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Thai Pink Milk Recipe (Nom Yen)

Pink Milk is a famous pink-coloured drink found on the streets of Thailand. Also known as Nom Yen, Pinky Milk, or Nom Chompoo, the drink resembles your regular strawberry milkshake. However, the ingredients are quite different. Pink milk is flavored with sala syrup and there are many other variations all over the world.  Pink milk …

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Korean Mandu Recipe

Mandu are Korean dumplings, which are thin wrappers stuffed with a savory filling. They are usually filled with various vegetables, meat and/or fish, and can be cooked by boiling, steaming or frying.  Traditionally mandu wrappers were made from scratch, but today pre-made wrappers are easily available in local stores. They are usually served with a …

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South American Asado BBQ Recipe

Asado is the name given to barbeques in South America, which are traditional social gatherings in Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Paraguay. They tend to be held at weekends and can last for hours, with guests enjoying the social aspect as much as the food. Origin & Cultural Significance This cooking style was made popular by …

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Cuban Fricase de Pollo (Chicken Fricassee) Recipe

Fricase de Pollo is a Cuban style, stewed chicken dish. The chicken, along with potatoes, peas, olives, capers and spices are slow cooked in a tomato and wine-based sauce until the meat is tender enough to fall apart. It’s typically served with white rice and other sides like fried plantains. Fricase de Pollo along with …

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Korean Dolsot Bibimbap Recipe

Dolsot Bibimbap is dish consisting of steamed rice and sides served in a hot stone bowl, popular in both North and South Korea. The sides are typically a variety of vegetables for example, carrots, mushrooms and spinach, meats, eggs and sauce. The difference between regular Bibimbap and Dolsot Bibimbap is the manner in which they …

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Panamanian Hojaldres Traditional Recipe

Hojaldres are a type of bread from Panama. The dough is made from basic ingredients like wheat flour, sugar, salt, oil and water. It’s then portioned out into small pieces, shaped into discs and fried. Though hojaldres are a bread, they are not made with yeast. The leavening agent used is baking powder but the …

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Traditional Spanish Bocadillo Recipe

Bocadillo, also known as bocata, is a Spanish sandwich prepared using Spanish bread, usually a baguette or similar kind of bread, cut lengthwise. There are many variations but the classic bocadillo includes ingredients like slices of pickled green (or red) peppers, slices of pork loin, tomatoes, sliced Manchego cheese, and some olive oil.  Often bocadillos …

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Lao Khao Poon Traditional Recipe

Khao Poon is a traditional Laotian coconut curry soup with vermicelli noodles. The soup consists of chicken and chicken broth, vermicelli rice noodles, coconut milk and red curry paste which gives the soup a bright reddish orange color. It also contains several aromatic herbs including lemongrass, lime leaves and galanga. Once cooked, the soup is …

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Mexican Camarones a la Diabla Recipe

Camarones a la Diabla is a Mexican seafood dish of spicy shrimp which is first sauteed briefly then simmered in a spicy tomato chili sauce. Camarones a la Diabla, in English, translates to Devil’s Shrimp. The sauce portion of this dish is referred to as the diablo sauce. It is made from several types of …

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South Korean Jjapaguri Recipe

Jjapaguri is a South Korean noodle dish made by combining two different types of instant noodles. The two noodles used are Chapagetti and the other is Neoguri. Chapagetti is a wheat noodle which is accompanied by black bean sauce. Neoguri is an udon noodle with a slightly spicy seafood flavor. To make Jjapaguri, the two …

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Japanese Dorayaki Recipe

Dorayaki is a Japanese dessert comprising of two small pancake-like patties that are prepared by first making a castella cake. The castella cake is made into patty shapes which are then stuffed with sweet azuki bean paste. Many variations also use custard cream, chestnuts, and cream (matcha cream, cream with fruits, etc.) as the filling. …

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