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Tom Yum Soup

This is a very traditional spicy and sour Thai soup. It is best made using fresh ingredients and also works well with prawns. If you can’t find Thai Basil, regular Basil will work well also.

Asian Seafood Risotto

If you fancy trying something a little bit different, this Asian inspired seafood risotto is sure to impress your friends and family. Why not try using different seafood such as squid or mussels.

Pomelo Salad

This refreshing salad is a contrast of flavours and textures. Pomelos, now available in most supermarkets, are a large sweet citrus fruit, similar to a grapefruit. Traditionally, dried prawns are used in the dish but we have replaced this with frozen prawns, which are more easily available. This salad is a perfect accompaniment to a … Continued

Prawn Toasts

You will need a food processor to make this ever popular appetizer. Best results are obtained if the bread is about two days old. The toasts are traditionally deep fried but we have included a baked version a healthier alternative. Reasonably priced raw prawns are available in the freezer sections of our supermarkets.

Crispy Prawn Fritters

For this dish you will need large, raw Tiger prawns. There is a wide variety available in all our supermarkets, both fresh and frozen, at very reasonable prices. Do remember to devein the prawns by cutting along the centre of the back and removing the black vein which runs along it. This recipe uses a … Continued

Salt and Pepper Squid

To prepare the squid, pull out the tentacles and cut them free from the head and insides, which should be discarded. Pull out the pliable backbone (discard) and wash out the body. Peel away the skin and cut to open up the squid pouch. Score lightly and cut into bite size pieces.

Lobster in Tomato Sauce

A true marriage of East and West, this recipe incorporates tomato ketchup to great effect. This dish from southern China is often served at banquets and special occasions. As fresh lobster is sometimes unavailable I have also included a method to make this dish with frozen lobster.