Maker of clothes, recipes, natural fabric dyeing, Gardener of veg, fruit and flowers.
This is a blog post on growing and harvesting Lavender. Lavender is known for its fragrant flowers and aromatic foliage. It is also relatively easy to flower. There are many different types/ varieties of lavender flowers. Do choose them according to the level of hardiness. […]
This is a recipe on how to make kuih bakar (Malaysian Burn cake) at home. Most classic Malaysian cakes are coconut milk based and are called kuih as their taste is quite distinctive as oppose to cake. It is a national dessert serve during tea […]
This is a blog post on fabric dyeing with Logwood. Logwood produces violets, greys, and blacks. Logwood’s scientific name Haematoxylon compechianum comes from the heartwood of the logwood tree. Logwood tree is grown in the forest of Central America. It is cheap to buy from […]
Here is a blog post on how to extract blue dye from Japanese Indigo. Recently I have been growing Japanese indigo at home. The purpose is just solely for fabric dyeing. Japanese indigo has been around for centuries. Japanese indigo is also known as Pesticaria […]
This is a blog post on making Malaysian Sri Muka kuih recipe. Sri muka is quite a popular recipe that most Malaysian love. It goes well with a nice cup of tea during tea time. it is available in most we call it kuih stalls […]
This is a blog post on growing and harvesting purple potatoes. Yes, purple potato, it is unusual then again I am one of those that love to try them. As I love to experiment with flavors and try new things. I got to know about […]
This is a blog post on cooking chickpea and udon noodle stir fry. I love cooking stir-fries as it is quick and easy to cook and best of all it is healthy. I use udon noodles as it is widely available. The ready to cook […]