Malaysian Food/Movie Puns Competition Wrap-up

Print PDF This below is a screendump of our status update on Facebook (www.facebook.com/jackiemcuisine) announcing the winner of a competition we ran on Twitter over the course of 3 days where a dinner for four at my restaurant was up for grabs for the best Malaysian food movie pun submission.  There were so many witty entries I thought it worth » Read More

Call-out Video for Google Plus Cooking Hangout – Fried Radish Cake

Print PDF This hasn't been posted on Google Plus yet, but if you're interested in joining the hangout, circle me there - www.google.com/+JackieM - and let me know so I can send you an invitation to the 'cooking class'. Update - here's the post on Google Plus about the upcoming hangout - go there to join us! - http://ow.ly/dQpFL » Read More

MALAYSIA FEST 2012

Print PDF Promo spot for MFEST 2012 courtesy of the Jackie M crew :) » Read More

Jackie M on Channel 9’s Kerri-Anne Show on 3 Oct 2011

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OTAK-OTAK – Grilled Spicy Fish Cake in Banana Leaf

Print PDF I was asked to submit my Otak-otak recipe for publication somewhere so I figured I might as well post it here as well.  For the record I used to use Knorr chicken stock granules instead of Poloku mushroom stock granules but that bothered 1)  people on a meat-free but not-quite-vegetarian diet (I've never used it in vegetarian » Read More

Vegetarian Toor Dhal Recipe

Print PDF A.k.a. what I serve my roti with.  Also works well with rice or as a dip with any bread. Awfully long list of ingredients, but super easy to make.  For the record, the pic here was from my first attempt at this dish; it should be and is nowadays a lot mushier in texture and consistency. Serves 6 Most of the ingredients for » Read More

Roti Canai Recipe

Print PDF I'd been meaning to post this for awhile but before I had the chance I was asked by SBS Broadcasting last week if they could come round and take pictures of me flipping roti in my kitchen.  This happened in a flash and before I knew it they wanted the recipe to post on their website along with a step-by-step slideshow of the » Read More

Jackie M’s Sui Gow (Chicken & Prawn Dumplings)

Print PDF Great to make ahead of time and freeze for future use; this is one of my more popular dishes at Leichhardt Market Saturday mornings - Sui Gow photo taken by Andrew of Rosey Photography - http://roseyphotography.blogspot.com/ RECIPE Filling - 500g chicken mince 250g fresh shelled prawns – minced ½  can water » Read More

10 Must-Have Malaysian Pantry Ingredients

Print PDF 'Must have' in the sense that they're what I would personally get if I were limited to only 10 items - again, depending on your own (Malaysian) cultural upbringing, you might have a vastly different list to mine. Will elaborate on these another time along with suitable recipes. As mentioned in a previous post, when hunting down » Read More

10 Common Misconceptions About Malaysian Food

Print PDF Based on my own real-world interactions over the course of the last decade of running a Malaysian food business, here's my list of 10 things people get wrong about Malaysian food - It equates with Malay food - Malaysia is a country of immigrants - our food is influenced by Malay, Chinese, Indian and Eurasian cooking styles and » Read More