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Why choose a rice cooker rather than a multi-cooker
1 week ago

Why choose a rice cooker rather than a multi-cooker

We often get asked what the difference is between rice cookers and multi-cookers, the appliances are very different in functions and cook in different ways.

Rice cookers

Rice cookers, moreso …
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All about curry
2 months ago

All about curry

The dictionary definition of ‘curry’ is a dish, originally from South Asia, consisting of meat or vegetables cooked in a spicy sauce. Although this is technically correct, our understanding of the …
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12 yummy Porridge toppings
2 months ago

12 yummy Porridge toppings

What’s better than waking up to steaming hot porridge on a cold morning? Porridge with amazing toppings to banish the winter blues and keep you full up until lunch.

Cooking …
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Why Buy a Panda mini rice cooker?
2 months ago

Why Buy a Panda mini rice cooker?

Panda fuzzy logic mini rice cooker was added to Yum Asia’s range of rice cookers in September 2018 after the success of our Bamboo Umai Induction Heating and Sakura multi-function …
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Homemade yoghurt in Sakura
4 months ago

Homemade yoghurt in Sakura

Yoghurt making is one of the unique add-on features on our Sakura rice cooker, this setting takes all of the hard work out of producing perfect, creamy, tasty yoghurt. The best …
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Yumami extra taste function in Bamboo Induction Heating (IH) Rice Cooker
5 months ago

Yumami extra taste function in Bamboo Induction Heating (IH) Rice Cooker

Yumami or ‘extra tasty’ rice function on Bamboo enhances the flavour of any type of white rice by using a specially designed cooking cycle, It does this by using a …
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Why Buy a Bamboo Induction Heating (IH) Rice Cooker?
6 months ago

Why Buy a Bamboo Induction Heating (IH) Rice Cooker?

After the success of Sakura, which is now Yum Asia’s best selling rice cooker, Yum Asia have released Bamboo Induction Heating (IH) rice cooker on to the UK and European …
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Why buy a reusable cup?
8 months 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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A Guide to Rice Cooking Functions
1 year 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!
1 year 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)
1 year 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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How To Cook Perfect White Rice In Sakura
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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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How To Choose The Right Rice Cooker
1 year 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
2 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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How to make Onigiri (Japanese rice balls)
3 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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How to make Senbei rice crackers
4 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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A beginner’s guide to Japanese Cuisine
4 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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Nutritious and delicious…we’re going nutty for brown rice!
5 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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