These pork and lemongrass meatballs are ready in just 30 minutes, less than 300 calories but packed with flavour. The pickled cucumber helps to keep the flavours fresh and ties in the Asian influence. The lettuce cups keep it healthy. Travelwiz fully escorted tour of Vietnam Departing 18th July 2018 is now fully booked but here is a delightful recipe to whet your appetite for the next tour. Ingredients cucumber ½, seeded and diced rice wine vinegar 1 tbsp red chilli 1 large, seeded and diced lemongrass 1 stalk, chopped ginger grated to make 1 tbsp coriander ½ bunch, chopped lean pork mince 500g sesame oil carrots 2, shredded little gem lettuce 2, leaves separated chilli sauce to serve steamed rice to

Zereshk Polow (Iranian Chicken and Rice with Barberries) Difficulty: Easy Combine adventurous flavours with familiar ingredients to build a savoury casserole. INGREDIENTS: 2 cups basmati rice 8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs 2 onions, thinly sliced 6 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon turmeric 1/2 teaspoon saffron Milk for soaking the saffron 1/2 cup plain yogurt 1 egg 2 ounces/60gr barberries 1 tablespoon sugar INSTRUCTIONS Soak 2 cups basmati rice in cold salted water for several hours. Season 8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs with salt and pepper. In a large frying pan, fry 2 thinly sliced onions in 1 tablespoon butter until lightly colored. Remove onions from pan and reserve. Add 1 more tablespoon butter and sprinkle the chicken with 1 teaspoon turmeric. Brown the chicken gently

The Ligurian kitchen It is traditionally known for its natural and pure ingredients composed of fresh and local vegetables, seafood and game. Most characteristic is the abundant use of wild herbs, such as the aromatic Rosmarin, thyme, sage, and borage. You will learn how to prepare the original “Pesto allagenovese” and how to use fresh basil to add flavor to other traditional Italian dishes. The class takes place in the characteristic cellar of the 17th-century villa and is followed by a candlelight dinner on the panoramic terrace. Pesto alla Genovese One of Italy's classic sauces that have become popular worldwide. It hails from the Liguria region, where the sun-kissed terraces produce big, fragrant basil plants bursting with aroma and flavor. This is a simple sauce, born