Category Archives: Bill’s Everyday Asian

A sticky-sweet roasted chicken that will change your life

God this is good; so good that it has jumped my list of things I want to blog about and moved into pole position and I have to share it NOW. This is one of those recipes that belongs in … Continue reading

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Vietnamese lemongrass chicken: medicine in a wok

Despite this blog’s positive transformation of my cooking and shopping habits I still have days when I can’t be bothered, usually in the dark of winter when I’m feeling a tad melancholy, or work has been uninspiring or, like tonight, … Continue reading

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Poached chicken with rice and ginger and spring onion oil

I seem to be a little obsessed with two things right now: poaching meat and the flavours of spring onions, coriander, ginger and garlic. That’s possibly because poaching is simple yet, when you combine it with such herbs and spices, … Continue reading

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Christmas pressies for foodies

It is the last day of November and, although I have already been listening to carols (choir oblige…) and thinking about cakes and mince pies, I have yet to buy one present. But, since all the food books of 2011 … Continue reading

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Tofu and spring onion omelettes

Tofu is something I rarely eat, except in a Szechuan or Cantonese restaurant, mainly because I have no idea how to cook it. But, having noticed a) that the Chinese supermarket on the corner stocks three different types, b) that … Continue reading

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Perfect fried rice

After last night‘s very northern, wintry food, I wanted something different tonight, something that would use up the leftover cooked chicken yet taste completely fresh. I was, as ever, expecting a lot. At first I thought of risotto but that … Continue reading

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Perfect steamed rice

Once upon a time I was quite good at cooking rice. I never even thought about the process, it seemed so simple: in a pan with some cold water, bring to the boil, cook for ten minutes, check every so … Continue reading

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