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  • What to CookMalay

    Abuk-Abuk

    by Lisa K. on Mon, May 21, 2018

    This is a snack made from sago, sugar, coconut and gula melaka steamed in banana leaves. Back in the day, they used to make a big batch of this and give it out during a gotong royong, so it is kinda like a power bar your Atok used…  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Lepat Labu

    by Lisa K. on Sun, May 20, 2018

    This wonderful kuih comes from the heartland of Perak. Subtly sweet from ripen pumpkin and firm, it gets its signature aroma from grated coconut and the banana leaf it is steamed in. An awesome time time treat!  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Roti Boyan

    by Lisa K. on Sat, May 19, 2018

    A love child between a flat pie and a murtabak. It even looks like a pizza that has a pastry top. Traditionally Roti Boyan just has an egg and onion filling, but there are new innovations with different meat fillings and even cheese!  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Easy Gulai Lemak Sotong

    by Edwan S. on Fri, May 18, 2018

    Gulai lemak is such an easy local dish to prepare, and truly delicious to boot. The best thing is about this recipe is that it’s pretty fool-proof. This striking yellow gulai will brighten up your meal. Best with hot white rice!  More »

  • What to CookDessert

    Sago Gula Melaka

    by Lisa K. on Fri, May 18, 2018

    I reckon this is one of the best local desserts we have in Malaysia, 3 simple components joined together to make an amazing treat. Use good quality gula Melaka, it makes a huge difference and it is definitely a crowd pleaser. Brilliant…  More »

  • What to CookDessert

    Bingka Ubi

    by Lisa K. on Thu, May 17, 2018

    So many wonderful things you can do with ubi kayu! This baked kuih has great aroma, taste with a light bouncy and chewy texture. So easy to make, get the kids involved too.  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Udang Goreng Berlada

    by Lisa K. on Wed, May 16, 2018

    Scrumptious prawns fried up quickly is a great little meal for your family. It uses most of your store cupboard essentials and pairs wonderfully with rice or even a bowl of noodles.  More »

  • What to CookDessert

    Serimuka

    by Lisa K. on Wed, May 16, 2018

    Serimuka is a two layered steamed kuih. The bottom half is set sticky glutinous rice while on top is a layer of green pandan flavoured set custard. It is mildly sweet and pairs well with most tea time beverages.  More »

  • What to CookDessert

    Kuih Cara Berlauk

    by Lisa K. on Tue, May 15, 2018

    Kuih Cara Berlauk is a griddled bite-sized kuih topped with curried beef mince, chillies and fried shallots. The yellow colour comes from a little turmeric mixed in with the batter. It’s a delicious savoury cousin to Kuih Cara…  More »

  • What to CookDessert

    Kuih Bidaran

    by Lisa K. on Mon, May 14, 2018

    Kuih Bidaran, a cousin of the more popular Kuih Bom we think this kuih uses sweet potato mixed in with the glutinous rice flour. The result is a chewy, crispy ball with a natural sweetness. This is then stuffed with sticky and sweet…  More »

  • What to CookWestern

    Lamb chops at home: affordable and easy!

    by Lisa K. on Tue, May 08, 2018

    Sometimes a good plate of grilled lamb chops just hits the spot when you have meat cravings. It’s not too expensive either when you cook it yourself and get shoulder chops. RM40 can get you 7-8 slices- pretty sweet eh? Serve…  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Not Crispy & Classic Rendang Ayam Pedas

    by Lisa K. on Sun, April 08, 2018

    Our most beloved Hari Raya food has made the headlines recently and we are celebrating at how much this had brought Malaysians and our fellow neighbouring-rendang countries together. If you missed the fiasco, here’s a quick recap:…  More »

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