Category: STORIES

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

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

River Safari’s Giant Panda Forest

When you visit Singapore and you have enough time you should go to see the Giant Panda Forest at Singapores River Safari! [youtube] In Singapore there is a cooperation… Read More

Coffee Culture in Vietnam

Egg Coffee - Ca Phe Trung

Coffee Culture in Vietnam Thanks to the French When you think about Asia you think about tea. But Vietnam is on of the biggest exporting countries of green coffee. Since… Read More

Garlic as Natural Antibiotic

Garlic as Natural Antibiotic Just an ingredient? No! There are so many recipes where we use garlic. But it is more than just an ingredient. Garlic can also be used… Read More

Cumin Seeds in SEA cuisine

Cumin Seeds in SEA cuisine Cumin, sometimes spelled cummin, (Cuminum cyminum) is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae, native from the east Mediterranean to India. Its seeds (each one contained within a fruit, which is dried) are used… Read More

How to grow your own lemongrass

How to grow your own lemongrass What to use it for? Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus), as its name suggests, is a lemony-tasting, grassy herb. Thai and other Asian recipes, as well… Read More

Christmas in Singapore

Christmas in Singapore When you´ve never been to Singapore in winter season you may think the people there are not used to the western Christmas culture. But you´re wrong. When I´ve… Read More

Nepali People Need Your Help!

NEPALI PEOPLE NEED YOUR HELP! You all heard about what happened in Nepal. Praying for the victims and the Nepali people is good but not enough. Please make a donation… Read More