Tom Yum Noodle Soup

Tom Yum Noodle Soup

This spicy tangy Tom Yum Noodle Soup with chicken and shrimps is sure to wake up your taste buds. Less than 20 minutes to prepare. Recipe includes video.

Chicken Mushroom Udon Soup

Chicken Mushroom Udon Soup

Quick and easy Chicken Mushroom Udon Soup with minimum prep work. It is light, tasty, and satisfying. Perfect for lunch!

Wonton Noodles

Wonton Noodles

Dry style Wonton Noodles tossed in a dark soy sauce dressing served with wontons, braised mushrooms, and pickled green chilies.

Curry Laksa

Curry Laksa

A tasty and spicy Malaysian coconut based curried noodle soup topped with shredded chicken, shrimps, fried tofu, and bean sprouts.

Pancit Canton

Pancit Canton

Pancit Canton is a popular dish in the Philippines made of wheat noodles stir fried with chicken, pork, shrimps, and a medley of vegetables.

Lo Mein with Kale and Egg

Lo Mein with Kale and Egg

Simple and tasty Lo Mein with Kale and Egg for one. Takes only 15 minutes to prepare and can be easily multiplied for the family.

Broccoli Beef Noodles

Broccoli Beef Noodles

Tasty Broccoli Beef Noodles in 30 minutes using convenient dried noodles, sirloin beef, and broccoli florets. Great for busy weeknights or lazy weekends.

Economy Fried Beehoon Bento

Economy Fried Beehoon Bento

In many parts of Asia, population density is high and the available school buildings are limited. Hence, the same facility is shared by two separate sessions, morning and afternoon to allow twice the number of classes available for the same school year. Children going to the morning session will start at 7:30am and end by…

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Hokkien Hae Mee (Prawn Noodles)

Hokkien Hae Mee (Prawn Noodles)

Delicious Hokkien Hae Mee (Prawn Noodles) in a spicy and flavorful broth served with shrimps, slices of pork, bean sprouts, and water spinach.

Clay Pot Noodles

Clay Pot Noodles

This quick and easy Clay Pot Noodles can be prepared in 15 minutes. Makes a tasty and comforting meal for one but can be easily multiplied for the family.

Hōtō Nabe (Flat Noodles Miso Hot Pot)

Hoto Nabe (Flat Noodles Miso Hot Pot)

Warm and comforting Hoto Nabe (Flat Noodles Miso Hot Pot) with kabocha squash, thinly sliced pork, napa cabbage and tofu. Perfect for the cooler months!

Japchae

Japchae

It is interesting how different cultures have similar dishes and sometimes similar names. The Korean Japchae is similar to a Chinese dish known as Chap Chai in Fujianese (Hokkien) or Chai Choy in Cantonese. When translated, chap chai means mixed vegetables. Both japchae and chap chai has a mixed of vegetables and clear noodles in…

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Cantonese Style Fried Noodles

Cantonese Style Fried Noodles

Delicious Cantonese Style Fried Noodles with a smooth egg-based sauce. Includes your choice of dried egg noodles, rice noodles, or a combination of the two.

Mee Suah Soup

Mee Suah Soup

Mee Suah Th’ng or wheat vermicelli soup is a Chinese comfort food. Like rice congee, it can be eaten any time of the day and is often served during convalescence. I grew up eating this dish and continue to enjoy it till this day. My mom usually makes the soup with dried anchovies. Occasionally minced…

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Beef Balls, Kale, and Soba Soup

Beef Balls, Kale, and Soba Soup

Chinese or East Asian meatballs are quite different from their Western counterpart. The key difference is in the texture. While Western meatballs are soft and more loosely formed, Chinese meatballs are often dense, smooth, and springy. The more springy and bouncy the texture, the better. These meatballs can be made with beef, pork, chicken, fish,…

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Yakisoba

Yakisoba

We love noodles and eat them several times a week. My pantry is always stocked with all kinds of dried noodles and often times I would have fresh noodles either in the fridge or freezer. A trip to the Asian market is a must when my stock is low. Rice noodles, egg noodles, sweet potato…

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Goma Dare Soba

Goma Dare Soba

Every kitchen needs some pantry staples. These may be simple ingredients but it is important to have them on hand for those busy days when you have to get a meal on the table quickly. Dried noodles be it pasta, rice sticks, or soba and some sauces are God sent. A meal can be prepared…

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Japanese Curry Udon

Japanese Curry Udon

Our short reprieve from the cold and snow ended yesterday when we were dumped with more than a foot of snow. The temperature dived below freezing making it a little harder to bear this time after the “warmer” temperature of the past week. Ro-Ri San and the boys raked the roof and cleared the driveway…

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Soto Ayam

Soto Ayam and CSN Giveaway Winner

Soto is a popular dish in the Nusantara or Malay Archipelago. It consists mainly of broth, meat, and vegetables found in warongs, a casual, family owned outdoor eatery. There is no fixed recipe and the taste varies from family to family and region to region. In Indonesia, it is often classified by region with different…

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Sapporo Style Miso Ramen

Sapporo Style Miso Ramen

Hearty and flavorful Sapporo Style Miso Ramen topped with slices of teriyaki pork tenderloin, hard boiled eggs, bean sprouts, corn, and bamboo shoots.

Soba in Dashi Broth

Soba in Dashi Broth

This simple soba in dashi broth is light yet tasty and satisfying. There is minimum preparation work and it takes only minutes to cook.

Tuna Noodle Casserole

Tuna Noodle Casserole

This is a classic pantry dinner updated with the addition of broccoli, cauliflower, olives, and lime juice. Perfect for busy weeknights!

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Minced Beef Fried Noodles

Oodles of noodles…..I never get tired of noodles. Fried, soupy, rice, wheat, buckwheat, pasta, they are all good. I always have a good stock of dried noodles in my pantry, including the ubiquitous instant noodles. A quick meal can be prepared with just the ingredients in the pantry! I had defrosted a pack of minced…

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Mee Goreng

Mee Goreng in the Prairie

Mee Goreng is very popular in Malaysia and Singapore. This adapted version uses instant ramen, Spam, and chili mix. All other ingredients remain the same.

Miso Pork Ramen with Gyoza

Miso Pork Ramen with Gyoza

Delicious cooked dried ramen in a dashi and soy sauce broth topped with minced pork flavored with miso and pan fried gyoza.

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Shrimp and Apple Sausage Spaghetti

Pasta is one of those things you can easily whip up when you are running late. I always have a stock of spaghetti, linguine, rotini, and various types of pasta. Jars of dried herbs are also a must in the pantry. Shrimps and sausages can be defrosted in no time. Ro-Ri’s Shrimp and Apple Sausage…

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