Why I Don’t Eat Pork

The topic of pork came up in a comment thread on Reddit in response to the question - what is something about your race (ethnicity) that other races may not be aware of? A Chinese redditor responded that pork permeates a lot of Chinese food, even in dishes that aren’t pork-based. As a fellow Chinese, I concur. Not just because I live in the food » Read More

Street Food Journeys: Malaysia Series 3 – Plant-Based Edition (Media Release)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Jackie M.FounderJackie M. & Masters of Malaysian Cuisinejackie@jackiem.com.au+61 (0) 425 797 718 Street Food Journeys Goes Plant-Based with Tourism Malaysia for Series 3 Sydney, NSW (25 Oct, 2021) Jackie M today announced a new 4-episode Street Food Journeys video series in partnership with Tourism Malaysia » Read More

Tourism Malaysia and Jackie M take to the Streets of Malaysia in Series 2

Here's the link to Tourism Malaysia HQ's Media Release on Street Food Journeys: Malaysia Series 2 >> Read Media Release Here ---------------------------------------- The following is a separate media release by Tourism Malaysia Australia regarding my new series which airs Sundays 9pm Aust EST | 7pm Malaysia | 1pm Europe (CET) & » Read More

Live Cooking Videos From My Desktop (Lenovo Legion 7 Review)

A few months ago, while on a late night Zoom call, my suburb was hit by a mass power outage. I was plunged into the dark in the middle of my living room, and my meeting was prematurely ended because of the internet modem shutting off along with everything else that ran on electricity. There wasn’t much else I could do, so I shut down my laptop and » Read More

Durian Fest Sydney 2021

Want to know a secret? Several years since quitting Orange Grove Markets, I’m still adjusting to not having to get up at 4am every Saturday morning. It still feels strange for me not to be loading up my vehicle and rushing to get to the market to get set up and start cooking.  Weekends now mean sleeping in, and coming up with creative ways to » Read More

Johor: Laksa Johor, Mee Rebus, Places To Visit & Things To Do

Johor is highly-regarded among Malaysians and Singaporeans as a foodie destination, so much so that Singaporeans regularly travel across the border into Malaysia just to eat a meal in this, the southernmost state of the peninsular of Malaysia. In this episode of Street Food Journeys: Malaysia, we explore Johor through the lens of its food. Click » Read More

Melaka: Satay Celup, Klebang Coconut Shake, Nyonya Food And More

I remember it was during my first trip to Melaka that I tried Satay Celup, which consists of skewered meat, fish balls, seafood, vegetables and everything in between cooked in a thin peanut gravy. It felt like a cross between steamboat (aka hotpot) and satay; I only ever had it once - it was a literal case of so much food, so little time in Melaka » Read More

Tourism Malaysia Australia Partners with Jackie M for Street Food Journeys: Malaysia

MEDIA RELEASE 16 April 2021 Tourism Malaysia Australia Partners with Jackie M for Street Food Journeys: Malaysia Tourism Malaysia Australia is delighted to partner with Malaysian-born, Sydney-based hawker food expert Jackie M. to produce an 8-part video series titled Street Food Journeys: Malaysia. Each 20-minute episode covers a different » Read More

Malaysian Heritage Cuisine and THAT Eggplant Sambal

It was the morning of LAUNCH DAY - the culmination of months of planning, meetings, negotiations (some more intense than others) - and I woke up to a message from my one remaining volunteer (the previous one backed out a couple of days prior) to say she wasn’t going to make it after all.  Today was the day I was going to take a bunch of food, » Read More

MAFI Partners with Masters of Malaysian Cuisine to Promote Malaysian Ingredients to the World

MEDIA RELEASE  15 March 2021 MAFI Partners with Masters of Malaysian Cuisine to Promote Malaysian Ingredients to the World The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industries of Malaysia (MAFI) will partner with the Masters of Malaysian Cuisine group to promote Malaysian ingredients through a series of global live cooking demonstrations and » Read More