• Where To EatIndonesian

    Ayam Gepuk Pak Gembus

    by Arslan Z. on Fri, November 16, 2018

    Ayam Gepuk Pak Gembus was started by Rido Nurul Adityawan or lovingly known as Pak Gembus himself in 2013 and their sole mission is to spread the joy of burning your tongue with their super spicy sambal! The sambal is not the type…  More »

  • What to CookAsian

    MERDEKA SPECIAL: Devil’s Chicken Curry recipe courtesy of Celine J. Marbeck

    by Lisa K. on Tue, August 28, 2018

    We are in the final week of our #Merdeka #MakanMuhibah food celebration. This time we are ‘seeing red’ in this wonderful Portugese Devil’s Curry popular in Kristang (Malacaan Portugese Community) cuisine. The name itself should…  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 »

  • Where To EatMixed Cuisine

    Liza’s Biriyani Subang Jaya

    by Adly on Sun, August 13, 2017

    Liza sells her nasi biriyani, pilau rice and capati just outside her corner house at SS15, at a makeshift stall. Located at the intersection of SS15/5B and SS15/5G, look out for a small humble hut with plenty of handwritten signs on…  More »

  • What to CookWestern

    Jerk Chicken

    by Lisa K. on Mon, July 10, 2017

    Jerk is a way of cooking meat or any protein that have been marinated with all-spice and scotch bonnet peppers as the main flavour components. Don’t worry if you can’t find scotch bonnet, you can use jalapeño peppers.…  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Sambal Sotong

    by Lisa K. on Mon, February 27, 2017

    Who doesn’t love fresh squid cooked in a thick, spicy and savoury sauce? Good to eat with hot rice or Nasi Lemak!  More »

  • What to CookWestern

    Nashville Hot Chicken

    by Edwan S. on Tue, January 12, 2016

    This, y’all, is a version of Southern fried chicken… with the spice factor upped by a factor of 10! Nashville Hot Chicken is a classic American south comfort food. Juicy chicken meat is matched to a crunchy, craggly crust…  More »

  • What to CookAsian

    Dendeng Balado

    by Edwan S. on Wed, January 06, 2016

    Dendeng Balado is an Indonesian dish commonly found at any nasi padang place. It’s thinly sliced, crispy-fried beef with a tart and spicy chilli sambal on top. Here’s our easy to make version, packed full of flavour and…  More »

  • Food Articles Special Feature

    Spicy Soy Glazed Beef Short Rib

    by Edwan S. on Mon, October 12, 2015

    Think juicy, meaty beef short ribs slathered in a thick, sticky, sweet and spicy soy sauce glaze. Sounds excellent, right? The rich and spicy beef is then tempered with a tangy, crunchy Asian slaw and…  More »

  • Foodsters' Blog Quickie Recipe

    Sambal Ketuk

    by Foodster X on Wed, July 09, 2014

    What's your favourite condiment to eat with rice, or even noodles? In Malaysia, the answer will undoubtedly be something along the lines of a sambal: sambal belachan, sambal kicap, sambal goreng. Budu and cincalok will make a cameo…  More »

  • What to CookIndian

    Mutton Varuval

    by Sjaiful A. on Tue, May 22, 2012

    Mutton Varuval is a dry curry dish. The meat is cooked until the gravy almost dries up. Spices like fennel seed and cumin seed are used to infuse the mutton with their spicy flavours.  More »

  • What to CookAsian

    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 »

  • What to CookAsian

    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 »

  • What to CookAsian

    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 »

  • What to CookMalay

    Asam Pedas Kerbau

    by The Charlie on Thu, December 16, 2010

    Buffalo meat cooked until tender with spicy and sour notes makes this a hearty choice for your meal.  More »