Asia Unplated With Diana Chan

March 2021

Savoury steamed rice cakes (Bánh bèo)

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These chewy little steamed rice cakes are a special snack in Vietnam's city of Huế as it's where they originated. Nowadays they're a popular street food enjoyed across the country.

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.

Beef massaman curry

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Massaman curry brings together an incredible blend of Indian and Thai flavours. It's complex and deep, yet mild in spice, and is a favourite around the world.

Seared tuna with nahm jim

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This fresh and fragrant salad makes an ideal summer starter, or a light meal paired with steamed rice. The homemade dressings add an enchanting punch of flavours.

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...

Thai beef salad with sticky rice powder (Nam tok)

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These succulent beef skewers are perfect for summer barbecues. First, the beef is soaked in an aromatic marinade, then, it's arranged on skewers and grilled until tender.

Kerala-style crispy prawns

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These tender and flavourful prawns will win hearts.

Red onion bhaji with yoghurt dipping sauce

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Chickpea flour gives these onion bhaji a crisp, earthy edge. They're great served as a snack, or an entree, with a cooling yoghurt dipping sauce.

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...

Tadka dahl

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This comforting, aromatic dahl will stand alone as a main dish – or you can add it to your next curry spread.