Roti Jala

Roti Jala a.k.a Net bread is a Malaysian snack which is served with meat curries. I have grown up eating roti jala and it is an addiction. It not only tastes good but looks amazing with its lacy appearance. My favorite place to enjoy roti jala was at the night market (pasar malam) in Malaysia….

Barley & Candied Winter Melon

With soaring temperatures everywhere we all turn to juices and drinks to keep cool. Barley and winter melon are both cooling agents and the combination make the perfect drink for summer! Candied winter melon can be easily found at a local Indian Store or Chinese Store. At the Indian store, it goes by the name Agra Petha….

Meehoon Goreng

Meehoon Goreng is a vermicelli noodle stir fried dish with egg, shrimp, and chicken. This dish from Malaysia is so popular that many across the world have their own variation of it. For those who enjoy it, you have probably experienced the craving for it now and then. I surely have and that’s why you will…

Beehive Cake

The beehive cake a.k.a Kek Sarang Semut hails from Malaysia. It gets it’s name from the appearance of the cake once it is baked, you have a beautiful beehive pattern. The texture of the cake is spongy while the flavour is sweet with a hint of the caramel. It’s one of those cakes with very…

Sticky Soy Honey Chicken

If you enjoy Chinese cuisine and your looking for a really quick dish this one’s for you! I learnt this from my aunt who lived in Malaysia almost all her life. I trusted her cooking and choice of flavours so I tried this one a few months ago. It took me back to my days…

Ondeh Ondeh

Ondeh Ondeh! This is a traditional rice cake from Indonesia but also popular in Malaysia. Imagine a tasty glutinous rice cake on the outside, and heavenly liquid palm sugar on the inside all rolled in some freshly grated coconut. The result is fantastic! There are days when I have crazy cravings for these green bite-sized…

Sago Gula Melaka

I stayed in Malaysia for six years and if there is one sweet dish that takes me back to Malaysian flavors it is Sago Gula Melaka a.k.a Sago Pudding with Palm sugar. If you enjoy the texture of sago don’t shy away from adding a little extra to your cup. Enjoy 🙂 Time: Prep time…