Drinks

Calamansi & Sour Plum Juice (Limau Asam Boi/ 桔子酸梅) – 3 Ingredients

Calamansi & Sour Plum Juice (Limau Asam Boi/ 桔子酸梅) – 3 Ingredients

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 most Malaysians on a hot day. It’s […]

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

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 so much that I secretly throw away the bowl of […]

Red Dates Tonic (紅棗水) – 3 Ingredients

Red Dates Tonic (紅棗水) – 3 Ingredients

Since I hit puberty, my mother started making for me two types of drink: a very bitter medicinal soup called ‘Pat ChanTong’ (八珍汤) and Red Dates Tonic (紅棗水). Though I hated the former, I could tolerate the latter. My mother made it almost every week. […]

Overnight Jamu Tonic in Thermos – 5 min

Overnight Jamu Tonic in Thermos – 5 min

I created this super easy recipe while playing with McCormick herbs and spices. I was invited by The Malaysian Women’s Weekly and McCormick to give a talk about the health benefit of herbs and spices, their convenience and how to use them. So I simplified […]

Indian Borage Herbal Tea

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 too much screen time. Eventually, my little garden grew. I bought […]

Jamu Drink For Health & Beauty

Jamu Drink For Health & Beauty

I travel frequently and I travel for many reasons. One is because 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 a few resorts that I don’t mind going back again […]

Citrus Fat Burner Juice

Citrus Fat Burner Juice

One of the easiest way to get more fruits and vegetables in our body is through drinking juices. Since I bought a wide-mouth cold juicer, my consumption of fruits and vegetables has increased. I love putting all kinds of fruits into the juicer and enjoy […]

Passion Fruit & Plum Drink

Passion Fruit & Plum Drink

Passion fruits are not easy to come by in some supermarkets so I don’t think of them much. Until I stopped by at a small town in Bentong selling packets of passion fruit, did I learned that they are locally grown. The passion fruit and […]

Green Detox Juice

Green Detox Juice

I’ve stumbled upon an amazing juice recipe while flipping through a recipe book that came with Kuving’s whole slow juicer (click to read review). The name of this juice – green detox juice – won my attention amongst the many other fruit juice recipe. According to […]

Instant Green Smoothie In Ziploc Bags – 4 Ingredients

Instant Green Smoothie In Ziploc Bags – 4 Ingredients

My ambition to eat healthy and be fit is often met with road blocks. How to do it? Do I have time for it? Can I sustain myself in a new diet that my body is not used to? Then, I get demotivated because living a […]