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Category: Recipes

Creamy Chicken Stew

Creamy Chicken Stew is the perfect one-pot chicken casserole dish when all you need is to easily dish out something warm and comforting for your family. Easily substitute the vegetables with mushrooms or other root vegetables.

Kaya Puff Pastry (Kaya Kok / 咖椰角)

Kaya puff (Kaya Kok 咖椰角) is a sweet flaky local pastry filled with creamy rich kaya coconut jam baked to perfection, that reminds me of my father’s hometown in Malaysia, Ipoh. I first had it there and would always request to eat it whenever our family is back there.

Low Sugar Cranberry Chia Jam

Chia Cranberry Jam is really easy and quick to make. It not only looks pretty with its deep red hues but full of nutritional goodness and flavour as well as natural fibre. Love it on toast and cookies!

Vegetarian Fried Bee Hoon 斋炒米粉 (Singapore Noodles / Rice Vermicelli)

Vegetarian fried bee hoon, also called 炒米粉, char bee hoon, rice noodles or rice vermicelli is a typical popular staple in Singapore and Southeast Asia. I love cooking it with lots of crunchy type of vegetables and mushrooms. It’s simple and very easy to cook.

Pandan Kaya Quick & Easy Recipe 班兰咖椰醬

This Pandan Kaya can be made as quick as 10 minutes (if using all coconut cream) or 25 minutes (using half coconut cream and half coconut milk which is less fattening). It has a beautiful green hue and flavourful aroma thanks to the pandan juice and coconut cream. Perfect on toast, cookies and cakes.

Hainanese Kaya in 10 Minutes 海南咖椰醬

Trying to replicate my grandmother’s best Hainanese kaya in just 10 minutes with this kaya recipe using coconut cream, egg yolks, pandan leaves and gula melaka. This kaya is perfect to spread on toasts, in cookies and pastries.

Sambal Chilli Recipe 参巴辣椒酱

Here’s how to make the best sambal chilli, ever! It’s spicy and full of aromatic flavours. We love to eat it with noodles, nasi lemak (coconut rice), stir fry meat or vegetables, and just almost everything and anything. This condiment is a must-have in Southeast Asian cuisine, no meal is considered complete without the sambal chilli.

Miso Beetroot Soup

Super nutritious soup with really simple ingredients and seasoned with healthy Japanese miso paste, giving it a rich umami flavor. This miso beetroot soup is not only pretty in colors, it’s packed full of great healthy flavorful ingredients! I love making a batch, then freeze it and just warm it up for a quick warm lunch over the next few days.

Air Fried Soy Chicken Recipe With Potatoes

Air Fried Soy Chicken Recipe with Potatoes is my go-to recipe when I am running short of time but still like to impress my dinner guests. With my Ninja Max XL air fryer, I can easily whip out a main chicken and a side potatoes.

Dark Chocolate 2-Layer Basque Burnt Cheesecake

This Dark Chocolate 2-Layer Basque Burnt Cheesecake is a rendition of the humble world-famous cheesecake. Beautifully caramelized on the top, soft creamy and chocolatey in the center, this is easily the yummiest AND easiest baked cheesecake to make ever!

Babi Pongteh, A Nonya Braised Pork Stew

Babi Pongteh, a traditional signature Nonya Braised Pork Stew that is uniquely prepared in each Peranakan family. Cooked preferably using fatty pork belly or pork trotters with mushrooms, fermented soy bean, dark soy sauce, palm sugar, and aromatics, this homecooked dish is slow boiled until the meat turns tender to the bite. It’s a typical dish prepared during special occasions and Chinese New Year.

Thai Steamed Fish (Pla Kapong Neung Manao – ปลากะพงนึ่งมะนาว)

Thai Steamed Fish is not only super easy and quick to cook, you find all flavours–savoury, garlicky, sourish, sweet and spicy–in one dish. Using very simple ingredients that you might already have in your kitchen, you get to serve this delicious Thai dish on your dining table in 15 minutes. Best served with rice and more chilli if you can take the heat!