Learn how to make Sweet Red Bean Mash in this video tutorial. It is a popular ingredient used in many Chinese and Southeast Asian desserts.
Ais Kacang Gula Melaka (Shaved Ice with Beans and Palm Sugar Syrup) – a Malaysian dessert with a medley of toppings. Very cool and refreshing on a warm day.
Easy to prepare creamy Chicken Enchilada Soup with shredded chicken, black beans, corn, diced tomatoes, and melted cheese. So comforting and delicious!
This mildly spiced creamy Dhal and Eggplant Curry is a great accompaniment to Indian flat breads and rice. Plus it is nutritious and very delicious.
This Lentil, Kale, and Roasted Tomato Soup is super tasty and nutritious. Serve it as is or with crusty bread for a totally satisfying meal.
Paruppu Vadai (Lentil Patties), a popular South Indian snack prepared with dhal and spices. Deliciously crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside.
A fully cooked breakfast of bacon, eggs, sausages, pan fried tomatoes, and baked beans together with marmalade or Marmite toast and a cup of tea.
Make these popular dim sum favorite, Jian Dui or Sesame Seed Balls at home. These are gluten free with a little sweet potato mixed into the dough.
Tang Yuan is a dessert made of glutinous rice balls in a sweet clear soup usually served during the Winter Solstice Festival to mark the arrival of winter.
Traditional Baked Mooncakes are a real treat for the Mooncake Festival. These delicious pastries are filled with lotus seed and black sesame paste filling.
Delightful gluten free Snowskin Mooncake Piggies with lotus and red bean paste filling for the Mid-Autumn or Mooncake Festival.
I do enjoy living in a temperate environment with four distinct seasons. Each season has something unique and interesting to offer. Spring is fresh and exciting with renewal and rebirth. Long carefree summer days with a myriad of outdoor activities are just the things to look forward to. When we tire of those activities, the…
Aah…for the simple pleasures in life! There are some dishes that seem so homespun and yet when you encounter them in a buffet spread, everyone makes a bee-line for it. This Malay condiment is often found at “rice stalls” during lunch time. It goes very well with rice and curry but is also very good…
Warm, comforting, and hearty Beef and Bean Stew sweetened with apple juice. This tasty dish is the perfect antidote for cold evenings.
Soft, white Tau Sar Bao with red bean paste filling makes a delicious breakfast or snack. Add some powdered green tea to make Matcha Anpan.
This Sweet Mung Bean and Sago Soup is a Chinese dessert with a Southeast Asian touch. Pandan leaves, sago, and coconut milk make it even more flavorful.
Patties are always a favorite at our house. These tasty morsels of food make a wonderful sidedish or snack. They are also great in the bento box as they taste just as good at room temperature. The base for patties is usually potatoes but chickpeas and lentils are often used. They can be flavored with…
This Red Bean Ice Cream with Cream Corn was inspired by a Malaysian dessert known as ais kacang. The delicious combination of flavors is not to be missed.
Hearty, thick, and satisfying Split Pea and Sausage Soup with a slightly spicy flavor. Perfect for those cold wintry days.
This Dhal Curry is a very mild and nutritious curry made up mainly of lentils, tomatoes, chilies, and spices. Heat level can be adjusted according to taste.
While sitting in the guest room of the auto shop waiting for my car to be serviced, I came across this idea from Better Homes for a quick and easy lunch. After picking up my boys from school and checking with them if they would like to have pita for their packed lunch the next…