We feel that Peranakan food is uniquely olden day fusion cuisine due to the mixture of chinese and malay ingredients, the flavours produced are just amazing. However, the cuisine itself is dying slowly, many families choose to protect their recipes and keep it only within the family. Eventually these recipes might get lost through generations […]
Sotong Masak Hitam, also known as squid cooked in its own ink. Don’t be deceived by the looks of it. It may have the most vibrant of colours but it definitely has a complex robust of flavors. Stir-fried with a fragrant rempah and balanced out with some tamarind paste, sure makes you coming back from […]
Experience a new take on this local favourite with your family and friends this Hari Raya Aidilfitri. Most of you would have had the classic, especially during festive seasons; We made ours a cool version with cream cheese in them, giving it a new twist. If you can’t get the Kuih Bahulu pan, you can […]
Ondeh Ondeh, is a favourite childhood dessert to many people all around. Melted Gula Melaka wrapped in the middle of chewy glutinous rice balls, which are then coated in shaved coconut… just a bite of it can instantly bring a smile to anyone’s face. Previously we did a simple pandan ondeh ondeh, but in this […]
Richer, thicker and drier than the usual curries – this dark orange gravy brings about that delectable harmony of traditional Chinese and Malay flavours all into one hearty dish. However, regardless of how appetizing it is, curry may not be the most waist friendly option due to the frightening amounts of cream used.
Assam Pedas is a tangy & spicy Malay dish that never fails to hit the spot! Today we show you how to make this Classic in the comfort of your own kitchen. You’ll be surprised at how easy it is!
Lontong Sayur Lodeh is an aromatic vegetable coconut curry which features compressed rice cake (better known as Lontong), complemented with a rich and mildly spicy broth and a host of healthy greens.
Eating crabs is a hands-on activity and can be a messy affair. If you want to enjoy them at home, try preparing our version of crab in spicy coconut gravy!
Lemang, or bamboo rice, is made from a mixture of glutinous rice, coconut milk and salt, usually cooked in hollowed out bamboo sticks lined with banana leaves. We found a way to cook this traditional dish in your modern oven without the bamboo stick, but still having the rice take in the wonderful scent from the banana leaves.
Petai, its either you hate it or you love it.. It is known for its medicinal purposes and gives an instant energy boost. The taste is nutty and creamy to petai lovers. It’s often cooked in a spicy sambal sauce with succulent prawns, squid or even crispy fried anchovies.