Fresh fish is amazing when roasted! This simple yet delicious recipe makes use of banana leaves to keep the fish moist and juicy. The spicy marinade on the fish will give the flesh an amazing flavour. We roasted our fish in an oven at high heat but if you’re up for it, use a nice charcoal grill for an extra depth of flavour. More »
"Authentic Thai flavours."
Just below the shining beacons of light that is KLCC, Kampung Bharu almost seems like a place trapped in time. The enclave is still populated with wooden houses decades old. Kampung Bharu was always known as a hotspot of makan places, and that too thankfully, hasn't changed. It is probably still THE place to go to for tom yum restaurants. And one of the best is Sukhumvit.
Everyone loves a fabulous strawberry tart! It’s super impressive looking and tastes incredible. This recipe is simple enough to make that your kids can help you with it. It makes a lovely dessert or for afternoon tea. You’ll soon find out there’s not enough for everyone! More »
"Scones the way it should be: buttery and tender!"
Miss Ellie Tea House is situated in a quiet housing area, amidst a row of shop houses. It has a charming, unassuming frontage with a small sign designating the name. Step inside though, and it feels like you stepped onto a Harry Potter film set! It’s all decorated with lovely china and glassware, books and retro furniture. The place reeks of charm and I couldn’t help but feel at home. It's also one of the few places left where you'll see the owner not only cooking, but personally greeting and serving guests too...
Think juicy, meaty beef short ribs slathered in a thick, sticky, sweet and spicy soy sauce glaze. Sounds excellent, right? The rich and spicy beef is then tempered with a tangy, crunchy Asian slaw and creamy mashed potatoes. This is a gorgeous recipe to impress a significant other or as a main course to a family dinner. Remember though: beef short rib… More »
Fried chicken in soy sauce is a staple of many households. This recipe takes it further with the simple addition of kaffir lime leaves and honey for a truly unique take on 'ayam masak kicap'. Try this once and you'll soon realize that no other 'masak kicap' recipe will be good enough. We're using chicken breast is leaner and quicker to cook, but feel… More »
Soy sauce or kicap as it's widely known in this country, is a pantry staple. In every household in Malaysia is a bottle or two of soy sauce lying in wait to give much needed oomph and savouriness to our cooking. So how is soy sauce - really good soy sauce - made? The Friedchillies team visited the Enaq soy sauce factory in Johor to find out. More »