Recipes — Coconut

Malaysian Beef Rendang

Samantha Tan

Tags Beef, Coconut, Curry, Gluten-Free, Malaysian, Meat, Rendang

Malaysian Beef Rendang

A version of this recipe was originally posted on my old blog in 2009.   Rendang, when made well, can be a simply luscious experience. This most traditional and delectable of Malay dishes essentially consists of melt-in-the-mouth beef chunks, slow-cooked in rich coconut cream and freshly ground Asian spices until it is tender, moist and bursting with a complex blend of mouthwatering flavors.   It isn't the simplest or fastest dish to cook up, but trust me- the delicious end result is well worth it. The secret to the beautiful taste lies in the kerisik- toasted grated coconut pounded to an...


Homemade Kaya (Malaysian Coconut Egg Jam)

Samantha Tan

Comments 7 Tags Breakfast, Coconut, Eggs, Jam, Malaysian, Pandan

Homemade Kaya (Malaysian Coconut Egg Jam)

More custard than jam, kaya translates literally to mean "rich" in Malay. A slow-cooked decadent  blend of coconut cream, eggs, and sugar fragranced with the sweet aroma of pandan.

Too lazy to stir for hours? Order a tub here :)