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Category: Sides & Snacks

2-Ingredient Peanut Paste Filling for Ang Ku Kueh 自制花生馅

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!

Sesame Ball – Air Fryer Chinese Jian Dui 气炸锅煎堆

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.

Kale Chips Air Fryer Recipe

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 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.

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.

Melt-in-Your-Mouth Pineapple Tarts

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.

7 Steps To Make A Charcuterie Wreath

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!

Crispy Potato Roses

These gorgeous pretty little crispy potato roses are not only tasty, they are a feast to the eyes. Slice, season, roll them up and bake, it’s extremely easy to make and goes really well with steaks or just as a snack. Not to mention it’s extremely instagrammable.

Yong Tau Foo (Air Fryer)

Yong Tau Foo is one of the popular Hakka Chinese cuisine made by stuffing minced and seasoned meat or fish in tofu (bean curd) and vegetables such as eggplants, okra (ladies’ fingers), mushrooms, bitter gourd, chilli, capsicums. Here I’m using my Ninja Air Fryer for a quick and easy version.

Air Fryer Carrot Fries Recipe

Air fryer carrot fries are a great healthier substitute to french fries, with so many known health benefits of carrots. The fiber in carrots can help keep blood sugar levels under control. Carrots are loaded with vitamin A and beta-carotene which are great anti-oxidants

Air Fryer Ngoh Hiang (Chinese Pork Roll)

Ngoh Hiang, a Chinese pork roll dish, aka Loh Bak or Pork Spring Roll is a typical dish in Asia. This dish is basically made with minced pork meat seasoned with five-spice powder. Try out this air fryer recipe!

Nonya Achar Recipe

The Nonya achar is full of flavours, crunchiness, freshness, with its salty and sour taste. It goes extremely well with the nasi lemak, laksa, curry or even on its own as an appetiser and is a great starter to any meal.