Shrikand is an Indian dessert, originating from Gujarati. It's based on milk curds and sugar, which is lightly fragranced with cardamom and saffron. It can eaten on its own or as part of a meal.
This is lovely served as an accompniment to curries or can also be served as a dip!
This is an old Chinese favourite for dessert. Unsweetened soya milk can be substituted for milk.
If you love coffee, you'll love this coffee jelly! Coffee is mixed with gelatine and sugar, then allowed to set. Serve with evaporated milk, whipped cream or ice cream.
This is a simple and delicious no-cook fish dish. It's the Borneo version of the classic ceviche. Red snapper fillets are "cooked" in a seasoned llime juice.
This is a light, simple and nutritious dessert. It's best made in the summer, when tomatoes are in-season. Peeled tomatoes are tossed with sugar, allowed to chill and then served.
Because I love green tea, I tried many different variations of this creamy dessert. I like it best made with a mixture of normal milk and soy milk because it gives it a smoother texture.
This is a simple but delicious recipe for Kulfi (Indian ice cream) that I got from my sister-in-law. I have made this several times, and it always gets rave reviews - even the kids love it! For extra flavour, you could add a few drops of rose water or ground pistachios.
This recipe is one of the Filpino traditions. It's very simple, quick and easy, and once you try this, you're gonna love it.
This is the most popular version of the well known Korean dish. Chinese leaf cabbage is allowed to ferment in a mixture of salt, fish sauce, spring onions, onion, garlic, sugar, ginger and chilli powder. It's sweet, spicy and delicious. Enjoy as is or use as a condiment.
This is a simple, yet easy way to make your own sushi rolls. Nori sheets are rolled with cooked glutinous rice, spiced tuna mix, cucumber and avocado. Serve with wasabi and soy sauce.
A delicious and refreshing cucumber salad. Cucumber is tossed in a dressing made from garlic, water, black vinegar, sugar, sesame oil, soy sauce and mirin. Serve as a side salad.
White fish paste is used in Oriental recipes. This fish paste is springy and elastic. Use this fish paste to make homemade fish balls or any other recipe that calls for fish paste.
Japanese soba (buckwheat) noodles are marinated in tamari, sesame oil, rice wine vinegar, sugar and chilli oil, then tossed with julienned carrots and red peppers for a delicious cold salad with an Asian touch.
Mooli is the Hindi word for a large crunchy white radish that is used all over South and East Asia - known as daikon in Japan and by various names in China. It's sometimes available in bigger supermarkets, but you can buy it in any Asian supermarket.
This is a Korean recipe for preserved cabbage. Chinese leaf is seasoned with salt, garlic, chilli, ginger, soy sauce, vinegar and sugar. Serve as a side dish or condiment.
This Thai-inspired salad is hearty enough to be served as a main course. Coconut rice is tossed with prawns, lemon grass, pepper, chilli, ginger and coriander.
Easy to make, and delicious. This iced chocolate drink is my favourite dessert. During summer, if it's warm and you're looking for something cool, trust me, this is the best drink you can make at home without wasting a penny on juices or other stuff!
This is a Chinese dessert made by blending chopped lychees with gelatine, water, sugar and full fat milk. The result is a sweet and fruity jelly. It's delicious when served with evaporated milk.
This is a well known Hyderabadi dessert. It's made by soaking fried bread and nuts with milk, sugar and cardamom. It's very simple and goes down well at dinner parties. It's best eaten chilled.