Category: Asian recipes

Thai-Spiced Chicken & Pork Meatballs with a Lime & Chilli Dipping Sauce (Paleo, Gluten-Free)

The idea for this particular recipe came at a 4th birthday party I was at about a year and a half ago with my son. In the midst of all the fairy bread and Doritos, the birthday girl’s mum brought out a plate of little meatballs that were really good. When I quizzed her as to what was in them, she said chicken, coriander and red curry paste. I was so inspired that I made this recipe up the next day…

Mrs Chang’s Crunchy Wombok, Cucumber & Mango Salad (Paleo, Sugar-Free)

Whether we like it or not, memories are very deeply ingrained in the food that we eat. I’m sure if you really think about it, you will find that most of your everyday food choices are ones made with some link to your childhood or much younger self. For example, I loved chicken schnitzel as a kid. For me it’s the ultimate comfort food and from time to time I will recreate a grain-free version. When I eat it, schnitzel reminds me of cold winter days when I’d come home from school to find that my mother had cooked it for me…

My Mother’s Cold Chinese Summer Noodles (Gluten-Free)

Recipe by Julia Zouev. Photography and styling by Tanya Zouev. When it comes to carbs, my absolute favourite of the lot is rice and rice noodles. You see I grew up on the stuff. As my mother was born in China, rice with just about everything was pretty standard at my family home. As a … Continue reading My Mother’s Cold Chinese Summer Noodles (Gluten-Free)

Sticky Spicy Ginger & Honey-Glazed Baked Chicken Drumsticks

Recipe, photography and styling by Tanya Zouev. The beautiful thing about learning to cook is that you learn not only how to properly feed yourself, but you also learn how to control flavours and what happens when you mix this with that. I find cooking one of the most satisfying things in life and don’t … Continue reading Sticky Spicy Ginger & Honey-Glazed Baked Chicken Drumsticks