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Asian Cuisine and Recipes

Asian cuisine styles can be broken down into several tiny regional styles that have rooted the peoples and cultures of those regions. The major types can be roughly defined as East Asian with its origins in Imperial China and now encompassing modern Japan and the Korean peninsula; Southeast Asian which encompasses Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Viet Nam, Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and the Philippines; South Asian states that are made up of India, Burma, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan as well as several other countries in this region of the continent; Central Asian and Middle Eastern.

About Asian Soups

Asian Soups

Asian soups are soups traditionally prepared and consumed in the cultures of Asia. Such soups are usually based solely on broths and lacking in dairy…

Cambodian Cuisine

Cambodian Cuisine

Cambodian cuisine draws from the great civilisations of China and India and is also influenced by neighbouring Vietnam and Thailand. There are also traces of…

East Asian Cuisine

East Asian Cuisine

The countries of eastern Asia have a culinary tradition that stretches back over thousands of years. Rice was first cultivated in China in Neolithic times…

Pork vindaloo and other Goan dishes

Goan Cuisine

Goan cuisine consists of regional foods popular in Goa, an Indian state located along India’s west coast on the shore of the Arabian Sea.

Indonesian Cuisine

Indonesian Cuisine

Some popular dishes that originated in Indonesia are now common across much of Southeast Asia. Indonesian dishes such as satay, beef rendang, and sambal are…

Lao Cuisine and Recipes

Lao Cuisine

Lao cuisine is the cuisine of Laos, which is distinct from other Southeast Asian cuisines. The Lao originally came from the north in a region…

Macanese Cuisine

Macanese cuisine is unique to Macau, China, and consists of a blend of southern Chinese and Portuguese cuisines, with significant influences from Southeast Asia and…

Peranakan Cuisine

Peranakan Cuisine

Nonya cooking is the result of blending Chinese ingredients and wok cooking techniques with spices used by the Malay/Indonesian community. The food is tangy, aromatic,…

Sri Lankan Cuisine

Sri Lankan Cuisine

Sri Lankan cuisine is one of the most complex cuisines of South Asia. Due to its proximity to South India, the cuisine of Sri Lanka…

About Thai Cuisine

Thai Cuisine

Blending elements of several Southeast Asian traditions, Thai cooking places emphasis on lightly prepared dishes with strong aromatic components. The spiciness of Thai cuisine is…

Thai Curries

Thai Curries

Thai curry refers to dishes in Thai cuisine that are made with various types of curry paste; the term can also refer to the pastes…