Chili Oil

  Chili oil; for a Malaysian girl like me… it goes on everything. On a good day I should have almost seven different hot chili concoctions in my fridge. Here’s how I do it.   Ingredients: 5 star anises 3 tbsp szechuan peppercorns (do not use black peppercorns- it’s not the same) You’ll get the
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Cauliflower Rice

    I just love this recipe. I’ve been making it often since discovering it. Move over cauliflower cheese there’s a new favourite recipe in town.   Ingredients: 1 cauliflower washed and cut into florets, dry them completely overnight on paper towels. In the morning shred the florets in a food processor and lay them

Seaweed Salad

      Hero Shot Justification “I layered this set with an old recycled wooden board contrasting with blue tableware. I added the black sesame seeds, green chopsticks, light green kohlrabi and celery to the set to add balance and colour. The raw ingredients show what the salad is made up of. The chopsticks redefine

How to make olive sourdough boule

  Sourdough the divine creation; from the Bible, Alaskan prospectors, to the world-famous San Francisco sourdough, it’s a living, healthy, fermenting process. Catch the wild yeast and you will be rewarded with a flavourful, crispy on the outside and rich inside sourdough goodness.   I’ve been baking for a very long time; I thought I
    The spice junkie Garam masala means hot aromatic mixture of spices. It’s not uncommon for each household in India to boast the best blend of spices for garam masala. Truth is, there isn’t a set of spices for garam masala. It’s what you like it to taste like.   Having said that, I
    Seafood sambal   Hi everyone. You asked and here it is. Don’t you dare cut back on the chilies now. Can you handle the heat?   This is the sambal most Malaysians go to for everyday cooking. Malaysian hot food is not just hot, it’s tasty and spicy hot at the same time.

Char Siu Bao

              I grew up eating bao or as we call it in Malaysia pao. We’d wait for the pao man to come around midnight on Fridays and Saturdays. My favourite is Char Siu Pao. This is the dumpling with sweet pork filling. I’ve made it a few times in

Nasi Hujan Panas – Rainbow Rice

                  Rainbow Rice Literally means: Nasi-hot Hujan-rain Panas-hot – Hot rain rice or Rainbow Rice.   In Malaysia the heat can reach up to 36°C. It will rain when the sun is shining and glaring. It is now that you will see a rainbow or two in
                    As a Malaysian I usually have all the ingredients in my freezer and pantry. If you don’t, just make a run to the Chinese grocers and you’ll have them ready for cooking at any time. It’s easy to do this soup. Now you can enjoy
                  Hi everyone. This is the recipe for Malaysian roti canai. It is an easy recipe to make. Please don’t let the youtube videos of roti canai flipping deter you from trying this recipe. You don’t have to flip it in the air. There are other ways