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    Kam Heong Sotong

    by Lisa K. on Thu, February 07, 2019

    Chinese New Year Holidays might be over but our hearts is still on cuti mode. Mend your post-holiday heart with some spicy and fragrant Kam Heong Sotong. Fresh sotong, serai, udang kering, curry leaves and dried chillies - this combination…  More »

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    Singaporean Chilli Crabs

    by Lisa K. on Mon, February 04, 2019

    Gong Hei Fatt Choy! If crabs is on your menu this festive season, try out this saucy Singaporean Chilli Crabs recipe with fried Man Tou Buns. Whether you’re using Flower Crabs or Mud Crabs, this recipe is suitable for both. Don’t…  More »

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    Lemon Chicken

    by Lisa K. on Thu, January 24, 2019

    Chinese New Year is only a few days away. Weather you’re gonna be enjoying reunion dinner or its just another makan session, Lemon Chicken should be on your table this year. Crispy fried chicken doused in tangy lemon sauce, this…  More »

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    Easy Kung Pao Chicken

    by Edwan S. on Sat, January 19, 2019

    Here’s a favourite of many a Chinese restaurant. Kung Pao Chicken is dish from the Szechuan province in China. There are many variations throughout the world nowadays, but they always feature chicken, nuts and chilli peppers.…  More »

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    MINYAK MASAK ALIF: Ayam Goreng Belacan

    by Lisa K. on Tue, November 13, 2018

    This chicken makes you do a double-take. Yep! Crispy fried chicken with an awesome belacan marinade. If you were lucky enough ever try this uniquely Asian fried chicken, then you know how special it is. It is only a simple 5 ingredient…  More »

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    MINYAK ALIF: Taiwan Style XXL Fried Chicken

    by Lisa K. on Tue, October 16, 2018

    Taiwanese Style Fried Chicken is known for the super huge pieces of chicken, coated with super crispy & crunchy batter. It is then dusted with a spicy seasoning powder that makes you lick your fingers over and over again. This…  More »

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    Halal Gyoza

    by Lisa K. on Tue, September 18, 2018

    Gyozas are like Won Tons but firmer with thicker skin. It is always a hunt when you’re looking for good Halal version so why not make it instead. You can make the filling out of beef, seafood or keep it vegetarian. Save half of your…  More »

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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 »