Dina's Favorite Recipes

Easy Asian and Fusion recipes for everyday home cooking.

Asian Fusion Guacamole

Asian Fusion Guacamole This is the most addictive guacamole ever and I thank the culinary Gods for allowing me to accidentally create this on a day when I was desperately craving a particular flavor and nothing else satisfied me. I kept mixing and mixing until
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Avocado & Corn Confetti

Easy Appetizers- Avocado & Corn Confetti I didn’t learn to appreciate the mild creaminess of avocado until I was in my late 20’s. Once I did though, I fell completely in love with this super food that contains healthy fats we need for bone and
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Cucumber Relish

Cucumber Relish This is a quick and easy authentic recipe for cucumber relish. Both in Indonesia and Thailand, cucumber relish is most often eaten as a condiment to Sate, or meat on skewers, along with the traditional peanut dressing. Cucumber relish can be made days
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Fresh Apple Butter

Fresh Apple Butter I first came across apple butter in Savannah, Georgia during a wonderful afternoon tea where freshly baked scones were served with this delicious concoction I’d never had before. I asked the proprietor of the tea house what it was and she was
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Fried Garlic

Fried Garlic In Asian cuisine, fried garlic is one of the most ubiquitous condiments you can find. It’s delicious and adds an unmistakable depth of flavor to numerous dishes including Congee (also known as Porridge, Bubur and Juk), stir-fried noodles like Kuay Tiaw (Char Guay
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Korean Bean Sprouts

Korean Bean Sprouts Some may argue that Korean bean sprouts are not a condiment but rather a side dish or a vegetable dish. In my opinion, having spent time in Korea, it’s all of these. That’s one of the best parts of Korean food- many
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Spicy Salsa with Lemongrass

Spicy Salsa with Lemongrass Here’s a twist on a classic favorite. Incredible bursts of flavor with super fresh ingredients and unique touch of fish sauce instead of salt adds a whole new dimension to this spicy salsa. Aromatic lemongrass lends a lovely fragrance and light
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Sweet & Spicy Beet Salad

Sweet & Spicy Beet Salad I was never crazy about beets but with friends who love it, I created this beet salad recipe to find a happy medium. This easy beet recipe allows the beautiful, vibrant color of the beet and its natural flavors to
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