (FODMAP friendly)
These gorgeous little rolls are so easy to make – scramble a egg with a pinch of salt; pan fry some lamb and red capsicum
Golden coconut flan
Delicious flan with coconut milk and condensed milk.
Chicken stir fry with lemongrass, kaffir lime leave, corriander and chili (FODMAP Friendly)
Chicken stir fry with lemongrass and chili, kaffir lime leaves and coriander.