This is another dish that is just made to be eaten with rice. The flavours in this dish definitely packs a punch. The fragrance from the rempah is the most important element in this dish paired with the “lemak” from the coconut milk, it definitely melts your heart coming home to this dish after a […]
Sago cake is a dish that is so delicious yet so difficult to make! There are many different variations of it, but we made ours in single portions where the sago holds together better and easier to handle. We decided to make it 3 layers, with a later with gula melaka in the center which […]
Kuih talam is a peranakan kuih dessert comprising of a green pandan and white coconut layer. An exquisite blend between sweet and savoury, the white layer packs a slightly salty and rich coconut flavour while the green pandan layer is soft, sweet and chewy. The green colour present in the kuih is formed naturally from […]
This time we decided to up our otak-otak game by giving it a restaurant level presentation! We added 3 types of seafood to make the otak-otak have more sweetness and texture. Steaming it in coconut shells not only adds a nutty sweetness to the otak-otak but also makes it a feast for the senses. #themeatmensg […]
Popularized by Swedish home furnishing giant, one just can’t get enough of those signature Swedish meatballs. Usually made with a combination of pork and beef, these savoury orbs have gotten a meat-free makeover with Quorn version of Swedish Style Balls! Get your source of proteins, fibre and healthy nutrients from Mycoprotein, the main ingredient used in Quorn products. Rather than packing in artificial flavourings, natural ingredients are used to achieve that juicy, tender textures and taste
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!
Racial Harmony Day happened yesterday on the 21st of July – in order to celebrate this uniquely Singaporean day, we’ve invited friends to a potluck get-together using the most universal language.. food! In this video we bring to you Ang Ku Kueh, aka red tortoise cakes! They are shaped to look like tortoise shells and […]
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.
Bubur Pulut Hitam originated from Indonesia, and has been fondly adopted as a local dessert in Singapore and Malaysia. In old days, black rice was nicknamed “forbidden rice” because, as you probably guessed it, it was reserved for the blue-blooded. Fortunately, as our societies became modern and affluent, these dishes have become available for us to share and enjoy. Although mostly used to decorate dishes today, you can savour its health benefits in the form of this unassuming delicious little dessert – made easy!
One of our favourite desserts made with coconut milk, this treat is sweet and comforting. If you are able to, get fresh coconut milk as we’d recommend over the packets ones!
Sago and coloured tapioca cubes give this dish both texture and a nice colour contrast. For our recipe we are using 3 types of sweet potatoes and yam too. After steaming the sweet potatoes, add the purple ones only before serving as it tends to dye the coconut milk.