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 →

Cinnamon Cranberry Rye Loaf (Bread maker)

In my opinion, this is by far the best tasting bread I've made so far. My favourite. The house smells heavenly whenever I make this bread.   Ingredients: Water – 280 ml (room temperature) Coconut oil – 2 tbsp Salt – 1 tsp Brown sugar – 2 tbsp Rye flour – 110 g High protein... Continue Reading →

Steamed silken tofu (Microwave)

Simple, fast and yummy.   Ingredients: Silken tofu - 1 packet, drained  Sawi (mustard greens) - 1 stalk, chopped. Can substitute with bok choy or other Chinese greens. Red chilli - 1, remove seeds and slice.  Coconut oil - 1 tbsp (add more if you prefer) Light Soya sauce - 1 tbsp  Water - 2.5... Continue Reading →

Herb Garlic Rye Bread (Bread maker)

My daughter loves this herb bread so much that she eats it dipped in coconut oil! This bread is best served with olive oil and balsamic vinegar dip. Ingredients: Water – 280 ml (room temperature) Coconut oil – 2 tbsp Salt – 1 tsp Brown sugar – 2 tbsp Rye flour – 110 g High... Continue Reading →

Chocolate rye bread (Bread maker)

Yeah, it is a healthy chocolate bread! Bought myself a bread maker from Tesco last week and have been busy making sure that Gardenia doesn't get my money anymore🤣. It's so effortless and doesn't require much cleaning up unlike the traditional method of making bread. Ingredients: Water - 280 ml (room temperature will do) Coconut... 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? – Homemade ‘Nutella’

"DAD, a son's first hero, a daughter's first love'. For Father's day this year, besides the usual 'makan' given to celebrate the dads in our lives, I decided to make some homemade 'Nutella' to be given as a present. The only 'leceh' and time consuming part of this recipe is the part when we have... 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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