Baking Ingredients in Selayang

A shopping guide for home bakers Selayang is located in Gombak district in Selangor. This is the place whereby people from the Klang Valley to get their fresh goods such as vegetables and fruits, seafood, and poultry at wholesale price.   It is also known as Kuala Lumpur’s Kitchen (KL’s Kitchen). Over here, a few shops sell baking ingredients at affordable price and because of this, … Continue reading Baking Ingredients in Selayang

Coconut oil for baking cake

Using coconut oil you can swap with butter Coconut oil is an edible plant-based oil extracted from the kernel of coconuts. This means it can be consumed directly, however, I rather use it as part of baking ingredients.   It has been one year since I started using coconut oil for baking cupcakes.  The coconut oil used in my cupcakes has made it creamy, soft, and moist … Continue reading Coconut oil for baking cake

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

Simple Tips: Using onions in cooking

How many meals we normally have in a day There are three main meals a day. We call it breakfast, lunch and dinner. This set of meals is running down generation to generation. This is considered traditional meals time to a family.  But along the way, as years went by, when people were busy with work, they chose not to take this set of traditional … Continue reading Simple Tips: Using onions in cooking

How to use pandan leaves to cook Malay Cuisine

About pokok pandan Pandan is a tropical plant native to Malaysia. The leaves are long, narrow at the end and pointed. The height of pandan tree is about a metre tall. Pandan leave has multiple usage in the Malay cuisine. It can be used to cook Nasi Lemak and sweet porridge like Bubur Pulut Hitam and Bubur Kacang Hijau. Besides that, it also can act … Continue reading How to use pandan leaves to cook Malay Cuisine

How I toast belacan

Belacan paste in general Belacan is a type of Malay condiment made of udang geragau that has been salted, dried and fermented for four months. (Udang geragau is a small shrimp that resembles krill). Udang geragau is only available in certain places such as in Malacca and Tanjung Dawai in Kedah. In English, belacan is known as shrimp paste and one of the essential ingredients … Continue reading How I toast belacan