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

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

Email to Sydney City Council

Print PDF For those who have not been following my updates via my newsletter, here is the reason why I have not been open for the last fortnight - Two weeks ago an officer from Sydney City Council dropped in for a surprise inspection at my Darlinghurst studio.  Evidently someone had lodged a report to say that I was illegally operating a » Read More

#jackiempoem Competition

Print PDF It's been a few weeks since we wrapped up our latest competition, this time for a silly poem with rules specified by my good friend The Food Pornographer (www.thefoodpornographer.com) as follows - 1st line must be Roses are red. Lines 2 and 4 to rhyme. Line 4 a Malaysian dish. Poem must not make sense. We had A LOT of » Read More

Malaysian restaurateur tries to put herself out of business by sharing ALL her cooking secrets. (Press Release)

Print PDF Anyone who’s followed Jackie M’s food operations through the years would know she’s a reluctant restaurateur at the best of times.  She’s tried and failed on more than one occasion to close the doors to her restaurant, only to keep it open due to persistent demands for her food. So when Jackie M announced she’s running a series of 5 » Read More