Seafood stock bases are well-loved in Southeast Asia. With Malaysia’s wealth of flavourful herbs and spices, it’s no wonder some of the best soup bases come from our region. This recipe incorporates the natural sweetness of squid with that of carrots and daikon, coupled with a fragrant spiking of coriander, lemongrass, and curry leaf.
Of Middle Eastern origin, Shakshouka is a much-beloved dish of eggs baked in tomato sauce. This recipe pays tribute to its Tunisian origins with plenty of punch in heady spice; chillies and cumin provide flavour and heat. The best part? There’s only one pan to wash up afterwards.
No longer confined to industrial applications, liquid nitrogen has taken the culinary world by storm. The instant refrigerant has seen particular widespread use in frozen desserts, as the 196°C liquefied gas is capable of creating a variety of cool treats within seconds at the table. The speed of chilling also leads to the formation of smaller ice crystals, which results in a smoother texture as well as preserves the natural taste of ingredients. The wow factor helps too when entertaining guests, as a magnificent vaporous fog envelops the dish when liquid nitrogen comes into contact with the much warmer surrounding air.
Mango and masala curry is a great combination. This Northern Indian inspired curry recipe uses free range chicken, semi ripen mango, shallots, masala paste and cooked in Even cream to smooth and silky consistency.