Snacks & Desserts

Thai Pandan Chicken

Thai Pandan Chicken

Although I’ve dined Rama V only once, I remembered it well. It was a beautiful restaurant furnished with wooden interior, surrounded by ponds with lotus blossoms and offered delectable Thai food. Naturally, I’m delighted to get my hands on Rama V Cookbook and marked many simpler recipes […]

Durian Potong – 3 ingredients

Durian Potong – 3 ingredients

I have a confession: I don’t like durian. When I was a kid, I would run upstairs when my whole family eats this pungent fruit and I forbid them from keeping any leftovers in the fridge. It wasn’t until recently that decided to learn how […]

Crispy Cheese Sardine Wontons

Crispy Cheese Sardine Wontons

I love having people at my house and have heaps of food ready for unexpected guest. I think one of the proudest moment in my life is when my good friend exclaimed “Wow, you have a lot of food in your house. I’ll love to […]

Japanese Fried Chicken (Chicken Karaage/ から揚げ)

Japanese Fried Chicken (Chicken Karaage/ から揚げ)

As I believe in healthy and quick cooking, I avoid deep-frying food at home. But then, I do enjoy crispy anything;  I order them in small portion and make them for special occasion. But when I began making my own chicken karaage, I was afraid […]

Kaya Jam (Coconut Jam) – 5 ingredients + 15 minutes

Kaya Jam (Coconut Jam) – 5 ingredients + 15 minutes

If you’re looking for the authentic recipe for kaya jam, this is not the one. However, if you’re looking for the easiest and fastest way to make Malaysian favourite spread, you’re at the right place. Much to my chagrin, traditional way to make kaya takes […]

Sago Pudding With Gula Melaka

Sago Pudding With Gula Melaka

Sago Gula Melaka is one of my top favourite Malaysian desserts. I love the texture of the chewy pearl sago that is drenched in combination of sweet gula melaka (palm sugar) and fragrant santan (coconut milk). Curiously, unlike the omnipresent cendol or ice-kacang, this dessert […]

Easy Blueberry Cheesecake – 30 Min + No-Bake

Easy Blueberry Cheesecake – 30 Min + No-Bake

When I first started my kitchen, there weren’t much cooking utensils and almost none for baking. I thought that to bake, I would need fancy equipments such as a stand mixer (which I wasn’t ready to invest yet). So I made jellies, mousse and Chinese […]

Koi Fish Jelly – 6 Ingredients

Koi Fish Jelly – 6 Ingredients

Want to ‘wow ‘your family with something sweet, beautiful and auspicious this Chinese New Year? Try making Koi Fish Jelly! As the weather is normally extremely hot in Malaysia during this season, I assure you that this dessert will be more popular than the regular […]