Nasi Lemak

Originated from Malaysian roots, Nasi Lemak is traditionally served with anchovies, boiled egg, chicken, cucumber and sambal. Locally, sometimes they come served with Ikan Selar, Otah and if you’re really lucky maybe with some Sayur Lodeh ( vegetables in a thicken coconut gravy ). There are many ways you can enjoy this dish – I…

Kway Teow Seafood Soup with Shredded Chicken

Silky Kway Teow Seafood Soup with Shredded Chicken Perfect for the entire family – this broth is homey goodness served in a bowl, boiled with chicken bones and prawn heads to get an aromatic base..I’ve stir fried the prawn and squids in garlic and shao xing wine before adding them into the bowls, perfect with…

Chicken Stew Pot Pie

It’s pie night in home. I made a whole big pot of stew and turned the extras into pie. There are dishes from home that conjure up so much nostalgia, and this is one of such binding dishes. I remember vividly, slurping up every last drop of gravy. Mum use to make pie and serve…

Oat Ginger Cabbage Rolls

‘Golubtsi’ – I never knew these were of Russian origin until I dug up several recipe books. Traditionally, Mum makes her speciality Eurasian roll cabbage rolls (rolled using lettuce instead of soft cabbage) over the festive season. It is stewed for hours in sinful bacon goodness and yummy thickened broth – served with mini sausages,…

Pineapple Soy Glazed Chicken

Had some leftover pineapple juice in the fridge and decided to elevate my usual soy glazed chicken marinate with a bit of tangy sweetness. Loved how the flavour of the pineapple juice and the subtle undertones of lemongrass came through in this marinate giving it extra depth! I’ve simply glazed the chicken it as it is,…