STEAMED PORK BELLY WITH SALTED MACKEREL

STEAMED PORK BELLY WITH SALTED MACKEREL

Steamed pork belly with salted fish is my mom’s classic recipe that I grew up with. Absolutely love it. The thought of salted fish may not be appetizing to most people. However, this...

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Thai Green Curry With Shrimp

THAI GREEN CURRY WITH SHRIMP

I’ve made this Thai green curry with chicken and it was so delicious that I made the green curry paste in big batch and freeze them for future use It really helps when...

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KUE LAPIS/ STEAMED LAYERED CAKE

KUE LAPIS/ STEAMED LAYERED CAKE

Kue or Kuih is a fairly broad term which may include items that would be called cakes, cookies, dumplings, pudding, biscuit, or pastries in English and are usually made from rice or glutinous...

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BUBUR SUMSUM / INDONESIAN COCONUT MILK AND RICE PUDDING

BUBUR SUMSUM / INDONESIAN COCONUT MILK AND RICE CUSTARD

Bubur sumsum or some called it bubur som som, is Indonesian traditional sweet dessert. The dessert is mainly made of coconut milk and rice flour that are being cooked until thickened and then...

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Chicken with Ginseng Soup

CHICKEN WITH GINSENG SOUP

Few weeks ago I received a package in the mail from Singapore. I opened it up and it was packed with my favorite snacks and packages of Chinese herbs for cooking tonic soup....

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CHICKEN AND PORK CURRY

CHICKEN AND PORK CURRY

I saw this “The Exotic Kitchens of Malaysia” cookbook by Copeland Marks at the library the other day and I was intrigued to try all the different recipes in there. This Chicken and...

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PORK WITH SEA CUCUMBER AND MUSHROOM STIR-FRY

PORK WITH SEA CUCUMBER AND MUSHROOM STIR-FRY

Chinese New Year falls on February 3 this year. Chinese New Year (CNY) is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays. It is known also as Spring Festival, the literal translation of...

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Thai chicken coconut soup/ tom kha gai

THAI CHICKEN COCONUT SOUP / TOM KHA GAI

Tom kha gai which literally means chicken galangal soup is a spicy hot soup in Thai Cuisine. This soup is made with coconut milk, galangal, lemon grass and chicken. The chillies add a...

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YOUNG JACKFRUIT CURRY / SAYUR NANGKA

YOUNG JACKFRUIT CURRY / SAYUR NANGKA

Jackfruit is one of the popular tropical fruits in Southeast Asia. We call it Nangka in Indonesian language. You don’t see it very much here in the states, at least not in a...

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THAI GREEN PAPAYA SALAD / SOM TUM

THAI GREEN PAPAYA SALAD / SOM TUM

Thai Green papaya salad or som tum is a spicy salad made from shredded unripened papaya. The dish combines the four main tastes of Thai cuisine: sour lime, hot chili, salty fish sauce,...

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Home Made noodles with pasta machine

HOME MADE EGG NOODLES WITH PASTA MACHINE

A while ago, my mom made some egg noodles manually (without a machine). It did work. It just took more time to cut the noodles into equal size. She decided that pasta machine...

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Pecel

PECEL/INDONESIAN-STYLE SALAD WITH PEANUT DRESSING

Pecel is an Indonesian sauce based on peanuts. It is commonly served over boiled vegetables. It is pretty similar to the sauce used in Gado-gado. In Pecel, Kencur is used as one of...

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