Category: Side Dishes

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fried Chinese doughnut with glutinous rice – (Kap Chong)

Fried Chinese doughnut with glutinous rice – (Kap Chong)

When I lived in Bercham Ipoh, there was a man who comes sometimes to the market and he sells all manner of fried Chinese dough aka Chinese doughnuts but this is my favourite – Kap Chong. My husband was very happy with this and said […]

Cekodok Pisang (Banana Fritters)

Cekodok Pisang (Banana Fritters)

Cekodok Pisang or Banana Fritters is one of Malaysia’s best-love snack. It’s one on my favourite. I am almost embarrassed to post this as this is so easy to make. However I have since been persuaded that it is not everyone that can make it […]

Salted duck eggs crisps

Salted duck eggs crisps

I was having coffee with a friend’s husband when we were chatting about salted eggs crispy. He mentioned that he had some amazing ones in Singapore but they were so expensive. That actually got me thinking as I have a balance of 3 salted eggs […]

Beehive Cookies

Beehive Cookies

Beehive cookies or Honeycomb cookies or Phang Siew Kueh or Kuih Rose is normally eaten and served to visitors during Chinese New Year. It can be a bit difficult to make until you get the oil at the right temperature, the mould at the right […]

Crab cakes

Crab cakes

I made another dish with some of my crab meat. This time I made a very simple crab cakes recipe. I did not coat my crab cakes with breadcrumbs as I am not a big fan of bread crumbed stuff really. If you do not […]

Fried and Roasted chicken wings

Fried and Roasted chicken wings

I have been hankering for chicken wings for the past month. I have eaten twice outside but they left me wanting. I did not want the fried ones thickly coated with batter nor do I want the Korean type smothered with sickly sweet sticky sauce. […]