Category: Asian

Kacangma or Motherwort Chicken

Kacangma or Motherwort Chicken

Kacangma or Motherwort Chicken (益母草姜酒鸡)a dish unique to Sarawak or so I thought when I was much younger. However I have since found that this herbs, Motherwort (益母草) is a herb that is NOT only indigenous to Sarawak but have been used in traditional medicine […]

Asam Laksa

Asam Laksa

Asam Laksa can happen in Hertfordshire, England. A couple of decades ago I I was missing Asam Laksa so much but it was near impossible to find all the ingredients here. I was ‘importing’ my stash every time I balik kampung 😀 My stash included […]

Sarawak Laksa

Sarawak Laksa

Sarawak Laksa – a dish I cook a few times a year when I feel the urge and when I really miss the taste and when I feel hardworking. I always ended up slurping a big bowl of the broth. I am quite particular when […]

Apam Balik

Apam Balik

Today is Shrove Tuesday. The word shrove is a form of the English word shrive, which means to obtain absolution for one’s sins by way of Confession and doing penance. Thus Shrove Tuesday was named after the custom of Christians to be “shriven” before the start of Lent. We eat pancakes on […]

Double dipped, twice fried crispy chicken

Double dipped, twice fried crispy chicken

The weather have been absolutely glorious and I have decided to fry chicken for my boy lollipop as I have not make my double dipped twice fried crispy chicken for him for a long time. He always insisted that he preferred my fried chicken to […]

Lap Mei Fan Preserved (Waxed) Meat Rice 臘味飯

Lap Mei Fan Preserved (Waxed) Meat Rice 臘味飯

I have been wanting to eat this for a long time. Especially the burnt bits at the bottom. Finally make it with the lap mei (assorted waxed meats my sister-in-law sent me all the way from Malaysia. Craving satisfied. Because I do not have a […]

Black Sweet Vinegar Pork Trotter 姜醋猪脚

Black Sweet Vinegar Pork Trotter 姜醋猪脚

Black Sweet Vinegar Pork Trotter is such a traditional Chinese dish. In the olden days this dish is often cooked as a confinement food after giving birth. The Chinese believes that this dish would ‘get rid of wind’ and is good for ladies post natal […]

Kai See Hor Fun (鸡丝河粉)

Kai See Hor Fun (鸡丝河粉)

Kai See Hor Fun” (鸡丝河粉) or shredded chicken flat rice noodles. This is an amazingly satisfying dish and the best thing is that it is so easy to cook. Well it is easy if you do not want to have prawn oil topping. Even with prawn […]

Chinese Dumpling Soup (Sui Kow) 水餃

Chinese Dumpling Soup (Sui Kow) 水餃

A friend recently is very interested in learning this dish. Maybe because she sees I eat a lot of this. It’s my go to lazy dish. When I am wrapping, I tend to wrap a big batch and bagged them into my freezer. Then when […]

Char Keow Teow (Fried Flat Rice Noodles)

Char Keow Teow (Fried Flat Rice Noodles)

Char Keow Teow or fried flat rice noodles is another of my recipe that I have lost with my old blog. So I am now replacing it. Because I live in the UK and I missed the charcoal taste I am here using a few […]