Petite ingredient do wonders in cooking

Pastry as a staple food There is a lot of food considered staple foods although the generation definition varied. For Malay, rice is our staple food. Rice is marvellous to eat with any side dish such as seafood, poultry or meat.  Rice is a carbohydrate food and if taken more without using it, the energy that had to be used turns to fat and thus … Continue reading Petite ingredient do wonders in cooking

Making an ordinary egg into a hearty meal

How important eggs in our home Even though it is simple yet is the main ingredient in many dishes. What is this main ingredient? The answer is an egg. Eggs are a versatile food and many people enjoy them fried, boiled, scrambled or baked. They are easy to incorporate into a diet. Eggs fulfil a lot of cooking requirements. It is cost saving protein. Easy … Continue reading Making an ordinary egg into a hearty meal

Kuetiau Soup

Kuetiau  put in soup  transforms a simple dish to a hearty meal. It  is a dish to be enjoyed with family and friends. Especially during rainy seasons. Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes  Difficulty: Easy Serving: 5 person  Kuetiau Soup  Ingredients 200gm beef 50g of shallots 10g of garlic 3cm ginger 1 stick cinnamon 5 super clove 2 flower clove 3 tablespoon soup … Continue reading Kuetiau Soup

How to use 3 ingredients to make solid food complete with nutrients

The  Story of Wheat Flour I was introduced to wheat flour at a very young age by my late mother.  Even though rice is my main food, wheat flour is my staple food too. The wheat flour contributes a lot of food to us while I’m growing up in my mother’s household. Those days there is no outside food. Every day we eat fresh home-cooked … Continue reading How to use 3 ingredients to make solid food complete with nutrients

5 Classic Recipes Made From Flour

Our desserts made from a different type of flour Next after rice, flour is our staple food for Malaysian. The food made from the flour complement the main dish. Normally, it has to be a snack or dessert.  There are many types of flour that can be made cake and porridge or we call it kuih-muih and bubur. The flour is a very important ingredient … Continue reading 5 Classic Recipes Made From Flour

An open invitation to opportunity

When the lady seller at the coconut milk stall in the market gives a positive response that I can put my cupcakes at her stall gives me a motivational impact. This is a starting point to be an entrepreneur. I start thinking on the way home from the market.  Yes, I’m happy about this. In my mind, I think differently.  There are 10 questions lingering … Continue reading An open invitation to opportunity

How to cook Laksa Lemak using ramen

Once we used to eat laksa lemak in Perth, Australia. The taste was a unique, creamy and full of coconut milk. It used to be my daughter’s favourite. She recommends us to eat while we on vacation in Perth. The stall owner is an Asian descendent and has experiences cook Malaysian dish.  If in Malaysia laksa lemak the closest meal to its is Mee curry. … Continue reading How to cook Laksa Lemak using ramen

Experiences finding coconut oil in Malaysia

A special  request When my son requested me to make a cake from coconut oil, it raised a question. I ask him why coconut oil?. I told him, all these years I make cake from butter and never coconut oil. “Well, now I can’t take dairy products including butter anymore. I’m allergic to it,” he said. My response is, “Well said, where I’m gonna find … Continue reading Experiences finding coconut oil in Malaysia