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Tofu and Mushroom with Seaweed Soup

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It’s another busy week in this household. Yaseen is having mid-term exams at the moment, and Sadik is in the south for the conference. It’s tough when I have to run the show alone. Usually, Sadik helps me get Yaseen ready for school while I cook them breakfast and pack lunch. Now I have to

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Chinese Kale in Oyster Sauce

Gai Lan or Chinese Kale (Chinese broccoli) is a leafy vegetable richen with deep green and pungent fresh flavour. It tastes very similar to broccoli but with a just a little bit bitterness. These gorgeous greens are packed with beta-carotene and high in fiber. The best and easiest way of cooking Chinese kale is stir frying.

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Thai Banana Fritter

Banana fritters (Kluay Kaek) is an ultimate Thai street sweet snack. The usual scenes of the women selling and deep frying this crunchy treat are the common sights on the busy footpaths or street markets in Thailand. It is quite fascinating how these ladies manage to cook these delicious bananas on spot and sell them

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Bael Fruit Ice Tea

I was introduced to Bael fruit as a kid, it was a rewarding treat we found everywhere in our hometown. They were naturally grown in people’s homes, farmlands and forests. When the fruits are perfectly ripe and ready to eat they would fall down on the ground waiting for the children to pick them up. We

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Eggplant and Mushroom Stew with Dill

Growing up in Northeast Thailand, I am quite familiar with Laos cuisine. When my dad took us on a hunting trip along Khong river, Thailand-Laos broader, we found ourselves sitting in a small shack with dried grass roof slurping on a hot spicy Pho or eating grilled fish with spicy Laos style chutney. The food

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Tom Yum Mushroom

I love when my husband come home and tell me that something smell good. “Something smell good from the outside, and I know it’s from our house.”, when he said this, it makes me happy. The smell of lemongrass, kefir lime leaves and galangal dispersed the air with aromatic perfume making my house feel more fresh

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Rice Flake Salad (We’re taking off!)

This maybe a really last minute but before we’re boarding the plane to Kerala, my husband hometown, I just want to add a quick post for you my wonderful friends. I couldn’t wait to tell you another minute since I’ve just tried an amazing dish I found recently when we visit a newly become mother, Deepti.

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