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Easy Dry Prawn Curry – 7 Ingredients

Aunty Clara cooks but rarely. Like many working mothers, she doesn’t want to toil in the kitchen but still enjoy making a delicious meal for her family. When she does cook, we do get quite …

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Hyacinth Bean Soup

Even if you love Chinese soup, you may not heard of this ‘pang pi dou tang’ (彭皮豆湯). Hyacinth beans or Egyptian Kidney Beans, also known as pang pei dau in Cantonese, is not easily available. Ingredients Information: Hyacinth …

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Lime and Sour Plum Juice/ Limau Asam Boi

If you’re visiting Malaysia, one of the drinks you must try in this beautiful tropical country is Limau Asam Boi or Kat Chai Suen Mui (桔子酸梅), in Malay and Cantonese respectively. This drink is a thirst quencher favoured by …

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Eight Treasure Tonic (Pat Chan Tong / Ba Zhen Tang / 八珍汤)

Pat Chan Soup (八珍汤) was the punishment to puberty. My mother forced me to drink this super bitter medicinal soup at the end of every menstrual cycle. It was a monthly torture. I hated it …

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Vegetarian Fried Prawns

On the first day of Chinese New Year, every year without fail, my relatives will pay a visit to the Buddhist temple. Although neither a believer or a vegetarian, I do enjoy the special plant …

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Reunion Dinner in the mountains? Check out Imperial Rama Restaurant At Genting

Why not usher in the year of the dog differently this year? Instead of going to your usual Chinese restaurant, why not have it at the cool and peaceful Genting Highlands? Most of us who …

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Kuih Keria (Malaysian Sweet Potato Doughnuts) – 5 Ingredients

Kuih Keria is arguably my favourite doughnut. Not just because it’s delicious, but it is as healthy as a doughnut can be. While Krispy Kreme and Dunkin’ Donuts are made from flour and sugar, our …

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Malaysian Rasam (Indian Soup) – 10 Ingredients

Do you know the sour, spicy, and rather pungent soup served in small metal bowl when you have banana leaf rice? It’s called rasam. It wasn’t love at first taste. I didn’t learn to like …

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Authentic Penang Asam Laksa

If there’s one dish that I am crazy about, it must be asam laksa. This noodle has all combination of flavours: sour, spicy, sweet, salty, and umami. The thick broth made from local spices, tamarind, and fish …

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How to make a reservation and dine at Sukiyabashi Jiro in Tokyo

As a cook and writer whose fascination with food is beyond the ordinary, I am willing to spend my time, energy, and money for a great meal. I am privileged to have dined at some …

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Easy Punjabi Chicken Curry

If soup is my comfort food, curry is a treat. Soup soothes my soul, but curry stirs excitement. What kind of spices is in the curry? Are there potatoes in it? Will it be too …

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Cooking classes in Penang, Kuala Lumpur & Selangor (Updated)

Malaysians are known for their hospitality and their love for good food. If you’re visiting Malaysia, why not attend a cooking class and learn to make delicious local cuisine? Even if Malaysia is your home, …

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