Pan Fried Tamarind Prawns with Cucumber Salad

My grandmother used to make this dish for us. It is cooked with very simple ingredients but yet addictive. The tamarind with the prawns when you fry with oil, somehow it release an unforgettable evocative fragrance in the air. Whenever my grandmother make this dish, I can already smell it 20 steps away from my house….

Fried Noodles – Malaysian Mamak Style (Mee Goreng Mamak)

When I go to mamak shop, their fried noodles is a must-have for me. From the time I knew about the existence of this noodle, it has always been my top 5 must eat in a mamak shop. When the noodle is served, squeeze some lime juice all over the freshly fried noodles and with…

Coconut Jam Tart (Kaya Tart)

This is like the national jam of Malaysia, in Malay language, we call it “Kaya”. Made from coconut milk, egg and fragrant with pandan leaves, this jam is usually spread on toast along with margarine or butter. The sweetness from kaya and the slightly salty butter/margarine will tingle your tongue. It is best eat along…

Chicken Rice

Sometimes when I am at home, I don’t want to order food or get my self down to buy food, I got to make some food to feed my stomach, right? Then, my mind will open to the “home available ingredient” browser. Hmmm, so I have got left over chicken drumstick and thigh from the…

Curry Potato Puff featuring Coriander

  Who doesn’t like puff. It puffs. Messy to eat because of the flakes that falls off as you bite. There is no way you can not have any mess eating puff pastry. But puff pastry is a good thing. Just vacuum the mess off and you will be alright. Now back to the puff….

Malaysian Style Fried Chicken Nuggets

Nuggets – Little bite size jewel that will make your day. I love nuggets. I think a lot of people like nuggets too. Although there are articles and news about how unhealthy nuggets are, I would still eat it once in awhile. I don’t know why but it is addictive. You think about it, you…

Crunchy Anchovies Sambal with Shallots

Anchovies in Malaysia are known as “ikan bilis” and it’s dried fish. It is so small but with good quantity, you can make a good soup base for noodles. What I usually do with dried anchovies? I fry it. I love crunchy food and fried anchovies are my favourite snack. Today’s dish is Crunchy Anchovies Sambal…