Pandan-flavoured Nasi Lemak Kukus Recipe

Checking the freezer upon my return from our family overseas trip, I found I still had a few packets of frozen sambal tumis from previous cooking, fish steaks, glass prawns and squid. Sam P. had also given me a tray of eggs before we left for Phuket. What can I cook to clear these “backlog” … Continue reading

Our Breaking Fast Bonding Meal During Ramadan From Pu3!

Millions of Muslims around the world are now observing Ramadan, a holy month of religious devotion and fasting. The fast (sawm) begins at dawn and ends at sunset. At sunset, families hasten for the fast-breaking meal known as iftar and in Singapore, Nasi Ambeng is a popular communal meal shared by families and friends. My … Continue reading

Telur Dadar Recipe (Spicy Omelette) 煎蛋

It has been said that “Brightly coloured foods tend to be richer in key substances that protect against diseases.” Will adding colourful secondary ingredients to a simple omelette pass as eating brightly coloured food? Telur Dadar Recipe (Spicy Omelette) 煎蛋 Ingredients: 2 – 3 Eggs. 1 – 2 stalks Green Onion (Scallion), chopped. 1 Red … Continue reading

Ambeng Cafe by Ummi Abdullah @ East Village

The only Nasi Ambeng I have had were from Mamanda but the last few months, I have been seeing posts on Facebook raving about it from other establishments but I am particularly interested in Ambeng Cafe by Ummi Abdullah @ East Village. “Nasi ambeng or Nasi ambang is a fragrant rice dish consists of white … Continue reading

Ayam Kalio Recipe

Did you know that Ayam Kalio is actually compromised rendang?!!! A proper rendang has no gravy, just very thick moist glob of cooked spices. Therefore, Kalio is only cooked half way through the rendang process with some sauce. So what is half-way? The minute the chicken is tender and oil separates from the coconut gravy, … Continue reading

Warong Jawa Nasi Lemak @ Bedok South Market and Food Centre

Sunday is undoubtedly family time for most Singaporeans. It is a day when most of the ordinary folks do their weekly wet-marketing, some with the whole jin gang of 3 generations along (see definition of a Wet Market and Whole Jin Gang in Singlish Dictionary, link provided below). In Singapore, most wet markets or “pasar” as … Continue reading

Seafood Masak Lemak Cili Padi Recipe

Recently, I received a “thank you” comment on one of the recipes I shared. That reminded me I still had a packet of the rempah in the freezer. Since I also had some frozen prawns and mussels, I decided to do a variation of the dish Ayam Masak Lemak Cili Padi and replaced the chicken … Continue reading

Changi Village Hawker Centre

Before setting foot on Pulau Ubin, we had substantial brunch so much so we thought we could do away with dinner. Big mistake! We did have enough drinks but the storm made us feel cold and hungry come nightfall. Yama was dreaming about having a cup of hot instant noodles! When Mr. Teck picked us … Continue reading

Mee Soto Ayam At Hainan 7

“Why your one got so much fried shallots? The aunty must like you more!” Two guys at the next table looked up from their meals at whiny me complaining about condiments. They were nice enough not to roll their eyes. They smiled at me, even seemed genuinely amused by my childish rant. When I whipped … Continue reading

Food On Foot In Johor Bahru With Tony Johor Kaki

Last Wednesday, David Wang joined Tony and I on a half day trip into Johor Bahru (JB). While waiting for Tony to arrive at Woodlands MRT station where we would catch a bus ride into Malaysia, David introduced me to his electronic toy, GoPro – a high definition personal camera that could be mounted on almost … Continue reading