• What to Cook

    Daging Goreng Kunyit

    by Lisa K. on Tue, May 21, 2019

    This is an office lunch favourite and budget meal. Tender pieces of turmeric fried beef with veggies and chillies. Enjoy it with hot rice and a douse of kicap manis. Simple yet so tasty. Yum!  More »

  • What to Cook

    Sambal Sotong

    by Lisa K. on Tue, May 14, 2019

    Sambal Sotong is a true delight to seafood lovers. Tender rings of squid cooked in a spicy sweet sambal. Have it with Nasi Lemak, plain rice or throw it into Nasi Goreng, this lauk is widely served in Malay eateries.  More »

  • What to CookAsian

    Hainanese Chicken Rice

    by Lisa K. on Thu, March 21, 2019

    I can’t imagine a world without chicken rice. Such a simple and tasty dish to enjoy but it takes patience and time to make a good batch. Use good quality chicken, preferably the ones with yellow fat, for best flavour. And don’t…  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Cekodok Pisang

    by Lisa K. on Tue, March 19, 2019

    Don’t ever throw out over ripe bananas, even if it is slightly blackened and a bit too mushy. They are the best to make Cekodok Pisang and you don’t even need to add banana essence to enhance flavour #facts  More »

  • What to CookAsian

    Bubur Ayam

    by Lisa K. on Thu, March 14, 2019

    Bubur is the ultimate comfort food. Whether you are sick, want a light meal or just want to have something to warm you up on a cold rainy night, then THIS is the answer for you.  More »

  • What to CookIndian

    Sardine Curry

    by Lisa K. on Tue, March 12, 2019

    Everyone should know how to make a sardine curry. Of course there are many variations out there that are simpler or more complicated. You just have to pick one that suits your time and taste buds the most. The beauty of this dish is…  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    BBQ Sauce Daging Masak Kicap

    by Lisa K. on Thu, March 07, 2019

    I can see you going ‘Haaa?? Is this recipe for real??’ Yes it works. Ingredients are pretty much same like a typical Daging Masak Kicap but just add some BBQ sauce at the end for a smoky and tangy hint. Tell us if you love it or…  More »

  • What to CookWestern

    Chicken Fajitas

    by Lisa K. on Tue, March 05, 2019

    Chillies is the usual spot to get Tex Mex but it taste way better and much more satisfying when you do it at home. Fajitas are Tortilla wraps filled with marinated chicken, peppers, tomato salsa and a bunch of condiments. Best way…  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Resipi Laksam Tok Kamariah

    by Lisa K. on Thu, February 28, 2019

    This is THE dish to make during open house season. Time to take a break from Rendang and Lemang – we love you two so much but it’s time to take a break okay… We got the recipe and tips from our Foodster Arslan’s grandma.…  More »

  • What to CookAsian

    Nasi Goreng Tomyam Seafood

    by Lisa K. on Thu, February 28, 2019

    Never have crappy, tasteless Nasi Goreng Tomyam ever again! Tomyam Fried Rice can be as intense and good just like the soup itself. Just use good quality Tomyam paste and be generous with it. Don’t skip the lemongrass and lime leaves.…  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Sambal Botol

    by Lisa K. on Thu, February 21, 2019

    Sambal botol is a dry sambal with fried peanuts, ikan bilis and tempeh and it is a great accompaniment with local dishes. Spicy, sweet and a little salty, you won’t be able to stop munching on the crunchiness and savoury-ness. Someone…  More »

  • What to CookWestern

    Spicy Fettuccine Alfredo

    by Lisa K. on Tue, February 19, 2019

    OK we are not claiming this is the classic recipe but it’s the spicy version instead! When you want to tame the pasta craving beast, try this easy recipe with a little kick added.  More »