Chicken with Orange Sauce

Chicken with Orange Sauce

During my travel in Sri Lanka I once ordered a similar chicken like this with orange sauce. It was so intense in taste and color that it was haunting me since! Finally I got the courage to try making it myself! It is not as difficult as it…

Basic Miso Soup

Basic Miso Soup

This traditional Japanese soup is perfect to serve with sushi. It is made with thick soy paste (miso paste) and dashi (made with dried and fermented bonito fish flakes and seaweed called kombu). As soon as you are able to get instant dashi (hon dashi) and miso paste it…

Tempura Sushi Rolls

Tempura Sushi Rolls

Did you a little bit overestimated how much sushi can you eat during one evening? Next day it is not that appetizing anymore… Don’t worry! Ypu can turn it into delicious Tempura Sushi  Rolls! You just need to mix some flour and water, deep you…

Sushi Rolls

Sushi Rolls

It is an awesome idea for weekend “cooking” together with your friends. Preparing your own sushi at home is lots of fun! All participants can create their own rolls. 🙂 All you really need is a bamboo rolling mat, Nori seaweed and rice for sushi. And then…

Green Chinese Wok

Green Chinese Wok

Preparation of this Chinese Wok is always a huge pleasure! Vegetables & spices look and smell wonderfully! It is also a very healthy dish. This time we opted for a combination of our favorite green vegetables with the pork tenderloin. You could, however, use other ingredients such as carrots,…

Stir-fried Chinese Noodles with Bean Sprouts

Stir-fried Chinese Noodles with Bean Sprouts

Very savory side dish that will be perfect for your Chinese woks! We love them with the Green Chinese Wok. Preparation time: 5-10min [facebooklike] Stir fried noodles: ♥  500g chinese egg noodles ♥  5 spoons of soy sauce ♥  Sesame oil ♥ 250g bean sprouts 1. Cook the noodles following instructions on the package. If…

How to do the sushi rice

How to do the sushi rice

Well prepared rice is more than half of success to do a perfect sushi! Here is a step by step how to do a perfect sticky rice. [facebooklike] For around 5 mqki rolls: ♥   300g (1,5 cup) of sushi rice (short or medium grain rice is the…

Puff Pastry with vegetables in curry and hot chili

Puff Pastry with vegetables in curry and hot chili

We tried similar little puff pastries in Sri Lanka. If you like curry and spicy food you should definitely try it! My westernized version is served with light yogurt dip with garlic, soy sauce and pepper. It add even more flavor to the dish (but also helps to deal with the spiciness). [facebooklike] to…

The Amazing Sri Lanka

The Amazing Sri Lanka

In the beginning of 2013, me and my boyfriend, we spent a wonderful two weeks traveling around Sri Lanka. Few words of introductions. My grandfather, during his school years, got to know this country still under the name of Ceylon. The current name is in use only…