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 Ipoh Sar Hor Fun; also M Boutique Hotel, Ipoh

Print PDF I've had Ipoh Sar Hor Fun back when I was growing up in Seremban, but I was more familiar with the "dry-style" ie. "kon-loh" version from this particular kopitiam in my hometown, as opposed to the soupy variety.  (Funnily enough I have yet to encounter the kon-loh version in Ipoh itself, so I'm not sure if it was an evolution of » Read More

How to Make Hakka Pan Mee

Print PDF As featured in my Hangout On Air - Noodles: Introduction First off, and I'm sure I've mentioned this in the early days with this blog - I write my recipes and post them on the fly; there's no "massaging" involved, so they're invariably going to be a bit rough.  Also, I cook based on the principle of "agak-agak" (Malay for » 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

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

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

How to Make Onde-Onde

Print PDF https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNYhekF4KSQ Onde-onde is one of those sweet snacks we all grew up loving but few of us ever bothered to learn how to make because it was so readily available. Here's my take on it, and as you'll see in this Google Hangout - all you need are 4 easily-obtainable ingredients. No exact measurements are » Read More

How to Make Chicken Rendang

Print PDF Yes it's been awhile! Here's the recipe to a quick-and-easy Chicken Rendang dish that I prepared via Google Hangout (ie. Live Internet Broadcast) a couple of weeks back - Easy Chicken Rendang - 2 TBS Mak Siti Rendang Spices Powder, mixed to a paste with some water 4 TBS Carotino Red Palm Fruit Oil 2 TBS minced » Read More