Category: Asian

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kuih Bingka Beras (肥豬肉)

Kuih Bingka Beras (肥豬肉)

It has been a very long time since I last wrote on my blog. Today I decided it is time I start again after being unwell. I chose to post this old Nonya kuih – Bingka Beras. This seem to be a forgotten Nonya Kuih […]

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 […]

Loh Mai Kai 糯米鸡

Loh Mai Kai 糯米鸡

Today I am going to make Loh Mai Kai aka glutinous rice chicken. It’s another dish that disappeared with my old blog and now that we are in lock down and it’s too cold to go into my garden yet, I will update to this […]

Pulut Tai Tai – Special

Pulut Tai Tai – Special

Pulut Tai Tai with gula malacca kaya (gift from a friend) Pulut Tai Tai according to Wikipedia – Pulot Tartal is Malacca-based dish where white coconut milk sauce is served with glutinous rice (pulut) I have always been a bit of a rebel deep down. Hence a green coloured Pulut […]

Hainanese Chicken Rice

Hainanese Chicken Rice

Today I cooked Hainanese Chicken Rice, cooked the traditionally way. Both my children are at home today and my son though very western in his taste does enjoy chicken rice. So mummy is going to spoil everyone. I have tried cooking and tasting this, with […]

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 […]