Recipe: Traditional Steamed Egg Cake (aka Kuey Neng Koh)

  There are many ways to call this other than the steamed sponge cake; some called it Kueh Neng Ko while others go with “Ji dan gao (鸡蛋糕)”.Anyway, they are commonly known amongst the Chinese in Malaysia and Singapore as traditional cakes prepared usually for prayers alongside the “huat geh aka prosperity cake (recipe coming …

Recipe: Chinese Vegetable Dumpling aka Chai Kuey/ Chai Pau

  Remember the tortoise cake (ang ku kuih) recipe I posted some time ago? Those purple chewy textured skin is suitable in making Chinese steamed vegetable dumplings as well. These dumplings are also known as chai pau as well. That previous post has no recipe in it, so I decided to include the recipe in …

Mamee Chef Instant Noodle Creamy Tom Yam Flavour

  Mamee Chef Instant Noodle Creamy Tom Yam Flavour is the latest addition to the Mamee family. With products like snacks, confectionery and instant noodles, the brand is no longer foreign to most Malaysian.     Here is unpackaging the Mamee Chef Instant Noodle Creamy Tom Yam Flavour tomyam. There is the dried and compressed …

Sambal Chili and anchovies – the perfect combination

My previous post touched a little on goodness of chili and how it is great as to cook with in simple home dishes. Apart from the known rich Vitamin C in chili, there is also Vitamin A which contains beta carotenoids. This happens to be a very powerful antioxidant which wipes out free radical bodies …

Birthday turtle bun

  I read somewhere suggesting that turtles and tortoises don’t have a set lifespan. Apparently in essence, they would just live forever and ever until something kills them. Be it some known or unknown disease, poisoning, predation, irresponsible outcome of man’s act of pollution which inevitably follows by killing of these creatures in one way …

Duanwu Dumpling Recipe

  The Duanwu Festival, also known as the Dragon Boat festival or rice dumpling festival, due to the customs of eating rice dumpling during this festival is a cultural celebration by Chinese communities around the world of which many would celebrate in many ways. It wasn’t a big thing to me; I just like to …