Beef Rendang

We had a fully Malaysian dinner party recently, and I decided to make a beef rendang for the main. I have made this dish a few times before, and I have been quite disappointed in the way it has turned out before. A beef rendang is sort of a beef stew, but the rendang curry… Continue reading Beef Rendang

Roti Jala

I love Roti Jala! Roti Jala is a very distant cousin to Roti Canai. Roti Canai is made with a dough, and the reason why it is so delicious is because it has multiple layers, with ghee liberally applied within the layers. It sort of resembles a croissant in terms of the layers, not the… Continue reading Roti Jala

Pulut Inti

The other day, I was struck by this need to have pulut inti. Pulut inti is a traditional Malaysian dessert of┬ásteamed glutinous rice with a sweet coconut topping, usually wrapped in a banana leaf. It’s like a small packet of delicious sticky goodness ­čÖé Growing up in Malaysia, I remember my local kuih-muih (dessert) lady… Continue reading Pulut Inti

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

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