Tonkatsu – Japanese Style Pork Cutlet

Yoshoku is a category of Japanese cooking that originated just before the turn of the 20th century, when Japan was opening up to foreign trade and influence. The dishes are Japanese takes on European fare that were previously unknown in the country. They look familiar, but they have a distinctly Japanese character. Tonkatsu is one […]

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Thai Larb – Isan Style

If you’re looking for something that’s fast, flavourful, and a change-up from your routine, I highly recommend making a larb. I’ve used ground pork in this version, but larb can be made from any ground meat that you have on hand. It’s also a great intro dish to Thai cooking. There’s no complicated techniques or […]

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Gyozas – Japanese Cabbage and Pork Dumplings.

I love dumplings, they are among my favourite things. These are a favourite among favourites. The cabbage keeps them light tasting and the flavours of garlic and ginger are always mouthwatering, together. You can make these easily and quickly with store bought wonton wrappers, but I like the lighter texture of the authentic gyoza wrappers […]

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