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    MERDEKA SPECIAL: Braised Chicken Feet with Mushrooms

    by Lisa K. on Tue, August 07, 2018

    Our second #MakanMuhibbah series is for our Chinese family. Love it or hate it, Chicken Feet is a delicacy and also a norm in our Malaysian food culture. Once a poor man’s food, now they serve it everywhere from hawker stalls…  More »

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    Hokkien Mee Telur Goyang

    by Lisa K. on Tue, July 24, 2018

    It’s hard to find a satisfying Halal Hokkien Mee in town. Often, the ones you find are usually too tawar or no uumph. Sigh… Sedih ah… So…make it at home lah because it’s pretty much a noodle stir-fry. Then,…  More »

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    Crispy Sesame Chicken

    by Lisa K. on Sat, June 02, 2018

    Have a change of flavours this week. Try these crispy bite sized chicken smothered in sesame sauce with tender steamed broccoli. This makes a very satisfying meal for buka!  More »

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    Spicy Szechuan Chicken

    by Lisa K. on Mon, May 28, 2018

    Succulent chicken, toasted cashew nuts and onions in a spicy and fragrant Szechuan sauce. Throw in some Szechuan peppers if you can find them to get that pleasant numbing buzz as you dig into this flavourful dish. Or else you can use…  More »

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    Cashew Beef Stir Fry

    by Lisa K. on Mon, March 19, 2018

    Where was this dish invented? Is it from China or incarnated in America’s Chinatowns? Heck, it is super tasty and quick to whip up for a weekday meal. Open your windows and switch off the smoke detectors in your kitchen because it’s…  More »

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    One Pot Chicken Rice

    by Lisa K. on Fri, March 09, 2018

    This is a simple one pot chicken rice recipe that you can make for a weekday dinner. The addition of shitake mushrooms and pak choy makes this a complete meal on its own. Once you’ve tried it, you’ll see how easy it is…  More »

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    Salted Egg Squid

    by Lisa K. on Thu, February 15, 2018

    Salted egg flavoured squid or chicken has been a staple in Chinese restaurants’ menus but it blew up and became viral back in 2016. People still can’t get enough of it so why not cook this addictive dish for your reunion dinner?  More »

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    Ying Yong Noodles

    by Lisa K. on Tue, February 06, 2018

    Sometime you just want soft rice noodles smothered in a thick, eggy sauce bursting with seafood. Am I right? Ying Yong noodles combines two types of noodles so you get some crunch and some slurp action all in one dish. Any Chinese…  More »

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    Steamed Fish with Taucu

    by Ainur Aqil on Mon, December 04, 2017

    Taucu (fermented soybean paste) goes beautifully with a freshly steamed fish. They seemed to be an abundance of pomfrets lately in the market and get this fish fresh, it’s firm, white flesh is a real treat! We really think nothing…  More »

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    Popcorn Chicken in Salted Duck Egg

    by Ainur Aqil on Mon, October 09, 2017

    We are gearing up to the best fried chicken event in town. No wonder even in our kitchen we can’t get enough of making crispy fried chicken in its many forms. For those who don’t really want to fry with bones, popcorn chicken…  More »

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    Char Kuey Teow

    by Lisa K. on Fri, September 01, 2017

    Have you ever tried making your own Char Kuey Teow? It is a lot easier than you think. The key is to have a good sturdy wok on really high flames.  (Sorry, a sauté pan will not get you the same results!) If you are cooking for…  More »

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    Taucu Chicken

    by Lisa K. on Mon, June 05, 2017

    Right.. we all don’t want to spend heaps amount of time cooking for Sahur. So do try out this quick chicken recipe that takes no more than half an hour to whip up.  More »

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