How to Make Squid with Butter & Evaporated Milk *As Seen On TV*

Print PDF As featured on Foxtel fishing show Hooked with Dave Butfield that just aired - Ingredients - 500g squid tubes, cleaned and cut into rings 4 Tbsp rice flour 1 cup oil (I use Carotino red palm oil) 2 Tbsp butter 2 tsp minced garlic 1-2 sprigs curry leaves 2 small (birds' eye) chillies, sliced pinch of pepper 1/2 » Read More

Chinese New Year Cooking Demos

Print PDF I'm going to be doing 3 of my favourite activities this coming weekend. All at the same time.   I love travel, and I'm travelling to Melbourne courtesy of Tourism Malaysia Australia. Everyone knows about my passion for Malaysian cooking, and I'll be doing that while I'm there. The other thing I like doing, believe it » Read More

How to Get Yourself a Free Trip to Malaysia

Print PDF There are two ways, sponsored by Tourism Malaysia - 1) If you're in Sydney, join The Sydney Food Trail - Eat at one of the participating restaurants before January 18, 2014 and complete an entry form to be in with the chance to win a holiday to Malaysia. Winners of the draw will be able to indulge in traditional cuisine, from » Read More

Jackie M Recipe Card 1 – Malaysian Spice-Rubbed Steak & Salad

Print PDF If you've been following my Google Hangouts (YouTube channel - http://youtube.com/jackiemsydney for past episodes) and my recent radio interviews, you'll know I've been working on ideas to incorporate Malaysian Flavours into your everyday (read: Western) meals. Malaysian cuisine is an original form of fusion food after all, drawing » Read More

New Year, New Site – And I Am Going Sailing. Apparently.

Print PDF aka All Aboard The Steamboat It's the New Year and  it's time for me to 'fess up. I have a phobia - I can't read about myself or watch myself onscreen. All these newspaper articles, blog reviews, etc. – scanned them through very briefly at best. Usually I just check that the photo of me is half-decent before I disseminate them on » Read More

When Ovens Attack…

Print PDF aka Malaysian Flavours Hangout On Air 2 – Kaya Ovens don’t feature prominently in Malaysian kitchens - a point painfully brought home to me when I twice needed to do some baking over the last week.  Kaya (Malaysian Coconut & Pandan Jam) was involved on both occasions – more specifically, Kaya Bread and Butter Pudding. The first » Read More

Oh My Goatness, She’s Finally Goat-ten Around to It –

Print PDF aka My much-delayed Goat Pun Competition Winner announcement Once upon a time I ran a Goat pun competition – it had to do with this charity Great Goat Curry Cook-Off I was involved in – but more on that in a separate post. Back to the goat puns, the rules in a nutshell – pretty much everything goes, as long as it makes us » Read More

11-Point Hyde Park Night Noodle Markets Wrap-Up

Print PDF 1. This is my 5th or 6th year at this event, and when I started mine was the only Malaysian stall there.  Since then other high-profile Malaysian restaurants have joined up and have been given pre-event shout-outs/write-ups about their participation by the Sydney Morning Herald.  Am I slightly irked?  You bet I am ;) I remain to » Read More

Curry Nazi No More – 16 Answers to Jackie M’s FAQs

Print PDF As a perennially sleep-deprived and exhausted business owner, I’ll admit to occasionally getting a little (alright, a lot) caustic when dealing with customer questions. So on my one day off I figure it’s time to repair my Curry Nazi image and put together a list of FAQs and comments I’ve encountered at my many events and answer » Read More

The Great Goat Curry Cook-off #jackiempun Competition!

Print PDF This event has been talked about for weeks on Twitter and we've finally set a date - on 10 November I will be participating in a Goat Curry cook-off with two wannabes (j/k) for a good cause - Down Syndrome NSW. Full details are in the Event itself - https://www.facebook.com/events/1391097894460085. Please join the event AND buy » Read More