Maker of clothes, recipes, natural fabric dyeing, Gardener of veg, fruit and flowers.

Maker of clothes, recipes, natural fabric dyeing, Gardener of veg, fruit and flowers.

Author: Kar-Ling

Achar (Nyonya spicy pickle) Malaysian style

Achar (Nyonya spicy pickle) Malaysian style

This is a blog post on making achar at home. it is a Malaysian Nyonya spicy pickle not the ones from India. Although it has origins of coming from India. The spices that were used in this achar recipe are more southeast Asian ingredients like […]

Fabric dyeing with dyers chamomile

Fabric dyeing with dyers chamomile

This is a blog post on fabric dyeing with dyers chamomile. Dyers Chamomile is different from chamomile tea. It is not edible (not much is known about it) and the variety is known as Anthemis tinctoria. It is different from chamomile tea as we know. […]

Pumpkin basque cheesecake homemade

Pumpkin basque cheesecake homemade

This is a blog post on making pumpkin basque cheesecake. It is not exactly a cake or a pie that is why is called basque. It is normally eaten during the autumn/ fall season during pumpkin harvest time. Although one can still buy pumpkin till […]

Growing and harvesting Kale/ Cavolo Nero

Growing and harvesting Kale/ Cavolo Nero

This is a blog post on growing and harvesting kale/ cavalo nero. Cavalo Nero simply means black kale in Italian. Kale has got many varieties like Chinese kale some are more cold weather tolerant than some. Kale is wintergreen that is tolerant to cold winter […]

Thai pandan chicken making it at home

Thai pandan chicken making it at home

This is a blog post on cooking Thai pandan chicken at home. The pandan leaves create a beautiful flavor and also seal the flavor in this chicken. This recipe is a classic Thai recipe although this dish is served all around the South East Asia […]

Homemade Ice kacang

Homemade Ice kacang

This is a blog post on homemade Ice kacang. Ice kacang is a Malay name that means Ice nuts. Yes, it does consist of nuts but it does also consist of lots of other types of goodies. It is serve on a bed of shave […]

Growing and Harvesting goldenrod

Growing and Harvesting goldenrod

This is a blog post on growing and harvesting with goldenrod. Goldenrod is a dye plant that produces different variations of yellow color. It is also known by its scientific name Solidago species. The different variations of yellow come with using different types of metal […]