Hainanese Chicken Rice

This blog post has been months in the making. I keep making this dish, and intending to take a photo of it to post on this blog, and inevitably skip the photo-taking part and head straight to eating it. Anyway, after 3 tries, I finally have some photos! Hainanese chicken rice is another Malaysian comfort… Continue reading Hainanese Chicken Rice

Kung Pao-esque Chicken

I decided to try something a bit different one weekday dinner. Ben makes a pretty mean lemon chicken, so I wanted to give him a run for his money with a kung pao chicken. I found a really good recipe from Jamie Oliver, I quite like his recipes, they’re very sensible, and he’s a very… Continue reading Kung Pao-esque Chicken

Chicken Satay

Chicken satay is my go-to party food. Typically, I make it the night before the party so that it marinades overnight. Then the next morning, I thread it onto the skewers ready for the barbeque. I have really only made satays with chicken thigh fillets, however, I know you can make them with beef and… Continue reading Chicken Satay

Malaysian Chicken Curry Puffs a.k.a Karipap Pusing

I LOVE curry puffs! I always thought they were really hard to make, there is some skill involved, but with this recipe that I found on Facebook, it’s not too bad actually. My crimping could use some work, but it still tasted good! So let me just take a step back and explain what curry… Continue reading Malaysian Chicken Curry Puffs a.k.a Karipap Pusing

The Perfect Roast Chicken with Rustic Mashed Potatoes and Accompaniments

Last week, one of my friends, Thea and her boyfriend Tom, came over for dinner. On a Monday. I had completely forgotten that we had dinner plans, but once I realised, I decided to whip something up anyway. I can’t believe what I achieved in less than 2 hours, it was nothing short of incredible.… Continue reading The Perfect Roast Chicken with Rustic Mashed Potatoes and Accompaniments

Shalini’s Famous Chicken Curry

Chicken Curry is my comfort food. For as long as I can remember, I have loved chicken curry, my mom made it for me when I was living at home, my brother and I would fight over the wings, and when I went to university, I taught myself how to make chicken curry out of… Continue reading Shalini’s Famous Chicken Curry