Slow-braised pork belly (893 calories per serve)

This is a beautiful dish that can fill the whole room with delicious aromas. When paired with warm, fluffy rice and freshly cooked greens, it feels like a warm hug on a cold winter's night. However, it does come with a massive amount of calories so it's not a dish I can have too often. … Continue reading Slow-braised pork belly (893 calories per serve)

Chinese sticky rice parcel

Chinese sticky rice parcels are called "bacang" (pronounced "ba-san") in my family. It is also called zong zi. While you can buy them from Asian stores, my mother used to always make them because not only did hers taste much better, it was the only way to guarantee its freshness. It's really hard to tell … Continue reading Chinese sticky rice parcel

Asian crispy pork belly (524 calories per serve)

I was planning on making a kimchi pork belly stew to accompany the Korean fried chicken that my brother and his girlfriend were bringing over for dinner. Except ... there was no kimchi in the house ... or rather, the one we had in our fridge was expired (oops!). So we had to save the … Continue reading Asian crispy pork belly (524 calories per serve)

Thai crispy pork belly stir fry with Chinese broccoli

Thai crispy pork belly stir fry with Chinese broccoli recipe by Yummy Calories

This Thai crispy pork belly stir fry is one of my favourite Thai dishes. The first time I tried this dish was when my best friend ordered it from a Thai restaurant in North Melbourne. I was hooked since that day and have been meaning to make this ever since. This dish has more pork … Continue reading Thai crispy pork belly stir fry with Chinese broccoli

Red Spice Road pork belly (adapted version)

I have deliberately not included a calorie count for this recipe because it got really depressing. It was also hard to calculate because although there are a lot of calories in the ingredients, you don't end up consuming it all so it was a bit pointless estimating. But let's just say it could be about … Continue reading Red Spice Road pork belly (adapted version)