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Dolsot Bibimbap Recipe

Dolsot Bibimbap Recipe

Dolsot bibimbap is a Korean rice dish, served in a stove-hot stone bowl – the ‘dolsot’. The bowl is gently heated on the stove or in the oven, before adding a heap of...

June 28, 2012
Introduction to Italian Cuisine

Introduction to Italian Cuisine

In the nineteenth century, modern-day Italy was a group of separate republics. Unification created a single state. But people carried on cooking according to local tradition,...

June 25, 2012
Pork tonkatsu recipe with miso & cabbage salad

Pork tonkatsu recipe with miso & cabbage salad

In the latter half of the nineteenth century, Japan’s Meiji Emperor encouraged the country’s leaders to explore Western ideologies and traditions. This move away from...

June 20, 2012
Introduction to Spanish Cuisine

Introduction to Spanish Cuisine

Spanish cooking is about food for the masses. Rustic, seasonal and colourful with splashes of saffron yellows, paprika reds, and honey, sherry-richness. It’s flavoursome, but...

June 20, 2012
Introduction to Korean Cuisine

Introduction to Korean Cuisine

Korean food is about hot, pungent, fermented flavours. ‘Jang’ is the group term for the fermented pastes and sauces which run through the country’s national dishes: soy...

June 12, 2012
Introduction to Vietnamese Cuisine

Introduction to Vietnamese Cuisine

Vietnamese food is about light, clean flavours: fresh herbs in summer rolls, silken pho and thin slivers of chillies. What makes this small, peninsula country’s cooking so...

June 11, 2012
Introduction to Chinese Cuisine

Introduction to Chinese Cuisine

In Chinese cooking there is as much emphasis on texture as on taste with jelly-like wood ear mushrooms, crunchy water chestnuts and starch-thickened sauces adding interest to...

June 11, 2012
Introduction to Japanese Cuisine

Introduction to Japanese Cuisine

Japan’s cuisine is about impeccable presentation, clean flavours and fresh ingredients. Meals are elaborate affairs steeped in ceremony and ritual with numerous main dishes...

June 7, 2012
Introduction to French Cuisine

Introduction to French Cuisine

French cooking ranges from rustic, regional dishes to elaborate, haute cuisine – and everything in between. At one end of the spectrum is rural France: grape pressing, salt...

June 5, 2012

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