How to Cook Penang Kapitan Chicken Curry

Print PDF Kapitan Chicken Curry is one of the more popular dishes in my range of frozen Prepared Meals, but as anyone who's watched any of the cooking videos on my YouTube Channel would know, I'm a big believer in shortcuts; I'm the first to admit a lot of liberties are taken with my recipes. When I was in Penang, I had the opportunity to » Read More

Jackie M’s Travel Diary – Shangri-La Rasa Sayang Resort, Penang

Print PDF Most Westerners who've travelled to Malaysia will almost invariably have covered Penang, so they're often surprised to find they know the place better than I do. I have to admit being a "southerner" - I was born and raised in Seremban, 40 miles south of Kuala Lumpur - Penang has always been a little outside my radar. My recent trips » Read More

How to Cook Nyonya Kapitan Fish

Print PDF When I gave up my IT career back in 2002 to get into “this food thing” - as it’s disparagingly referred to by some in my family-  it wasn’t out of any altruistic reason so much as it was a way for me to recreate my memories of Malaysia through its food. A dozen years on, thanks in large part to no longer having to run a restaurant, » Read More

Jackie M’s Non-Definitive and Desperately Incomplete Guide to Dining in KL

Print PDF Petronas Twin Towers from my Traders Hotel KL room.The topic of where to eat in KL has been done to death, as I’m sure most people who spend an inordinate amount of time online will protest – so why am I adding my two cents’? How’s this post different from others out there? I emigrated 30 years ago, plus I didn’t grow up in KL – » Read More

Free Download – Jackie M’s Truly Malaysian Digital Magazine (iPad)

Print PDF I'm an EX-restaurateur - I closed my Concord establishment nearly a year ago, and even when it was open it was only ever open 3 nights a week and it wasn't around for that many years either since I initially took up the space purely for the production of the food I sell at farmers' markets and online and kept it closed to the public » Read More

How to Cook KL Hokkien Mee

Print PDF The great Malaysian north-south culinary divide comes into play with this dish, which I, as a Seremban-southerner grew up knowing simply as Hokkien Mee. It wasn't until many years after leaving Malaysia that I was made aware that Hokkien Mee in KL-Seremban meant something quite different to Hokkien Mee in the northern state of » Read More

Jackie M Frozen Meals and Curry Pastes – New Look!

Print PDF I was going through the range of products in my online Jackie M Shop recently and realised it had reached 95 items.  This doesn't even include the hot dishes in my restaurant menu - I had deleted the entire category when I closed it back in May 2013 (side note - please stop trying to book tables for my now-defunct restaurant). I bet » Read More

How to Make Fried Noodles with Sauces – & The Silent Movie Hangout

Print PDF I feel the need to reiterate this because unlike my online followers, most of my "real world" customers still think "restaurant" and not much else when they think of me, despite my Concord establishment having closed for nearly a year now - but one of my many activities is to run regular Google Hangouts On Air. For the » Read More

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

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