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Mushroom Congee with Chili Oil

Serves 4, 1 hour 30 minutes Ingredients For the Chili oil 1 cup vegetable oil 4 tbsp sichuan chili flakes 2 tbsp toasted white sesame seeds 1 clove garlic, peeled 2 star anise 1 bay leaf For the Congee Olive oil 1 whole garlic clove, peeled 1 tbs grated ginger 1 cups Brown rice 8 &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Julia Ripard

Seafood Gyoza

Serves 4-6 Prep time 1.5 hours Ingredients For the filling: 500g Fresh &#038; seasonal fish, deboned 100g Prawns, peeled &#038; deveined 100g Chinese chives or regular chives 150g Corn, For the wrapper: Plain flour, 750g plus extra to dust Beetroot, juice of 2-3 average size Method Start by making the wrappers. Add a pinch of &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Koza Dumplings

Fragrant lamb Manti with spiced tomato sauce and garlic yoghurt

Drizzle over the brown butter and garnish with a pinch sumac, chili, and torn mint for that perfect touch! Serves 4 Prep time 2 hours Ingredients for the dough ‘00’ flour, 400g Egg yolks, 5 Olive oil, 4 tbsps. Salt, 2 large pinches Water, as needed Ingredients for the filling Minced lamb, 400g Large white &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Debbie Schembri

Ricotta Strozzapreti with fresh mint and spring garlic sauce

Serve on top of a generous amount of the mint sauce a good glug of olive oil and more Pecorino cheese and fresh mint. Serves 4 Prep time 3 hours Ingredients for the Strozzapreti Ricotta, 500g Pecorino, 200g, grated Red chard or regular, large bunch, blanched Plain flour, 3 tbsp Egg, 2 Fresh nutmeg, to &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Debbie Schembri

Maltese Sausage Dumplings with Pomegranate and Tahini Sauce

Dumplings with a touch of Malta! Makes 15 Prep time 2 hours Ingredients for the dough Water, 75ml Sunflower oil, ½ tablespoon Plain flour, 170g, plus extra for dusting Ingredients for the filling Maltese sausage meat, 150g Onion, 70g, diced Garlic cloves, 2, grated Cold water, 50ml Cayenne pepper, pinch Freshly ground pepper, ½ tsp &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Yakof Debono

Pork dumplings perfect for soup!

These pork dumplings are delicious steamed or also perfect for soup! Served 3-4 Prep time 6 hours Ingredients for the dough Plain flour, 150g Hot Water, 90g (90 degrees c) Olive oil, 1tsp Ingredients for the chicken stock Free range chicken bones, 1kg raw Drinking water, 2-3litres Carrot, 1 Onion, 1 Celery stick, 1 Star &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Sam Pizzuto

Asian Mushroom and Soba Noodle Soup

Serves 4 Prep time 25 minutes Tip: Adding the soaking liquid of the shiitake mushroom really enhances the umami of this broth needed to balance out the contrasting flavours. It also adds a meaty richness to the vegetable broth. Ingredients 4 dried shiitake mushrooms soaked 150g soba noodles 2 tbsp vegetable oil 2 carrots, peeled &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Julia Ripard

Six Ways with Soy

Naturally brewed soy sauce adds that delicious fifth taste, “umami”, that holy grail of palates everywhere. ‘Umami’ enhances flavour adding a perfect balance and complexity to food. This ancient Chinese concoction comes in various tastes and flavours but the three most common are light, dark and thick soy sauce. Light soy sauce is satisfyingly salty &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


Miso marinated Cod

Serves 2 Prep time 15 mins + marinade time Ingredients 1/8 cup sake 1/8 cup mirin 2 tbsp. white miso paste 1 tbsp. sugar 2 cod fillets, 200g each Method Two to three days beforehand, make the miso marinade and cover the fish with it placing in a non-reactive dish or bowl and cover tightly &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Eunice Muscat

Black rice and poached egg

Serves 1 Prep time 60 mins Ingredients 100g ½ cup organic black rice 250ml 1 ½ cups water 1 tbsp olive oil ½ onion 1 clove garlic 1 egg splash cider or white wine vinegar (optional) Method Wash the rice thoroughly changing the water a few times. This helps wash some of the starches out &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Eunice Muscat

Miso Vegetable Soup

Serves 3 Prep time 30 mins Ingredients 1 l vegetable stock 10 g dried shitake mushrooms 1 tbsp. white miso paste 1 tbsp. red miso paste 1 tbsp. gochujang paste ( fermented chilli paste) a thumb sized piece of ginger grated 1 clove garlic 100g tofu drained and cubed 170g exotic mushroom mix 2 tbsp. &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Eunice Muscat

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