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

How to Cook Char Kway Teow (CKT)

Print PDF I asked a quick question online today and based on the Facebook and Twitter responses, the one Malaysian dish that most people would like to learn to make is Char Kway Teow, ie. stir-fried fresh rice noodles. At least among my customers/followers anyway - so here’s my take on it. First, a quick rundown of some CKT facts - I feel » Read More

How to Cook Coconut Rice

Print PDF Growing up with rice as a staple I kind of assumed everyone knew how to cook it.  That was, until I came to Australia.  Most people nowadays know enough to get by, but for those still struggling with it, here’s my two cents’ worth - Tips - There are lots of different types of rice – short grain, long grain, sushi rice etc. etc.  » Read More

Acar Recipe

Print PDF Recently, I was asked to contribute a recipe for a pocket cookbook that was to accompany the latest issue of a food magazine.  I submitted a recipe for my acar - Malay Vegetable Pickle - and as promised, once published, a copy of it was sent to me. The Good - it was a collection of Malaysian recipes from such celebrity chefs as Rick » Read More

How to Make Popiah Filling

Print PDF I guess having posted about making popiah skin it's only appropriate I follow up with the rest of the ingredients to complete the dish :) (this is a second upload with the staticky audio sorta fixed) » Read More

How to Make Popiah Skin

Print PDF This is the second edit of the same video posted earlier, with the static in the audio removed. Here are some points to add to the instructions - - The Ikea pans used in the video are this model - http://www.ikea.com/au/en/​catalog/products/40165895 (SKÄNKA) - they come in diff. sizes and I think mine are 30cm. - I bought » Read More