Tag: belacan

Asam Laksa

Asam Laksa

Asam Laksa can happen in Hertfordshire, England. A couple of decades ago I I was missing Asam Laksa so much but it was near impossible to find all the ingredients here. I was ‘importing’ my stash every time I balik kampung πŸ˜€ My stash included […]

Sarawak Laksa

Sarawak Laksa

Sarawak Laksa – a dish I cook a few times a year when I feel the urge and when I really miss the taste and when I feel hardworking. I always ended up slurping a big bowl of the broth. I am quite particular when […]

Spicy, Sour & Crispy Pork Belly in Belacan, Asam and Curry leaves – Special

Spicy, Sour & Crispy Pork Belly in Belacan, Asam and Curry leaves – Special

Last Saturday a few of us met up for a get together to celebrate the Malaysian Carnival at https://www.brickendonbury.co.uk/view-blog/merdeka-malaysian-carnival-23rd-september-2017-9/ It was a fun chin wag alongside plenty of food. A friend gave me a very fresh packet of curry leaves and I’ve been thinking of ways to celebrate […]

Torch Ginger Flower Chicken cooked with shrimp paste – Special

Torch Ginger Flower Chicken cooked with shrimp paste – Special

Torch Ginger Flower Chicken cooked with belacan aka shrimp paste – Sambal Belacan Ayam Bunga Kantan. For reason unknown I love torch ginger, the smell, the taste, it’s fragrance, I just love them. When I got 2 huge jars from a friend who came back to UK […]