Recipes

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...


Ayam Goreng Berempah (Malaysian Spiced Fried Chicken)

Samantha Tan

Comments 4 Tags Chicken, Gluten-Free, Malaysian, Meat, Recipes

Ayam Goreng Berempah (Malaysian Spiced Fried Chicken)
Malaysian Spiced Fried Chicken - Delectably crunchy and bursting with the robust flavors of 12 herbs and spices, including lemongrass. Truly explosive in taste and a complete departure from your typical Southern versions!

Kuih Kodok/Jemput-Jemput Pisang (Malaysian Mashed Banana Fritters)

Samantha Tan

Comments 1 Tags Banana, Dessert, Malaysian, Snack, Vegan, Vegetarian

Kuih Kodok/Jemput-Jemput Pisang (Malaysian Mashed Banana Fritters)

Watch this recipe on YouTube, or if you're too lazy to make it yourself, order some here :)

Delicious and super easy Malaysian mashed banana fritters. And it's vegan!


No-Bake Oreo Cream Cheese Truffles

Samantha Tan

Comments 1 Tags Candy, Cheese, Chocolate, Dessert, Gifts, No-Bake, Truffles

No-Bake Oreo Cream Cheese Truffles

Watch this recipe on YouTube! Or if you're too lazy to make it yourself, order some here :)

Three ingredients, no time at all, ridiculously delicious result. Try. It. Now!


Sticky Hoisin Roast Chicken Wings

Samantha Tan

Tags Appetizers, Asian, Chicken, Recipes

Sticky Hoisin Roast Chicken Wings
An extremely simple and deliciously sweet-sticky-savory Asian alternative to standard buffalo wings. One of the very first things I learned to cook when I left Malaysia and moved abroad!