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Asia is home to some of the most amazing travel locations and delicious food on the planet. And you might not be surprised to find out that there are also some very weird and unusual recipes to try from Asia too!

Japanese Ikayaki (Grilled Squid) Recipe

Ikayaki is a Japanese street food consisting of squid grilled in a soy sauce glaze and served on a stick or sliced on a plate.  This food is an easily transportable snack and is popular in street food markets and at summer festivals all across Japan.  The term ‘ikayaki’ meaning grilled squid, actually has several …

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Indonesian Ayam Goreng Recipe

Ayam Goreng is a popular fried chicken dish in Indonesia, made by marinating chicken pieces in a blend of traditional Indonesian spices and herbs, such as lemongrass, galangal, turmeric and coriander for several hours. The marinated chicken is then deep-fried until it is crispy and golden brown. Ayam Goreng is often served with steamed rice …

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East Timorese Food: 7 Traditional Dishes of Timor-Leste

East Timor (or Timor-Leste) is a country located in Southeast Asia, composed of the eastern part of Timor Island and bordered by Nusa Tengara Timor. It also neighbors Australia in the south, divided by the Timor Sea. The country is known for its diving, trekking, mountain driving, whale-watching, beautiful scenery, biking and stunning white-sand beaches. …

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Thai Beef Waterfall Salad Recipe (Nam Tok Neua)

Namtok Neua is a Thai dish consisting of meat and vegetables served in a fish sauce with palm sugar, spring onions, lime juice, parley and mint. The meat is marinated, grilled then sliced thinly and then tossed in herbs, seasonings and a dressing. Namtok Neua is also known as Thai beef waterfall salad. Neua means …

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Georgian Lobio (Bean Stew) Recipe

Lobio is a bean stew originating from the country of Georgia. Traditionally, dry beans are used and prepared by first soaking in water before cooking. The beans are cooked with onions, garlic and spices. They are stewed until tender.  Since lobio simply means beans, it has a lot of different recipe variations and appearances. Lobio …

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