Chinese New Year, Festive Cooking, Malaysian/ Chinese Cuisine, Poultry, Recipes

Malaysian Style Chicken Curry Recipe

Curry chicken is a favourite food of mine and goes really well with rice, roti canai, roti jala, bread and etc etc. There are so many different types of curry chicken just in Malaysia itself. Different ethnic have their own version, and it even varies from states to states. The same goes to different countries.… Continue reading Malaysian Style Chicken Curry Recipe

Chinese New Year, Festive Cooking, Malaysian/ Chinese Cuisine, Recipes, Vegetables

Malaysian Style Stir Fry Jicama Recipe

During my last grocery shopping trip, I am very delighted to see frozen popiah (spring roll) skin available in my frequent Asian grocer's freezer. This statement sure made you puzzled, as you will be wondering what's new about frozen spring roll skin? They are commonly available. Don't get me wrong! I am always on the… Continue reading Malaysian Style Stir Fry Jicama Recipe

Chinese New Year, Festive Cooking, Recipes, Rice/ Congee, Thai Cuisine

Thai Style Pineapple Fried Rice Recipe

Hello my dear readers, did you had an enjoyable Chinese New Year so far? There isn't any huge or massive CNY celebrations in NZ. However, there was a CNY event where there's lion dances and CNY goodies for sale. In order to get myself into the CNY atmosphere, I always make an effort to bake… Continue reading Thai Style Pineapple Fried Rice Recipe

Drinks, Malaysian/ Chinese Cuisine, Recipes

Asian Pear and American Ginseng Drink Recipe

Are you a herbal tea drinker? I am one! I always try to brew different types of herbal tea at least once a week. My usual herbal tea/ drink that I make in rotations are such as barley drink, prunella vulgaris (夏枯草), sugar cane & imperatae, chrysanthemums and etc etc. Somewhere last year, I added… Continue reading Asian Pear and American Ginseng Drink Recipe

Eggs & Tofu, Malaysian/ Chinese Cuisine, Recipes, Vegetables, Vegetarian/ Meatless

Snake Beans Omelette Recipe

Malaysia is a country with hot and humid weather all year round as it is situated near the equator. Therefore, most local green vegetables are available whole year round. Unlike in NZ, with four different seasons each year, the vegetables are seasonal too. Therefore I always make sure I eat as much vegetables of that… Continue reading Snake Beans Omelette Recipe

Bread, Finger Food/ Snack, Malaysian/ Chinese Cuisine, Pork, Recipes

Roti Babi Recipe (Spiced Pork Sandwich)

A classic French toast is usually made with stale bread dipped in eggs. Then it is being pan fried until golden and served with maple syrup. Some luxurious version is served with additional crispy bacon and grilled banana which is usually available in cafe or restaurant's breakfast or brunch menu. Meanwhile, in Hong Kong tea… Continue reading Roti Babi Recipe (Spiced Pork Sandwich)

Malaysian/ Chinese Cuisine, Noodles, Recipes

Singapore Style Fried Vermicelli Recipe

It's day 1 of 365 in the year of 2017.   I hereby wishing all my readers a HAPPY NEW YEAR! May all good and wonderful things fall upon you this year.   Setting new resolutions for this year? I don't specifically make any resolutions each year, but I hope I will get my momentum… Continue reading Singapore Style Fried Vermicelli Recipe

Baking, Christmas, Cookies, Festive Cooking, Kiwi/ Western Cuisine, Recipes

Orange and Currant Shortbread Recipe

Shortbread originated from Scotland, and is widely associated with Christmas season there.  Have you ever heard of this famous shortbread brands, Walkers Shortbread? It is a company and also the largest food exporter in Scotland. Walkers Shortbread makes a big appearance in the supermarkets and departmental stores here in NZ every Christmas seasons. There are… Continue reading Orange and Currant Shortbread Recipe

Baking, Christmas, Cookies, Festive Cooking, Kiwi/ Western Cuisine, Recipes

Gingerbread Cookies Recipe

Gingerbread man/ cookies are always being highlighted during the festive seasons, especially during Christmas. They do not only comes in human shaped biscuits, but also other Christmas related shapes such as snowman ⛄️,star ⭐️, bell 🔔 and etc. This is also the cookies that I always bake during this season to giveaway to friends and… Continue reading Gingerbread Cookies Recipe

Baking, Cakes & Scones, Christmas, Desserts, Festive Cooking, Kiwi/ Western Cuisine, Recipes

Christmas Cake Recipe

December is almost everyone's favourite month, it's the Christmas month. Have you started your Christmas countdown yet? My countdown starts immediately in December, with my planning on what baking and cooking that I will be making. The one baking that I will always make at least a month before Christmas, is the Christmas cake which… Continue reading Christmas Cake Recipe

Chinese Sweet Soup, Desserts, Malaysian/ Chinese Cuisine, Recipes, Tong Sui 糖水

Black Glutinous Rice Sweet Soup Recipe (Bee Koh Moy/ Bubur Pulut Hitam)

Weekend is here, and I am craving for some Chinese dessert. So I decided to make the black glutinous rice sweet dessert soup. It is more commonly known as "bubur pulut hitam" in Malay language or "bee koh moy/ or chu bee t'ng" in Hokkien dialect. Most Chinese sweet dessert soup (tong sui, 糖水/ 甜汤)… Continue reading Black Glutinous Rice Sweet Soup Recipe (Bee Koh Moy/ Bubur Pulut Hitam)

Malaysian/ Chinese Cuisine, Pork, Recipes

Stewed Pork Belly in Soy Sauce Recipe (Tau Eu Bak)

Stewed pork belly in soy sauce is a common home cooked dish in every Hokkien's household. It is known as "tau eu bak/ tau ewe bak/ kong tau yu bak" in the Hokkien dialect. Since this is a common home cooked dish, that means there are many different variety of recipes out there. Some may… Continue reading Stewed Pork Belly in Soy Sauce Recipe (Tau Eu Bak)

Desserts, Finger Food/ Snack, Malaysian Street Snack/ Food, Malaysian/ Chinese Cuisine, Recipes

Pulut Tai Tai Recipe

I had just made the traditional palm sugar kaya, a.k.a. palm sugar coconut jam, few days ago. So with the fresh kaya that I had, I thought why not make pulut tai tai as it goes really well with it. Hence kuih making mode is ON! Pulut tai tai, which is also known as pulut… Continue reading Pulut Tai Tai Recipe

Dim Sum/ Yum Cha, Malaysian/ Chinese Cuisine, Noodles, Recipes

Stir Fry Rice Rolls with X.O. Sauce Recipe

Rice rolls, a.k.a cheong fun or chee cheong fun (猪肠粉/ 肠粉), is widely available around Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Vietnam and certain part of Indonesia. It is usually made from rice flour and water, where a steamer is covered with muslin cloth and the batter is spread on top of a muslin cloth. Once… Continue reading Stir Fry Rice Rolls with X.O. Sauce Recipe

Indonesian Cuisine, Recipes, Vegetables, Vegetarian/ Meatless

Pumpkin Curry Recipe

Did you have a good Halloween on Monday? Halloween isn't that big here in NZ. There are very few houses that decorated their outdoor with Halloween theme as compared to Christmas. Nevertheless, there are still some Halloween events that went on in some offices, cafe and restaurants. Pumpkin is one of the decorations that you… Continue reading Pumpkin Curry Recipe

Festive Cooking, Finger Food/ Snack, Indian Cuisine, Recipes

Indian Style Murukku Recipe

Some of you start asking whether am I done with Indian cuisine recipe sharing. Almost almost! I promised this will be the last Indian recipe sharing for today until the next time again. Will you be cooking a feast to serve your family this weekend to celebrate the Deepavali/ Diwali festival? My Deepavali/ Diwali spread… Continue reading Indian Style Murukku Recipe

Festive Cooking, Indian Cuisine, Recipes, Vegetables, Vegetarian/ Meatless

Aloo Gobi Recipe

Aloo gobi is another Indian favourite of ours. Potatoes (aloo) and cauliflower (gobi) are the two main ingredients used together with some spices to make a vegetarian dish. It originated from Punjab, but has also gain it's popularity in India and Pakistan. Hence this is available in almost every Indian restaurant's menu. There are definitely… Continue reading Aloo Gobi Recipe