How to Convert Malaysian Recipes for the Thermomix

Plus - A Case Study Using My Easy Prawn and Pineapple Curry Recipe If you’re a Thermomix TM6 owner you’re likely familiar with Cookidoo - a platform where you can pick and choose out of thousands of recipes. You select what you want to cook, and it guides you step-by-step with preset temperatures, times and speeds.  But if you’re a Malaysian » Read More

Laksas of Malaysia: Episode 3 (Street Food Journeys 4)

How to Cook Laksa Sarawak, Laksa Goreng, Laksa Kedah and Easy Laksa Nyonya Melaka In the third of our four-episode web series, Laksas of Malaysia, we were thrilled to be invited by Datin Suraya Kusaidi, a friend of Masters of Malaysian Cuisine (MOMC)'s Mazna Merten, to film a segment on Laksa Sarawak. Most Laksa Sarawak recipes do not disclose » Read More

Laksas of Malaysia: Episode 2 (Street Food Journeys 4)

How to Cook Laksa Terengganu, Laksa Melaka, Laksam, and Laksa Lipat Gulung   In this episode of Street Food Journeys, we travelled to Terengganu Cultural Village courtesy of Tourism Terengganu, to learn how to make Laksa Terengganu (two versions - white and red). The beautiful backdrop of the Terengganu Cultural Village (photo courtesy of » Read More

Laksas of Malaysia Episode 1 (Street Food Journeys 4)

Most Australians who know laksa think “curry laksa” when asked to describe it. There’s no shame in this - curry laksa is essentially the laksa I grew up eating myself, in my part of Malaysia (Seremban, 40 miles south of KL).  What many don’t realise is that among Malaysians, laksa means something completely different depending on which part of » Read More

Lobster Rolls At The Rocks, Sydney

One good thing about having South African digital marketer Paul Gray in Sydney with us is that it allows me and Baby Noah to play tourist in our own city.  Now that we're at the tail end of winter (we conveniently missed 5 cold, wet La Niña weeks thanks to filming and travelling in Malaysia) we've spent our weekends exploring Sydney's unmatched » Read More

Holy Heffa Burger Truck in Edensor Park, Sydney

 Edensor Park was where we settled when my parents, younger sister and I first arrived in Australia back in 1984, and it was in that part of Sydney where I got my first after-school job delivering pamphlets and the local newspaper (remember The Champion, anyone?) in the area. Even though I no longer live out that way, I do go to nearby » Read More

Penang Island: Eat & Stay (Street Food Journeys Road Trip)

Penang Island is synonymous with street food, and it was appropriately our first stop during our Masters of Malaysian Cuisine (MOMC) road trip throughout the Malaysian peninsula in July 2022. What did we eat and where did we stay in Penang Island? As mentioned in my introduction last week, this is by no means a comprehensive list - we were » Read More

How To Make Toast With Stingless Bee Honey & Butter Spread

Stingless Bee Honey aka kelulut is officially recognised as Malaysia's first superfood, and for good reason - it is scientifically-tested to be: High in easy-to-absorb antioxidants (high amount of phenolic acid, with propolis and bioflavonoids) High in antimicrobial activities (as high as Manuka Honey); it is antibacterial, antiseptic, » Read More

How to Make Mango Sticky Rice with Coconut Water

Mango and sticky rice is a dessert more commonly associated with Thai cuisine, but it's also very popular in Malaysia, in particular in the northern states bordering Thailand, such as Perlis and Kelantan. I remember one the best versions of mango and sticky rice I've ever eaten was at a Kelantanese restaurant in Kuala Lumpur's Kampung Baru (new » Read More

How To Cook Easy Malaysian Prawn & Pineapple Curry (Restaurant Recipe)

This recipe for Malaysian Prawn and Pineapple curry is adapted from the Fish Curry I used to sell as part of my range of frozen meals at markets around Sydney and at my restaurant, and it was very popular in particular among those who like their curry mild, rich, and gluten-free (I used a particular gluten-free mushroom seasoning in it in lieu of » Read More