Kuih Seri Muka (Kueh Salat)

This is a Malaysian Nonya Kueh, which contains sticky rice as bottom layer and pandan egg custard on top. I love this dessert very much. I found this recipe on Youtube and followed it: Soak 300g glutinous rice in water for 4 hrs. Drain them and place them in a plate. Add in 100ml coconut…

Steamed Fish with Crispy Granulated Soy Bean (豆酥蒸鱼)

During our trip in Taipei, my husband and I had 豆酥鳕鱼 (Steamed cod fish with crispy granulated coy beans). It’s the first time for we to try this dish and we love it very much. Its’ my husband’s favourite dish in our whole trip. I did a little research online about the dou su (crispy…

Cheesy & Milky Potato

Ingredients: Potato slices (grated in scallop shape) 3 cups cheese 1/2 cup milk 3/4 cup salt 1/2 tsp butter 2 Tbsp black pepper 1 dash minced garlic 1 clove Preheat oven to 220 Degree C. Boil milk while arrange potato in baking pan. Butter the baking pan first. Spread half of the potato slices in…

Orange Loaf Cake

It’s a super easy cake to make and full of orange flavor. Ingredients: orange 1 eggs 3 sugar 100g vegetable oil 70 ml vanilla 1/2 tsp flour 250g baking soda 1/4 tsp baking powder 1 tsp   Preheat oven to 170 Degree C. Cut orange into small chunks and remove the seed. Put orange into…

Beef Bourguignon

I finally tried this recipe. I still remember there is a scene in the movie Julie & Julia. Julie went to buy beef for this dish. She said ” Beef Bourguignon. Julia Child’s beef bourguignon.” Cut beef into chunks and set aside. Cut 3 strips bacon. Boil them and drain. Saute in the pan with…

Chicken Masala (Butter Chicken)

It’s a famous dish in Indian cuisine. For the chicken, I used a half chicken. I removed the skin and bones before cutting it. Of course you can choose chicken thighs or chicken breast. Place chicken pieces in a bowl. Add in 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp paprika powder, 1 tsp garam masala, 1 tsp…

Thumbprint Cookies

  Ingredients: butter 130g sugar 50g egg 1 (separate egg yolk and egg white) vanilla 1/2 tsp flour 130g salt 1 pinch 3/4 cup finely chopped walnuts 1/2 cup jam   Preheat oven to 180 Degree C Cream butter with sugar till light and fluffy. Add in vanilla and egg yolk. Mix well. Add in…

Coconut Chicken Soup

I wanted to try this soup for a long time. Now since that I have pressure cooker, I cannot wait any longer. Prepare a coconut and half chicken. Wash chicken clean. In a pot, add in enough water. Put chicken in. Bring to boil. Rinse chicken under water to wash off all the dirt. Cut…

Japanese Chashu Pork

Pressure cooker makes this dish a lot easier to make. Prepare a pork belly with skin on, about 500 g. Roll it up from one side to the other. Tie it with kitchen twine very tight. Put pork in a deep pot, add in enough water. Bring to boil and cook for 10 mins. Rinse…

Beef Rendang (Spicy Dry Beef Curry)

My husband bought a pressure cooker as an early birthday gift for me. I couldn’t wait to try it and cook something. The first dish came to my mind is beef rendang. It is like a type of dry curry and very popular in Southeastern Asia. My husband was very excited and couldn’t wait to…