Author: Adventurelogue Team | Date: 7th November 2016
1. Laksa Ė Chinese and
The perfect laksa balances
sweet, sour, salty and spicy flavours to create a rich, and often spicy, noodle
soup with chicken, prawns or fish, sautťed in coconut milk. Itís distinct and
addictive flavour comes from the laksa leaf combined with chili paste and
2. Bao Ė China
Bao is a steamed, bread bun
thatís filled with a limitless variety of fillings. Youíll find them on the
streets for a delicious, on-the-go lunch or try a more gourmet variation at an
Thai - Thailand
Yes, itís stereotypical but until youíve
tasted a locally-made Pad Thai from a street stall in Thailand, you canít say
youíve truly experienced Asia.
4. Tom Yum Ė Thailand
Youíll find variations of
this popular Thai soup throughout South-East Asia. Made from a herbed clear,
sour and spicy broth, not only is it delicious, itís also healthy.
This Vietnamese soup makes an incredibly
cheap and authentic meal for any time of the day or night. With rice noodles
and chicken or beef, itís garnished with basil or mint, chili and lime.
Amok is at the centre stage of Cambodian
cooking. Itís a creamy coconut curry thatís made by cooking fish or chicken in
banana leaves for maximum flavour.
Goreng Ė Indonesia
Another flavour-packed dish youíll find all
over the country, Nasi Goreng means fried rice. Try it at an authentic local
restaurant for the best sweet, salty and spiced fried rice youíll ever taste,
tipped with a fried egg.
8. Chicken Tikka Masala Ė
What makes Malaysian cuisine
so unique is itís blend of Chinese, Indian and Malay influence. You donít need
to go to India to enjoy this authentic disk of baked chicken in a creamy and
spicy tomato and coriander sauce thatís often served with flat bread.
9. Larb Ė Laos
I thought minced meat could only be so good
until I tasted larb. Youíll find it made from chicken, beef, pork, duck or
mushrooms, intensely flavoured with lime and fish sauce, served over rice.
Salad Ė Laos
Who would have thought that a salad made
from shredded, unripe papaya could be so moorish? This Laotian dish is a must try whether you like it hot, sweet or sour.
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