• 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 »

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    EMERGENCY Lemang

    by Sjaiful A. on Fri, June 22, 2018

    Phew! Raya week 1 is over and now is open house galore for the rest of Syawal. If you are short of lemang for your open house and your lemang guy is off berraya-ing somewhere, then this is a lifesaver recipe for you!  More »

  • Food Articles Special Feature

    5 Traditional Recipes for Your Open House

    by Lisa K. on Tue, June 12, 2018

    If you’re hosting your first open house this Raya, congratulations and welcome to the club! Open houses can be quite challenging but it is also fun and rewarding at the end of the day. With the right…  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Halwa Maskad

    by Lisa K. on Sun, June 10, 2018

    Halwa Maskad is an old skool dessert from when our Nenek and Atok were teenagers, or possibly earlier. It is soft and a little firm with a texture reminisce of Turkish Delight. You can add nuts for texture, or rose water for fragrance…  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

    Nasi Minyak & Gulai Daging

    by Lisa K. on Thu, May 31, 2018

    Nasi Minyak is an aromatic rice, served with either a beef or chicken gulai. It is usually made for special occasions like during Hari Raya, weddings and Ramadhan. Yes the list of ingredients is quite long but bear with me, it is so…  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Bubur Lambuk Pantai Timur

    by Lisa K. on Wed, May 30, 2018

    Bubur lambuk is a must have at PaRams in Terengganu . This East Coast recipe is packed with lovely fresh fish and abundance of fresh ulam. Great for buka or sahur!  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Pulut Sotong

    by Lisa K. on Wed, May 30, 2018

    Pulut Sotong is a very traditional Terengganu tea time light meal enjoyed by the rich and royal household since 1900s. This dish has survived till today with the recipe remains pretty much unchanged. Today, it is a must have during…  More »

  • Food Articles Special Feature

    5 Beefy Ideas for Raya Haji

    by Lisa K. on Thu, August 31, 2017

    How lucky are we to have a long break this weekend! Many of us will balik kampong to celebrate the blessed Hari Raya Qurban with our families and there will be lots of meat distributed around the community.  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Acar Rampai

    by Aida Azizuddin on Thu, December 16, 2010

    Adjust the taste while you are cooking. Sometimes you need to add more brown sugar or vinegar. You are looking for a balance between sour and sweet.  More »