Add cardamom, rosewater, nuts and sulatanas to canned rice pudding for a more updated, international version of a classic dessert.
Sweet and sour sauce doesn't have to be thick, gloopy and bright orange. This modern, light version allows the succulence of the meat and the fresh flavours and different textures of a colourful variety of vegetables and noodles to shine through. Some plainly cooked rice is all that is needed to complete the meal.
A hoisin and soy marinade adds rich colour and an Oriental flavour to roasted pork. Try serving with ribbons of carrots, courgettes and spring onions stir-fried in chicken stock with a little oyster sauce, tossed with egg thread noodles.
This recipe was a hit! My boyfriend loved it plus it's so amazingly easy to prepare. Enjoy, it tastes great!
My mum's chow mein recipe which has been slightly adapted... Lovely comfort food! Beef mince, cabbage, noodles and soy. This serves 2 people usually with some leftovers which heats well in the microwave.
An easy one bowl dish, cheap and quick to make and full of flavour. Great lunch or TV snack. Serve with mini spring rolls, prawn toast and mini ribs for a more substantial meal if required. My husband loves this and thinks it tastes very authentic.
Kids love this round cake-like sushi. Very easy way to make a great party meal. Toppings are of your choice. There is no right or wrong. Be creative and have fun!
Try this next time you're pining for a takeaway. Soon, people may be knocking at your door for the recipe.
This warm and comforting soup is perfect for a rainy evening after work when you need a quick supper fix.
This is a easy, wonderful, light yet filling meal with turkey, rice and fresh veg! Fun to eat! You will need at least eight bamboo skewers for cooking the meat. Use beef or pork mince instead of turkey if you wish.
Growing tired of takeaways? Make your own basmati to go with a spicy homemade curry.
Use whatever veggies you have to use up, like celery or peppers and combine them with the delicious nutty flavour of brown rice.
Once they have been put together you can either fry them or steam them; both ways are delicious.
This mellow curry has just a hint of chilli, so it's ideal for children who like to be a little adventurous with their food. Serve with steamed basmati rice and warm naan bread.
Young, thin beans are tossed in soy sauce with fresh ginger in this stylish side dish. It tastes fabulous with grilled meats such as lamb.
Shrikhand is a creamy strained yoghurt dessert from western India served here with dates, lychees, papaya and pomegranate.
Coconut cream and black Oriental rice transform a traditional family pudding into a sophisticated, fragrant delight.
Crisp and crunchy outside and fabulously juicy in the middle, these fruit fritters are a quick sweet for children, or remember them for an impromptu dessert to follow a Chinese-style meal. Delicious!
Minced meat is excellent value, very versatile and universally popular. It is used here in a quick Indian-style curry. serve with warm naan or chapattis and thick, creamy yoghurt.
Stir-fries are a simple way to incorporate a variety of meat, vegetables and grains into your diet in one dish. Here, thin slices of rump steak team with egg-fried rice and colourful red pepper and broccoli to make a delicious combination of textures and flavours.