Chanko Nabe – Sumo Soup

Chanko Nabe – Sumo Soup

Chanko Nabe In episode 5 of “Around the World with Manu” I had a wonderful opportunity to join a Sumo training session in Tokyo. These guys were so welcoming — both in the ring and afterwards for a meal, even

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Tsukemen – Dipping Ramen

Tsukemen – Dipping Ramen In episode 5 of “Around the World with Manu” I hunted down some of the best ramen in Tokyo. Ramen is a gift to the universe, that beautiful thick soup so full of flavour, loaded with

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Destination: Tokyo – Around the World with Manu, Episode 5

I’ve arrived in Japan and am over halfway through my adventure. I’ve only had five hours of sleep but I’m excited to start exploring Tokyo! DAY 19 I start my day at the Tsukiji fish market to discover some of

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Pan Fried Groper with Prawn Boudin & Bisque Sauce

Pan Fried Groper with Prawn Boudin & Bisque Sauce In episode 4 of “Around the World with Manu” I was honoured to prepare one of my signature dishes, prawn boudin with a rich bisque sauce, for the top chefs at

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Spicy Bean Sauce & Garlic Butter Chicken Feet

Spicy Bean Sauce & Garlic Butter Chicken Feet In episode 4 of “Around the World with Manu” I spent a day at Tim Ho Wan, one of the best dim sum restaurants in the world, cooking for the owner Mr

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Destination: Hong Kong – Around the World with Manu, Episode 4

A short 4 hour flight from Kolkata, India and I’m in Hong Kong. I loved India but I’m refreshed by the change of pace and ready to get my hands dirty in a new country! This first night I’m staying

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Vada Pav – Indian Potato Burgers

Vada Pav – Indian Potato Burgers In episode 3 of “Around the World with Manu” I made Vada Pav, also called Wanapow, to sell on the train from Mumbai to Kolkata. An Indian version of a burger, the fragrant potato

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Idli with Coconut Dhal & Spicy Tomato Chutney

Idli with Coconut Dhal & Spicy Tomato Chutney In episode 3 of “Around the World with Manu” I visited the home of a beautiful family who offered to teach me how to make idli — one of the most famous

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