Asia Travel, Food & Recipes

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! Whether it’s Snakes Soup in China, or Kaya jam toast with soft boiled eggs in Malaysia and Singapore; uncover Asian delicacies and traditional Asian meals that you may (or may not) want to try next time you visit the continent.

Travel Asia in recipes, try Thai Goong Ten dancing shrimp or check out traditional foods they eat in Bangladesh.

Authentic Uzbek Plov Recipe

Authentic Uzbek Plov Recipe

Persians and people from the west call it pilaf. In the Hindu language, they call it pulav, whereas in Urdu it is referred to as pulao. It is a recipe that has passed through boundaries and has made a name and version for itself in…

Traditional Filipino Food: 11 Best Foods To Eat In The Philippines

Traditional Filipino Food: 11 Best Foods To Eat In The Philippines

Tourists and travellers head for the Philippines, not just for those amazing islands or smouldering volcanoes or those emerald rice fields. Well, they also come here to enjoy the exciting Filipino food made of wonderful flavors. (And no, we’re not talking about the infamous Tamilok…

Taiwanese Food: 11 Most Popular Dishes Of Taiwan

Taiwanese Food: 11 Most Popular Dishes Of Taiwan

I’m going to start this post by saying I LOVED Taiwan. The people, the culture and of course, the outstanding Taiwanese food! I recently travelled to Taiwan to discover the cuisine I had heard so much about. It’s such a small country but let me…

Tamilok Woodworm: A Delicacy From The Philippines

Tamilok Woodworm: A Delicacy From The Philippines

The Tamilok Woodworm delicacy, straight out of the Philippines. Undoubtedly a food for the adventurous traveller! Hungry? No me neither! Ok this is going to be up there with one of the weirdest foods we’ve found, along with the likes of Sheep’s Head, Bull Testicles, Kiviak, Guinea Pig and…

The Must-Try Oyster Experience On Miyajima Island

The Must-Try Oyster Experience On Miyajima Island

Whether you are in Hiroshima for a day trip or longer, Miyajima Island is an absolute must-see. Whilst Miyajima is more commonly known for the Torii Gate and Itsukushima Shrine, there are various reasons to visit. Such as the friendliest deer you will ever meet,…

Kakigōri: A Guide To The Japanese Shaved Ice Dessert

Kakigōri: A Guide To The Japanese Shaved Ice Dessert

Kakigōri is the Japanese shaved ice phenomenon that is slowly taking the world by storm. So what’s so popular about Kakigōri? Well you might think that it’s just a glorified snow cone, after all it is made of ice and flavoring. But Kakigōri is so…

Where to find the best Babi Guling in Bali, Indonesia

Where to find the best Babi Guling in Bali, Indonesia

Bali is notorious for many things; beautiful beaches, being an affordable wedding destination, cheap shopping, unofficially having the largest population of drunk Australians outside of Australia… But seriously, one of the more understated features of Bali would have to be the stunning, fragrant traditional dishes and…

Alternative Japanese Foods To Try In Japan: A Guide

Alternative Japanese Foods To Try In Japan: A Guide

We hear so much about all the incredible favorites of eating in Japan. Whether that’s sushi, ramen or beautiful Japanese fish. What you might not know so much about is the crazy, alternative Japanese food on offer throughout Japan. From street corners to vending machines,…

Thai Goong Ten – Dancing Shrimp Recipe (Live Shrimp)

Thai Goong Ten – Dancing Shrimp Recipe (Live Shrimp)

Goong Ten is a delicacy from Thailand that roughly translates as dancing shrimp. Why? Well because the shrimp are still alive! And I’m sure you’d be fidgeting too if I covered you in sauce and served you to a customer, so don’t judge. In all seriousness though,…

Snake Soup: A Guide To The Chinese Delicacy + Recipe

Snake Soup: A Guide To The Chinese Delicacy + Recipe

Yes you heard that right! Snake soup, yes snakes… in a soup! Is it one of the most bizarre foods we’ve come across? Again, yes! Snake soup is a 2,000 year old Chinese/Cantonese delicacy eaten in China, Taiwan and other parts of Eastern Asia. It may…

Homemade kaya jam toast with soft boiled egg recipe

Homemade kaya jam toast with soft boiled egg recipe

This kaya toast recipe showcases one of the most delicious and unique snacks I’ve tried in all of South East Asia. The sweet and salty flavours combine perfectly to create such a beautiful, flavoursome bite to eat. I first tried Kaya jam toast with soft…

Traditional Foods Of Bangladesh: Top 9 Must-Try Bangladeshi Dishes

Traditional Foods Of Bangladesh: Top 9 Must-Try Bangladeshi Dishes

Traditional, authentic Bangladeshi cuisine is made up of a diverse range of delicious spices, herbs, rice, fish meats and breads. But it is oh-so-much-more than that… Consisting of rich, creamy, spicy, flavorsome curries and daal, the food in Bangladesh is comparable to Indian food due…