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About The Greedy Panda

We are the admin behind Yum Asia store and the Greedy Panda blog. After more than 11 years of working for the Yum Asia team and getting to try these awesome recipes we never go hungry!
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Why buy a reusable cup?
2 years ago

Why buy a reusable cup?

Having a coffee or tea habit can really put a dent in your pocket! Especially as now most coffee and tea retailers are either offering a discount to customers who …
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Easy Chipotle Chicken
2 years ago

Easy Chipotle Chicken

This is a dish that doesn’t take much cooking at all – it’s a fast, tasty and nutritious meal that can be done in a flash. If you don’t fancy …
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Szechuan (Kung Po) chicken stir fry
2 years ago

Szechuan (Kung Po) chicken stir fry

Szechuan or Kung Po chicken is world famous for being aromatically spicy and fiery, with a mouth-numbing after-effect. You can make this as spicy or non-spicy as you like. Below …
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Zingy Lemon Cake in a Zojirushi Mini Home Bakery
3 years ago

Zingy Lemon Cake in a Zojirushi Mini Home Bakery

This zingy lemon cake is very simple to make and hits the spot for an any time of day snack. We have given two options for a glaze – either …
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A Guide to Rice Cooking Functions
3 years ago

A Guide to Rice Cooking Functions

People often struggle to match the type of rice they are cooking with the correct rice cooking setting – after all, white rice can be long, short or even medium …
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All Aboard The Spice Train!
3 years ago

All Aboard The Spice Train!

What springs to mind when you think about Indian food? Tandoori, Tikka, Vindaloo and other famous dishes? There is so much more to Indian cooking.

With so many exotic ingredients …
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Flatbreads (Dairy-free)
3 years ago

Flatbreads (Dairy-free)

Flatbreads are very easy to make and are perfect for dipping in that Indian curry you have just made or for making a Turkish shawarma type wrap (delicious with falafel).


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Goan Fish Curry
3 years ago

Goan Fish Curry

There are so many types of fish curries in Goa and this is one of the most popular ones. It really is delicious and works perfectly with variety of seafood …
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Chicken, pearl barley and veg soup in your Yum Asia rice cooker
3 years ago

Chicken, pearl barley and veg soup in your Yum Asia rice cooker

We made this delicious soup with Sakura’s soup function or with Bamboo and Panda’s slow cook function – it’s a very versatile and forgiving soup, you can throw any veg …
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How To Cook Perfect White Rice In Sakura
3 years ago

How To Cook Perfect White Rice In Sakura

Ever wondered how to cook perfect white rice in a fuzzy logic rice cooker?

This video show’s how easy it is to cook rice with just a press of a …
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Eating well at University with Sakura
3 years ago

Eating well at University with Sakura

It’s always a worry for parents when their kids go away to University – will they eat well or just rely on beans on toast and pot noodles to get …
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The Story of Yum Asia And Greedy Panda
3 years ago

The Story of Yum Asia And Greedy Panda

It’s not easy to work out where things began. I guess it started when both of us (Neil and Donna) were growing up in the UK and enjoyed Asian food …
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Creamy Iced Coconut Shake
3 years ago

Creamy Iced Coconut Shake

Perfect for a hot summers day, or after a hard workout or if you just feel like something to make you feel good. Coconut juice comes from the belly of young …
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Dairy-free homemade ‘Bounty’ coconut bars
3 years ago

Dairy-free homemade ‘Bounty’ coconut bars

Trying to find treats with food allergies is a complete nightmare and shopping takes forever with having to read labels. One of us has a nut allergy, the other a …
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Orange And 5 Spice Chicken Stir Fry
3 years ago

Orange And 5 Spice Chicken Stir Fry

We love stir fries – not just because they are nice and easy to cook, but because you can pack loads of veg and (of course!) pair it with gorgeous …
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Vegan Chocolate Brownies in your rice cooker
3 years ago

Vegan Chocolate Brownies in your rice cooker

This is an outstanding dessert of vegan chocolate brownies which we searched high and low for and it cooked brilliantly on the cake baking setting of Sakura. Adapted from a …
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How To Choose The Right Rice Cooker
3 years ago

How To Choose The Right Rice Cooker

Conventional or Fuzzy Logic

The majority of rice cookers that are available in the UK and Europe are basic conventional on/off with a loose fitting glass lid (during cooking starchy water …
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Ceramic Rice Cookers – Buying In The UK And Europe
3 years ago

Ceramic Rice Cookers – Buying In The UK And Europe

Although Zojirushi has a great reputation for quality and durability, here at Yum Asia, we sometimes received e-mails from customers who expressed concern about the Sumiflon inner bowl and asking …
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Rogan Josh Curry In A Yum Asia rice cooker
3 years ago

Rogan Josh Curry In A Yum Asia rice cooker

Traditionally made with lamb or mutton, it can be made with chicken or beef as well. On this occasion we only had chicken to hand and it was delicious. Cooking …
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Beef Goulash in a Yum Asia rice cooker
3 years ago

Beef Goulash in a Yum Asia rice cooker

We were delighted when we found a recipe when we were browsing the Hairy Biker’s page and we decided to test out an adaptation in Sakura to see how the …
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