Manicai Fried Beehoon (树籽菜炒米粉)

INTRODUCTION

This is an unique Sarawak noodle dish that is only  common nowadays. It was not that common when I was a kid. We did prepare cangkuk manis with noodles and my mum usually prepared it in a soupy form

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Nonya Kapitan Chicken Curry – Ayam Kapitan (甲必丹咖喱鸡)

INTRODUCTION

One reader was asking me whether I have Chinese Ah Ma style of curry recipe… She said she had purchase a lot of ready premix but it just doesn’t taste the same compared to her granny cooked. I told

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Homemade Lard–Water Boiling Method (水煮猪油)

INTRODUCTION

Many people missed granny’s cooking and they cannot replicate exactly the taste primarily because of two ingredients. Granny uses lard and MSG that most households are not using it because we were brainwashed that these two things are bad

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Thai Steamed Fish with Lime (Pla Neung Manao or ปลากะพงนึ่งมะนาว 泰式柠檬蒸鱼 )

INTRODUCTION

Before we have kids, me and my wife used to dine in Thai restaurants for its delicious spicy and tangy food. One of the commonly ordered fish dish is this Thai steamed fish.

This dish is very refreshing, tangy

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Pickled Lettuce Stewed Meat (罐头菜心焖肉)

INTRODUCTION

Every time when I wanted to issue a recipe, I will have to decide what is the purpose of the post. Will the readers be interested? Will it be too easy and is there any readers who will try?

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Steamed Scallops with Luffa (干贝丝瓜)

INTRODUCTION

We used to eat braised luffa or sponge gourd and granny usually braised the luffa until very soft that melts in the mouth. That is why, most of us think that luffa cooking time will need to be very

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Sarawak Sweet Taugeh or Beansprout Noodles (砂朥越豆芽炒面)

INTRODUCTION

I have been struggling whether or not to share this simple noodle dish. Simple both in terms of cooking method and ingredients. After due consideration, I have decided to blog for records because every time I posted this dish

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Steamed Soda Crackers Nestum Cake (苏打饼麦片蒸糕)

Updated post on 11-1-2017

I have decided to prepare this cake for Chinese New Year. I only cut some for picture taking and 80% of the cake will be wrapped in clingy wrap tightly and send to the freezer. When

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Indonesian Chilli Eggs (Telor Balado or Sambal Telur 辣椒鸡蛋)

INTRODUCTION

I think a lot of Malaysian and Singaporean like to eat Nasi Padang and if you spotted eggs coated with chilli, it is likely to be this dish: Telur Balado or literally baladao eggs. You can easily spotted in

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Blachan Chicken or Prawn Paste Chicken (虾酱鸡)

INTRODUCTION

I think most people will know this famous “xia jiang jib (虾酱鸡) or Har Jeong Gai or prawn paste chicken. It is such a welcoming dish in the Tze Char stores and quite an famous fried chicken dish. Due

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