How to Make Cendol

Print PDF There are lots of cendol recipes out there, but the technique, which usually involves scraping cooked batter through a colander, always meant I ended up with stumpy bits rather than green worms. This was until Johari, my fellow ex-Malaysian and glorified trolley pusher (as he himself described his then-job as a flight attendant) » 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 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

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

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