Month: February 2016

Eating insects in Bangkok

All over Asia it is very popular to eat fried insects but in the Metropolis of Bangkok you can find the most eats on the street in different areas of… Read More

Sesame Seeds in Asian Cuisine

What is it and where does it grow? Sesame (/ˈsɛsəmiː/; Sesamum indicum) is a flowering plant in the genus Sesamum. Numerous wild relatives occur in Africa and a smaller number… Read More

Where to find Street Food in Pentai Cenang (SEA 18)

Last post: Pentai Cenang – The worst stay ever (SEA 17) After our bad homestay experience we went out in Pentai Cenang to find some good food. But this looks like… Read More

Vietnamese sandwich (Bánh mì)

Bánh mì is a Vietnamese term for all kinds of bread. The word is derived from bánh (bread) and mì (wheat, also spelt mì in northern Vietnam). Bread, or more… Read More

Asian Sweet Potato Soup with Carrots

Asian Sweet Potato Soup with Carrots This creamy and vegan sweet potato soup with carrots is super simple and also delicious. With just a handful ingredients you get a soup… Read More

Coriander / Cilantro – What would Asian cuisine be without it?

About coriander Coriander also known as cilantro, Chinese parsley or dhania, is an annual herb in the family Apiaceae. Coriander is native to regions spanning from southern Europe and northern… Read More

Laotian Crispy Rice Salad (Nam Khao)

Laotian Crispy Rice Salad (Nam Khao) Nam khao is a laotian kind of rice salad made with fried rice balls. It´s a bit work to prepare it but if you… Read More

The Durian – Love it or hate it!

Durian - Love it or hate it!

The Durian – Love it or hate it! When you travel in Southeast Asia you will see one fruit nearby everywhere: The durian! This giant fruit will be sold next to the… Read More

Veg Rice with baked Sweet Potatoes

Veg Rice with baked Sweet Potatoes This vegan recipe is healthy, fresh and very simple. You can combine this vegan meal with many veggies. We always use our leftovers to… Read More

Curry Leaves (Murraya koenigii)

Curry Leaves (Murraya koenigii)

Curry Leaves (Murraya koenigii) The curry tree (Murraya koenigii) is a tropical to sub-tropical tree in the family Rutaceae (the rue family, which includes rue, citrus, and satinwood), which is… Read More