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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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Spiced apple cake in your Yum Asia rice cooker
3 years ago

Spiced apple cake in your Yum Asia rice cooker

A lovely, delicately spiced cake  which just has to be good for you – it has apples in it ;). Perfect with custard, ice cream or whipped cream, this is …
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Gluten-free carrot cake in your Zojirushi mini home bakery
4 years ago

Gluten-free carrot cake in your Zojirushi mini home bakery

To help a little, here is a delicious carrot cake recipe with optional cream cheese icing. To help the cake last longer, you can always store the icing separately in …
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How to make Onigiri (Japanese rice balls)
4 years ago

How to make Onigiri (Japanese rice balls)

Onigiri (pronounced oh-nee-gee-ree) is a delicious snack at any time of the day and can be customised to be vegetarian very easily. It’s a great portable snack too and works …
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Caprese bruschetta
4 years ago

Caprese bruschetta

By  •  Veg

Made with delicious home-made french baguette from dough made in the Zojirushi BB-HAQ10 bread maker and sun-dried tomato pesto.

You can buy sun-dried tomato pesto ready-made, but we make our own – …
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Chicken quesadilla and spicy tomato salsa
4 years ago

Chicken quesadilla and spicy tomato salsa

Pair this with our Mexican rice recipe for a real feast! Served great with whole wheat Tortillas or plain if you prefer. This recipe is non-offensive and a good filling …
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Moroccan chicken and chickpea stew
4 years ago

Moroccan chicken and chickpea stew

A deliciously spicy, fragrant dish making use of fiery harissa paste and ras-al-hanout Moroccan spice blend. Gorgeously warming and filling, serve with rice, cous cous or nice warm pitta or …
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Lor Mai Fan by Zoji Fan
5 years ago

Lor Mai Fan by Zoji Fan

We  recently received this recipe from one of our happy customers with a note of explanation about the recipe.

Zoji Fan says

“I bought my rice cooker from you and …
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Piri Piri chicken
5 years ago

Piri Piri chicken

Piri piri (used as a seasoning or marinade) is Portuguese in origin and especially prevalent in Angola, Namibia, Mozambique and South Africa. In this recipe we use our own piri …
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How to make Senbei rice crackers
5 years ago

How to make Senbei rice crackers

These make for a delicious snack and you can add all sorts of flavours. Here is a recipe for homemade Senbei with a bit of a twist…not only do they …
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Japanese Beef Curry
5 years ago

Japanese Beef Curry

Japanese curry has a very distinctive taste and is best described as an English style stew with a curry flavour. It’s delicious!

You can buy ready-made curry packets, but this …
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Indonesian curry with green beans, tomatoes and tofu
5 years ago

Indonesian curry with green beans, tomatoes and tofu

By  •  Veg

An amazing vegan dish which is delicious, healthy and really, really easy to cook. One pan is all it takes to create this tasty Indonesian curry. Adding peanut butter at …
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A beginner’s guide to Japanese Cuisine
6 years ago

A beginner’s guide to Japanese Cuisine

Japanese food basically includes rice as a main dish, grains, vegetables, legumes, fruits, seafood and seaweeds and meats, using salt as a basic seasoning. Other seasonings are also used such …
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Asparagus Rice with Seared Scallops
6 years ago

Asparagus Rice with Seared Scallops

Surprise your family and friends with the beautiful colour and the tender taste of this asparagus dish. For a fresh, crisp asparagus, look for stalks that are straight and firm, …
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Thai Massaman curry with brown rice
6 years ago

Thai Massaman curry with brown rice

By  •  Veg

Massaman curry (แกงมัสมั่น or kaeng matsaman) is a delicious Thai curry which has a very distinct spicy but not (chilli) hot taste. Mainly found on menus in the South of …
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Vegetarian Pad Thai
6 years ago

Vegetarian Pad Thai

By  •  Veg

A very easy, ready in minutes dish which can be a light dinner or a delicious lunch. Meat or prawns can also be added for a non-vegetarian version of this …
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Delicious banana cake (made in a rice cooker)
6 years ago

Delicious banana cake (made in a rice cooker)

This was made in our Zojirushi NS-TSQ10 and was so easy. The finished cake is moist and full of flavour…it didn’t last long in the Yum Asia kitchen! We cheated …
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Nutritious and delicious…we’re going nutty for brown rice!
6 years ago

Nutritious and delicious…we’re going nutty for brown rice!

Cooking brown rice is so easy in your Zojirushi or Sakura rice cookers, although it takes longer to cook we think the wait is worth it!

Nutritious…

Before white rice …
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Mixed bean salad with brown rice and sweetcorn
7 years ago

Mixed bean salad with brown rice and sweetcorn

By  •  Veg

A delicious side dish or an easy lunch to pop in your bento to take with you anywhere. It’s good eaten hot or cold and variations in beans and veg …
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Mexican Rice In A Rice Cooker
7 years ago

Mexican Rice In A Rice Cooker

By  •  Veg

The jalapeno chillis give a lovely smokey but subtly spicy flavour and cooked in your Zojirushi and Sakura makes it even easier! A great side dish which is vegetarian and …
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Eastern Mediterranean Vegetables And Brown Rice
7 years ago

Eastern Mediterranean Vegetables And Brown Rice

By  •  Veg

This is a flavorful rice dish with spinach, artichokes, and sun dried tomatoes with seasoned brown rice. It’s great as a meal or as a side dish. Have leftovers? Pack …
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