Laksa

For some reason, I woke up with a craving for laksa, lol. Thank goodness for instant laksa paste! Didn’t have a couple of the usual accompaniments but it was still perfection on this cold wintry day. ❤️

Homemade Char Siu and Kolo Mee

For dinner yesterday, I made a simplified version of char siu (Chinese barbecued pork) and kolo mee, a simple dish of noodles tossed in a mixture of light, flavorful seasonings. Too delicious to stop eating! Enjoy! Make the barbecued pork: 1/2 cup light soy sauce 1/2 cup honey 2 tablespoons cream sherry Approx 2 to […]

Simple Stir-Fried Noodles (Kway Teow)

How I miss the days when I can just walk to a nearby coffee shop and order a plate (or two) of noodles. Now, I have to exert some effort to satisfy a craving, lol. While this is not hawker stall quality, it is still good enough to appease. Enjoy! 1 pound dried flat rice […]

Stir-Fried Tom Yum Noodles

Just something I had a hankering for this afternoon – simple and oh so delicious! 1 (6.75 ounces) package rice noodles/rice sticks/bee hoon/maifun* 2 tablespoons oil (I use extra light olive oil) About 1 pound shrimp 1 English cucumber, seeds removed and sliced thin** 4 tablespoons tom yum paste*** 2 tablespoons fish sauce *The only […]

Stir-Fried Laksa Noodles

Unlike the traditional version of laksa that I grew up with, where the noodles are served in a mouthwatering savory, piquant laksa broth, this drier version is equally as delicious. It’s laksa! You can’t go wrong either way. Enjoy! 1 (6.75 ounces) package rice noodles/rice sticks/bee hoon/maifun* 1/2 tablespoon oil 4 large eggs, beaten 1 […]

Malaysian Laksa

We celebrated Alex’s 12th birthday recently. 12!!! Sob! Where did my baby go? He has grown into a young man, apparently. I don’t think I’ve ever mentioned it before but Alex is on the Autism spectrum and it has been a long road to help get him to where he is right now.  He has […]

Stir-Fried Noodles with Shrimp

Looks like it has been a while again since the last time I checked in. Too many things are going on in our lives right now – worrisome things, depressing things, but thank goodness some happy things as well. I guess that’s just life – you take the bad with the good and somehow, things […]

Maggi Mee Asam Laksa

Since we’ve finished all our leftovers, Keith and I decided it’s time to start in on our Maggi stash that my sis brought for us all the way from Toronto. :D Now, there is this funny thing that happens to me almost every time I think of Maggi – the old commercial jingle would start to dance […]

Maggi Mee

I love Maggi Mee! For the non-Malaysians, you’re probably wondering, “What in the world is Maggi Mee?” Why, it’s only the most delicious instant noodle in the WHOLE universe :) (Maggi is the brand and Mee means noodle). Alright, I admit that’s a huge exaggeration, having never tried more than a handful of other instant […]