Acar Buah: Traditional Complement for Malay Dish

Fruit pickles with sweet sour spicy taste Acar Buah or Fruits Pickles are a side dish that is a dark red colour cooked with a mixture of pickled  fruits with three sweet, salty and sour flavours combined. These foods use vinegar to produce a sour taste, sugar to get a sweet taste and salt to balance the taste. The use of dried chillies and curry … Continue reading Acar Buah: Traditional Complement for Malay Dish

Facts About Rendang

Rendang is a traditional dark brown Malay dish based on herbs such as lemongrass, galangal, ginger, fresh turmeric, dried chilli, red onion and garlic. All these ingredients are ground and sautéed using cooking oil. Kerisik and coconut milk are added to the sautéed gravy.  Kerisik is grated coconut that is fried without oil until it turns dark brown and pound until it becomes oily.  As … Continue reading Facts About Rendang

From Leftover Ingredients to Hearty Meal

I read an article about different kinds of food made from leftovers that turned up to be a healthy meals. My favourite food is on the list which is spaghetti bolognese and shepherd pie.  In Malaysia, we also have a few kinds of dish that is made up of leftover food.  Leftover food is food that can be consumed. However, most of it turned up … Continue reading From Leftover Ingredients to Hearty Meal

What Experts Said About Coconut Oil

I discovered baking using coconut oil when I fulfilled my son’s request. I found that the cake tastes better and last longer. As I am been using this coconut oil for three years, I want to dig deeper into what experts said about coconut oil. Here is the “conversation” between the expert. Coconut oil contain saturated fat 100g of coconut oil contain 890kcal and 82.5g … Continue reading What Experts Said About Coconut Oil

Chicken Soup Soto A Palace Food

It is originated in Indonesia. It is also popular in Malaysia and Singapore.  Soto is one of my favourite food. Soto is a chicken soup laden with spices and eaten with nasi impit or compressed rice, garnished with spring onion, bawang goreng (crispy fried onions) and begedil.  To make it spicy, we can eat with dips knowns as sambal kicap, it is a soy sauce … Continue reading Chicken Soup Soto A Palace Food

Kuih Bahulu A Malay Traditional Favourite

Kuih Bahulu is one of the Malaysian classic cakes that uses three ingredients: wheat flour, sugar and egg. The process to make Kuih Bahulu is delicate. Thus, it required a whole day to make.   The traditional process of making Kuih Bahulu  This is the process that my late mother used to do in the late ’50s. First: Measure sugar and egg On the earlier … Continue reading Kuih Bahulu A Malay Traditional Favourite

Cupcakes in Selayang

Nine Selections to Choose We create gourmet cupcakes using high-quality ingredients from our production kitchen in Bandar Baru Selayang Fasa 2B. You are welcome to try our available flavours for those who want to eat simple and healthy cupcakes. Customers can choose a cupcake from nine different flavours available in our kitchen. Milo Chocolate Chips Cupcakes Milo powder is the main ingredient in the Milo … Continue reading Cupcakes in Selayang

Nasi Kerabu Using Pandan Leaves

My version of making Nasi Kerabu using pandan juice.  I make six types of garnishing accompanied pandan rice.  There are salads, kelapa goreng ( stir-fry grated coconut), sambal belacan, solok lada (steam fish stuffed in green chilli), keropok ikan (fish crackers) and telur masin (salted egg).  Nasi Kerabu’s original state is from Kelantan, a state located on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia.  The original colour … Continue reading Nasi Kerabu Using Pandan Leaves

How to use pandan leaves to cook Malay Cuisine

Pandan leave has multiple usage in the Malay cuisine. It can be used to cook rice and sweet porridge like Bubur Pulut Hitam and Bubur Kacang Hijau. Besides that, it also can act as natural food colouring, a brush and natural fragrance to cooking. Cooking rice with pandan Nasi lemak is one of the great example of cooking rice with pandan. The pandan leaves give … Continue reading How to use pandan leaves to cook Malay Cuisine