MASTERS OF MALAYSIAN CUISINE JOIN FORCES TO PROMOTE MALAYSIAN FOOD TO THE WORLD

MEDIA RELEASE Friday 19 June 2020 MASTERS OF MALAYSIAN CUISINE JOIN FORCES TO PROMOTE MALAYSIAN FOOD TO THE WORLD VIA LIVE COOKING VIDEOS On 27 June, a coalition of eight Malaysian cuisine masters based in different countries around the world will begin a series of monthly Live cooking videos to showcase Malaysian flavours to a global » Read More

How To Cook Crispy Noodles With Sauce

You may have come across a number of different iterations of crispy noodles depending on the type of Asian restaurant you frequent; in this Lockdown Malaysian Cook-Along (yes, I'll explain in a bit) I made 2 different versions - one using vermicelli (aka rice sticks, depending on the brand), and one using fresh thin egg noodles (aka wonton » Read More

Malaysian Street Food: Why this hidden treasure is my passion… [Part 2]

Hobby Cook, Passionate about Asian Cuisine, or just want a new skill set in your kitchen?   We spoke about Malaysian Food a little on the last page, but we didn’t get down to the juicy bits:    Malaysian Street Food!   This is my passion. It is the WHY behind the last 20 years of my life.    Let me give » Read More

Malaysian Street Food: Why this hidden treasure is my passion… [Part 1]

Cooking is an emotional activity, there’s no denying that. Both the activity itself, and the history behind each ingredient, utensil or dish you serve up.   A certain taste can take you back to your childhood, remind you of your first date with your wife, or bring back a memory with your now late parent(s).    It certainly » Read More

How To Cook Pandan Chicken Curry & Pandan Rice

As someone who's run a Malaysian food business for decades, I'm always trying to strike a balance between maintaining "authentic" flavours while cutting down on time spent in the kitchen (thanks to labour costs and staff shortage issues). My friends at MyBlueTea.com.au recently sent me some samples of their natural pandan powder (made from pure » Read More

Concord Hospital Markets – Coronavirus Notice

I've just been advised that due to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) situation, Concord Hospital Markets will be closed starting this Thursday 12 March 2020, until further notice. If you're based in Australia, this would be a good time for me to reintroduce my range of Malaysian curry pastes, which I make myself and deliver either via courier or via » Read More

Nasi Lemak-Udek-Campur-Kandar-Tumpang-Tumpeng – Part 1

Remember that time Australian cooking show Good Chef Bad Chef did a segment on how to make Nasi Lemak (steamed coconut rice with condiments, and what some would argue is Malaysia's national dish), and then proceeded to cook Nasi Goreng (fried rice)?   When I shared it on social media, I found out many people didn’t even know what “Nasi” » Read More

My Malaysian Cookbooks Free For A Limited Time Only

Folks, this is your chance to get the eBook versions of two of my Malaysian cookbooks (along with a bonus Asian Pantry Ingredients Guide) - Truly Malaysian Street Food At Home Truly Malaysian Breakfasts Check out the video to see what they look like >> And all you have to pay is the cost of the USB drive to be shipped out to » Read More

How To Use The Keep Warm Setting On Your Cooker For Sous Vide Cooking

I mentioned in the past that the keep warm setting on your electric cooker - eg. your rice cooker, slow cooker or Instant Pot - could theoretically be used if you're too cheap (I'm kidding) for a sous vide unit. I had the chance to test it out with my Lao-style grilled ox tongue recipe that I published recently >> » Read More

Who Are You??

I hate carrying on about my "accomplishments", not because I'm sooo modest (I'm not), but because I honestly get bored doing it; my sister reminded me recently about how I didn't even bother attending my graduation ceremony at Sydney University 27 years ago because I didn't want to spend money hiring a ridiculous graduation gown, so I asked them to » Read More