Asian Foods Ep.3


Asian Foods : Ultimate Veggie Spring Rolls

by Thomas M. Tillman
Whether you're a vegetarian or vegan or neither, this is going to be one of the best spring rolls you've ever had. Bold claim, I know; but with the perfect seasoning, and a generous amount of flavourful ingredients (plus one special one!), you won't even need a dipping sauce. They can also be made in advance and frozen, just fry them up when you're ready to eat! Why These Are 100x Better Than Takeout Actually flavourful filling. Too many takeout spring rolls are filled with bland noodles and measly shreds of carrots and cabbage. Not these. The filling is packed with tons of veggies and are so perfectly seasoned I sometimes just eat the filling straight up. This is a vegan filling that super tasty, but if you eat meat also check out these classic pork spring rolls and green curry spring rolls as well! Dipping sauce not necessary. Most takeout spring rolls are nothing without the sauce. Not these. The spicy and vinegary sweet chili sauce does add a nice contrast, but (...)

Asian Foods : Laotian Fried Quail - Sweet Marinade

by Thomas M. Tillman
; If you've ever had the chance to try out the crispy and savory Laos fried quail, you most likely remember how delicious it is. While it's often referred to as street food in Lao cuisine, it's actually also a delicous homestyle meal that you can eat with sticky rice and jasmine rice. Lao style quail is uniquely flavored with deliciously sweet and earthy undertones that make it great grilled, fried, or even oven baked. I've got the perfect recipe for you for the fried variety. Read on to find out how you can make authentic Laos fried quail quickly and easily. All About Laos Fried Quail For those not familiar with the taste of quail, it can be described as a much more tender version of regular chicken (...) Continue

Asian Foods : Jackfruit Curry with Ribs & Tomatoes

by Thomas M. Tillman
Young jackfruit is having a bit of a moment in the West because it has been adopted as a vegan meat substitute; making it more widely available even at non-Asian stores. In Thailand, young jackfruit has always been used as a vegetable, and this curry is one of the easiest introductions to working with young jackfruit. This dish belongs to the family of Thai water-based curries, like sour curry and jungle (...) Continue

Asian Foods : Soy Caramel Roasted Kabocha Squash

by Thomas M. Tillman
Sweet, creamy roasted kabocha squash glazed with soy sauce caramel, topped with roasted garlic, and drizzled with Thai basil oil. It's much easier and simpler than it sounds, I promise! It's a great side dish that adds subtle Asian flavours into your Christmas or Thanksgiving table. This dish was inspired by a traditional Thai classic, kabocha squash with Thai (...) Continue

Asian Foods : Bubble Tea Noodles in Coconut Milk - Lod Chong Singapore

by Thomas M. Tillman
If you love bubble tea, you are going to love this too. "Lod chong Singapore" is made from chewy tapioca noodles in refreshing iced coconut milk and coconut water flavoured with pandan leaves! Similar to cendol, this is a popular dessert in Thailand, especially in open air markets as a sweet cold treat while you peruse. It's vegan, gluten free, and easy to make; much (...) Continue