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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

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

Chilli Crab

Chilli Crab


Last day of the Chinese dish week and for this post we will be making a Singaporean Chinese dish called Chilli crab. Chilli crab is one of the most popular dish in Singapore, it is made out of chopped fresh crabs stir fried in a sweet and savoury tomato and chilli based sauce. It was … Continue reading

Butter Oat Prawns

Butter Oat Prawns


When I first saw this dish in Malaysia I think it’s kind of weird as I haven’t seen oatmeal mixed in a savoury stir fried dish, but given it’s a seafood dish I should definitely have no hesitation as I am a sucker for seafood. Butter oat prawns is a dish made out of deep … Continue reading

Seafood Curry Laksa

Seafood Curry Laksa


Laksa is a popular spicy noodle soup which is found in South East Asia more particularly in Malaysia, Singapore and some parts of Indonesia. Historians say it was invented in China as the word laksa might have originated from the Chinese word “la sha” meaning “spicy sand” which makes sense as the food is spicy … Continue reading

Chicken Satay

Chicken Satay


Satay is a type of skewered marinated meat served in thick sauce flavoured by coconut milk and peanuts. This dish originated in Java, Indonesia and considered to be the national dish. It was invented by street vendors during the 19th century when there was a huge influx of Arab immigrants in the region, for the … Continue reading

Singapore Style Hokkien Mee

Singapore Style Hokkien Mee


There are a lot of ways cooking Hokkien Mee and every region in South East Asia will have their own version, last time I had posted the KL version of Hokkien Mee and now for this post I will present you with the Singaporean version of this noodle. It closely resembles the Penang Hokkien Mee … Continue reading

Kailan in Oyster Sauce

Kailan in Oyster Sauce


You might have heard of Pak Choy or Bok Choy in Oyster Sauce as it is a popular Chinese vegetable dish, well for this post we will be using Kailan or what others call as Chinese broccoli.  This vegetable dish is the South East Asian counterpart where it is popular within the Chinese communities in … Continue reading

Char Kuey Teow

Char Kuey Teow


Char kuey teow in Chinese means “stir-fried rice cake strips” and this dish is very popular in South East Asian countries like Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore. This dish as the name suggest is made out of flat rice noodles, this noodles are then stir fried in a wok in a very high heat using pork … Continue reading

Nasi Goreng Daging

Nasi Goreng Daging


Nasi Goreng Daging or Beef Fried Rice is one of my comfort food way back in Malaysia.  There are a lot of variants of Nasi Goreng and this is one, other popular ones are Dried Fish (Ikan Bilis), Chicken (Ayam), Chinese (Cina) and Seafood.  Not just popular in Malaysia and Singapore but this is also … Continue reading

Spiced Fish and Prawns

Spiced Fish and Prawns


I had tried this dish in Singapore and Malaysia before and it was so good its worth repeating the dish over and over again.    This dish might have a nyonya origin because of the shrimp paste and blended chillies, a common ingredient and method of the said cuisine.  This unique cuisine popular in Malaysia and … Continue reading