SHRIMP AND MANGO RED CURRY

SHRIMP AND MANGO RED CURRY

I have to admit that I’m still in a “survival” mode. Meaning, I’m trying to survive motherhood with our 4 1/2-month old baby (as I’m typing this entry) and a 3-year old daughter....

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SHRIMP IN YELLOW SAUCE

SHRIMP IN YELLOW SAUCE

This shrimp in yellow sauce was an inspiration of a Balinese dish that is usually prepared with lobster or what they called Udang Pantung (lobster) kuning. The sauce is made of coconut milk...

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THAI PINEAPPLE FRIED RICE

THAI PINEAPPLE FRIED RICE

Fried rice is always my favorite thing to whip up because it’s easy and you have a meal in no time. You can pretty much throw whatever ingredients you like to include in...

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SEAFOOD AND SCALLION PANCAKE

SEAFOOD AND SCALLION PANCAKE

I enjoy eating savory pancake and this is one of my favorite. Crispy on the edge, moist and soft in the middle. We’re a seafood lover and to include it in a pancake...

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VIETNAMESE SPRING ROLLS / CHA GIO

VIETNAMESE SPRING ROLLS / CHA GIO

Spring rolls are almost everyone’s favorite I must say. These great appetizers are commonly seen in lots of different Asian cuisines. The variety is also countless. Some of them fried, some aren’t. These...

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COOK AND SELL DUMPLINGS / SIU MAI

COOK AND SELL DUMPLINGS / SIU MAI

If you are wondering why it is called “cook and sell” dumplings, well, it is a direct translation from the Cantonese dialect siu mai. Siu 燒 means to cook and mai 賣 means...

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ROASTED SEAFOOD

ROASTED SEAFOOD

This roasted seafood dish can’t be more beautiful and appetizing. We love seafood in this house and to be throwing lots of things into the roasting pan and ended up with a complete...

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BUTTER OATS PRAWNS / 麥片蝦

BUTTER OATS PRAWNS / 麥片蝦

Okay…I know what you are thinking. Oatmeal is for breakfast. You can probably see the combination of oatmeal and butter, but oatmeal and prawns ? Perhaps they sound anything but appealing to you...

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POPIAH / FRESH THIN SPRING ROLLS

POPIAH / FRESH THIN SPRING ROLLS

Popiah or loosely translated as fresh thin spring rolls are popular street food in Southeast Asia countries like Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore. I grew up eating these and love them so much. The...

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MEE KANGKUNG BELACAN / SPICY STIR-FRIED NOODLES WITH WATER SPINACH

MEE KANGKUNG BELACAN / SPICY STIR-FRIED NOODLES WITH WATER SPINACH

Mee kangkung belacan is one of the very popular street food almost every Medanese loves. It is basically a stir fry noodles with chili, shrimp paste (belacan), water spinach and some seafood. The...

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FRIED NORI ROLLS

FRIED NORI ROLLS

Seaweed is very commonly used in East Asia’s cooking. Nori is the Japanese term for edible seaweed .You will mostly see it being used as a wrap (like in sushi roll) and also...

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HOKKIAN-STYLE NOODLE

HOKKIAN-STYLE NOODLE

Hokkien originated in the Southern regions of Fujian province, an important centre for trade and migration, and has since been spread beyond China, being one of the most common Chinese languages overseas. Hokkian...

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