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Showing posts from June, 2016

Pomelo Salad With Prawns

This salad is simply delicious! The Pomelo is sweet and slightly sour. It complements very well with the pan-grilled shrimps.

Crispy Peanut Puffs

These are crispy fried peanut puffs. It's a popular snack during festival season in Malaysia, especially Chinese Lunar New Year and Eid al-Fitr or also known as Hari Raya Aidilfitri in Malay.

Deep-Fried Cempedak Fritters (Cempedak Goreng)

Have you seen this type of fruit before? Well, this is an exotic fruit called Cempedak. It’s popular in Southeast Asia, particularly in Malaysia. The size of the Cempedak fruit is much smaller than the more well known Jackfruit. The texture of the Cempedak flesh is soft, sweet, and has a strong aroma. They can be eaten fresh; but, they tastes much better in fritters. Deep-fried Cempedak Fritters are commonly sold in the streets of Malaysia.

Sweet Corn Pudding

This is an easy and slightly sweet dessert is popular in Malaysia, and across South-East Asia. It is made with "Hun Kwe" or sometimes known as mung bean flour, sugar, sweet corn kernels, and coconut milk. Make sure to serve it chilled, and it's great for the hot summer weather.

Glutinous Rice Snack With Red Bean Paste

These Glutinous Rice Snacks made of sweet rice flour and filled with store-bought red bean paste. Generously coat the dough with sesame seeds before pan-fry them. It's that easy and tasted so good.

Miang Kham/Meang Khum (Leaf-Wrapped Tidbits/Bites)

This is a popular appetizer in Thailand. It's called Miang Kham or sometimes known as Leaf-Wrapped Tidbits or bites. Wild pepper leaf or Bai Cha Plu in Thai used in this recipe. The leaf has a mild peppery taste, which complements the bright flavors of coconut, peanut, ginger, limes, shallot, dried shrimps, chili, and the sweet and salty sauce.

Crispy Apam Balik (Crispy Pancake With Peanut Filling)

Crispy Apam Balik or also known as Crispy Pancakes with peanut filling, is a popular snack in Malaysia. The pancake is typically crispy, lightly sweeten with sugar, peanuts, and cream corn. Well, do try this simple and wonderful snack.  *This is an updated post with a video cooking guide. (Previously posted on 05/13/09)

Stir-Fry Beef With Ginger And Scallion

This Stir-Fry Beef With Ginger And Scallion is one of my go to recipe if I'm short on time. It's a quick and no-fuss recipe for two. I like to serve the tender beef with steamed rice, some vegetables, and fried egg for a complete meal.

Kuih Tako (Pandan Coconut Puddings With Water Chestnut)

This sweet and delightful Kuih Tako is popular throughout South-East Asia. The original recipe comes from Thailand. This little dessert is made with Hun Kwe flour, Pandan juice, water chestnut, and coconut milk. To make the casing for the dessert, you will need some pandan leaf, or any small jar and cup works very well too.

Hae Mee, Prawn Noodle, or Penang Hokkien Noodle

Hae Mee, Prawn Noodle, or Penang Hokkien Noodle is a popular street food in Malaysia. The slightly spicy, sweet, and savory soup for this delicious noodle is made with sambal paste, whole prawns, prawns' heads & shells, and chunks of pork ribs, or chicken bones. This noodle recipe will take about a couple of hours to prepare; but, if you like prawns like I do, then chances are you will enjoy this tasty noodle soup.