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Soto Ayam

Soto Ayam is a spicy chicken soup with vermicelli. They are delicious with mungbean thread noodles (glass noodles) and lontong (compressed rice roll) too. I consider Soto Ayam a feast by itself and they are commonly found in Indonesia and Malaysia.

Sambal Kicap Manis (Spicy Sweet Soy Sauce)

This is a sweet and spicy condiment, great with any grilled meat, seafood, and fantastic with Soto Ayam.

Chocolate Pecan Cookies

This is a super indulgence gluten-free Chocolate Pecan Cookies. This recipe was adapted from Dominique Ansel, the world-renowned Cronut inventor. There is only a handful of ingredients to make the cookies. Just make sure to use high-quality chocolate with more than 60 percent cacao content and 84 percent of butterfat, and you're all set.

*This is an updated post with a video tutorial.

Apam Balik

This is a thicker version of Apam Balik or pancakes filled with peanuts and sugar. The edges of the pancakes are crispy, and the middle is softer. These street-snacks are popular in Malaysia and Singapore.

Apple Hand Pies

These Apple Hand Pies are some of the easiest pie to make. The apple filling is slightly sweet, tart and flavored with some cinnamon, nutmeg and all-spice. The pastry is buttery with a delicate crunch in every bite.