Some of the more exotic tropical ingredients from the old country are just impossible to find here in Minnesota. Even in Malaysia these ingredients are becoming rare because they were never commercially grown but simply harvested from the wild. Increased urbanization has definitely taken a toll.
Pulut Inti is a traditional Malaysian dessert of steamed glutinous rice with a sweet coconut topping. They are usually wrapped in banana leaves.
This wonderful Kerabu Tang Hoon is a combination of a few well known Nyonya kerabus. It is delicious eaten as a sidedish or a light meal.
Try this aromatic Nyonya Style Pumpkin and Shrimp Curry in a rich spicy and tangy sauce today. It is delicious served with rice.
These balls of Ondeh-Ondeh are so fun to eat. They are made with sweet potatoes and glutinous rice flour rolled in coconut with a little surprise in them.
I am so glad that the summer holidays are finally here for my boys. Hopefully life will be a little less hectic and we can spend some quality time together. This past weekend was the first one after many that we were able to spend together as a family without either one of the boys…
Bubur Cha Cha is a popular Malaysian dessert consisting of a medley of sweet potatoes, taro, tapioca flour jelly, and sago in a thick coconut sauce flavored with pandan. Sometimes black eyed peas, bananas, and even durian are added to the mix. This delicious and fragrant dessert is normally eaten in the afternoon or during…
Tasty Okra Salad with a spicy and tangy dressing made of dried shrimps and garlic chili sauce. Best served with a bowl of steamed rice.
This Warm Jicama and Cabbage Salad is an adapted version of the Jiu Hu Char using shrimps instead of strips of pork belly and dried cuttle fish.
This delicious Nyonya Chicken Curry with Kaffir Lime Leaves is rich, creamy, spicy, and tangy. Kaffir lime leaves make the curry very aromatic.