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Fu Pei Guen – 腐皮卷 (虾 & 鸡); prawns and chicken beancurd wraps

Fu Pei Guen – 腐皮卷 (虾 & 鸡); prawns and chicken beancurd wraps

It is without a doubt that if you want to eat something to your taste or if you are fussy with your food then you have to learn to make it yourself. I have to admit I am quite fussy though my close friends will […]

Kueh Talam Pandan

Kueh Talam Pandan

So I am into making talam at the moment. Making and doing research and I felt like I have been to mathematics class last couple of weeks and back. kekekekekeke Luckily I have enough guinea pigs and even the British neighbours have been promoted to […]

Nasi Lemak sambal

Nasi Lemak sambal

Nasi lemak is special, special to the hearts of all Malaysian. Although in my household one would think my husband was an Asian in his last life, or so all my elders (family & friends) members seems to think so. The most important expect of […]

Beef Rendang +cheat lemang

Beef Rendang +cheat lemang

Beef rendang is one of the most well known of Malaysian dishes. It is as synonymous to Malaysian cuisine as nasi lemak. We, the Malaysian have adopted and embraced this dish from our neighbour Indonesia and made it our own. Living in the UK we […]

Sambal Udang Balacan

Sambal Udang Balacan

I make this sambal udang balacan/belacan a few times a year. It is when we, the family kept asking me when I am making again or when my friends persuade me “when you next make sambal udang belacan can I book 10 jars please” then […]

Sambal Okras

Sambal Okras

How to fry sambal okras without the ‘snot’ kekekekekeke……. Now I am not saying mine is the right way. As I have said before there is no right or wrong in cooking. It is up to individual taste. However this is how I fry my […]

Kek Lapis Legit

Kek Lapis Legit

This is a very rich cake. Read up about it from wiki here -> kek lapis Kek lapis Sarawak or Sarawak Layer Cake is what is known to me when I was growing up in Kuching. It is a cake normally reserved for serving during […]

Easy Char Siu Baozi (叉烧包)

Easy Char Siu Baozi (叉烧包)

Char Siu Baozi ( 叉烧包 ) taste a heck of a lot better with charcoal BBQ char siu. I will not make (叉烧包) again with char siu make any other way. With sesame seeds and coriander, this is how I remembered it used to be […]

Char Siu, Chinese BBQ Pork, 叉烧肉 ala Julie’s recipe

Char Siu, Chinese BBQ Pork, 叉烧肉 ala Julie’s recipe

This recipe have been on the pipeline for yonks. It was in my old blog which I have lost and I meant to put into this new blog but the opportunity did not present itself until today. I have developed this over 22 years to […]

Jiangxi Triple Cooked Pork

Jiangxi Triple Cooked Pork

This Jiangxi triple cooked pork belly dish is a very traditional and popular dish I learned from my ex mother-in-law. She cooked this dish a few times a year and as the youngest daughter-in-law I was terrified not only of this matriarch but of the […]