Category Archives: Indian & Asian Cuisine

Recipe – Chicken & Sweet Potatoes in Coconut Milk

A soothing, fragrant dish that’s really simple to make and is perfect served over jasmine or basmati rice. I recommend using bone-in, skinless chicken thighs for the juiciest result but if you use chicken off the bone, you’ll reduce the … Continue reading

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Recipe – A Simple Vegetable and Coconut Curry

This is a lovely way to serve vegetables and one that I’ve adapted from Maya Kaimal’s ‘Savoring The Spice Coast of India’. It’s economical, easy to make and is absolutely delicious served on it’s own over plain or aromatic rice. … Continue reading

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Recipe – Fresh Apricot Chutney with Indian Spices

Paonia is an area located on Colorado’s sunny western slopes that’s famous for it’s orchards and vineyards and I recently spent one scorching hot day there. Everywhere you looked, there were apricot trees buckling under the weight of their golden … Continue reading

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Recipe – Vietnamese Rolls with Shrimp

These are a lot of fun to make but I wouldn’t let children participate, as a big bowl of scalding hot water is required. Not really a recipe; you can add whatever you like and below are just some suggestions. … Continue reading

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Recipe – Warm Asian Chicken Salad with a Citrus-Lemongrass Dressing

Here’s another main-course salad that’s bursting with fresh, bright flavor and has lots of healthy, delicious crunch. You can whip it up in no time and in this recipe the chicken is sauteed just before serving but it’s also a … Continue reading

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Recipe – Spicy Thai Satay Dipping Sauce

You can buy basic Asian ingredients in most supermarkets these days and if you enjoy Thai food, you’ll love this classic satay sauce  – and it only takes a couple of minutes to make. Use it as a dip for … Continue reading

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Recipe: Asian Spiced Turkey Burgers

With the Fourth of July looming (looming in the US, that is), everyone here is already planning what to throw on the barbie/grill to celebrate their independence from us Brits. The usual beefburger fare is traditional and generally delicious, especially … Continue reading

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Recipe: Shrimp Basil Fried Rice with Garlic & Chili

Ever looked at a bowl of plain leftover rice and felt completely uninspired? Well here’s some inspiration for you; in less than 15 minutes and with very little effort, plain boiled rice can be transformed into a deliciously fragrant and … Continue reading

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Recipe: Roast Salmon with Asian Spices

This has to be one of the most delicious ways to serve a filleted side of salmon, assuming you like Vietnamese or Thai food. It’s very simple to prepare and positively bursting with lots of flavor. Marinate the salmon for … Continue reading

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Recipe: Asian Flatiron Steak Salad with a Lemongrass Dressing

Flatiron, or Butler’s steak as it’s known in the UK, is becoming increasingly popular in restaurants as an economical cut of meat with excellent flavor. I like to marinate it for 24 hours to allow the flavors to really penetrate … Continue reading

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