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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 […]

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 […]

The British Stew

The British Stew

Today we are still in lockdown in the UK due to Covid-19. This morning I woke up in a cooking mood. At first I wanted to cook 3 meals for today, breakfast, lunch and dinner. However I ended up only cooking 2 meals. Brunch of […]

Bagel with tender beef slices

Bagel with tender beef slices

The weather is abysmal today. Rain rain and more raindrops, not heavy rain just constant wetness. Hubby needed lunch earlier as he has a meeting and I decided to go for tender slices of beef in bagels with onions, cheese and mushrooms. An easy half […]

Shepherd Pie

Shepherd Pie

Shepherd Pie brings back a lot of memories. This is because I have to make a potato mash for it. Two and twenty years ago my ex boyfriend went to Malaysia to meet me. The very first Western dish I made for him is mash […]

Gammon with bubble & squeak

Gammon with bubble & squeak

Tonight we have a Western dinner. I promised my boy who is not a big fan of Asian food. However he loves the usual sweet & sour, char sui, hoi sin and BBQ sauces. It’s his treat tonight and he picked Gammon steaks. So he […]

Stir Fried Chicken with Black Bean Sauce (豉汁干葱爆鸡球)

Stir Fried Chicken with Black Bean Sauce (豉汁干葱爆鸡球)

Stir Fried Chicken with Black Bean Sauce (豉汁干葱爆鸡球) This is one of the recipe which was lost in my old blog and one that I want to replace. In UK all Chinese takeaway will offer all manners of protein in black bean sauce. I do […]

Pork Chops in a white wine creamy mustard sauce

Pork Chops in a white wine creamy mustard sauce

This white wine creamy mustard sauce was first introduced to me by my FIL. Since then I have made it at least twice a year. The family loves it. It is not hard to make and the ingredients are simple. Please refer to the pics […]

Whiskey glazed ham – Special

Whiskey glazed ham – Special

For the last day of 2018 I decided to bake a whiskey glazed ham with Christmas flavours. I bought a smoked gammon joint and it was 2.5 kg in weight. Woke up early and soaked it for about 10 hours, changing the water a few […]

Terrine of chicken, pork and sausage meat pâté – special

Terrine of chicken, pork and sausage meat pâté – special

We are having a heatwave in the UK and it’s hard to cook or put the oven on during the day as the temperature has been reaching the 30’s Celsius! So I have decided to make pâté last night and just un-mould, into the fridge to […]