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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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Chawanmushi (Japanese steamed egg) – 5 Ingredients

When I eat out, it is mostly to hang out with friends; food is secondary. We’ll try new restaurants (normally hipster-ish) and talk more than we eat. When I do go out for lunch to …

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Japanese Spinach Salad (Ohitashi) – 4 ingredients + 5 min

One of my constant battle in eating well is consuming enough leafy vegetables; Malaysian food is severely lacking in greens. In Vietnam, each dish comes with a huge plate of local vegetables and herbs. In …

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Samsung Microwave Oven With Pre-programmed Malaysian Recipes

Samsung has introduced a new range of all-in-one microwave ovens. What makes them special is their pre-programmed Malaysian recipes. After preparing the ingredients, you can cook food such as brown rice and grilled salmon steaks just …

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Easy Malaysian Hokkien Mee Noodles – 10 ingredients

During my growing years, sometimes I eat up to two bowls of rice for dinner. Despite my mother preparing lavish meals with at least four different dishes (excluding Chinese soup), my siblings and I will …

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Crispy Pork Lard- 2 ingredients

Crispy pork lard has a bad reputation of clogging arteries and hence shortening one’s life. But I am raised in a family which has a good relationship with food – no matter how ‘unhealthy’ some …

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Pink Pittaya Smoothie Bowl – 5 ingredients + 5 min

One weekend, after hiking and intense squat exercise at a hill near where I live, I found myself in a hipster cafe. This modern cafe is furnished with wooden fittings, offers smoothie bowls, cold-pressed juice, and …

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Rainbow Roasted Vegetable Soup

Whenever I feel that I don’t eat enough vegetables, this is what I’ll make. This hearty soup contains vegetables in variety of colours – red, orange, yellow, green and white – which gives the soup …

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Hakka Deep-fried Stuffed Dried Oyster 酿蚝干 – 5 Ingredients

My late grandmother used to always make a huge plate of deep-fried oyster balls during Chinese New Year. I remember she would wrap it in caul fat, something that looked like a see-through net which …

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