One of the most evocative aromas associated with the Chinese convenience stores in Malaysian shopping malls is the scent of tea eggs being cooked in a rice cooker. Strangely enough this popular snack cannot be found as street food or local cafes. It is fully and truly the monopoly of these stores who also sell [...]
Noodles are the other staple food at our house apart from rice. We eat noodles regularly, at least once or twice a week, if not more. In fact, my youngest son, Ro-Jiro probably prefers noodles to rice. His answer is always, “Noodles!” when asked for his preference. For this reason, I do keep a good [...]
I am so glad it is Friday and the weekend is just round the corner. The weather is supposed to be warmer next week and that makes me smile. I have to admit that the last two years of “milder” winters have caused my blood to “thin out” and so the cold seems a little [...]
Treat your family to this creamy and fluffy Crustless Quiche with Feta, Olives, and Tomatoes. There is minimum prep time involved and it can feed up to 8.
Happy New Year! The holiday season is a great time of the year and it came and went by too quickly. I hope you had a lovely time with family and friends. It was quiet for us, very quiet I should say. It was the first time in a long while where all four of [...]
I cannot remember when was the last time I had French toast. It seems like eons ago. I woke up this morning craving for some and decided that I would satisfy the craving after Ro-Ri San and Ro-Jiro left for work and school respectively. French toast is not their thing and so they had their [...]
Round or oval eggplants really do resemble their namesake. The name eggplant was apparently given by the Europeans in the eighteenth century because the variety they knew then had fruits whose shape, size, and color looked like goose eggs. In Malaysia, these round eggplants are known as Indian eggplants or brinjals, used mainly in curries [...]