Cakwe Udang Mayonnaise (Prawn Stuffed Chinese Donut)

Cakwe Udang Mayonnaise (Prawn Stuffed Chinese Donut)

If you don’t know Cakwe, then be prepared to expand your cullinary vocabulary. Cakwe, also known as Chinese donut, is basically fried dough. It has longer shape, similar to Spanish Churros, but is turbocharged size-wise. Nothing beats freshly fried Cakwe. We,...
Nasi Kuning Komplit (Indonesian Yellow Rice Set)

Nasi Kuning Komplit (Indonesian Yellow Rice Set)

Aromatic scent of lemongrass, coconut milk, bay leaves and kaffir lime leaves slowly filled our kitchen as we steamed the jasmine rice with added turmeric to naturally give its distinct color. The spiced tempeh was well seasoned: salty, sweet yet spicy with a hint of...
Sizzling Japanese Tofu

Sizzling Japanese Tofu

A red cast iron pan sat beautifully on the table, smoking hot, with a thin layer of omelette covering its base. An army of egg tofu stood in formation as if they were ready to face the challenge ahead. Their deep fried shell might looked tough, but deep inside they...
Singapore Noodles

Singapore Noodles

This Singaporean Hawker Food will definitely satisfy your taste bud. Using lighter version of carb, this stir fried rice vermicelli will not leave you bloated, but definitely make you want more. With charred prawns, shredded chicken, fish ball, egg, asian vegetables...
Egg Balado, Sambal Tempeh and Cassava Leaves Curry

Egg Balado, Sambal Tempeh and Cassava Leaves Curry

This Indonesian delight can be your meatless dish inspiration. What else is more exciting than one serve of egg with gooey yolk, crispy tempeh and anchovies, and scrumptious vegetable curry. Serve together with hot and steaming rice, I guarantee you won’t be...
Mee Rebus

Mee Rebus

I still remember when I was little, my Dad used to buy me this street food from a vendor who passed by my house after dark. This meatless glory contains simple elements like hard boiled egg, fried tofu, steamed potatoes, diced tomatoes, blanched beansprout and covered...
Steamed Chicken and Mushroom Rice

Steamed Chicken and Mushroom Rice

This gorgeous looking Indonesian cullinary (Nasi Tim Ayam Jamur) may look simple, but taste-wise, it is as satisfying as winning lotto. Hard boiled egg, diced chicken breast and thinly sliced button mushroom are simmered in soy sauce, oyster sauce, kecap manis and...
Pork Congee

Pork Congee

As winter creeps its way in, chilly weather forced my runny nose and sore throat scrambling for refuge. Luckily, this comfort food didn’t take long to make, as it was paired with homemade pork ball, seasoned with simple ingredients like soy sauce, sesame oil and...
Vietnamese Noodle with Grilled Chicken

Vietnamese Noodle with Grilled Chicken

Eating this Vietnamese dish was like attending a traditional wedding. Pure egg noodle, simply tossed with garlic oil, soy sauce, and oyster sauce; the bride was beautifully dressed with blanched beansprout and wilted choy sum, and finally accessorised with finely...
Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff

I have always been impressed by chefs showing off their skills performing flambe. This time I gathered my courage and took the challenge making this lighter version of beef stroganoff (inspired by Jamie as usual). The steak danced vigorously on a hot smoking pan. To...