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Easy Pilau rice in your rice cooker
8 months ago

Easy Pilau rice in your rice cooker

This pilau rice is a really easy side dish that you can whip up in no time with your rice cooker. This version is vegan and really delicious. We served …
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All about curry
8 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
8 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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Homemade yoghurt in Sakura
10 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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Beef and Tomato – our Chinese fake-away!
10 months ago

Beef and Tomato – our Chinese fake-away!

Don’t be put off by the 3 separate ingredient lists for this recipe – it’s super-easy and it tastes just like the dish you get from the takeaway but fresher …
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Super-easy and delicious vegan banana bread
1 year ago

Super-easy and delicious vegan banana bread

Dairy-free treats and cakes are harder to come by and adapting recipes is sometimes hit and miss as the ingredients don’t react the same when you substitute things. Even if …
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Easy Chipotle Chicken
1 year 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
1 year 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
2 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
2 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!
2 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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Goan Fish Curry
2 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 Sakura
2 years ago

Chicken, pearl barley and veg soup in Sakura

We made this delicious soup with Sakura’s soup function – it’s a very versatile and forgiving soup, you can throw any veg that you have into it, the more veg …
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Eating well at University with Sakura
2 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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Vegan Chocolate Brownies in Sakura
2 years ago

Vegan Chocolate Brownies in Sakura

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
2 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
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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Rogan Josh Curry In A Sakura
2 years ago

Rogan Josh Curry In A Sakura

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 Sakura
2 years ago

Beef Goulash in Sakura

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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Sakura Spiced apple cake
2 years ago

Sakura Spiced apple cake

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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