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South East Asian Cuisine and Recipes

The styles of cuisine found in the Southeast Asian regions include a strong emphasis on lightly prepared dishes with a strong aromatic component that features such flavours as citrus and herbs such as mint, coriander and basil. Ingredients in the region contrast with the ones in the Eastern Asian cuisines, substituting fish sauces for soy sauce and the inclusion of ingredients such as galangal, tamarind and lemon grass. Cooking methods include a balance of stir-frying, boiling and steaming.

Balinese Cuisine

Balinese Cuisine

Balinese cuisine is a cuisine tradition of Balinese people from the volcanic island of Bali. Part of Indonesian cuisine, it demonstrates indigenous traditions, as well…

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…

How to make Pandan Extract

How to make Pandan Extract

[su_box title=”Why make your own Pandan Essence ?” style=”glass” box_color=”#00abaa” radius=”10″] Pandan essence, screwpine paste,and pandan extract can generally be purchased at major supermarkets and…

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…

Javanese Cuisine

Javanese Cuisine

Javanese food is categorised into Central and East Javanese food; both serve simple and non-spicy food, though Central Javanese food is tends to be sweeter.…

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…

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,…

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…