Tag: asia

Tiramisu with Coffee Ice Cream
Tiramisu is given an Asian twist with this amazing Vietnamese Coffee Ice Cream from the wonderful range at Yee Kwan. This Tiramisu is traditional for the most part but the ice cream really gives that intense coffee hit along with a new texture. The two parts work incredibly well together...

Chicken Satay Recipe

Pip and Nut Satay
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=N9Q9C6bdSoE In the above video, I mentioned that I was sent a few products from Pip and Nut to try. Pip and Nut are a company specialising in all things nut related, encouraging customers to get creative in the kitchen - I was more than up for that challenge.   I...
Hong Kong Fish Balls at Home
If you’re a regular viewer of these pages you may have come across a post about how to get the best fish balls in Hong Kong. Well, no worries if you missed it because here is an actual recipe for that popular street snack - and it’s incredibly easy. Now...
Sous-Vide Pork Buns
I’m a huge fan of David Chang’s wonderful Momofuku cookbook. The combinations and twists on Asian flavours are inspiring, especially the take on Peking duck in the shape of roast pork buns. I thought i’d do a riff on Chang’s famous dish by cooking the pork sous-vide instead of...
Big Buddha, Hong Kong
Somewhere in a remote area of Hong Kong sits a huge monument overlooking the forests and clouds while tourists and pilgrims flock to its feet. This is the Tian Tan Buddha or otherwise known as ‘Big’ Buddha, a sculpture of the Buddha Shakyamuni which was completed back in 1993...

Grand Palace, Bangkok

Grand Palace Bangkok
Grand Palace, Bangkok Na Phra Lan Rd, Bangkok The Grand Palace in Bangkok is thought by many to be the most popular and valued tourist attraction in all of Thailand. The significance of the royal family is huge in Thailand with many shrines throughout the city dedicated to the recently deceased...
Parkroyal on Pickering Singapore
Parkroyal on Pickering Hotel 3, Upper Pickering St, Singapore Our Asian adventure had blessed us with some top notch accommodation across the cities of Dubai, Bangkok and Hong Kong so what would Singapore have in store for us? As we exited the Chinatown metro station into a wall of humidity after...
Singapore Flyer, Singapore
Singapore Flyer 30 Raffles Avenue, Singapore There are many places in Singapore that offer an immense panoramic of this beautiful city - and this is probably the best of the rest. The Singapore flyer, much like the London Eye, is the perfect way to get a bird's eye view of Singapore...
Momofuku at home - Ramen
After booking a trip to Asia I thought that it would be a good idea to have a book on Asian cuisine waiting for me when I returned home. One of the top books was this one, Momofuku by New York chef David Chang. Chang has the unusual distinction...