Eastern feasting at its very best with hints of Japanese, Chinese and Thai to enjoy!
Flavour, texture, colour…this South-East Asian classic has it all! Delia was given the recipe by one of China's most legendary restaurateurs, so we just know it is authentic and terrific.
Although leeks are the traditional ingredient in a vichyssoise, the inclusion of lemon grass instead gives the soup a wonderful citrusy oriental flavour that really lends itself to serving chilled.
Low-fat recipes often need quite assertive ingredients in order to give you plenty of taste and flavour: this lovely Japanese-inspired soup is a great example, with shiitake mushrooms adding punch and meaty depth.
This is one of the most popular recipes on the site and is packed with flavour, lifting a simple chicken recipe into the realm of something really special (and easy).
Coconut milk powder is a brilliant ingredient when making coconut ice cream and, along with the lime syrup, gives this refreshing dessert more than a little Thai flavour.
Thai chicken curry is hugely popular but can take a while to cook. This speedy version, however, has all the flavour but none of the faff - no wonder it's one of your favourite recipes on the site!
The soups of South-East Asia are all united by their punchy flavours, spicy elements and use of fresh herbs, fish and meat. This laksa is a really authentic version, but if you're short of time, use a ready-made paste.
Although this is described as a casserole, it actually cooks in no time at all, producing a depth of flavour that's quite irresistible.
Teriyaki sauce may sound exotic but it's well worth trying: simply a mixture of soy, mirin, sake, sugar, ginger and garlic, these ingredients are used to marinate the steak, producing a tender, flavourful result.
You can use trout, sole or plaice for this gorgeous dish: light and luxurious, it's actually dead easy to make and takes no time at all for a recipe that's full of Thai flavours.
Return to Homepage
Visit the Delia Online Cookery School