Turmeric chicken with carrot and long beans

What a day! My first time ever climbing over the house gate as there was a black out in our area. There's always a first for everything isn't it? Last Saturday was the first time my husband made this dish for dinner. Absolutely yummy when served with a bowl of steaming hot white rice. Turmeric... Continue Reading →


‘Claypot’ chicken rice (Pressure cooker)

My version of this dish is slightly different. Not cooked in a claypot, made with lots of ginger and is slightly darker than usual. This dish can be made in the pressure cooker or rice cooker. Skinless chicken thigh and drumstick pieces, deboned and cut into bite size chunks is the best pieces for this... Continue Reading →

Chicken soup with red dates, carrots and buna shimeji mushrooms (Pressure cooker)

My son loves 'youp'. Yup, he couldn't pronounce words starting with 's' when he was much younger. He even asked me while we were having nasi lemak, if we were going to have soup with it! Soup (clear not creamy) especially chicken soup is the best remedy when one is feeling under the weather. There... Continue Reading →

Tau Yu Chicken (Dark soya sauce chicken) with boiled eggs

My nyonya grandma used to make this dish with pork. My version uses chicken.   Ingredients: Chicken breast - 1 pair, sliced   Coconut oil - 1 or 2 tbsp. I prefer less oil as my pan is non stick and it's also healthier 😊 Garlic - 3 cloves, peeled and sliced. Some recipes use... Continue Reading →

Apa Mau Makan? – Super simple chicken curry

  Simple yet delicious. So simple that I don't even bother to include dry spices such as cinnamon, cardamom, star anise and cloves. Ingredients: Half a chicken - chopped into bite sized pieces Red onion - 1, chopped Garlic - 2 cloves, sliced Water - 1 cup Curry powder - 1.5 tbsp or more if... Continue Reading →

Apa Mau Makan? – Ayam aka Chicken Pongteh 

Why did the chicken cross the road? To run away from the chicken man Ryan! The chicken seller in the market (Not my son). For a simple weeknight meal, chicken pongteh is super easy to whip up in a jiffy using a pressure cooker (or not). My Nyonya grandma, who used to single handedly prepare... Continue Reading →

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