This is a blog post on making otak otak (Nyonya fish custard) at home). Nyonya cuisine is part of Malaysian dishes from Chinese descendants that settled in Malaysia a few hundred years ago. This dish has a mixture of sambal, mixed with sambal and eggs. Then it is either baked or steamed to cook it. […]
This is a blog post on how to make fish balls at home from scratch. I love eating hotpot in the winter and I buy lots shop bought fish balls. They are ready-made and available to buy from most Asian and Chinese grocers. I must admit they are not the healthiest of all options. This
This is a blog post on Chicken celery and sesame salad. It is a Thai-inspired salad dish. It has got a bit of Chinese and Thai flavors which makes this salad appetizing. Like most Asian dishes this salad is great to serve with rice. It is simple to make and it makes use of supermarket-bought
This is a recipe on how to cook Hong shou rou (Braised pork belly at home). It is a classic Chinese dish typically from Shanghai but it has been made well-known all over the world. While eating pork belly isn’t that good for you but it tastes so good. Every now and it’s ok. To
This is a blog post on how to make crispy seaweed crackers at home. This is a deep-fried snack that is popular during the Chinese New Year season. It is eaten with other types of Chinese New Years’ cookies like Kuih Kapit (egg rolls), Kuih Loyang ( Rose/ Honeycomb) cookies, Pineapple Tarts, and many more.
This is a blog post on how to cook lodeh sayur. It is a Malay dish with Indonesian origins that simply means vegetarian stew curry cooked in coconut milk. It mainly consists of local ingredients. Living in the UK means a compromise of ingredients but most spices are easily obtainable from Asian grocers or supermarkets.
This is a blog post on how to make tiramisu at home. Tiramisu is a bit like the British trifle except that is more chocolate and cream base rather than custard and fruit. It is a classic Italian dessert dish that is now available to buy ready-made from supermarkets here. I much prefer the homemade