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10 Easy Rice Recipes FTW

For the millions in Asia, a meal isn't complete without rice. Here are 10 of our winning rice recipes made easy for you.

Guide: 10 Healthier Restaurants To Ease Into Your Health Goals in 2020

Skip the dreary salads and fill up on these nutritious menus across Singapore for a healthier year

5 Delicious Halal Ramen Shops in Tokyo

From shrimp to spicy chicken, don't miss these 5 super delicious halal ramen shops in Tokyo

11 Easy Tips For Healthier Meals

Trust me, eating healthier meals can be easy. More so, if you're cooking at home. That's because it's one of the best things you can do to get healthy- you're in full control of what goes into your food, and how you prepare it, and that's most important. So don't simply give up your indulgences or stick to the same ‘clean’ foods. There are many ways to tweak your favourite recipes to make them more nutritious for your everyday diet- here are my 11 Easy Tips For Healthier Meals.

New Series

This will be your new favourite spot to check out all the latest webisodes by our very own foodies. Whether it is food or travel, this will be your go-to in learning how to cook or basically, being the pro of where to eat.  Always looking for the perfect food guide when you are travelling, we've got you covered too. Check out our weekly series and register to recieve exclusive updates, let's just say, you snooze, you lose.


Sarah's Asian Myths

Sarah Huang Benjamin busts age old culinary myths, shares food hacks and more in this series of Sarah's Asian Myths. Do you really need to fry belacan before making belacan? Can you make ramen out of pasta? Ziploc bags & soft, fragrant congee? Find out now when you watch Sarah's Asian Myths.

Travel for Love

Travel for Love is a social experiment presenting all the thrills of travel, with a refreshing take on the beginnings of new relationships. This ten-part series takes place in 5 different cities in Asia – Kuching, Yogyakarta, Dalat, Kuala Lumpur and Bohol. Throughout the series, the influencers will experience amazing local flavors, discover stunning destinations and delve into the unique cultures of their host cities, all whilst challenging their comfort zones, by going on three blind dates. After meeting 3 romantic hopefuls, each influencer will need to choose just 1 person, to go on a second date with. Will sparks fly, or will things smoulder and perhaps ignite new, intangible connections?

Destination Flavours China

Follow Adam Liaw explores the traditional tastes of China - straight from the source itself.

Start Feb with a Bang!

Skip the overpriced restaurants, war for reservations, busy waiters and create a truly unique experience right in the safety of your own home. Fab Feb is here and the whole month is filled with lots of love and delicious recipes. Make everyday delicious and treat the ones you love to some of our healthy recipes.


Buttermilk Stir Fried Kai Lan

Kai Lan, the leafy Chinese vegetable, is now very cool. It’s dressed in golden, creamy buttermilk with a spicy attitude to show. If you want more sass though, toss in a few more sticks of chilli padi and a handful more curry leaves. After a brief stir-fry with butter, heavy cream and chopped garlic, Kai Lan is now the talk of the town.

Buddha's Delight

Forget what you know about vegetarian food. Buddha’s Delight, or Luohan Zhai, makes for a moreish, satisfying dinner. Traditionally eaten by Buddhist monks, this vegetarian stew is chock full of earthy shiitake mushrooms, crisp cabbage leaves simmered till tender, and a tangle of glass noodles bubbling in a base of sesame and kecap manis, or sweet soy sauce.

Honeydew Sago Pomelo

There’s nothing quite as satisfying as an ice-cold bowl of Honeydew Sago on a hot summer’s day, and you will see why! Balls of cold melon, sago and pomelo floating in a cooled mixture of honeydew and evaporated milk that is both sweet yet incredibly refreshing. Not into Honeydew? It can be replaced with durian, jackfruit or mango!

Kung Pao King Mushroom

Be prepared to see mushrooms in a whole new light. The Kung Pao King Mushroom (not chicken, as the sauce is generally used for) is a spicy, saucy, stir-fry of pure mushroom bliss. Infused in the hot wok is a scatter of lip-numbing Sichuan peppercorns, which you can use less for milder heat. A dash of roasted peanuts and lifting sesame oil and you’ll never turn back.

The Family Table

More people means more food, and here’s how you make for memorable and tastier family get-togethers with popular family recipes from Asian Food Network. Add flavors to the memories of sharing, loving, fighting, laughing, and making up with family. Spend less time worrying about what to make, and more time bonding with the ones you don’t treasure enough.



Murtabak Manis

Get ready for those calories because you will definitely sink your teeth into this traditional Indonesian dessert. A sweet treat, the Martabak Manis can be described as a hefty “pancake” pie –a thick pastry enveloping a filling of your choosing! Try it the local way and have it filled with chocolate, condensed milk, butter and shredded cheese.

Kapitan Curry Chicken

A Nyonya adaptation of Indian curry chicken, here’s something easy to whip up for those giant family dinners!


Traditionally eaten with rice or bread, the Spicy Otak Otak -or spicy fish cakes -packs a tight punch! A dish favoured in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore, it is a delicious amalgamation of Southeast Asian spices, shrimp pasteand the Spanish mackerel wrapped in fragrant banana leaves. While best grilled over charcoal, the taste is still fairly authentic steamed or baked.

Thai Pandan Chicken

Infused with the sweetness and fragrance of pandan leaves, the Thai Pandan Chicken is a great appetizer or finger food for your party (or a quiet night in). All you need to get in business is some pandan leaves, chicken pieces and a variety of ingredients that can be found in any grocery store! To save some time, marinate the chicken the night before and pop it in the fridge.

Low on Carbs

Yummy without the tummy. The most delicious and keto-friendly ways to cut carbs. Healthier eating is a lot easier when it is delicious. Asian Food Network offers for the health conscious a buffet of options that help you cut calories and increase flavor.


Chinese Spinach Soup

Looking for a quick, healthy fix? The humble yet tasty Chinese Spinach Soup is here to the rescue! A combination of the simplest of ingredients –the Chinese spinach, dried ikan bilis(dried anchovies), garlic and eggs, this soup takes about 30 minutes to make from start to finish. For added sweetness, throw in a handful of wolfberries! Serve hot with rice for a complete meal.

Chicken Arroz Caldo

Arroz caldo literally translates to ‘warm rice’. Have this Filipino rice porridge for breakfast to kickstart your day! Ingredients

Vietnamese Shrimps and Glass Noodles

Fresh and fabulous, the Vietnamese Shrimps and Glass Noodles Salad is a dish that will add some flair into your regular food roster. Quintessentially Vietnamese, this recipe is wonderfully textured and has layers of flavors, thanks to the use of fresh herbs and vegetables, with sprinkles of calamansi juice and fish sauce. One of the best things about this dish? You can make it in advance and refrigerated for later!

Keto Peanut Soup

Peanut Soup is probably the most iconic Chinese New Year dessert. It has always been a crowd-favourite, and now -ketogenic. Simply add sugar substitute Swerve for a sweeter taste, and xanthan gum to give it a lusciously thick and smooth texture. One bowl won’t be enough.

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10 Addictive Asian Desserts

Desserts in Asia don't just use white sugar for sweetness. There's caramel gold of gula melaka in many Southeast Asian desserts, to creamy milky coconut milk in a bubbling bowl of warm Thai bananas. And we're not forgetting the endless list of sweet tropical fruits, especially the year-round favourite dessert, mango sago pomelo.

10 Most Comforting Soups For All Time

Ah, who can resist a bowl of warm soup? Well, not us, we love soup! In Asia, soups are essential to any meal- they are both comforting, bolstering and the perfect end to a meal. Sometimes, they’re especially helpful for sick days- as in our powerful Ginseng Chicken Soup, or soothing Ginger Turmeric Soup. Other times, they are a good relief to a heavy meal, as with our time-tested Chinese Spinach Soup, or a delightfully juicy and light Wonton Soup for everyday.

5 Basic Ways To Use Salted Egg Yolk

Clueless on how to use a salted egg yolk? Your worry days are gone for good. Here are five essential ways to help you enhance your dishes with salted egg yolks. Read now.

10 Ultimate Slurp Worthy Noodle Recipes

From the widely known comfort noodle soup from Vietnam, Bun Bo Hue, to Japchae, a dry glass noodle dish with celebratory colours, enjoy our pick of the 10 Ultimate Slurp Worthy Noodle Recipes. Why noodles? Well, is there anything as flirty and satisfying than slurping up a delicious plate of noodles?

So Local So Good

Easy, quick, authentic. That’s how we like our Asian food. We’ve searched Asia and found the easiest way to cook it like Asian parents, their parents, and their parents’ parents made it, no matter where in the world you are.


You Can Make Singapore’s World Famous Chili Crab at Home!

Picture this –Crab, the sweetest of seafood, swimming in a red and thick gravy that is interwoven with little white ribbons of egg. That,is the Singapore Chili Crab, a national pride and famous across the world. The intense flavour comes from the spice paste –a harmony of chili, garlic, shallots and ginger –mixed with a touch of vinegar, tomatoes and grated pineapple, which pairs perfectly with the sweetness of the crab. Eat with your hands, and gravy-soaked buns for the full experience!

Singapore Hokkien Mee

If a dish can be a mood, then the Singapore Hokkien Meecan only be known as cheery. A plate of glossy yellow and white noodles, bright orange shrimp, white rings of squid and green strips of Chinese chives soaked in a gravy made with seafood broth and served with lime, it is a popular dish that can be found in any Hawker Centre in Singapore. Here’s a tip –the longer you are able to simmer the seafood broth, the tastier your dish would be!


Ever heard of a fruit platter that is vastly unhealthy (and thus really tasty) for you? Enter the Chinese Rojak –a salad concocted in Singapore that is both sweet and savoury, an ensemble of fruits, fried dough fritters and fried beancurd tossed in a dressing made of shrimp paste, tamarind, sugars and peanuts. Eat it like a local and throw in some chopped chili padi in that sauce!

DIY Kitchen

Not from Asia? From Asia but need a refresh on the basics? The fundamentals are always a great place to start and be reminded of. Spend some time here and you’ll be one of our Foodies in no time.


Sweet Cravings: How to Make the Easy and Delicious Mango Sticky Rice

Craving for something hearty and sweet, but doesn't know how to do any magic in the kitchen? This simple and quick mango sticky rice is simply awesome!

How to Make Fool-Proof Traditional Red Curry Tom Yum Paste at Home

Level up all your favorite homemade dishes with this traditional red curry Tom Yum paste. Made of fresh herb ingredients, it can add a lot of great flavors to your dish.

How to Make Easy, Quick, Fool-Proof, and the Crispiest Tempura Ever

Tempura is a must-have for any Japanese takeout. But what's better than your favorite takeout is the tastiest and crispiest tempura you can make at home anytime you want!

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