Recipes

Easy Hakka Fried Pork Belly With Red Fermented Beancurd (Hakka Char Yuk/ 客家炸肉)

Being a Hakka descent, I have this dish quite often while I was growing up. However, my family’s eating habit changed over the years. We try to have more vegetables and less meat. When we …

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Japanese Cucumber Pickles

Last month, I had the privilege to visit Japan for two week. In between, I spend some time with at my foster family home at Komatsu, a small town in Ishikawa. It was a joyous …

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Kaduk Omelette

Since I started gardening, I realise that there are plenty of local herbs and vegetables that we have forgotten. Have you heard of Indian Borage or Daun Kaduk? Perhaps their lack of popularity makes them …

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Yoghurt with nangka and gula melaka

Imagine thick creamy yoghurt sweeten with fragrant gula melaka and topped with grilled sweet nangka. Oh, it’s the perfect blend of flavour and texture – sweet and  sour, creamy and chewy…I’ve first tasted this dessert at …

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Old Cucumber Soup (cheat + cheap)

Although I’m very willing to spend on food, I know that many people won’t. In fact, when I talk about the benefits of home cooked food, one of the more frequent excuse is: “Its cheaper …

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Gula Melaka Santan Agar-Agar (Palm sugar coconut milk jelly)

Whenever there’s party, I love to bring jelly. Probably because for the longest time I didn’t have a stand mixer, so there’s not much dessert that I could make except for fruit skewers and jellies. …

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Macaroni ABC Soup in Rice Cooker (10 minutes hands on time)

I love to cook. But honestly, I’m not always eager to chop, fry and wash everyday. Sometimes, I just want to have home-cooked meals without doing anything at all and wish that food can appear on the …

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Marmite Chicken Wings (5 ingredients)

Since last month, I’ve been throwing and attending a lot of house parties. And at house parties, we need finger food. What is better than chicken wings? I’ve been making baked chicken wings over and …

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Lala Soup With Ginger & Wine

Lala soup is a popular choice for my family when we eat at Chinese restaurants. It made me wonder why it’s considered a treat since it’s not particularly expensive. If we have steam fish at home …

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Indian-style Fried Chicken

Recently, I’ve been obsessed with crispy food. My goal is produce food so crispy that I can hear the crunch as I bite into it. So far, I tried prawns and fish; I’ve made super …

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Indian Borage Herbal Tea

I’ve have a small apartment garden at home. It began with only three air-filtering plants which I purchased not only to improve the quality of air at home, but to ease my tired eyes due to …

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Jamu Drink For General Health & Beauty

I travel frequently and I travel for many reasons. One is becaause I love exploring parts of the world I haven’t seen or experienced before. That’s why I rarely visit the same place again. But there’s …

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