Stir fry pickled lotus root with capsicum, green shallot, a dash of soy sauce and sesame oil.
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.
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.
Pork spare ribs pressured cooked with miso, ginger, chili, soy sauce, and sesame oil
A simple and healthy soup with seaweed and egg, flavored with green shallot, sesame oil and black pepper.
Grilled pork marinated in fish sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil, lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, ginger and green shallot.
Pan fried pumpkin, served with a sauce with miso and dijon mustard
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.
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 and banana rice pudding, spiced with cinnamon and clove, topped with caramelized banana.
Poached salmon in a dashi broth flavored with bonito flakes, kelp (seaweed) and a dash of soy sauce.
Chicken thigh fillet coated with potato starch, deep fried and tossed with black pepper and sea salt flack
Delicious and easy Asian inspired seafood paella with miso paste, Korean pepper, wasabi and sesame oil.
Grilled lamb satay with cumin, coriander seeds, sesame seeds, chili flake, Sichuan pepper and sesame oil.
Beef tendon braised with soy sauce, oyster sauce, vinegar, wine, cloves, star anise, chili and pepper.
Chicken stir fried with capsicum, green bean, tossed with egg and coriander, topped with peanuts.
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 roll flavored with ginger and coriander, wrapped in seaweed, served with a light oyster sauce.
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, gluten free
Homemade gluten-free gnocchi, tossed with baby spinach
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 spiced lamb – crunchy outside and soft inside, thanks to the glutinous rice flour.
This is probably the quickest, nutritious and the most delicious soup I could cook in 10 minutes.
Have you ever been to a suburban Chinese restaurant that serves a prawn omelette that is dry and uninteresting? Try this simple, tasty and moist scramble eggs with garlic chive and prawns and I bet you will never look back.
Seaweed roll of eggs, green bean and carrot.
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.
Chilled spicy tripe ‘liangban’ salad with soy sauce, sesame oil & vinegar
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
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
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
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
Asian style pancake with egg, rice flour, zucchini, capsicum coconut milk and a dash of fish sauce.
Beef balls with pumpkin, potato, capsicum rice vermicelli, rosemary, thyme and parsley.
Poached chicken with a Chinese rice wine and soy sauce dressing, drizzled with sesame oil and shallot oil.
10-minute chicken and bok choy broth with ginger.
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 preserved bamboo shoot, ginger, dark soy sauce and wine.
Mung bean vermicelli with dried shrimps, wood ear fungus, lemongrass and kaffir lime leaf.
Gently poached chicken with a dressing of ginger, soy sauce, sesame oil and vinegar, top with coriander.
Stuffed chilies / capsicum / tofu are popular snacks in southern China.
Gluten-free and FODMAP friendly chocolate biscuits with rice flour, egg white and cocoa powder.
Steamed pork and bok choy dumplings with homemade gluten-free wrappers
Rice flour pancakes filled with pork meat balls, bean sprout, cucumber, carrot and capsicums, served with a fish sauce and vinegar dressing..
Traditional tofu skin rolls with chicken, tofu, onion, ginger, garlic and coriander.
As a part time working mum dashing between workplace and school drop offs & pick ups, some days I don’t time for breakfast or lunch.
Rice paper roll of quinoa, pumpkin, capsicum, carrot and lettuce.
Poached chicken with Asian salad of wombok, pickled carrot, mung bean vermicelli, mint and coriander, serviced with a spicy dressing.
These gorgeous little rolls are so easy to make – scramble a egg with a pinch of salt; pan fry some lamb and red capsicum
Delicious flan with coconut milk and condensed milk.
Chicken stir fry with lemongrass and chili, kaffir lime leaves and coriander.