Category: Sides & Snacks
Thai Fish Cake (Tod Mun Pla ทอดมันปลา) is a delicious typical street food found commonly in Thailand as well as in restaurants. Now you can make it with a few simple ingredients.
Here’s a fail-proof recipe of You Tiao 油条 or Fried Chinese Doughnuts. YouTiao is a delicious savoury fried fritter that’s crispy, light and fluffy, mildly salted, typically eaten for breakfast with congee, soy milk or mung bean soup.
My rendition of fish tacos using Del Monte canned sardines, different from the typical fish fritters served in restaurants. Dinner can now be ready in minutes!
This classic Ang Ku Kueh has its dark red colour from beetroot juice extract. It can be filled with peanut paste or mung bean paste. The skin is sticky, soft and chewy, making it a popular snack that can be enjoyed in the morning as breakfast or anytime of the day as a snack with coffee or tea.
Learn how to make Soon Kueh in this simplified step-by-step recipe. This Teochew steamed dumpling, also known as ‘cai kueh’ is a favourite local breakfast snack.
Try out this quick and easy to make 2-ingredient peanut paste filling for ang ku kueh, crispy sesame ball (jian dui), sweet rice dumplings (tang yuan) or any cakes. No sugar added in this recipe and you have full control on whether or how much sugar you want to add. Absolutely healthy and yummy!
Using an air fryer to make these sesame balls means it’s not soaked dipped in oil during cooking, making it a healthier snack. I have also used monk fruit sweetener in making the dough and the peanut paste and mung bean paste fillings so it’s diabetic-friendly, keto-friendly and vegan-friendly.
Air Fryer Kale Chips is one of the easiest and healthiest snack you can make in just under 10 minutes. Pair it with beer or just munch while watching Netflix. You will want to make more as it’s super light and crunchy, not to mention addictive!
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.
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.
Melt-in-your-mouth pineapple tarts are to-die for. Known as kuih tart, kue nastar, or kueh tae, pineapple tarts are a much-loved classic pastry all time of the year. This recipe is adapted from a recipe on Straits Times. I reduced the amount of sugar and substituted it with Stevia sweetener, using the same dough recipe for both closed and open-faced pineapple tarts and got the thumbs up from my family.
Making a Christmas Charcuterie Wreath in 7 easy steps. Learn the fun and quick tips on how to put this Charcuterie board together. Not to mention this can be prepared in advance and kept in the chiller, then bring it out to room temperature before your party. I do not only make it during the festive holidays but whenever I host a house party, the charcuterie board is definitely part of the menu. Have fun!