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    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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    Asam Pedas Pari

    by Lisa K. on Tue, March 06, 2018

    This is a non-tumis version of asam pedas. Zero oil but maximum yums. It gets its flavour bomb from the use of toasted belacan and aromatics like lemongrass and daun kesum. Once you start slurping the soup you really can’t stop!  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Sambal Belacan

    by Lisa K. on Tue, February 27, 2018

    Need a good, basic sambal belacan recipe? We’ve got you! I mean can you imagine having a Malay meal spread without sambal belacan?? It’s like lagu tanpa irama! A song without a melody… The best way to make it is to…  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Sambal Ikan Bilis

    by Lisa K. on Tue, February 20, 2018

    Everyone should have a go to sambal ikan bills recipe. It is one of the essentials of being Malaysian. If you don’t have, here’s one of ours. To us, a good sambal is not too oily, savoury with a hint of sweetness. Mash…  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Kuih Ketayap

    by Lisa K. on Fri, January 19, 2018

    Green pandan flavoured crêpe rolls filled with caramelized coconut. You can buy this at most kuih stalls but it is easy to make! No mad kitchen skills needed to pull this off. The key is to use good quality Gula Melaka (if you have…  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Lemak Labu Putih (Pumpkin in Coconut Gravy)

    by Lisa K. on Tue, January 16, 2018

    Every bachelor or bachelorette should know how to cook this. 30 minutes tops and you have a hot & healthy dish ready for dinner. Plus you can add a variety of veggies you have lurking in your fridge.  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Spicy Sardine Fried Rice

    by Lisa K. on Tue, January 09, 2018

    Have you ever seen Nasi Goreng Sardin on a menu? I discovered it by accident and I was #mindblown. It is my new favourite go-to nasi goreng recipe. So easy to make, it is beginner-proof! Most of the ingredients you probably already…  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Asam Pedas Ayam

    by Lisa K. on Tue, July 18, 2017

    My face just pucker up and when I think of the delights of Asam Pedas. Tangy savoury broth perfumed with laksa leaves which gives it the signature flavour. Fish is the most common protein used for this dish but we gave it a go with…  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Rendang Daging

    by Lisa K. on Fri, June 23, 2017

    This dish needs no introduction. Rendang is a Raya staple and loved by Malaysians and there are many variations using chicken, duck, cockles and offal.  This beef recipe is the dry version with fresh herbs and you can enjoy it…  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Sayur Lodeh

    by Lisa K. on Sun, June 18, 2017

    A medley of vegetables cooked in a savoury coconut broth that goes well with pretty much any Malay dish on the table.  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Nasi Minyak & Gulai Daging

    by Lisa K. on Fri, June 16, 2017

    Nasi Minyak is usually served for special occasions like Raya and weddings but you can cook this as a weekend treat as well. Yes the list of ingredients is quite long but bear with me, it is so simple to make and the ingredients are…  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Fragrant Ayam Masak Merah

    by Lisa K. on Tue, June 13, 2017

    There are many variations of Ayam Masak Merah out there and this is one of my favourites. The fragrance from the lemon grass and kaffir life leaves just makes it so wonderful!  More »

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