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Dining with Dragons - new recipe book Asian Cuisine

Dining with Dragons

Dining with Dragons We’ve just launched the Indiegogo campaign for Dining With Dragons! Pre-order and get your name in the book with a personally autographed copy. Ships Nov 2015! Order Dining With Dragons now, click here.   Follow Dining With Dragons on Facebook, click here. Dining with DragonsDining with Dragons A book by Carol Selva […]

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Charity dinner

Charity dinner Having grown up in Malaysia, I have a natural affinity to deliciously tasty Malaysian cuisine. Classics like laksa, beef rendang, nasi lemak, chinese stewed pork or tau yu bak hold a special place in the hearts of many Malaysian foodies. When I first came to Sydney in the early 1980s, there was hardly […]

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The Pandan Leaf, the Vanilla of the East

The Pandan Leaf, the Vanilla of the East The pandan leaf is the aromatic essence most commonly used in food right across South East Asian countries as well as in the Indian sub-continent, Sri Lanka and in the Pacific Islands beyond. The pandan is a ubiquitous herb that sprouts narrow and long shard- like leaves […]

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Story on The Strand and Sushila

 Sush and Carol at ‘THE STRAND’ Yangon. 2014 I never dreamt that I would ever be walking through the messy crowds of Yangon with my friend, Sush. After all, Sush lived in Florida and I was in Sydney, Australia. Who thought our paths would cross.  But cross they did, when we met in Singapore one […]

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Carol among rice bags


Some hard facts.Rice, eaten by more than 1/2 of the world’s 7.2 billion people is at crisis point. Its synergistic relationship with water, the effects of climate, flood, drought and dwindling farming land as population numbers rise are pressing global issues that face the world today.Each day, millions of people around the planet depend on […]

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Carol Selva Rajah

Carol’s media links

Carol’s media linksCarol Selva Rajah, cook and author, The AustralianRecipe: Channa Dhal Curry – Carol Selva Rajah, Australian Women’s WeeklyAn Evening with Carol Selva RajahRecipe: Beef Rendang – Carol Selvah Rajah, Nine MSNEssay: Carol Selva Rajah, SBS

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