Category: Side Dish

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. […]

Crispy Pork Belly with Cincalok (Heh Ya Kay Char Pui Bak Bak)

Crispy Pork Belly with Cincalok (Heh Ya Kay Char Pui Bak Bak)

This is a dish I have a craving for few times a year. Cincalok Pork belly. I was so blessed to be the recipient of a beautiful jar of this goodness from a friend. I almost want to put it by my pillow and sleep […]

Fried Yam Cake

Fried Yam Cake

I simply love yam. It is hard to get nice Chinese yam with the purple specks in UK. when there is I will always buy a couple of kg bag and store in my freezer. There is not much point buying fresh yam in UK […]

Sweetcorn kennels, meat balls and liver soup

Sweetcorn kennels, meat balls and liver soup

Once in a while I have a hankering to boil this soup. It brings me down memory lane when my father would take us to this restaurant in the middle of Pandungan Roak, Kuching, Sarawak. No matter what dishes the parents ordered, there will always […]

Pomelo, Prawn and Cellophane (bean thread) noodles salad – Special

Pomelo, Prawn and Cellophane (bean thread) noodles salad – Special

Pomelo, prawns and cellophane noodles salads is my final decision. A friend gave me a pomelo a couple of weeks ago and I have been wondering what to do with it. I know that some medicines may interact dangerously with pomelos and some pomelo hybrids, […]

Chinese pork jerky (Yok Kon, Long Yok, Bak Kwa)

Chinese pork jerky (Yok Kon, Long Yok, Bak Kwa)

I started making Bak Kwa on my second year in UK. I was so desperate to eat. I remembered making it in the middle of winter. There was no sun to be seen. What to do? Needs must. 😀 I rolled and used the oven […]