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Masala Vadai

Masala Vadai

‘Ding! Ding! Ding!’ as a youngster in Malaysia, towards the early evening I would be so happy and excited to hear the ‘roti man’ bell a ringing. This means I can get either one or the other snacks which I simply love. Carefree days. First […]

Basil pesto sauce

Basil pesto sauce

Besil pesto sauce was first introduced to me by my late father-in-law. Tears welled up my eyes as I type this. It’s been a year since we lost him but it still hurts. I missed his daily phone call to ask me ‘What’s for lunch, […]

Pipa Toufo (琵琶豆腐) – signatory mine

Pipa Toufo (琵琶豆腐) – signatory mine

The pipa ( Chinese: 琵琶) pronounced as ‘pee-pah’ is a four-stringed Chinese musical instrument, belonging to the plucked category of instruments. Sometimes called the Chinese lute, the instrument has a pear-shaped wooden body with a varying number of frets ranging from 12 to 26. Pipa toufo […]

Kiam Hue steamed pui bak (Salt fish pork belly)

Kiam Hue steamed pui bak (Salt fish pork belly)

Kiam Hue steamed pork belly or minced pork is one of those dish that makes you go for that extra bowl of rice. On a cold raining day like today it is fabulous. This is such an easy dish to cook. I literally start by […]

A Woking we go ….

A Woking we go ….

I collect three things in my life and one of them is woks. I just love a good wok and I like to try them out. I do read reviews but unless I have tried them out for myself I would not recommend nor ditch […]

Flower rolls Huā Juǎn/花卷 with lap cheong

Flower rolls Huā Juǎn/花卷 with lap cheong

Einstein said “Imagination is More Important Than Knowledge” For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.” I have been thinking of making this flower rolls for eons. Last year […]

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 […]