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Sweet Corn Ice Cream

Sweet Corn Ice Cream


I had posted several uniquely flavoured Filipino ice creams in the past like the cheese ice cream and purple yam but it does not stop there as there are a lot of unusual flavours that we can use like this sweet corn ice cream. I know for most corn does not equate to something sweet … Continue reading

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Bah Kut Teh

Bah Kut Teh


Bak kut teh if directly translated means pork rib tea, this Chinese soup is made out of meaty pork ribs slowly simmered for long times in an array of herbs and spices such as star anise, cinnamon, cloves, fennel seeds, garlic, wolfberries, dried dates, dried chillies, dried squid and even ginseng. This dish is popular … Continue reading

Hokkien Mee

Hokkien Mee


Hokkien Mee or Hokkien Char Mee is a type of dish made out of thick yellow noodles cooked in thick dark gravy made with dark soy sauce, pork, squid, fish cake/balls, cabbage and crispy fried pork fat. A very popular dish found in Kuala Lumpur and the surrounding areas. The first time I tried this … Continue reading

Lor Mee

Lor Mee


Lor Mee is a noodle dish found in Malaysia and Singapore where thick yellow noodles are served in a very starchy gravy alongside other ingredients such as ngo hiang, fish cake or balls, fried meat dumplings, half a boiled egg and slices of pork belly to name some. This is usually found on hawker stalls … Continue reading

Squid and Okra Stir Fry

Squid and Okra Stir Fry


The first time I saw this dish in Malaysia I thought it was not a good at all but one day I run out of choices and exhausted every Malaysian dish that I liked so I tried this one, surprisingly it was so good. I know the restaurant owner so I asked him what’s the … Continue reading

Sarawak Tomato Kuay Teow

Sarawak Tomato Kuay Teow


Sarawak Tomato Kuay Teow is a noodle dish popular in the Malaysian state of Sarawak, it is made out of rice noodles served with vegetables, chicken and seafood together with a generous amount of tomato based sauce. Similar to Wat Tan Hor Fun this dish is also saucy served with an array of vegetables and meat, … Continue reading

Wonton and Char Siu Pork Noodle Soup

Wonton and Char Siu Pork Noodle Soup


Wonton noodles or wantan mee is a popular Cantonese noodle dish which is a very simple noodle dish served in a hot broth garnished with wonton dumplings, meats and vegetables. This dish is not just popular in China but in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines and Hong Kong as well. The variation of each location is … Continue reading

Cucur Udang

Cucur Udang


I love discovering dishes that have close similarities to a Filipino food item, these dishes that have nearly the same ingredients but prepared in a different way.  It always makes me think why it was done differently and how would that slight variation affect the taste of the final dish. In South East Asia it’s … Continue reading

Barley Drink

Barley Drink


Barley Drink or Barley water is a beverage made out of boiled barley flavoured with lemon and sugar.  A traditional British soft drink which is commonly home-made and also commercially available with different flavours to choose from. This practice of boiling grain in water has been existing since the ancient times and that was evident … Continue reading

Grilled Ikan Pari

Grilled Ikan Pari


Ikan Pari Bakar or Grilled Stingray in English, a popular dish in Malaysia where marinated stingrays are grilled in banana leaf with a special  hot and spicy sauce. A very unusual fish to grill but trust me this is really good, once cooked correctly imagine tuna which have a very tender and juicy texture, it … Continue reading