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Showing posts from July, 2016

Fresh Spring Rolls (Summer Rolls)

We love Vietnamese-style fresh spring rolls, or also known as Summer Rolls. Basically, you can fill the rolls with any ingredients of your choice. For this recipe, I used boiled prawns, bean sprouts, red leaf lettuce, rice vermicelli, mint leaf, basil leaf, roasted peanut and some crispy fried shallots. Once you roll it up, serve it with homemade Peanut Hoisin Sauce, simply delicious.

Chicken Karaage~Japanese Style Deep-Fried Chicken Nuggets

This is Toriniku Tatsuta-Age, or Japanese style deep-fried chicken nuggets. The chicken nugget is crispy on the outside, moist, tender on the inside, and pairs beautifully with the Japanese style mayonnaise that I had posted earlier.

Chicken Katsu (Tori Katsu)

Chicken Katsu, is a Japanese dish made of pounded chicken breast and breaded with breadcrumbs and deep-fry until golden brown in color. You can serve it with a simple salad, or with rice and some Tonkatsu sauce.

Har Lok/Cantonese-Style Fried Prawns

These Har Lok or Cantonese-Style Fried Prawns were once a popular entree served as part of a banquet meal in most Chinese restaurants across Malaysia. The prawns are deep-fried and then coat with a spicy, sweet and salty sauce. You can now enjoy this dish at most Chinese or seafood restaurant, or simply make it at home with this easy recipe.

Bubur Pulut Hitam (Black Glutinous Rice With Red Bean In Coconut Milk

Black glutinous rice with red bean in coconut milk is probably one of the easiest dessert to make. It’s popular in Malaysia and also in neighboring countries, namely, Singapore, Indonesia, and Thailand. The black glutinous rice is available at most Asian grocery stores. So, do try making this simple mouthwatering dessert.

Sweet Potato Fatt Koh (Steamed Sweet Potato Rice Cakes)

These delicious steamed rice cakes have a soft and airy texture. They are made with sweet potatoes and best serve warm, and with some shredded coconut, if you desired.

Chili Crabs

Like most people, I love the sweetness of Dungeness crabs. They are reasonable priced this time of the year. So, if you are into crabs, do try this Chili Crabs recipe. The chili sauce requires a little advance preparation, but, the end result is well worth the effort.

Oxtail Soup

I would like to wish all my Muslims readers Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri. May this Eid al-Fitr bring you an abundance of joy, happiness, and great health! This is a mouth-watering Indonesian style Oxtail soup with plenty of flavors. It is a fantastic meal by itself. If you are planning to cook this soup, make sure to allow the meat to simmer for at least four hours, or until it's very tender. If you have a pressure cooker, then you can reduce the cooking time significantly.

Coconut Jelly (Agar-Agar)

Coconut Jelly is a popular dessert from Thailand. It is very easy to make at home. All you need are fresh young coconut, agar-agar powder, and sugar. This jelly is slightly firm, but you can adjust the amount of agar-agar powder for a softer texture. Do try this refreshing and yummy dessert.