Good Chef Bad Chef
Recently, authentic Asian ingredients from brands such as ABC, Lee Kum Kee, Hakubaku & Obento were featured in the Good Chef Bad Chef TV program. Presented by Chef Adrian Richardson and nutritionist Zoe Bingley-Pullin, this program explores ingredients, recipes, cuisines and food themes that tantalise and inspire home cooking and educate people on striking a healthy balance with their diet.
Below are highlight features on some of the leading authentic Asian brands used in the TV program Good Chef Bad Chef. These products are all available from the Asian Food Section of your major supermarket retailers.
ABC Sweet Soy Sauce a.k.a. Kecap Manis is Australia’s No. 1 selling Indonesian Sweet Soy Sauce authentically made in Indonesia.
Made with high quality palm sugar, ABC Sweet Soy Sauce has a delicate fragrance and sweetness that is perfect for dipping or drizzling onto a finished dish for that glossy touch.
As a pantry staple and used in most iconic Indonesian dishes such as nasi goreng, mie goreng, beef rendang curry, satay, semur (stew) dishes, ABC Sweet Soy Sauce is very versatile.
Add Kecap Manis to stir-fries or stews for some sweetness to balance the flavours colour the dish and add body to the sauce.
Use as a base for BBQ marinades which can result in a nice, caramelised and slightly sticky, glossy glaze.
Available in 275ml from the Asian Food section of your local supermarkets and Asian grocery stores, ABC Sweet Soy Sauce is also available in 620ml in Coles and 600ml in Woolworths Sauce section.
Lee Kum Kee: The leader of authentic Chinese sauces since 1888
Lee Kum Kee was founded in 1888 by Mr Lee Kum Sheung. More than 125 years later, Lee Kum Kee remains committed to providing authentic Chinese sauces and condiments for families and friends to enjoy great food together.
Lee Kum Kee, to this day, is a family-run business. The traditions of authentic Chinese sauce-making continue to be passed from generation to generation. Harness this heritage in your Kitchen with Lee Kum Kee.
Lee Kum Kee Premium Soy Sauce was favoured on the show due to its rich natural soy colour, taste and aroma. Premium soy sauce utilizes the first press of naturally fermented soy beans, to create a clear and robust soy sauce flavour.
Hakubaku – the number 1 organic authentic Japanese noodles in Australia
Hakubaku searched the world for the finest ingredients to make authentic Japanese noodle of the highest quality.
The fertile lands of Australia were found to provide these premium ingredients for Hakubaku Japanese noodles. Subsequently, Ballarat, Victoria has become the Australian home of Hakubaku.
These versatile Japanese noodles can be used in traditional Japanese dishes or easily incorporated into any meal. Look for Hakubaku Organic Soba, Udon, Ramen and Somen from the Asian Food Section in your local supermarkets.
Obento – the comprehensive range of authentic Japanese cooking ingredients
Obento is the number 1 selling Japanese cooking products in Australia. Obento offers a wide range of cooking ingredients and condiments that allow you to cook in the comfort of your own home. With Obento’s products, you can also create your home made authentic Japanese dishes like sushi rolls, Yakitori, Teriyaki, Tonkatsu etc.
For recipes using some the leading brands in authentic Asian ingredients click the videos below: