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    Young Papaya Salad with Banana Heart

    by Edwan S. on Sat, February 08, 2014

    This som tam is spicy, tart and funky. We always thought artichokes will go well in an Asian salad but it’s expensive and hard to find. Use banana heart that has the same texture and delicious too!  More »

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    Kalbi-style Sweet Beef Ribs

    by Edwan S. on Sat, February 08, 2014

    The Koreans do know a thing or two when it comes to ribs. This style of ribs takes less time to cook because of it’s sliced thinly. This yields chewy, sticky and meaty bites with a DIY glaze that is sure to please…  More »

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    Tom Yam Goong

    by Sjaiful A. on Wed, May 09, 2012

    Tom yam goong is a popular dish from Thailand. It’s a sour and spicy soup made using exotic ingredients like kaffir lime leaves, lemongrass and fish sauce. Prawns are perfect for tom yam goong because they give it a nice sweet…  More »

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    Ayam Pansuh

    by Farah D. on Wed, September 14, 2011

    Pansuh is the term Ibans used to describe cooking in bamboo. This lovely mellow chicken is courtesy of Indai from Sumai Indai eatery in Kuching. It has a wonderful subtle gingery flavour with soft flavourful flesh. And the broth is…  More »

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    by Honey on Thu, June 09, 2011

    We gave this delicious Indonesian salad a modern twist by adding roasted pumpkin to it. This makes it a more filling dish and great for vegetarians too!  More »

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    Minty Thai Beef Salad

    by Sjaiful A. on Wed, April 06, 2011

    The moment we tossed this salad, it disappeared! The combo of the slices of steak, crunchy leaves and spicy dressing is so good we want to share it with all of you. Use less chillies if you don’t want to chug water like mad.  More »

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    Basic Sri Racha Hot Sauce

    by Honey on Sun, December 26, 2010

    This is a mild way to add a tiny bit of heat to simple dishes. Use it as a dipping sauce for chicken rice and you’re good to go. It’s the lowest on the scale at 3/10.  More »

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    Fiery Cencalok Hot Sauce

    by Sjaiful A. on Sun, December 26, 2010

    The pungent cencalok in this makes it the perfect addtion to any local style meal. Eat it with ayam rempah, cucur udang or even toss it with your fried rice to give it a kick. This one scores high with an 8/10.  More »

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    Pineapple Hot Sauce

    by Honey Ahmad on Sun, December 26, 2010

    Sour and zingy this mixture is perfect topped on cooked fish or could even serve as a great dipping sauce for an Asian-style fish and chips. The heat on this gets a 6/10.  More »

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    Lamb Tagine

    by Aida Azizuddin on Fri, December 17, 2010

    Whip up this hearty tagine for your father on father’s day…or for any other day really!  More »

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    Nasi Kaluwak

    by Sjaiful A. on Fri, December 17, 2010

    This is a traditional Bugis recipe we got from our designer’s mom and we just had to give it a go!  More »

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    Spiced Nuts

    by Alexa P. on Fri, December 17, 2010

    You can never go wrong with a jar of spiced nuts tailor-made to perfection with a gorgeous sweet caramelized crust and just a hint of heat.  More »