Condiments, Sauces & Paste, Recipes, Skill & Techniques

How to Grate a Coconut?

Freshly grated coconut is not a common thing that are available in NZ. Instead, desiccated  coconut or coconut thread are more common and easily available in the local supermarkets. However, to a Malaysian, freshly grated coconut is an important component to making a good local "kuih" or dessert. In my opinion, freshly grated coconut are… Continue reading How to Grate a Coconut?

Dim Sum/ Yum Cha, Malaysian/ Chinese Cuisine, Recipes, Skill & Techniques

Homemade Asian Dumpling Skins Recipe

At times, I like to make some dim sum at home. The usual dim sum that always make an appearance on my dinner table are siu mai 烧卖 (pork and prawn dumplings), spring onion pancakes (葱油饼), steamed fish balls, and blanched green vegetables (油菜). However, this time round I feel like making some pork and… Continue reading Homemade Asian Dumpling Skins Recipe

Condiments, Sauces & Paste, Malaysian/ Chinese Cuisine, Recipes, Skill & Techniques

Deep Fried Shallots Recipe

Deep fried shallots is an important condiments in my household. I will always make sure that I always have this readily available. Whenever the old batches runs low, I will quickly replenish with a new batch. That may sounds crazy, but that's how important it is to us. Now you must be wondering what do… Continue reading Deep Fried Shallots Recipe