Asia Unplated With Diana Chan

Season 2

Season 2, Episode 9 - Thai

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Diana explores the balance of salty, sweet, and sour flavours that is fundamental in Thai cuisine. Chef Adam D'Sylva perfects this harmony of flavours with his seared tuna with nahm jim. Diana celebrates a popular Thai dish with her rich beef massaman curry.

Season 2, Episode 8 - South Indian

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Diana focuses on the foods of Southern India. Chef Jacob Leung prepares red onion bhajis with yoghurt dipping sauce and chef Sarah Todd shares her recipe for Kerala-style crispy prawns - a dish she fell in love with while opening a restaurant in India. Diana creates a fragrant vegetarian dish - tadka dal - a lentil based d...

Season 2, Episode 7 - Laos

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Laotian cuisine is packed with bold, balanced flavours. Reflective of surrounding countries such as Vietnam and Thailand, Laotian food also shares a balance of spicy, sour and sweet flavours, however, it is relatively unknown to many Australians. Diana shares Laotian recipes including sticky rice - a staple ingredient in L...

Season 2, Episode 5 - Sri Lankan

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As one of the worlds biggest coconut producers, coconut is a staple ingredient in Sri Lankan cuisine. Chef Adam D'Sylva (Tonka and Coda) shares his smoked trout salad with coconut sambol and pomelo. Chef Jerry Mai (Pho Nom, Annam, and Bia Hoi) prepares a crab curry with a rich coconut base showcasing popular Sri Lankan spi...

Season 2, Episode 4 - Indonesian

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Diana prepares an Indonesian street food favourite - perkedel jagung - crispy, deep fried corn fritters. Chef Mike Reid shares his recipe for a popular Indonesian dish, while chef Mike Reid joins Diana and shares his recipe for a popular Indonesian dish - sate babi. Chef Jerry Mai then showcases Indonesian spices with her ...

Season 2, Episode 3 - Malaysian

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Diana seeks inspiration from her Malaysian roots, conjuring the sights and smells of food stalls from her childhood. Jacob Leung shares his tips for creating perfect fried rice at home with his Mum's Malaysian fried rice. Diana is joined by her cousin, Karen Chan, as they explore the traditional flavours used in Nonya cook...

Season 2, Episode 2 - Cambodian

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Cambodian cuisine is often overlooked in Australia so Diana enlists the help of chef Jerry Mai to explore the vibrant flavours that are integral to Cambodian cooking. Together they prepare a popular breakfast dish nam banh chok - fish curry vermicelli noodle soup. Diana celebrates Cambodian cuisine with kampot pepper vongo...
Season 1

Season 1 Episode 10 - Malaysian

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Diana seeks inspiration from her Malaysian roots, conjuring the sights and smells of food stalls from her childhood. She invites two guests to demonstrate some of the different cultures that influence Malayasian cooking, from Nyonya home cooking to traditional Malay. Cookbook author Clarissa Weerase recreates Nyonya fishca...

Season 1 Episode 9 - South Indian

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Southern Indian cooking is distinctly influenced by the abundance of fresh fruit and vegetables found in the region. Sarah Todd’s love of Indian cuisine has led her to open up restaurants in Goa and Mumbai, documented on the SBS television series, My Restaurant in India. Sarah starts with vindaloo pork ribs topped with Goa...

Season 1 Episode 8 - Indonesian

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From rendang to satay and nasi goreng, the flavours of Indonesia are well loved across Asia. Diana decides to showcase her favourite spicy Indonesian relish, sambal matah, on top of a glorious whole snapper grilled in banana leaves. Former MasterChef contestant, Jess Lemon knows Indonesian cuisine back to front, and share...