• What to CookMalay

    Kuah Kacang

    by Lisa K. on Fri, May 22, 2020

    Peanut sauce goes well with plenty of local Malay dishes. Dip your satay in it, serve as rojak sauce or douse it over some nasi impit, it is a great accompaniment to have on your table.  More »

  • What to Cook

    Rendang Tok

    by Lisa K. on Wed, May 20, 2020

    There are many versions of Rendang out there and they all taste different. Rendang Tok is the drier version with added spices like cumin, coriander and fennel seeds to give it a different aroma. Toast and grind your own dry spices…  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Kek Batik

    by Lisa K. on Tue, May 19, 2020

    You can find these at any kuih stalls and it is super popular during the fasting month. Kek Batik is essentially crushed biscuits soaked in a chocolate & Milo mixture. No baking required.  More »

  • Food Articles Special Feature

    7 Fabulous Raya Recipes for 20 People

    by Adly on Mon, May 18, 2020

    1. Lamb Tagine : : Anything kambing is always a hit! If you are swamped with preparations and have tonnes of bits and bobs to get ready, this Lamb Tagine is the best recipe for you because all you need…  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Daging Dendeng

    by Lisa K. on Thu, January 02, 2020

    Originally an Indonesian classic, this dish has worked its magic onto our dining tables. Black, sticky and savoury. Deng! It is so good!  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Rendang Ayam Evergreen

    by Lisa K. on Fri, June 22, 2018

    First week of Raya is over! Back to the daily grind and now it is Raya open house season for the next 3 weeks. Want to cook something traditional but with a fresh twist? Then this is the rendang recipe for you. Green chicken rendang…  More »

  • Food Articles Special Feature

    Keep Calm and Raya On

    by Honey Ahmad on Fri, June 22, 2018

    Here are some possible challenges during Raya. 1/ Moving into a new home and wanting to throw an open house but not exactly sure where to start. 2/ Having to cook for family or in laws who are all excellent…  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Easy Lemang for Raya

    by Sjaiful A. on Fri, June 22, 2018

    How to make your own DIY lemang in your kitchen. With tips! Need we say more? Have a great raya everyone!  More »

  • Food Articles Special Feature

    6 Raya Show-stopper Recipes

    by Lisa K. on Wed, June 20, 2018

    Selamat… Hari Raya… Kepada Saudara Serta Saudari… That tune has been stuck in my head on repeat for the past few days. The charm of Syawal is in the air and everyone is in a festive mood. By this…  More »

  • What to CookDessert

    Date Cake with Toffee Sauce

    by Lisa K. on Mon, June 18, 2018

    Got some leftover dates from Ramadhan? We got a great recipe to help you finish it up! This date pudding is a moist and decadent cake which uses date puree as a base that gives the cake flavour and body. Serve it with warm toffee sauce,…  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Sayur Lodeh

    by Lisa K. on Wed, June 13, 2018

    A Raya must have! Lodeh is a medley of vegetables cooked in a savoury coconut broth that goes well with pretty much any Raya dish on the table.  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Sambal Ikan Bilis Bertempe

    by Aida Azizuddin on Wed, June 13, 2018

    With yummy crunchy bits of ikan bilis, tempe slices and crisp potatoes, this tasty sambal works well with rice, ketupat or lemang. A great side dish to serve on your Raya table.  More »

  • Food Articles More Food

    5 Non-traditional Dishes for Raya

    by Lisa K. on Wed, June 13, 2018

    Who has got the Hari Raya song stuck in their heads for the past few days? I definitely do! The house is filled with laughter, family members chatting away, kids glued to their gadgets and some of them…  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Kuih Karas

    by Lisa K. on Wed, June 13, 2018

    Fun to make and fun to eat! Kuih Karas is a crispy and crunchy kuih with a caramalised sugar flavour. Deep fried into an intricate lacy pattern, makes you look stare at it for a while and wonder “How was it made?”  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Crispy Chicken Rendang – Tried and Tested!

    by Lisa K. on Tue, June 12, 2018

    Yes yes yes… we are bringing up that Crispy Rendang fiasco again. Why not tho? Gregg Wallace’s blasphemous Rendang comments gave us a brilliant idea. I mean, really… We love Fried Chicken and we love Rendang. Why not combine…  More »