During our visit to Malaysia recently, Matthew has been requesting to have sweet sour pork almost every day. Today I have decided to cook this famous sweet sour pork meal but I used chicken pieces instead of pork. Here is the recipe:
I decided to make some garlic oil in my Thermomix. This would be the easiest way to make it, because there would be less washing up, and the benchtop will be less oily. Furthermore, no oil would be splashing all around the wok or even splashing up trying to burn me!
Garlic oil is a really useful ingredient, an easy way to add garlic to dishes. And the recipe is really simple. Here it is:
I decided to cook loh mai kai for dinner on a Sunday. It is made from glutinous rice. It is a rice dish that will normally be served when you have your dim sum in a Chinese restaurant. You can make this dish in Philips All-In-One Cooker or thermomix, or even in a food steamer over the stove. Here is the recipe:
It was a lazy Saturday evening, I decided to make sambal prawn for dinner Here is the recipe:
Mee Hoon Kueh literally means wheat flour cake. It is my favourite childhood dish. It brings back the sweet memory of myself helping my mother rolling out the dough with a glass F&N bottle instead of a rolling pin. It is a popular dish in Malaysia and Singapore. I will make sure that I have a bowl of mee hoon kueh whenever I am back in Malaysia. Here is the recipe for it:
Last weekend I was craving for ayam percik. It is a kind of grilled chicken marinated in spices and coconut milk. You eat it with steamed rice and is an easy meal to prepare, especially if you have the spices and an oven (or an air fryer). Here are the ingredients for ayam percik.
Matthew, my younger son who dislikes spicy food was out for a State Youth Game. Therefore, I took the opportunity to cook something spicy for the family since he is not at home. I decided to make Malaysian laksa. It is not a hard and time-consuming dish to make. Here is the recipe:
My family adores eating satay. Satay is a kind of seasoned grilled meat serve with satay sauce which you can make it yourself or buy it from Coles or Woolworths. I took the easy way out and bought the satay sauce from Coles. But now I am going to teach you how to make the marinade sauce for the satay. Continue reading “Satay Without The Bamboo Skewers”
In order to make a good fried rice, it is best to use overnight cooked rice. I use my Buffalo Smart Cooker to cook the rice a day before I make my fried rice. Buffalo Smart Cooker makes fluffy delicious brown rice. It has a brown rice function. Therefore, you do not need to soak your brown rice before cooking. I normally use 3 cups of brown rice with 4 cups of water. It takes about 75 minutes to cook the brown rice.
Roti Naan ( Naan Bread) is an Indian flatbread. It is a popular bread in Indian restaurants. Traditionally, this bread is cooked in a tandoor which is a hot clay oven. My boys love roti naan, especially the garlic and cumin roti naan with shredded cheese in it. You can make it with egg or without egg if someone is allergic to eggs. Here is a recipe for it.
3 cloves of crushed garlic
1 tbsp of ground cumin
450g of baker’s flour. I use Wallaby Baker’s Flour.
1 1/2 tsp instant yeast
1 tsp salt
Shredded cheese. I used mozzarella cheese
Butter to oil the crepe maker.