Rendang – Labour of Love

Rendang is a spicy meat dish originated from the Minangkabau ethnic group of Indonesia. Along with the main meat (beef, chicken or mutton), rendang uses coconut milk and a curry paste of mixed ground spices: ginger, galangal, turmeric leaves, lemon grass, garlic, shallot, chillies and other spices. Rendang – Labour of Love Recipe Ingredients: Serondeng … Continue reading

Test Driving Salmon Curry

I was WhatsApping with Reez, my Malay girlfriend, a few days ago, when she bragged about her mom’s salmon fish head curry. It wuz… AWESOME! – the exact words and tone articulated. Till today she cannot forget how her tastebuds denzed. So I decided to test drive the idea for as she so care-lessly answered … Continue reading

Chicken Curry 咖喱雞

Chicken curry is one of our family’s staple diet simply because it fulfils 3 things on my list as the home chef: 1. Simple to prepare and fast to cook (15 minutes to prepare and 30 minutes cooking time) 2. Spicy (the spices used here actually have a lot of nutritional and healing properties) 3. … Continue reading

Nasi Lemak

Tumeric flavoured coconut rice with sweet sambal tumis, fried anchovies, fried chicken wings and boiled egg. Watch an interesting clip on Nasi Lemak Rice making the olden days way here. Happy cooking 🙂 Click below for recipes on: Sambal Tumis Recipe Fried Anchovies Fried Chicken Wings Recipe