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5 delicious Eid-al Fitr dishes

5 delicious Eid-al Fitr dishes

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Eid-al-Fitr marks the end of the Ramadan; a religious holiday that is celebrated by Muslims world-wide. It is an important religious celebration that marks the end of the fasting period, and is enjoyed by prayer and food with family and friends. These festivities traditionally last for three days, depending on what day it lands on the calendar. Stuck on what to cook for the three-day celebration and in need inspiration? Here are our 5 must have dishes to have during your Eid-al-Fitr party!


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1. Rendang

Rendang is a Malaysian spicy coconut curry, that is filled with rich and traditional flavours, usually served with white rice. This dish has become a crowd favourite during the holy month and has spread throughout Singapore, Indonesia and Philippines. 


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2. Butter Cookies

For a quick and easy dessert that both the adults and children will love, butter cookies are your best bet! Originating in Palestine, these are called 'Graybeh' are a dessert made from pine nuts or almonds. Extra ingredients can be added for extra flavour, such as walnuts and dates.


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3. Lapis Legit

No party is complete without a cake! Lapis Legit is an Indonesian thousand-layer cake, where each layer is made from poured and broiled batter, before being assembled into the finished product. It is a tedious dessert to make but it is well worth it in the end. 


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 4.       Raan

Raan is an Indian inspired dish which consists of a spiced and seasoned roast leg of lamb. Paired with a salad, it is an easy dish to cook. If this dish isn't demolished by your guests, the leftovers are still sensational and can be made into a salad or sandwiches for the next day!


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5. Spiced Potatoes

This North Indian dish is a great pair for all your hearty stews and curries. It is usually seasoned with chaat masala and served with hari and tamarind chutney but can be altered to your own taste. It is also a great vegetarian option!

Marking the end of Ramadan with a feast with friends and family is a joyous celebration but can often be quite stressful in regard to the preparation for the event. Take the stress out of cooking by checking out the range at Asian Home Gourmet. Bringing traditional and authentic dishes to you in the most convenient way. 


5 things to do on Jeju Island

5 things to do on Jeju Island


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Looking to escape the city? Jeju Island is located just an hour from South Korea's capital city of Seoul, and offers breathtaking natural wonders and unique tourist attractions. To make the most of your time in Jeju Island, we have compiled a bucket list of the best things you need to do and see during your stay!


Go hiking

Known for its natural wonders, Jeju Island has a variety of walking tracks which are easily accessible and are completely free! Seongsan Ilchulbong (otherwise known as Sunrise Peak) is an architectural tuff cone formed by hydrovolcanic eruptions over 5,000 years ago. This UNESCO World Heritage site is completely safe to visit, and offers scenic views of the East China Sea.


Visit the museum

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Want to see how Koreans lived in Jeju during the 19th century? The Jeju Folk Village Museum has preserved over 100 traditional houses, and thousands of artifacts including wood carvings. There are four villages in the museum which include the Mountain Village, Hill-Country Village, Fishing Village and Shamanism Village amongst the various exhibition halls.


Chasing waterfalls

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Need to cool off in the summer heat? Jeongbang Falls are the only waterfalls in Asia to fall directly into the ocean. The wall of the waterfall is scribed with the word 'Seobulgwacha' which refers to Seobul, a servant to the Chinese Emperor Jin, who passed by this landmark.


Waterworld

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A trip to Jeju isn't complete without a visit to WaterWorld, the largest water and leisure park on the island. This is a great place for families to get together and relax next to the pool and enjoy the other on-site activities such as mini golf, and work out at the fitness centre. Free admission is granted for children aged 3 and under!


Enjoy the fine dining

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It's no surprise that Jeju is filled with many trendy beachfront cafes with beautiful views of the oceanside. Will Be A Whale Café offers prime views of the crashing waves, and is the perfect way to relax and unwind after a long day in the sun.

We hope this list provides you with a variety of travel inspiration while you're in Jeju. But if you're not planning to visit South Korea any time soon, you can still experience the authentic flavours from your own kitchen with Asian Home Gourmet. To find more recipes and inspiration about Korean culture and cuisine feel free to check out our page.

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