In cooking, we know that herbs are good for our health as it has long been related to medicine since the beginning of the European Middle Ages. Herbs go well in the cooking. It makes the dish taste better and enhances the colour for growing appetite. Locally, we have lots of herb to be eaten … Continue reading Herb in the pot
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 … Continue reading Selayang Guide: Where to Find Baking Ingredients
Coconut water for drinks Coconut is one of the plants that do wonders in people’s life. In my culture, we use a lot of coconut-based ingredients for cooking. It has is own daily use especially for the coconut milk and grated coconut. The amount of coconut usage is high and because of that, it is … Continue reading From Kitchen To Beauty
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 … Continue reading An open invitation to opportunity
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 … Continue reading Experiences finding coconut oil in Malaysia
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 … Continue reading Simple Tips: Using onions in cooking
Pandan is a tropical plant native to Malaysia. The leaves are long, ribbed and lance-shaped and as a garden specimen it has a unique appearance and only about a metre tall. I grow pandan plants in my garden. Pandan plants are easy to grow in our tropical climate. It grows directly from the soil. If … Continue reading How to use pandan leaves to cook Malay Cuisine
Shallots in My Cooking We use onions all the time in cooking. It is a very important ingredient in a dish and without onion, the food is not tasty. There is a variety of onion in the market but I use three types of onion which is the red onion, yellow onion and shallots. Specifically, … Continue reading Bawang Merah (Shallots)
Belacan is also known as shrimp paste in English. Belacan is a type of Malay condiment made of udang geragau (krill) that has been salted, dried and fermented for four months. It is an essential ingredient in Malay cooking. The recipes that had belacan are sambal tumis, asam pedas, air asam, sambal belacan. Essentially, there … Continue reading Belacan (Shrimp Paste)
Firstly, we have an idea to make innovation of producing food of our own. The food is sambal. It has to be packed to reach the people. On the advice of the physician, we decided to use a glass jar to pack the sambal. The physician told us that Besides from the health benefits, it … Continue reading Glass Jar and Benefits
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