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December 18, 2019

Asia Unplated with Diana Chan (2019)

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Asia Unplated with Diana Chan

Winner of MasterChef Australia season 9 (2017), Diana Chan, has a new cooking show premiering on SBS Food (channel 33) on Thursday, December 19, 2019, at 8pm and continuing every Thursday night for the next 9 weeks. In Asia Unplated with Diana Chan, Diana will explore the fresh, aromatic flavours of Asia, from the vibrant and healthy flavours of Vietnamese cooking, to learning to strike the balance of salty, sweet and sour in Thai food, and cooking a local Singaporean delicacy with mixed Indian and Chinese influences.
Each episode, in the 10-part series, will focus on a different cuisine in Asia, showcasing a variety of traditional and modern dishes from each country. Along the way, we join Diana as she explores the local shops, restaurants and markets, providing tips and advice for sourcing ingredients for each dish. Then it’s back to the kitchen where Diana cooks up simple but authentic, home-style Asian dishes.
She also invites special guests, friends and passionate foodies, like Gary Mehigan, Sarah Todd, Adam D’Sylva and Karlie Verkerk among others, into the kitchen to show us their favourite recipes and chat about the unique cooking styles and rich food histories of their favourite Asian cuisines.

Ep 1, Thursday, December 19, 2019 (Vietnamese)
Vietnamese banana and coconut ice-cream (Kem chuối)
Crisp Vietnamese coconut pancakes with prawns (Banh khot) (Jerry Mai)
Grilled beef wrapped in betel leaf (Bo la lot) (Khanh Ong)

Ep 2, Thursday, December 26, 2019 (Thai)
Thai yellow crab curry with vermicelli noodles
Prawn larb (Gary Mehigan)
Grilled pork skewers with nahm jim jaew dipping sauce

Ep 3, Thursday, January 2, 2020 (Japanese)
Easy okonomiyaki
Miso-glazed eggplant (Nasu dengaku)
Steamed fish with grated Japanese turnip (Kaburamushi) (Daisuke Miyake)

Ep 4, Thursday, January 9, 2020 (Northern Indian)
Lamb korma
Almond milk, saffron and cardamom kheer
Bengali barramundi curry (Adam D’Sylva)

Ep 5, Thursday, January 16, 2020 (Cantonese)
White-cut chicken (Pak cham kai 白斬鷄)
Mango pudding 芒果布丁 (Karlie Verkerk)
Pan-fried radish cake 蘿蔔糕 (Karlie Verkerk)

Ep 6, Thursday, January 23, 2020 (Singaporean)
Quick and easy biryani (Sashi Cheliah)
Hokkien mee
Fish head curry (Sashi Cheliah)

Ep 7, Thursday, January 30, 2020 (Korean)
Kimchi (Charlie Carrington)
Vegetable bibimbap
Beef bulgogi (Charlie Carrington)

Ep 8, Thursday, February 6, 2020 (Indonesian)
Grilled fish with sambal matah, hijau and balado
Gado gado (Jess Lemon)
Mango sorbet, durian creme and coconut foam (‘Dury wat’) (Jess Lemon)

Ep 9, Thursday, February 13, 2020 (Southern Indian)
Sweet appam
Baked cauliflower with pineapple sansav (Sarah Todd)
Vindaloo pork ribs with bhelpuri (Sarah Todd)

Ep 10, Thursday, February 20, 2020 (Malaysian)
Nyonya fishcakes (Clarissa Weerasena)
Laksa Johor (Irna Mysara)
Sweet potato churros (Keria churros)

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