The Chinese equivalent of spaghetti bolognese uses noodles and spicy pork mince. Delicious.

The entire world loves either pasta or noodles, or both. Now the boundaries are blurring, and flavours are crossing borders and cultures. Instead of good old spag bol, try the Chinese equivalent with Hokkien egg noodles and spicy pork mince.

This delicious Vietnamese chicken coleslaw packs a hearty sweet-and-sour punch.

This delicious Vietnamese chicken coleslaw packs a hearty sweet-and-sour punch.

Slaw with sour cream, apple and caraway. This sprightly salad is a delicious alternative to traditional coleslaw. It's great with spicy ribs, roast chicken, crumbed veal or a simply grilled steak.

Slaw with sour cream, apple and caraway. This sprightly salad is a delicious alternative to traditional coleslaw. It's great with spicy ribs, roast chicken, crumbed veal or a simply grilled steak.

Asian coleslaw with green papaya and crispy fried school prawns. The easiest way to shred the cabbage, carrot and papaya is on a mandolin or in a food processor.

Asian coleslaw with green papaya and crispy fried school prawns. The easiest way to shred the cabbage, carrot and papaya is on a mandolin or in a food processor.

This crisp and crunchy coleslaw uses the pale, softer wong nga bak (wong bok/wombok/Chinese cabbage) and a hot, sweet-and-sour Asian dressing instead of the traditional raw green cabbage and mayonnaise.  Toss the salad just before eating or the cabbage will soften too much.

The 'slaw that makes salad hot Asian slaw adds freshness and crunch, plus a hot, sweet tang to complement meats.

Pick up some cooked prawns and some roast chook and this Vietnamese coleslaw is about done. For a vegetarian option remove the chicken and prawn from the coleslaw, add some daikon, Chinese celery and cucumber, and replace the fish sauce with tamari.

Vietnamese chicken and prawn coleslaw Pick up some cooked prawns and some roast chook and this Vietnamese coleslaw is about done.


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