• What to CookMalay

    Lempeng Pandan + Gula Melaka Syrup

    by Lisa K. on Thu, November 22, 2018

    Lempeng is a Malaysian style pancake, usually flatter, denser and slightly greasy with crispy edges. It can be enjoyed as a sweet kuih or dipped in sambal for a savoury treat. But this is a sweet version flavoured with real Pandan…  More »

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    MERDEKA SPECIAL:  Kuih Pinjaran

    by Lisa K. on Wed, August 22, 2018

    Kuih Pinjaran, Penyaram, UFO, Cucur Jawa – This kuih has many names. Our #Merdeka #MakanMuhibah food celebration is taking us across the South China Sea to the State of Sabah. Famous for beautiful islands, mountains and Kuih Pinjaran.…  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Roti Jala + Kuah Durian

    by Lisa K. on Thu, July 19, 2018

    Durian is EVERYWHERE!! This season is half price and you guys should go nuts for it. Got some extra lying around? Buat je Kuah Durian and Roti Jala. Memang puas hati makan I tell ya!  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

    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

    Kuih Kapal Terbang

    by Lisa K. on Mon, June 11, 2018

    Kuih Kapal Terbang, is also known as Kuih Tiram, Lidah Buaya and Lidah Kucing. It is a crunchy kuih made out of layers of crispy pastry dusted with icing sugar that just melts in your mouth!  More »

  • What to CookMalay


    by Lisa K. on Sat, June 09, 2018

    This is our Malaysian toffee, but made from coconut milk and gula melaka. It has a slight chewy texture and melts in your mouth as you eat it. Usually sold in tiny triangular parcels, they are mildly sweet and have a wonderful aroma…  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Kuih Siput Sambal

    by Lisa K. on Wed, June 06, 2018

    Siput Sambal is a curry spiced kuih, shaped like sea shells which tastes very similar to the flavours of Muruku. This is a great Raya gift for friends and family to enjoy. It will be gone faster than you can say siput!  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Kuih Bahulu

    by Lisa K. on Tue, June 05, 2018

    This kuih has been around since our grandmothers were little girls. The texture for Kuih Bahulu is dry and light, taste is mildly sweet and has the fragrance of baked cake. If done correctly, it can be stored up to 2 months. Best way…  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Kuih Bakar

    by Lisa K. on Mon, June 04, 2018

    Kuih Bakar is a coconut-flavoured cookie with a powdery and crumbly texture, very popular during festivities. This version is from the northern state of Kedah which has a smooth exterior. If stored in an air tight container, it will…  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Cucur Roti

    by Lisa K. on Mon, June 04, 2018

    Do you have stale bread lying around in your kitchen? Don’t throw it away! You can use it to make this simple Cucur Roti using ingredients you already have. A great way to use up left over bits of vegetables in your fridge.  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Kuih Lopes Kedah

    by Lisa K. on Sat, June 02, 2018

    Kuih Lopes has many versions across the West Coast but the northern Malaysian version is pandan flavoured glutinous rice cakes, rolled in coconut and served with gula melaka syrup. It has it’s signature bite from the use of air…  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Pulut Bangkok

    by Lisa K. on Fri, June 01, 2018

    This tasty little kuih also known as Pulut Pisang is found in states bordering Thailand. It’s usually a colourful pulut wrapped around a ripe sweet banana, rolled in fresh grated coconut.  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Tepung Pelita

    by Lisa K. on Thu, May 31, 2018

    Tepung Pelita is a two layer kuih of santan and pandan custard, steamed in little banana leaf or pandan pots. They are uber popular and can be found in every Param throughout Ramadhan. So good to buka with it especially when served…  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Kuih Keria

    by Lisa K. on Wed, May 30, 2018

    Although a little different than the usual Kuih Keria which are made out of white sweet potato, this orange sweet potato version is softer, more moist and covered in sugared gula melaka which melts in your mouth at first bite. You…  More »