Southeast Asian Food Sitemap - Page 1 2016-09-26

Make A Stir Fried Noodle Dish in 15 Minutes or Less
Pre-cut the aromatics and vegetables and keep in separate covered containers in the fridge. Take them out when you're ready to stir fry. Page 3.

Vietnamese Pho for Breakfast? The Slow Cooker is Your Best Friend
Make the broth in the slow cooker to draw out all the flavors from the meat. Pre-soak the noodles as well. Page 2.

Noodles For Breakfast: A Stir Fry Or A Noodle Soup in 15 Minutes
Want stir fried noodles or noodle soup for breakfast? Make it fast. The key to cutting the cooking time is to prep the ingredients the night before.

Why It Is Not A Good Idea To Eat Raw Water (Swamp) Spinach
Ipomoea aquatica is kangkong in the Philippines, rau muong in Vietnam, pak bong in Laos and trakuon in Cambodia. Its English names include water or swamp spinach.

Is Ox Tongue The Same As Beef Tongue?
Ox tongue is the same as beef tongue. The difference in terminology traces its roots in farming methods during the Middle Ages.

Southeast Asian Desserts, Fruits and Drinks - delicious Southeast Asian desserts, fruits and drinks
Southeast Asian desserts, fruits and drinks are not only colorful but also taste exquisite.

Southeast Asian Entrees & Main Courses - Food & Recipes
Southeast Asian entrees. Southeast Asian Food.

Cambodian food and recipes
Simple, fresh, seasonal and with strong emphasis on the use of local produce, Cambodian cooking has been influence by Indian, Chinese and Vietnamese cuisines.

Indonesian Food and Recipes
With more than 300 ethnic groups populating 6,000 of some 18,000 islands in the archipelago, Indonesian food is as diverse as it is colorful. Influenced by the Middle East, China, India, Spain and Portugal through trade, and by the Dutch through colonization, the regional cuisines of Indonesia are complex and often full of intense flavor.

Food and Recipes From Laos
While Laotian cuisine is similar to the food of Northeast Thailand, it also has a very individual flavor compared with other Southeast Asian fare. One thing that stands out about Laotian food is that it is usually spicy.

Southeast Asian Malaysia Foods - Malaysian Recipes
Malaysia - recipes for food and drinks

Philippines Foods - Filipino Recipes
Traditional Southeast Asian Philippines recipes. Delicious and easy to make.

Vietnamese Food and Recipes
The ingredients in most Vietnamese dishes represent the five basic tastes (salty, sour, bitter, sweet and spice) and the five Chinese elements (water, wood, fire, earth and metal). Praised as one of the healthiest in the world, Vietnamese cuisine integrates generous amounts of fresh herbs and vegetables in most dishes.

Rice and Noodle Dishes - Traditional Southeat Asian Rice and Noodle Dishes
Traditional Rice and Noodle dishes. Quick, easy and delicious Southeast Asian Rice and Noodle dishes

Southeast Asian Starters and Soups - Southeast Asian Recipes for Starters and Soups
Delicious Southeast Asian Starters and Soups recipes

Indonesian Desserts, Fruits and Drinks - Indonesian Recipes
Indonesian Desserts, Fruits and Drinks

Desserts, Fruits & Drinks Recipes From Laos
Find easy-to-make recipes for traditional Laotian desserts, fruits & drinks here.

Cambodia Desserts, Fruits and Drinks
Cambodian desserts, fruits & drinks have wonderful colors, textures and tastes. Come try some of these recipes!

Malaysia Entrees & Main Courses - Malaysian Recipes
Malaysia - recipes for Entrees & Main courses

Southeast Asian Philippines Entrees & Main Courses - Filipino Recipes
Traditional Southeast Asian Philippines Entrees & Main Courses recipes. Delicious and easy to make.

Malaysian Entrees & Main Courses
Malaysian Entrees & Main Courses have been influenced over the generations by the spice trade and the influx of migrants from China and India, and yet there are distinctive cuisines found all over Malaysia.

Vietnamese Starters & Soupss - Recipes for Vietnam Starters & Soups
Popular Vietnamese cuisine have taken the world by storm in recent years. Vietnamese food is healthy and tasty, and its starters and soups are no exception.

Laos Main Courses - Laotian Entrees
Laotian dishes come in many forms and varieties. Rice is a staple and coconut milk and the ubiquitous padek, the Laotian fermented fish sauce, feature heavily in Lao cooking.

Vietnamese Vegetables & Salads - Recipes for Vietnam Vegetables & Salads
Vietnamese food is full of

Vietnamese Rice and Noodles
Popular Vietnamese cuisine have taken the world by storm in recent years. Vietnamese food is healthy and tasty, and its Rice and Noodles are no exception.

Vietnamese Starters and Soups - Recipes for Vietnam Starters and Soups
Southeast Asian starters and soups recipes - Vietnam food recipes

Food from the Philippines - Rice and Noodles
As with most Southeast Asian countries, the Philippines has a wide array of rice and noodle dishes. The variety is based not only on the preparation of the dishes but on the kinds of rice and noodles available.

Southeast Asian Cooking 101
What you need to know to cook Southeast Asian dishes with ease and authenticity.

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Eight Delicious Ways To Rehydrate
Using fruits native to Southeast Asia, here are eight ways to keep your body hydrated especially during sweltering El Nio summers.

Health Benefits of 7 Southeast Asian Herbs and Spices
Cook with them or put them in your drink: ginger, turmeric, lemongrass, star anise, coriander, oregano and basil are packed with health benefits.

Chicken Adobo With Quail Eggs Over Rice
In this recipe, rice is tossed in adobo sauce where the chicken had been cooked. Quail eggs make an interesting addition to the dish.

Cook the Tastiest Sinigang na Baboy (Pork Sour Soup)
You can't make good broth without bones. The same principle applies when making meat and vegetable soups like sinigang. Use meat with bones.

How Calamansi (Calamondin) Is Used in Southeast Asia
Cultivated in the Philippines, Malaysia and northern regions of Indonesia, the juice of calamansi is used for seasoning, beverages and folk medicine.

Top 5 New Year Food Superstitions in the Philippines
To invite health and prosperity, Filipinos eat round fruits, long noodles and keep the cupboards full on New Year's Eve. Chicken is a no-no.

Vietnamese Beef and Noodle Salad (Bun Bo Xao)
Rice noodles (bun) are topped with fresh and pickled vegetables, stir fried (xao) beef (bo) and garnished with fresh herbs and roasted peanuts,

Food and Recipes From Southeast Asia
Understand various cuisines and learn to cook popular dishes from Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Laos, Cambodia, the Philippines and more.

Marbled Egg Sarciado: Make Something Unique For Easter
Pipe a ring of mashed potatoes and spoon chunky tomato sauce around it. Position a marbled egg at the center and, voila! Marbled egg sarciado.

Filipino Entrees - Southeast Asian Main Courses
Recipes for Entrees and Main Courses from the mystical Philippines.

Southeast Asian Pantry: 10 Essential Dry Ingredients
Dried ingredients in a Southeast Asian pantry include rice, noodles, mushrooms, shrimps, nuts, sesame seeds, mung beans, starch and rice flour.

Leche Flan: The Filipino Version of Creme Caramel
Filipino leche flan is a rich custard made with egg yolks, sweetened condensed milk and evaporated milk served with a syrupy caramel topping.

Slow Cooker Recipe: Fabada (Asturian Pork and Beans)
A rich Spanish bean and meat stew that originates from Asturias, fabada is a cold weather dish. This easy and less fussy recipe uses a slow cooker.

Easy Recipe for the Tastiest Seafood Paella
A favorite dish for parties, this seafood paella recipe has shrimps, mussels and clams. Keep the shrimps' heads and shells intact for maximum flavor.

Recipe for Filipino Puchero (Pochero)
A part of the Spanish legacy, Filipino puchero (also spelled pochero) is a combination of beef, ham, chicken and vegetables.

Filipino Menudo, Pork and Liver Stew With Tomato Sauce
Unlike Mexican menudo, Filipino menudo is a tomato-based stew cooked with pork, pork liver, potatoes, carrots and peas.

Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls for Eating - Cha Gio - Recipe for Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls
Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls - Cha Gio wrapping recipes

How to Wrap a Vietnamese Spring Roll to Fry
This simple step-by-step guide, complete with photos, will make it easy to wrap and prepare spring rolls at home for frying.

Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls for Frying - Recipe for Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls - Cha Gio
Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls for Frying- Cha Gio Wrapping Recipes

Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls for Frying - Recipe for Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls - Cha Gio
Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls for Frying- Cha Gio Wrapping Recipes

Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls for Frying - Recipe for Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls - Cha Gio
Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls for Frying- Cha Gio wrapping recipes

Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls for Frying - Recipe for Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls - Cha Gio
Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls for Frying- Cha Gio wrapping recipes

Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls for Frying - Recipe for Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls - Cha Gio
Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls for Frying- Cha Gio wrapping recipes

Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls for Frying - Recipe for Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls - Cha Gio
Wrapping, Vietnamese Spring Rolls for Frying- Cha Gio wrapping recipes

Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls for Frying - Recipe for Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls - Cha Gio
Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls for Frying- Cha Gio Wrapping Recipes

Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls for Frying - Recipe for Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls - Cha Gio
Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls for Frying- Cha Gio Wrapping Recipes

Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls for Frying - Recipe for Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls - Cha Gio
Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls for Frying- Cha Gio wrapping recipes

Frying Vietnamese Spring Rolls - Cha Gio - Recipe for Frying Vietnamese Spring Rolls
Frying Vietnamese Spring Rolls - Cha Gio Frying Recipes

Frying Vietnamese Spring Rolls - Cha Gio - Recipe for Frying Vietnamese Spring Rolls
Frying Vietnamese Spring Rolls - Cha Gio Frying Recipes

Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls for Eating - Cha Gio - Recipe for Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls
Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls - Cha Gio wrapping recipes

Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls for Eating - Cha Gio - Recipe for Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls
Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls - Cha Gio wrapping recipes

Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls for Eating - Cha Gio - Recipe for Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls
Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls - Cha Gio wrapping recipes

Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls for Eating - Cha Gio - Recipe for Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls
Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls - Cha Gio wrapping recipes

Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls for Eating - Cha Gio - Recipe for Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls
Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls - Cha Gio wrapping recipes

Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls for Eating - Cha Gio - Recipe for Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls
Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls - Cha Gio wrapping recipes

Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls for Eating - Cha Gio - Recipe for Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls
Wrapping Vietnamese Spring Rolls - Cha Gio wrapping recipes

Frying Vietnamese Spring Rolls - Cha Gio - Recipe for Frying Vietnamese Spring Rolls
Frying Vietnamese Spring Rolls - Cha Gio frying recipes

Choosing and Opening Durians - Technique of Choosing and Opening Durians
The art of choosing and opening a Durian, the super fruit of Southeast Asia

Choosing and Opening Durians - Technique of Choosing and Opening Durians
Southeast Asian Fruits - delicious Southeast Asian fruits

Choosing and Opening Durians - Technique of Choosing and Opening Durians
The art of choosing and opening a Durian, the super fruit of Southeast Asia

Choosing and Opening Durians - Technique of Choosing and Opening Durians
The art of choosing and opening a Durian, the super fruit of Southeast Asia

Choosing and Opening Durians - Technique of Choosing and Opening Durians
The art of choosing and opening a Durian, the super fruit of Southeast Asia

Durian - Choosing and Opening Durians - Technique of Choosing and Opening Durians
The art of choosing and opening a Durian, the super fruit of Southeast Asia

Choosing and Opening Durians - Technique of Choosing and Opening Durians
The art of choosing and opening a Durian, the super fruit of Southeast Asia

Choosing and Opening Durians - Technique of Choosing and Opening Durians
The art of choosing and opening a Durian, the super fruit of Southeast Asia

Choosing and Opening Durians - Technique of Choosing and Opening Durians
The art of choosing and opening a Durian, the super fruit of Southeast Asia

Vietnamese Spring Rolls Filling Recipe
What goes inside a Vietnamese spring roll? This easy recipe is for a filling of pork, shrimp, crab, vegetables, glass noodles, spices, and more.

Freezing Vietnamese Spring Rolls
Freezing Vietnamese Spring Rolls - Freezing Cha Gio

Frying Vietnamese Spring Rolls - Cha Gio - Recipe for Frying Vietnamese Spring Rolls
Frying Vietnamese Spring Rolls - Cha Gio Frying Recipes

Frying Vietnamese Spring Rolls - Cha Gio - Recipe for Frying Vietnamese Spring Rolls
Frying Vietnamese Spring Rolls - Cha Gio Frying Recipes

Vietnamese Fried Spring Rolls (Cha Gio) Recipe
Follow the links for descriptions, simple step-by-step instructions, and accompanying photos on how to make

Indonesia Rice & Noodles - Indonesian Recipes
Indonesia - recipes for Rice & Noodles

Malaysia Marinades, Dips and Sauces - Malaysian Recipes
Malaysia - recipes for Marinades, dips and sauces

Vietnamese Recipes - Vietnam Food Recipes
Vietnamese dips, sauces and marinades.

Vietnamese Desserts, Fruits & Drinks Recipes - Vietnam Food Recipes
Southeast Asian Desserts, Fruits & Drinks recipes - Vietnam food recipes

Indonesian Entrees & Main Courses
The rich and diverse culinary delights of Indonesia were influenced by the herbs and spices of India, Arab traders, Chinese migrants and in some parts, the Portuguese and the Dutch. You will find distinctive flavors in different parts of Indonesia.

Cambodia Entrees & Main Courses - Cambodian Food and Recipes
Cambodian food is a charming combination of strong and vibrant flavors. You will find easy to make Cambodian entrees & main Courses recipes here.

Cambodia Marinades, Dips and Sauces- Delicious Cambodian Food and Recipes
Cambodian food is a charming combination of strong and vibrant flavors. You will find easy to make Cambodian recipes here.

Indonesian Marinades, Dips & Sauces - Indonesian Recipes
Indonesian Marinades, Dips & Sauces

Southeast Asian Indonesia Desserts, Fruits & Drinks - Indonesia Recipes
Indonesia - recipes for Desserts, Fruits & Drinks

Entrees & Main Courses Recipes From Laos
Laotian dishes come in many forms and varieties. Rice is a staple and coconut milk and the ubiquitous padek, the Laotian fermented fish sauce, feature heavily in Lao cooking.

Malaysia Desserts, Fruits & Drinks - Malaysian Recipes
Malaysia - Recipes for Desserts, Fruits & Drinks

Southeast Asian Philippines Desserts, Fruits & Drinks - Filipino Recipes
Traditional Southeast Asian Philippines Desserts, Fruits & Drinks recipes. Delicious and easy-to-make.

Southeast Asian Desserts, Fruits & Drinks recipes - Vietnam Food Recipes
Southeast Asian Desserts, Fruits & Drinks recipes - Vietnam food recipes

Southeast Asian Entrees & Main Courses Recipes - Vietnam Food Recipes
Vietnamese entrees and main courses - Vietnam recipes

Vietnamese Rice and Noodles
Popular Vietnamese cuisine have taken the world by storm in recent years. Vietnamese food is healthy and tasty, and its rice and noodles are no exception.

Philippines Desserts Fruits and Drink
The variety of fruits, desserts and drinks in Southeast Asia is astounding! The colors, the fragrances and the tastes of Southeast Asia can all be found here in the Philippines.

Malaysia Desserts Fruits and Drinks
In Malaysia, the variety of fruits, desserts and drinks is astounding! The colors, the fragrances and the tastes of Southeast Asia can all be found here in Malaysia.

Vietnamese Entrees & Main courses - Recipes for Vietnam Entrees & Main Courses
Popular Vietnamese cuisine have taken the world by storm in recent years. Vietnamese food is healthy and tasty, and its entrees and main courses are no exception.

Laos Desserts, Fruits and Drinks
In Laos, the variety of fruits, desserts and drinks is astounding! The colors, the fragrances and the tastes of Southeast Asia are all to be found here in Laos.

Vietnamese Entrees & Main courses - Recipes for Vietnam Entrees & Main Courses
Popular Vietnamese cuisine have taken the world by storm in recent years. Vietnamese food is healthy and tasty, and its marinades, dips and sauces are no exception.

Malaysia Marinades, Dips and Sauces
Malaysian marinades, dips and sauces can easily transform a simple meat or seafood into a gastronomical delight. Marinades flavor the meat, dips enhance these flavors and sauces take the taste to the next level.

Malaysian Rice and Noodle Dishes
Malaysian Rice and Noodle dishes are well known not only in Asia, but in many parts of the western world. From restaurants and cafes to street vendors, there are many varieties of rice and noodle dishes. Some of these dishes can be eaten on its own, and is a complete meal on its own.

Indonesian rice and noodles - Indonesian recipes
There are many delicious and fragrant Indonesian rice and noodle dishes. There are a multitude of herbs and spices used in Indonesian recipes.

Malaysian Starters & Soups
Malaysian Starters & Soups have been influenced over the generations by the spice trade and the influx of migrants from China and India, and yet there are distinctive cuisines found all over Malaysia.

Filipino Starters & Soups - The Philippines Starters & Soups
Recipes for Starters & Soups from the mystical Philippines.

Laos Starters & Soups
Laotian starters and soups come in so many forms and varieties. They are healthy with little oil and lots of fresh vegetables and herbs.

Cambodian Starters & Soups
Cambodian starters and soups come in so many forms and varieties. They are healthy with little oil and lots of fresh vegetables and herbs.

Vietnamese Vegetables & Salads Recipes - Vietnam Food Recipes
Vietnamese food is full of

Malaysian Vegetables & Salads - Malaysia Recipes
Malaysian Vegetables & Salads have been influenced over the generations by the spice trade and the influx of migrants from China and India, and yet there are distinctive cuisines found all over Malaysia.

Filipino Vegetables & Salads
From the colonial influences in Filipino cuisine, there are many styles of delicious vegetables and salads recipes available from the Philippines.

Indonesian Vegetarian Dishes - Indonesian Recipes
There are many delicious and fragrant Indonesian Vegetarian Dishes. There are a multitude of herbs and spices used in Indonesian recipes.

Malaysian Vegetarian Dishes
Cooking Vegetarian dishes Malaysian style, with the great variety of healing herbs and spices.

Indonesian Entrees & Main Courses
The rich and diverse culinary delights of Indonesia were influenced by the herbs and spices of India, Arab traders, Chinese migrants and in some parts, the Portuguese and the Dutch. You will find distinctive flavors in different parts of Indonesia.

Cambodian Entrees and Main Courses
Cambodian entrees and main courses are unique and up and coming, even though it may not yet be as well-known as its neighbors.The combination of herbs and spices used in Cambodian recipes are amazing.

Malaysian Rice and Noodle Dishes
Malaysian Rice and Noodle dishes are well known not only in Asia, but in many parts of the western world. From restaurants and cafes to street vendors, there are many varieties of rice and noodle dishes. Some of these dishes can be eaten on its own, and is a complete meal on its own.

Cambodia Vegetables & Salads - Recipes for Cambodian Vegetables & Salads
Cambodian food is a charming combination of strong and vibrant flavors. You will find easy to make Cambodian Vegetables & Salads recipes here.

Cambodia Starters and Soups - Cambodian Starters and Soups Recipes
Cambodian food is a charming combination of strong and vibrant flavors. You will find easy to make Cambodian Starters and Soups recipes here.

Indonesian Vegetarian Dishes - Recipe for Indonesian Vegetarian Cuisine
There are many delicious and fragrant Indonesian vegetarian dishes - all using a multitude of herbs and spices.

Vegetables and Salads From Indonesia
There are many delicious and fragrant Indonesian Vegetables & Salad dishes. There are a multitude of herbs and spices used in Indonesian recipes.

Indonesia Starters & Soups - Recipes for Indonesian Starters & Soups
Indonesia - recipes for Starters & Soups

Laos Vegetables & Salads - Recipes for Laotian Vegetables & Salads
While Laotian Vegetables & Salads are similar to the food of Northeast Thailand, it also has a very individual flavor compared with other Southeast Asian fare. One thing that stands out about Laotian food is that it is usually spicy.

Laos Starters and Soups - Recipes for Laotian Starters and Soups
While Laotian cuisine is similar to the food of Northeast Thailand, it also has a very individual flavor compared with other Southeast Asian fare. One thing that stands out about Laotian food is that it is usually spicy.

Malaysia Vegetarian Dishes - Recipes for Malaysian Cuisine
Malaysia - recipes for Vegetarian Dishes

Malaysia Vegetables & Salads - Malaysian recipes
Malaysia - recipes for Vegetables & Salads

Philippines Vegetarian Dishes - Recipes for Filipino Vegetarian Cuisine
Traditional Southeast Asian Philippines Vegetarian Dishes recipes. Delicious and easy to make.

Philippines Vegetables & Salads - Recipes for Filipino Vegetables & Salads
Traditional Southeast Asian Philippines Vegetables & Salads recipes. Delicious and easy to make.

Indonesian Marinades, Dips & Sauces - Indonesian Recipes
Indonesian Marinades, Dips & Sauces

Cambodia Marinades, Dips and Sauces
Cambodian Marinades, Dips and Sauces add an invaluable taste and dimension to any kind of food, either raw or cooked.

Malaysian Starters & Soups - Recipes for Malaysian Starters & Soups
Malaysian Starters & Soups have been influenced over the generations by the spice trade and the influx of migrants from China and India, and yet there are distinctive cuisines found all over Malaysia.

Indonesia Starters & Soups - Recipes for Indonesia Dishes
Indonesia recipes for Starters & Soups

Cambodian Vegetables & Salads
Cambodian food is a charming combination of strong and vibrant flavors. Cambodians like to make sure that there is a little of the salty, the sour, the sweet and the bitter in every meal, even in their Vegetables & Salads.

Vegetables and Salads
There are many delicious and fragrant Indonesian Vegetables & Salad dishes. There are a multitude of herbs and spices used in Indonesian recipes.

Philippines Starters and Soups - Recipes for Philippines Starters and Soups
Traditional Filipino starters and soups. Delicious and easy to make.

Glossary of Terms for Recipes and Utensils - Southeast Asian Glossary of Terms for Recipes and Utensils
Southeast Asian Glossary of terms for recipes and cooking utensils.

Reviews of Recipes, Utensils and Books from Southeast Asia - Southeast Asian Reviews of Recipes, Utensils and Books
Reviews and recommendations of Southeast Asian cookbooks, TV shows, chefs, food and eateries.

Vegetables and Salads
Southeast Asia has an amazing variety of green leafy vegetables, gourds and root vegetables. The methods of cooking and preparing these vegetables and salads are equally varied.

Southeast Asian Vegetarian Cuisine - Recipes for Southeast Asian Vegetarian Cuisine
Southeast Asian Vegetarian dishes & recipes

Vietnamese Pomelo and Shrimp Salad
Tossed shredded pomelo, bean sprouts, basil, mint and cilantro are topped with shrimps and roasted nuts, and drizzled with a sweet and tangy dressing.

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Fried Vegetables with Yogurt-Honey Sauce and Mangoes
Yogurt and honey are great for making lassi, but did you know that they work well with vegetables too? Try this vegan dish with diced fresh mangoes.

How To Make Sweet Lassi With Fresh Mangoes
Lassi, the yogurt-based South Asian drink, is either savory or sweet. Sweet lassi, made with fruits like mango, is more well known in the West.

Vietnamese Grilled Fish (Ca Nuong) Recipe
Choose a firm and fleshy fish; do not fillet. Most of the flavor of the fish is in the bones and you definitely do not want to lose any of it.

Vietnamese Tamarind Dipping Sauce
Nuoc Cham Me is Vietnamese dipping sauce that goes well with seafood like grilled fish. Tamarind gives it a different kind tanginess.

Malaysian Shrimp and Belacan Fried Rice
The shrimp flavor in this easy fried rice dish comes from two ingredients: rehydrated dried shrimps and belacan (shrimp paste).

Cambodian Beef Salad in Spicy Lime Dressing
This delicious and refreshing beef salad is a big favorite not just in Cambodia but also in Vietnam and Thailand.

Fried Fish With Sambal Sauce Recipe
Perfectly fried whole fish with crisp skin and moist flesh is smothered with sambal sauce. Serve with newly cooked rice.

Easy Malaysian Party Menu
The following is one of the many combinations of dishes for a successful Malaysian dinner party.

Vietnamese Pounded Green Sticky Rice and Fresh Pineapple
A sweet dish made with roasted and pounded sticky rice. With no additional cooking, the rice is mixed with coconut milk or sugar syrup and fruit.

Vietnamese Sweet-Sour Green Papaya Salad (Goi Du Du)
In this recipe, green papaya is combined with green mango for added crunch. Instead of the usual beef jerky, grilled squid is tossed in.

Cambodian Pineapple Rice
Fried rice with fresh shelled shrimps, vegetables, pineapple chunks and toasted cashew nuts. Serve in hollowed pineapple halves for that sexy edge.

Mango Sticky Rice With Sweet Coconut Milk
Steamed sticky rice is stirred with sweetened coconut milk and served with slices of chilled fresh, ripe and fresh mango.

Vietnamese Pork Bone and Green Papaya Soup (Canh Du Du)
Using a slow cooker to make this soup ensures that every bit of flavor from the pork bones is extracted to make a rich broth.

Fried Tamarind Shrimps (Assam Heh)
A Nyonya or Peranakan favorite from Malaysia, the fried shrimps are sweet, salty and tangy with all the rich undertones from the soy sauce.

Eurasian Chicken Stew
A chicken stew flavored with Worcestershire Sauce, soy sauce, cinnamon and cloves.

Chinese New Year Longevity Noodles: Misua Soup
The Chinese believe that breaking the noodles brings bad luck so take extra care to keep the noodles from breaking during cooking.

6 Southeast Asian Fruits To Love
Durian, jackfruit and marang have spiny husks. Star-apple and soursop belong to the same family. Wax apple and rose apple are related.

Vietnamese Pandan Rice and Mung Bean Cake (Bahn Da Lon)
Layers of pandan-flavored rice dough and mashed mung beans are steamed to make this delicious Vietnamese sweet dish. Serve with fresh coconut milk.

Filipino Palitaw: Boiled Rice Dumplings Rolled in Grated Coconut
Flattened rice dough is dropped in a pot of boiling water until cooked then rolled in a mixture of grated coconut, sugar and toasted sesame seeds.

What Kind of Chili Should You Use To Cook Southeast Asian Dishes?
Small, red and fiery bird's eye chilis are best for making spice pastes; the long green ones with milder heat are preferred for soups.

Chinese New Year in Southeast Asia: Radish Cakes
Shredded daikon, rice flour, Chinese sausages and dried shrimps are mixed and steamed to make a cake. The cake slices are pan fried before serving.

Chinese New Year in Southeast Asia: Sesame Seed Balls
Dough made with glutinous rice flour is filled with red bean paste and rolled in white sesame seeds before they are deep fried until golden.

Make Tangyuan (Sticky Rice Balls) for the Chinese New Year
Tangyuan may be sweet or savory, and may or may not have a filling. The sweet variant is often served during the Chinese New Year.

Make These Fried Vegan Dumplings for the Chinese New Year
Fried dumplings are popular during the Chinese New Year because the color and shape resemble the yuanbao, gold ingots used as currency in China.

Chinese New Year in Southeast Asia: Steamed Whole Fish
Bamboo steamers are traditional for steaming whole fish. If you have none, the same effect can be achieved with foil and the oven.

Laos Cooking and Culture
Culinary traditions and eating habits are evolving but no Laotian has not eaten sticky rice. Rarely is a Lao meal without sticky rice either.

Southeast Asian Marinades, Dips and Sauces - Recipes for Southeast Asian Marinades, Dips and Sauces
Delicious and versatile Southeast Asian marinades, dips and sauces

Vietnamese Stir Fried Mixed Vegetables (Rau Xao)
Stir fried vegetables is a versatile component in any Southeast Asian meal. It is a great accompaniment for grilled or fried meat or seafood.

Nasi Goreng (Indonesian Fried Rice) Recipe
Shrimp paste gives Indonesian nasi goreng a rich and complex flavor. Topped with fried egg, this spicy fried rice is a meal by itself.

Ikan bakar: Indonesian / Malaysian Char-grilled Fish
Ikan Bakar is charcoal-grilled fish often wrapped in banana leaves to keep the moisture in while allowing the surface to char.

Kroeung: Cambodian Marinade / Spice Paste
There are two categories of Kroeung:

The Spanish Influence on Filipino Cuisine
Spain not only brought the Catholic religion to the Philippine islands, it also brought with it its culture and its cuisine.

Christmas in the Philippines: the Noche Buena Feast
Ham, queso de bola (Edam cheese), hot chocolate and pan de sal are staples in the Filipino noche buena meal.

Bibingka (Christmas Rice Cake)
There are countless varieties of bibingka (rice cake) in the Philippines but only one is inexorably linked with Christmas and simbang gabi.

Churros For New Year's Eve
A legacy from Spain, churros dipped in thick chocolate is a favorite snack in the Philippines especially during Christmas and New Year.

Opening a Young and Green Coconut - How to Open up a Young and Green Coconut
Technique to open up a young and green coconut for its juice and flesh.

How to Open a Young Green Coconut
A detailed step-by-step guide on how to cut off the husk of a young green coconut without damaging the meat and wasting the juice.

Opening a Young and Green Coconut - How to Open up a Young and Green Coconut
Technique to open up a young and green coconut for its juice and flesh.

Opening a Young and Green Coconut - How to Open up a Young and Green Coconut
Technique to open up a young and green coconut for its juice and flesh.

Opening a Young and Green Coconut - How to Open up a Young and Green Coconut
Technique to open up a young and green coconut for its juice and flesh.

How To Make Mee Bakso (Indonesian Meatball and Noodle Soup)
Meatballs are ubiquitous in Asian noodle soups. What makes the Indonesian bakso different? They are dense because of the paste used to make them.

Chicken Tinola (Gingered Chicken and Green Papaya Soup)
Tinola is a chunky soup. Bone-in chicken is sauteed with ginger then simmered in broth. Wedges of green papaya and chili leaves complete the soup.

Iced Lemongrass Tea
Mix steeped green tea and lemongrass brew with a little kalamansi juice to make this deliciously refreshing drink.

Gado-gado (Indonesian Salad With Peanut Dressing)
An Indonesian salad made with cooked and raw ingredients served with peanut dressing, gado-gado is a delightful interplay of colors and textures.

Lemongrass-marinated Chicken Satay
Give chicken satay a kick by adding finely minced lemongrass to the marinade.

Relyenong Bangus (Stuffed Milkfish)
A deboned fish is stuffed with its flaked flesh mixed with a medley of vegetables and seasonings.

Filipino-style Fruit Salad
Canned fruit cocktail is stirred into a mixture of cream and sweetened condensed milk. For a better dessert, add canned peaches as well.

Buko Pandan Dessert
Strips of young coconut are mixed with pandan-flavored agar-agar, cream and sweetened condensed milk.

Steamed Fish With Mayonnaise
A whole fish is seasoned and steamed, garnished with rows of chopped pickles, carrot, egg white and egg yolks and served with thinned mayonnaise.

Grilled Tuna Panga (Collar)
Grilled food to accompany beer and other drinks is always popular New Year's eve fare in the Philippines.

Embutido: the Filipino Meatloaf
This holiday season, learn how to make the perfectly-shaped embutido with tips on how to create clean and uniform slices.

Filipino Morcon: Stuffed and Rolled Beef
Morcon many be a sausage in Spain but in the Philippines it is rolled beef stuffed with sausage, cheese, pickles and egg served sliced in tomato sauce.

Vietnamese Lemongrass Tamarind Chicken
A tangy, sweet and citrusy chicken dish that derives its heat from bird's eye chilis and finger chilis.

Southeast Asian Food
Southeast Asian Food.

Southeast Asian Food
Southeast Asian Food.

Herbs and Spices That Give Southeast Asian Food Their Unique Flavors
Southeast Asian Food.

Southeast Asian Food
Southeast Asian Food.

Herbs and Spices That Give Southeast Asian Food Their Unique Flavors
Shallots, star anise coriander seeds and leaves, kaffir lime and leaves, and basil are some of the herbs and spices that flavor Southeast Asian food.

Southeast Asian Food
Southeast Asian Food.

Ginger, Galangal and Turmeric: How to Tell the Difference
Ginger, galangal and turmeric are all rhizomes but they look, taste and smell different. In cooking, one cannot substitute for the other.

Beef Rendang
The number of spices and seasonings used in cooking rendang is so numerous that the dish has a richly complex taste that is spicy, tangy and sweet all at the same time.

Malaysian Sambal Sauce Recipe
A popular as a condiment in Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore, sambal is a hot sauce made from chilis, spices, herbs and aromatics.

How to Choose Bitter Melon and How to Get Rid of the Bitterness
Toss the bitter melon slices with plenty of salt to draw out the bitter juices. Mix with julienned radish and carrot. Soak in pickling solution.

Pickled Bitter Melon / Gourd Salad
Thin slices of bitter melon (or bitter gourd) are combined with julienned radish and carrot to make a refreshingly delicious pickled salad.

Popular Fruit Vegetables in Southeast Asian Cooking
Green papaya, chayote, winter melon, bitter gourd and luffa are five of the most popular fruit vegetables used in Southeast Asian cooking.

Bitter Melon and Pork Stir Fry With Black Bean Sauce
Marinated sweet-sour-salty pork and thinly sliced bitter melon are stir fried with fermented black beans, garlic, ginger and shallots.

Vegetarian Luffa, Mushrooms and Glass Noodle Soup
A light and fresh ovo-vegetarian soup with angled luffa, cloud ears, shiitake mushrooms and glass noodles. Beaten egg is stirred in off the heat.

Banh Mi Sandwiches
The bnh m sandwich is a marriage of indigenous Vietnamese cooking and French culinary traditions. The baguette, mayonnaise and pt are decidedly French while the fillings are mostly Vietnamese. The

What's Inside a Bahn Mi Sandwich?
An authentic banh mi sandwich is made with Vietnamese baguette filled with meat (or meat substitute), pickled vegetables and fresh herbs.

Nasi Goreng, Demystified
Indonesian / Malaysian nasi goreng (literally, fried rice) is more boldly seasoned and spiced than the fried rice of neighboring countries.

Is Sago the Same as Tapioca Pearl?
Sago is made with the starch from the pith of palm trees; tapioca pearls come from the starch of cassava, a root crop.

Chinese New Year 2015: Food to Welcome the Year of the Wooden Sheep
Yusheng, round fruits, dumplings, sticky rice balls, nian gao and noodle dishes are among the symbolic food served over the Chinese New Year holiday.

Vietnamese Steamed Whole Fish With Ginger (Ca Hap Hanh Gung)
An easy-to-cook tasty and aromatic low-fat Vietnamese dish with only five ingredients -- fish, salt, pepper, ginger and scallions. Chili is optional.

Pork Belly Braised in Sugar Cane Juice
Marinated pork belly is roasted then braised in the rice wine and soy sauce marinade with ginger, garlic, chilies, scallions and fresh sugar cane.

Southeast Asian Food
Southeast Asian Food.

Southeast Asian Food
Southeast Asian Food.

The Many Uses of Sugarcane in Southeast Asian Cooking
Sugarcane stalks are pressed to extract juice or split and used as skewers for grilling. Raw sugar cane juice is made into various forms of candy.

Southeast Asian Food
Southeast Asian Food.

Southeast Asian Food
Southeast Asian Food.

Fried Onions: Store-bought Or Make Your Own
Fried small red onions are available in Asian stores.

The Three Layers of Popiah - How To Make Malaysian Spring Rolls
Popiah has sauces, meat and vegetable filling, and garnishes all wrapped in a neat and tasty parcel.

Crushed Peanuts or Peanut Powder?
To garnish popiah, crushed peanuts or peanut powder

Properly Wrapped Popiah
A well-wrapped popiah is firm. When cut in half, the filling should not easily fall off.

Recipe For Popiah Filling
Saute the meat and vegetables filling and cook to allow the flavors to blend.

Cool and Drain the Popiah Filling
The cooled popiah filling must be completely drained before use.

Blanch and Drain the Mung Bean Sprouts
Blanch, shock in iced water and completely drain the mung bean sprouts.

Separate the Spring Roll Wrappers
Separate the spring roll wrappers before assembling the popiah

Smear the Sauces on the Spring Roll Wrapper
Hoisin and chili sauces make the base of a popiah filling.

The Lettuce in the Popiah
Choose a lettuce that is pliable enough to be rolled.

How Much Filling Per Spring Roll?
Use just enough filling that can be wrapped comfortably.

Garnishes On Top of the Popiah Filling
Crisp mung bean sprouts, crushed peanuts and fried onions to garnish the popiah

Dinakdakan, An Ilocano Specialty
Dinakdakan is a dish made with chopped grilled pig's head meats tossed with poached pig's brain, kalamansi juice, chilies, shallots and garlic.

3 Delicious Ways to Enjoy Mango and Tapioca Pearls in Coconut Milk
Mango ang tapioca pearls in coconut milk is a popular Vietnamese snack. Here are three ways to enjoy it.

Banh Mi Sandwich With Lemongrass Chicken and Liver Pate
We've already made a banh mi sandwich with grilled pork; now, let's have a banh mi sandwich with lemongrass chicken.

How Do I Cook Rice? Let Me Count the Ways.
Boiling in water is only one of the many ways to cook rice.

Garnish the Beef Pho with Fresh Herbs
Garnish the beef pho with fresh mung bean sprouts, lemon basil, mint leaves, cilantro and scallions. Serve with lime wedges on the side.

Blanch the Rice Noodles
Place the noodles in a kitchen spider and blanch for about three minutes.

After Hours of Simmering, the Broth is Ready to Make Pho
After three to four hours of simmering, the broth is ready. Taste one last time and add more fish sauce, if needed.

Roast the Spices for Pho Broth
In Vietnam, the ginger and garlic cloves are tossed on an open flame and turned around until the surface is scorched.

Pre-boiling Beef To Remove Scum Makes a Clear Broth
Boil the beef shanks and tail for about ten minutes to allow all the scum to rise to the surface then throw off the water.

Soak the Rice Noodles in Water
Soak the rice noodles in water to soften.

A List of Ingredients for Making Beef Pho
The secret to making pho lies in the broth. Make pho broth with this step-by-step guide.

Beef Shanks (With Bone Marrow) and Beef Tail for Bho Broth
Why specify that the beef shanks should have bone marrow? Because that is what makes beef pho broth so tasty.

Add Fresh Water and Spices to Beef and Simmer
Simmer the beef and spices for three to four hours.

Lumpiang Togue (Fried Spring Rolls With Mung Bean Sprouts)
Traditional recipes include minced pork or shrimps, or both. This is a tasty and filling meatless variation.

Char Kway Teow: The Emperor of Malaysian Noodles
Recipe for char kway teow -- wide flat rice noodles stir fried with Chinese sausages, pork, shrimp, cockles, bean sprouts and lightly beaten eggs.

Crispy Pork Belly Noodles
Rice noodles and vegetables seasoned with soy sauce, fish sauce, lime juice and sugar are topped with diced crispy pork belly.

No Access To Fresh Mung Bean Sprouts? Grow Them At Home!
Many Southeast Asian dishes call for fresh mung bean sprouts which are not always available in the West. Solution? Sprout mung beans at home.

Ensaladang Pinoy (Filipino Vegetable Salad)
A medley of vegetables is soaked in a sweet and sour pickling solution. Fermentation is skipped and the pickled vegetables are kept in the fridge.

A Garlicky Filipino Bistek
Thin slices of beef marinated in garlic, citrus juice and soy sauce are pan fried then topped with onion slices.

Fried Rice With Crab Paste
A richer and more colorful variant of the basic garlic fried rice

Fry Leftover Rice With Crab Paste
Mixing crab paste with aromatics and a little citrus juice gives it added depth of flavor and aroma. Page 2.

Everything You Wanted and Need to Know About Rice
Choose the appropriate rice variety for the dish you're cooking.

Rice: Long-grain, Medium-grain and Short-grain
Long-grain rice is generally the least sticky; short-grain rice is glutinous. Page 2.

Rice Colors: White, Brown, Red, Black, Purple and Golden
White rice has the bran layer removed while brown rice has bran layer hull left intact. Red, black and purple rice are special cultivars. Page 3.

Southeast Asian Noodles: A Shopping Guide
Enter the world of rice noodles, egg noodles, glass noodles and more! Learn their characteristics and which is best for specific dishes.

Asian noodles are sold fresh or dried
Fresh noodles -- as opposed to dried noodles -- are either freshly made or vacuum packed. Page 2.

Rice noodles come in a variety of sizes
Rice noodles may be thin or thick, flat or round. Page 3.

Egg Noodles for Soups and Stir Fries
The distinctive yellow color comes from eggs. Check package label though if artificial coloring has been added. Page 4.

Noodles Made with Other Flours
Often referred to in the English-speaking world as glass or cellophane noodles, these varieties may be made from sweet potato flour, mung bean flour or cassava flour. Page 5.

Crispy Golden Roast Pork Belly: From China to Southeast Asia
It is lechon kawali in the Philippines (bagnet, in the north), thit heo quay in Vietnam and 3-layer pork in Indonesia. All have crispy pork skin.

Filipino Rice and Egg Breakfasts: Tapsilog, Tosilog and Longsilog
Silog is a portmanteau of sinangag (fried rice) and itlog (egg). The syllable that precedes it is the meat or fish that completes the breakfast dish.

Cambodian Cuisine: A Child of Peace and War
Its history shaped by migrations, wars and colonizations, Cambodian culture has been influenced by the Chinese, Indian, French, Vietnamese and Thai.

Secrets to Making Light and Crisp Vietnamese Baguette
To the uninitiated, the Vietnamese baguette may look like a smaller replica of its French ancestor. It is not. It is lighter and the crust is thinner.

Congee For Breakfast? Cook It With Chicken, Lemongrass and Quail Eggs
Combine garlic, ginger and lemongrass to flavor this delectable all-day breakfast congee with chicken and hard-boiled quail eggs.

Recipe for Indonesian Chicken Noodle Soup (Sup Ayam)
Chicken marinated in spices makes the base for the flavorful broth in this soup. Fresh herbs and eggs add even more flavor.

Cambodian Hot and Sour Beef and Water Spinach Soup
Called samlor machu kreoung, this sour and spicy meat and vegetable dish begins with a spice paste that Cambodians call kreoung.

3 Easy Ways to Roast Belacan (Dried Shrimp Paste)
Belacan (shrimp paste) is the foundation of many Southeast Asian recipes especially in Malaysian and Indonesian cuisines.

Eating at Home in the Philippines - Recipes for Filipino Home Cooked Meals
Filipino meals often consist of a soup, a meat dish and a vegetable dish. However, in many cases, all three components are served in one dish alone.

Profile of Vietnamese Cooking and Culture
Vietnamese cooking and its cultural history in Southeast Asia

Inside A Filipino Panaderia: The 7 Most Popular Breads
Pandesal may be the most popular but there is wide array of Filipino breads. Most are sweet, some have filling, others are dusted with sugar.

Food That Made Singapore Famous
There is no definitive cuisine in Singapore. Immigrants shaped its food culture. What we call Singaporean cuisine evolved from the original Chinese, Malay and Indian laborers to the Westerners who visited and stayed. But there are dishes that have become so associated with Singapore that tourists consider

Roti John, A Sandwich and Omelet In One
Minced mutton or chicken, eggs, chopped shallots and chili paste are stirred together and spread on a split French baguette.

Folding the dough like an envelope
The almost paper-thin dough is laid flat and sprinkled or brushed with ghee (or oil). The two sides are folded so that they slightly overlap.

Tossing the roti canai dough until paper thin
Roti canai dough is thrown, spun and slapped continuously until almost paper-thin.

Roti canai is traditionally served with lentil curry
Roti canai and curry is a popular breakfast dish in Malaysia and Singapore.

Making the roti canai dough
Roti canai dough is made with flour, milk, salt, sugar and ghee (or oil).

Cooking roti canai on an oiled griddle
The ghee (or oil) will separate keep the layers separate during cooking.

Squashing the roti canai to separate the layers
The roti canai is squashed lightly between the hands to make the bread fluffy.

Roti canai is the Malaysian adaptation of the Indian paratha roti
Roti is Indian flat bread. Roti canai is the Malaysian version.

Eating Breakfast in Southeast Asia
Rice, noodles and bread are staples in Southeast Asian breakfast. Which among the three is preferred depends on family traditions and income.

Cook Fish Head Curry With Just the Right Amount of Heat
The head of any large fish can be cooked as fish head curry. When cooked at home, the level of heat can be adjusted to make it truly enjoyable.

Salmon Head With Chili Sauce
Salmon head halves are dredged in starch, deep fried until crisp and smothered with an easy-to-make no-cook chili sauce.

Singapore Eats
Iconic Singaporean food that every visitor must try.

Cooking Fish Head: An Introduction to a Neglected Delicacy
Fish head is common fare in Southeast Asia. There are so many ways to prepare it -- in soup, grilled, poached, steamed or fried.

Vietnamese Steamed Tripe (Xach Bo) With Lemongrass, Ginger and Chilis
Tender strips of beef tripe are marinated in a mixture of sliced lemongrass, ginger, chilis, soy sauce, fish sauce and sugar prior to steaming.

How To Clean and Cook Beef Tripe
How much work is required to clean beef tripe before cooking depends on whether it has been bleached or not.

Braised Ox (Beef) Tongue: Filipino Bistek Style
A classic Filipino dish with a new twist: tender slices of ox (beef) tongue braised in soy sauce and kalamansi juice and topped with onion slices.

Prepping Ox (Beef) Tongue for Best Results
For the best ox (beef) tongue experience, cook the tongue until tender, chill, peel off the skin then slice thinly. Grill or braise in sauce.

Cooking Offal in Southeast Asia
Intestine, heart, lung, kidney, gizzard, liver, brain, blood and tendon are some of the offal cooked in Southeast Asia (includes graphic images).

How To Remove Arsenic in Rice
Rinse rice thoroughly before cooking to flush out naturally-occurring arsenic.

Vegetarian Bamboo Shoots and Mushrooms Stir Fry
Strips of bamboo shoots and thinly sliced black Chinese mushrooms are stir fried with shallots, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, rice wine and sugar.

Bamboo: Culinary Uses and Edible Shoots
Steamers baskets, chopsticks and sushi mats are only a few of the kitchen tools made from bamboo. Bamboo shoots are subtly sweet and low in fat.

Identifying the Parts of a Banana Heart
Both the banana heart and flowers are edible.

How to Avoid Darkening or Discoloration
After cutting, the banana heart discolors fast.

Discarding the Outer Layers of the Banana Heart
The outer layers of the banana heart are too fibrous to eat.

Vietnamese Banana Heart and Blossoms Salad
Sliced raw banana heart and blossoms are tossed with chicken, cucumber and pineapple to make a fresh salad.

Clams and Moringa Leaves Soup With Coconut Milk
Clams and Moringa go together well. Enriching the broth with coconut milk makes a lovely subtly sweet soup.

Chinese Sausage, Bulgogi Ham and Moringa Leaves Frittata
A non-traditional way of cooking Moringa leaves is to add them to eggs to make a frittata.

Cooking Moringa Oleifera Pods
Simply cut off and discard both ends, then cut the Moringa pods into the desired length.

Stripping Moringa Oleifera Leaves for Cooking
Strip the Moringa leaves from the woody stalks before adding to the pot.

What Is Moringa Oleifera?
Malunggay (Moringa oleifera) is cultivated for food in South Asia, Southeast Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, Fiji, Guam and Palau.

Modern Ways of Cooking with Moringa Leaves
Make pesto with Moringa leaves. Southeast Asian Food.

The Edible Seeds of Moringa
As the Moringa pods mature, they become tougher and more fibrous. Split open the pods, scrape off the seeds and cook the seeds sans the pods.

Adding Moringa Leaves to Soup Dishes
Add moringa leaves to fish soup.

Vietnamese Cabbage Rolls Soup (Canh Bap Cai Nhoi Thit)
In Vietnam, cabbage rolls are served in broth. In most recipes, the meat-filled cabbage leaves are simmered in water; I prefer homemade broth.

Vietnamese Chicken Salad With Spicy Fish Sauce Dressing
With the chicken, this salad is filling enough for a complete meal. The simple dressing gives it all the Vietnamese flavors that everyone loves.

Malaysian Spicy Mung Bean Sprouts and Tofu
Sauteeing the spice base takes some time and a lot of patience; cooking the mung bean sprouts takes only a minute.

What's In Your Curry Powder?
There's curry powder and curry paste. Curry pastes come in three varieties -- yellow, green and red. What are the differences?

Nasi Lemak: Coconut-Pandan Rice
Rice cooked in coconut milk with pandan leaf is served with sambal and other garnishes that may include eggs, pickled vegetables and fried anchovies.

Bo Bo Kho, Vietnamese Beef Stew
A beef stew flavored with so many spices, this dish requires long and slow cooking. A slow cooker is used for this recipe.

Dipping Sauces are Condiments and Flavor Enhancers
In Southeast Asian, perfectly-seasoned food is further enhanced with dipping sauces served on the side.

Sambal Belacan
A paste made with chilies and shrimp paste, sambal belacan is great with meat, chicken, seafood and vegetables.

Satay Peanut Sauce
Thick, sweet, subtly tangy, creamy and ultra rich, the satay experience is never complete without this peanut dipping sauce.

Cambodian Sweet and Sour Chili Sauce (Tuk Trey)
The Cambodian version of the Chinese sweet and sour sauce is spiked with copious amounts of chili.

Hainanese Chicken Ginger-Scallion Sauce
Finely chopped scallions and grated ginger are seasoned with salt then mixed with peanut sauce to accompany Hainanese chicken.

Vietnamese Fried Chicken Wings
The chicken wings are marinated in fish sauce, lime juice, sugar and ground spices then tossed in starch before deep frying.

Sambal Kangkung With Shrimp Paste
A rich and spicy vegetable dish that cooks in 10 minutes or less. Serve as a light main course or as a side dish to accompany a meat or seafood dish.

Coconut Water
Nothing quenches parched mouths and throats better than coconut water.

Sugar Cane Juice
Street vendors in Indonesia and Malaysia press fresh sugarcane juice from portable presses that they carry in their stall.

Fruit-based Smoothies
Mangoes, melons, watermelons and a host of fleshy fruits are pureed to make fruit-based smoothies.

Citrus-based Juices
Citrus fruits (lime, kalamansi, pomelo, grapefruit) are squeezed to make tangy cold drinks.

Gumalan at Sago
Iced water is sweetened with palm sugar syrup then the cut gulaman and cooked sago are stirred in.

Bubble Tea
Although it originated from Taiwan, bubble tea has found its way to Southeast Asia where it was embraced with enthusiasm.

Cendol
The Javanese definition of cendol is the

Iced Coffee
The Algerian mezagran, a cold and sweetened coffee drink, has been around since the first half of the 1800's.

Iced Tea
Iced tea may be made with real tea or herbs and / or fruit peel. The latter are, strictly speaking, infusions.

Bandung
Despite its name, the drink did not originate from the Indonesian city of Bandung.

Grated Coconut, Coconut Milk and Cream in Southeast Asian Cooking
Southeast Asian cuisines have many ingredients in common. One of them is the coconut. Coconuts are used to make drinks, sweets and savory dishes.

What Is Nuoc Cham?
Understanding the significance of fish sauce in Vietnamese cuisine

Regional Variations of Nước Chấm
The preparation of nước chấm varies from region to region in Vietnam. Page 2.

Nuoc Mam Pha: Sweet, Sour, Salty, Spicy Dipping Sauce
A recipe for nuoc mam pha: Vietnamese sweet, sour, salty, spicy dipping sauce

Kitchen Essentials for Southeast Asian Cooking
A heavy-duty chopping block, an all-purpose knife, a wok, mortar and pestle, bamboo steamers and kitchen spiders are a must in Southeast Asian cooking.

Pickled Carrot and Radish
Make pickled carrot and radish the easy way and give your homecooked bu bo xao and banh mi sandwiches an authentic Vietnamese feel.

Fresh Carrot and Radish
What you need to make pickled carrot and radish

Julienne the Peeled Carrot and Radish
How to cut carrot and radish into uniformly-sized sticks

A Note About Vinegar
The acidity of vinegar differs from one variety to another.

Prepare the Pickling Solution
How to make the pickling solution for the carrot and radish.

Allow the Flavors to Develop
Pickled vegetables need time for the flavors to bloom.

Chicken Satay With Peanut Sauce Recipe
The secret to making tasty chicken satay is to allow the chicken to marinate in the ground spices long enough to absorb the flavors.

Ma Yi Shang Shu (Ants Climbing A Tree)
A noodle dish so named because the way the bits of pork stick to the noodles looks like ants climbing a tree

Use Two Spiders to Sandwich the Noodles
Spread the noodles on a kitchen spider, top with another spider and deep fry.

The Meat and Vegetables Topping for Crispy Fried Noodles
Thicken the sauce of the stir fry with a little starch so that the sauce coats the noodles.

A Saucy Stir Fry Over a Nest of Crispy Egg Noodles
Adapted from a Chinese dish, Vietnamese fried egg noodles are light, crisp and delicious.

Sinigang na Sugpo (Prawns in Sour Broth)
Sinigang is daily fare except when the star of the soup is prawn (pricey any time of the year and thus reserved for special occasions like Christmas).

How To Cook Ayam Woku (Manadoan Spicy Basil Chicken)
Seasoned with a spice paste indigenous to the Manado (Minahasan) cuisine in North Sulawesi, this brightly-hued chicken stew is spicy and aromatic.

Sayur Asem (Indonesian Tamarind-based Vegetable Soup)
Sour and salty with a hint of sweetness, this soup is a medley of vegetables in a broth flavored with fresh tamarind and homemade spice paste.

Ayam Goreng (Indonesian / Malaysian Fried Chicken)
Ayam goreng is the generic term for fried chicken in Indonesia and Malaysia. This is the floured version, ayam goreng tepung -- Southern-style but spicier.

Pepes Ikan (Indonesian Grilled Fish in Banana Leaves)
A whole fish is smothered with spice paste, wrapped in banana leaves, steamed and char-grilled.

How To Cook Mi Goreng with Soy Sauce Eggs
Longevity noodles may be a soup or a dry noodle dish. The only requirement is that the noodles be cooked and served uncut.

Bak Kuh Teh (Malaysian Pork Bone Tea)
Bak kut teh is a soup with meaty pork ribs, herbs spices simmered for hours with soy sauce and sugar until the meat is literally falling off the bones.

Vegetarian Spicy Fried Tofu Stew
Deep-fried tofu is simmered in a spicy broth until it has soaked up the flavors.

Chinese Cabbage and Beans in Spicy Coconut Milk
Cook vegetables in coconut milk for an easy side dish that pairs well with grilled or fried meat, chicken or seafood.

Pandan-flavored Tapioca Pearls in Palm Sugar Syrup
Learn how to cook flavored and colored tapioca pearls without artificial ingredients then make a delicious summer drink using them.