Category: Asian

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 […]

Sambal Okras

Sambal Okras

How to fry sambal okras without the ‘snot’ kekekekekeke……. Now I am not saying mine is the right way. As I have said before there is no right or wrong in cooking. It is up to individual taste. However this is how I fry my […]

Kek Lapis Legit

Kek Lapis Legit

This is a very rich cake. Read up about it from wiki here -> kek lapis Kek lapis Sarawak or Sarawak Layer Cake is what is known to me when I was growing up in Kuching. It is a cake normally reserved for serving during […]

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 […]

Char Siu, Chinese BBQ Pork, 叉烧肉 ala Julie’s recipe

Char Siu, Chinese BBQ Pork, 叉烧肉 ala Julie’s recipe

This recipe have been on the pipeline for yonks. It was in my old blog which I have lost and I meant to put into this new blog but the opportunity did not present itself until today. I have developed this over 22 years to […]

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 […]