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Nasi Kerabu: Malaysian Mixed Herbs Blue Rice

Nasi Kerabu Malaysia is a type of mixed rice, in which it has a blue colour and eaten with fish, chicken, beef, crackers, salads and/or pickles. The blue colour of Nasi Kerabu comes from the petals of Clitoria ternatea (butterfly-pea) flowers or bunga telang. Due to its popularity in the east coast states of Peninsular Malaysia such as Kelantan and Terengganu, Nasi Kerabu …

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Ayam Percik: Malaysian (Kelatanese) Spiced Chicken

Ayam Percik: Malaysian Spiced Chicken

Ayam Percik is originating from the Northern state of Kelantan, Malaysia. The flavourful chicken is a result of spices marinade and basting with a rich coconut gravy prior to grill. The spices that Kelantanese uses for Ayam Percik is quite simple. Malaysia and Indonesia are neighbourhood countries. We share similar cultures and language root. However, as …

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Kripik Sanjai: Balado Cassava Chips Recipe

Kripik Sanjai or Kripik Singkong Balado is very popular among Indonesians. Cassava chips that are coated with balado seasoning. It’s best to enjoy these Balado Cassava Chips with Sate Padang. This time, I made a short way to make them. I admitted I didn’t use fresh cassava roots but trust me they still tasted as …

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Raw Kale, Carrot, Cucumber, Celery Salad

Making salad at home from Indonesian or Asian style dressing base such as Gado-Gado (Indonesian Salad with Coconut Peanut Dressing), Pecel (Javanese Peanut Sambal), Acar (Indonesian Pickle), Nuoc Mam Cham (Vietnamese dipping sauce) or Goma-ae (Japanese sesame seed dressing) is often what I do. When I don’t go for authentic style, I use whatever vegetables …

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Fennel, Avocado, Pea Shoot and Orange Blood Salad with Sesame Dressing

This recipe is perfect for meatless Monday. I saw the fennel bulb at the market but never knew what to make from it until I opened up Michael Smith’s cookbook and now I’m hooked. At the beginning of my introduction to fennel bulb, I used his cookbook as my guidance to make salad which was …

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Stir Fry Dandelion Greens with Garlic Recipe

Dandelion or randa tapak in Indonesian is from genus Taraxacum (pron.: /təˈræksəkʉm/) which is a large genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae. They are native to Eurasia and North and South America. Two species of Taraxacum, T. officinale and T. erythrospermum, are found as weeds worldwide and completely edible. Dandelion has many things …

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Apom or Appam Recipe (Indian Fermented Rice Pancake)

There are plenty Indian foods that became a part of Malaysian cuisine. One of them is apom or appam. To share you this variety of Indian Fermented Rice Pancake, I have Ribbon and Circus who owns beautiful blog with surely mouth-drooling pictures. I always want my guest post has a childhood memory of the food. …

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