Peanut Pancakes

Made apam balik (Malaysian/Singaporean-style peanut pancake) for a delicious afternoon snack. Used The MeatMen recipe and Sunrise Flour Mill Heritage White Flour. Yum! Personal note: I typically spread a thin layer of softened butter on the pancakes before adding the peanut mixture.

Heritage Flours

Received our order on Friday and will be trying heritage flours for the first time. Got a sample of sourdough starter from Sunrise Flour Mill as well – supposedly (according to the story passed down), this sourdough strain originated from Italy and has been maintained for over 100 years! I just reconstituted it a short […]

Crispy Fried Pomfret

Been craving whole fish for the past couple of weeks. Finally made it to our local Asian store today and purchased these two beauties. Guess who ate the part with the head? Too delicious! 2 tablespoons curry powder 1 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 teaspoon salt or to taste 2 golden pomfret, cleaned Oil for deep […]

Chicken Rice with Roast Pork Belly and Soy Sauce Chicken Livers

I have to admit that I been craving Malaysian foods lately and to assuage that need a little, I made chicken rice, sio bak (crispy roast pork belly), and soy sauce chicken livers yesterday. So delicious! Ugh, I can’t wait to eat the leftovers today. 😂 Make the chicken rice: 1-1/4 cups (uncooked) jasmine rice, […]

Nasi Lemak (Coconut Rice) and Crispy Anchovies

On our last day of vacation, I made nasi lemak for lunch. It would have been a time-consuming dish to put together if I had to make the sambal from scratch but thankfully, we had managed to find jarred nasi lemak sambal (Tean’s Gourmet) a few months back and of course, I stocked up. 😬 […]

Salmon with Tomato and Avocado Salad

Recently, we cooked salmon fillets on the grill and they turned out absolutely delicious! We paired the salmon with a simple tomato and avocado salad (the tomatoes and avocado were cubed and combined with several spoonfuls of tomatillo avocado salsa). 😋 Directions for cooking frozen salmon fillets on the grill: Preheat the grill to about […]

Refreshing Mango Drink

Make this refreshing and delicious mango drink anytime. 3/4 teaspoon edible basil seeds 2 cups water 1-1/3 cups mango nectar Fresh thyme leaves (optional) Combine everything together (basil seeds will take several minutes to swell up) and enjoy! ❤️

Ube Birthday Cake

This was lightly adapted from my ube chiffon cake recipe. Since I was planning to bake it in a 9” x 13” dish, I knew I didn’t have to worry too much about the batter being too heavy for the pan like when I baked the chiffon version. Hence, I upped the ube powder slightly […]

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

We first encountered the original version last Christmas when we were gifted the cookies by our wonderful friends down the street. Every bite was an indulgence that I just had to ask Liz if I can have the recipe and she directed me to Smitten Kitchen. Here, I adapted the recipe slightly to what is […]