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Eat your Way to Prosperity in the Chinese New Year

» 07 February 2014 » In Southeast Asian Food » 1 Comment

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Chinese New Year is celebrated around the world, traditionally for 16 days if you count the eve, and closes with the Lantern Festival. Celebrated with family and community, there are numerous foods typically served during this long festival, which are symbolic and hoped to ensure a year of happiness and prosperity, including eggs, roast pork and fish.

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Happy Chinese New Year of the Horse!

» 30 January 2014 » In Southeast Asian Food » No Comments

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For more than a billion people worldwide, January 31st marks the beginning of a new year – Chinese New Year 4712! Ringing in the Year of the Wooden Horse, the Lunar Festival beginning on Friday, is predicted to be a year of romance, adventure, extreme weather and financial market fluctuations by Chinese astrologists. At this […]

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How to Make Tamarind Water for Pad Thai & Thai Cooking

» 26 August 2013 » In Uncategorized » No Comments

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Follow our latest cooking video, How to make Tamarind Water, using tamarind paste to quickly and easily make your own tamarind concentrate or water. Preparing it yourself will produce a thick, tangy “water”, which is ideal for using in Thai cooking, especially for Pad Thai Sauce as part of our Perfect Pad Thai recipe and […]

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Khao Soi Curry Noodles

» 19 August 2013 » In Uncategorized » No Comments

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Thailand’s take on Malay Laksa Noodles is Chiang Mai’s specialty, Khao Soi. In this hearty noodle dish, squiggly egg noodles are bathed in a thick coconut curry soup, fragrant with fresh herbs, spices and curry powder. Diners top their own bowls with sliced red shallots, picked mustard greens, and squeezes of fresh lime, while a […]

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Lok Lok – Penang, Malaysia

» 01 May 2013 » In Uncategorized » 1 Comment

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On a recent trip to Penang, Malaysia I got to enjoy LOK LOK – a particular delight! Lok Lok consists of colored sticks, with a large variety of foods and food types, from squid to beef, from fish balls to vegetables and many things in between. Most are put into boiling water for a short […]

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Laksa Noodles, Beloved SE Asian Street Food

» 11 March 2013 » In Uncategorized » No Comments

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Across Southeast Asia, street vendors are dishing up steaming bowls of Laksa noodles, choose from rich creamy coconut curries or hot and sour broths filled with oodles of noodles, seafood or chicken, and fresh vegetables.

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Malaysian Curry Mee in Penang

» 15 March 2011 » In Uncategorized » No Comments

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Penang’s famous Curry Mee is a light coconut soup poured over rice and egg noodles. This is the final photograph from our Malaysian food series brought to you by our roving food reporter Kaitlyn Moore. Kaitlyn finishes her tour in the foodies favorite island of Penang in Malaysia – Thailand’s Southernmost neighbor.

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Malaysian Char Kway Teow on the Beach

» 12 March 2011 » In Uncategorized » No Comments

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Malaysia’s char kway teow, fried rice noodles with seafood and egg, is similar to Thailand’s Pad See Ew. Join Kaitlyn as she enjoys the food and the beaches on the Malaysian island of Penang.

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Prawn Noodles in Penang

» 07 March 2011 » In Uncategorized » 1 Comment

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This Penang Hokkien Mee – prawn noodle soup – is a street hawker favorite, made of a seafood broth and topped with slivers of pork and crispy fried onions. The latest photo from Kaitlyn Moore as she explores the delicious street food available on the tropical island of Penang, Malaysia.

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Roti and Tea in Malaysia

» 06 March 2011 » In Uncategorized » 1 Comment

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Roti canai is Malaysia’s version of the flat Indian bread roti, which is also a popular snack in Thailand. Teh tarik, or pulled tea, is a traditional accompaniment. This is a combination you’ll find hard not to fall in love with.

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