Yakitori – Japan
Jun17

Yakitori – Japan

Version française Super easy recipe for one of the most famous street food in japan Ingredients : 100 g chicken 1 leek 2 tbsp soy sauce 2 tbsp mirin 1 tbsp sugar 1 tbsp sake 1 tbsp whiskey Wooden skewers   Preparation : Soak the skewers in water at least 20 minutes to stop them from burning Cut the leek into pieces Put the chicken and leek on the skewers in alternating order, making sure the chicken doesn’t hang down too...

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Portrait : Oki – Sushi lesson with a sushi chef in Osaka – Japan
May30

Portrait : Oki – Sushi lesson with a sushi chef in Osaka – Japan

Version française Sushi, Maki and japanese style vegetables decoration with Oki from Osaka Finding a cooking class in Japan, especially to learn the art of sushi making (nigiri and maki) it’s like working for the NCIS. There are tons of possibilities, mainly cooking schools for tourists. They are good but I’m used to inviting myself into people’s kitchen, therefore it’s not exactly the same… But this...

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8. ATW : Teacher for one day in an alternative school – Korea
Apr30

8. ATW : Teacher for one day in an alternative school – Korea

Version française My very first cooking workshop in an alternative school, I say YES, a thousand times yes !  Go directly to the paneer recipe : Click here. Here I am, nothing to fear anymore, no more questions, I passed on my very first cooking lesson as a teacher. And I was teaching to teenagers… 2 weeks, 2 steps. Phase 1 : I learn korean cooking  Jae Gyeong’s little rice cakes with “sindale”...

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An omelette with oysters? Easy, 3 steps – Thailand
Mar18

An omelette with oysters? Easy, 3 steps – Thailand

Version française Fried oysters, super easy and a nice discovery from Thailand Not so appealing but still very good Street restaurants, the paradise of food explorers 2 baking trays and a few boxes full of ingredients and here you go, ready to start !   Ingredients (for one person) : Half a glass of milk 2 eggs 8 oysters (without the shell and cleaned with water as you want the texture and not the taste of salty water) A handful...

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DIY : Homemade coconut milk – Thailand
Mar02

DIY : Homemade coconut milk – Thailand

Version française … Only possible with fresh coconut ! A special thanks to May for sharing this secret with me!  Making your own coconut milk is super easy and quite fun to do… If you’re in south east asia where you can find fresh coconuts everywhere in the markets. In Europe, It gets a bit more complicated except if you can find fresh coconut somewhere. Let’s say you have a fresh coconut in front of you…...

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Ca bop – one of the thousands way of cooking a fish – Vietnam
Dec29

Ca bop – one of the thousands way of cooking a fish – Vietnam

Version française There is a thousand way of preparing a fish dish in vietnam…. But there is a thousand kind of fish also. This time, it was a double win ! A fish dish is one of the mandatory dishes in the traditionnal vietnamese meal as I explained in my portrait of Kim the owner of  Kim’s homestay. You have to cook it with the classical 4 basic products and use the classical cooking process though – here boiled. A...

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Thit bo – Beef and soya sprouts – Vietnam
Dec29

Thit bo – Beef and soya sprouts – Vietnam

Version française A classical vietnamese dish As I explained in my portrait of Kim, the owner of  Kim’s homestay, there’re a few principles in the vietnamese cuisine, especially when you talk about the classics… Ingredients :  50 g sliced beef 1 kg soya sprouts 1 sliced onion 3 tbsp fish sauce 1 pinch black pepper 1 pinch chili powder 2 spring onions Salt and sugar, as mush as you need to balance the salty effect of...

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lemon grass peanuts… WOW – Vietnam
Dec24

lemon grass peanuts… WOW – Vietnam

Version française The only recipe learned in ta van As explained a few times in my article about our voluntering experience in Ta van, my recipe of the apple and cinnamon tea or the one of my apple pie… Entering a vietnamese kitchen is much more difficult than expected But I managed to take this recipe, super simple but so good, for you… or maybe for me… but we can share.   Ingredients :  Fresh peanuts Fresh...

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Fish sauce… the vietnamese secret – Vietnam
Dec17

Fish sauce… the vietnamese secret – Vietnam

Version française I never knew how to use this fish sauce before arriving in Vietnam   Ingredients :  Fish sauce Garlic Red pepper   Preparation : Chop the red peppers and keep the seeds if you want it “hot” or remove them if you want the sauce “hot but not too much” Chop a clove of garlic Add all this in a bowl of fish sauce and let it macerate a few minutes… or a few hours for an even better...

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Lau bo, the beef fondue, vietnamese way
Dec05

Lau bo, the beef fondue, vietnamese way

Version française The “Lau Bo”, It’s like a beef fondue but it’s healthier and vietnamese  “Lau” for fondue, “Bo” for beef, “Ga” for chicken and for the other words, we still don’t know their translation but you can find a Lau with seafood, frogs, eels or the super combo: all in one… Ingredients for 2 persons :  2 litres of chicken or vegetables broth 10 black...

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