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Jamie Oliver’s Quickest Tomato Sauce

by Che-Cheh on November 21, 2014 670 views

in Quick & Easy, Sauce

Hey everyone, have you been to my blog lately? I changed my blog header recently using my lacking Photoshop skill. Haha I like the header font but not so much with the graphic. Still I think it’s presentable, right? It’s also my 5th year of blogging at Messy Witchen. Thank you for joining me in my cooking, baking and dining escapade all these years.

Jamie Oliver's Quickest Tomato Sauce

Now on to the topic of this post. Oh yes I attempted another Jamie Oliver’s recipe. It’s his quickest tomato sauce recipe from Jamie At Home cookbook. I started this recipe with doubt in my mind “Will this actually work? It seems so simple” and I ended up applauding this man. This tomato sauce is so simple to make and is the real deal. You can use this sauce on pizza (which will be my next post all about), pasta and even meat and fish.
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Sambal Cincalok

by Che-Cheh on November 14, 2014 387 views

in Chinese, Condiment

When I visited Melaka recently, I made it a point to get a bottle of cincalok from Tan Kim Hock. Cincalok is a Malaccan food made from a type of small shrimp called geragau (in Malay) fermented with rice and salt. A little goes a long way as cincalok is very salty. There are various uses of cincalok with the more common one as condiment which this post is all about. Cincalok can also be used as substitute for saeujeot for making kimchi.

Sambal Cincalok
Ohhh that umami kick!
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Pesto Made With Mortar & Pestle

November 9, 2014

I‘ve never tasted pesto prior to year 2013 (yes, seriously!). The only time I eat pesto is the one made from my own kitchen. I’ve never tried pesto from restaurant therefore I cannot judge whether the one I made are true blue Italian taste. However I can assure you this pesto recipe is heavenly. Hehehe […]

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Jeyuk Bokkeum (Dwaejigogi Bokkeum) – Korean Stir-Fry Spicy Pork

November 2, 2014
Jeyuk Bokkeum

Jeyuk bokkeum 제육볶음 or also known as dwaejigogi bokkeum 돼지고기볶음 is Korean stir-fry spicy pork dish. It’s one of my ultimate favorite Korean dish because it’s pork belly (hello?) and because I’m a spicy gal. Not only that, it’s so easy to make. All you have to do is mix everything in a bowl and […]

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That Famous Putu Piring Stall at Jalan Tengkera @ Melaka

October 28, 2014
Putu Piring Tengkera @ Melaka

Our last stop before leaving Melaka is at this famous putu piring stall at Jalan Tengkera. I wouldn’t miss it for nothing after reading all the rave reviews about this putu piring. It’s a long time coming but not as long as Nadeje’s mille crepe. Hehe What’s a putu piring? It’s a steamed rice flour […]

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Mille Crepe @ Nadeje, Melaka

October 26, 2014
Original & Double Chocolate Mille Crepe @ Nadeje, Melaka

Nadeje is a cake shop in Melaka famous for its mille crepe. I’ve heard about Nadeje many years back. Can’t believe I’ve taken over 7 years to try this cake!!! What’s a mille crepe? It’s a French cake made from many layers of crepe. The word mille means thousand which suggest the cake has many […]

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Best Nyonya Chang @ East & West Rendezvous Cafe, Melaka

October 24, 2014
Nyonya Chang (Dumpling) @ East & West Rendezvous Cafe, Melaka

We get to know about East & West Rendezvous Cafe from blogs. It was said that this cafe has the best nyonya chang in town. Being a big fan of nyonya chang of course we couldn’t let this opportunity slide away. We ordered a nyonya chang to be shared among four of us (yes, hahaha) […]

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Yummy Nyonya Kuih (Cakes) @ Baba Charlie, Melaka

October 22, 2014
Nyonya Kuih @ Baba Charlie, Melaka

After our breakfast at 486 Baba Low, we went Nyonya kuih shopping at Baba Charlie. Baba Charlie is located at a small lane directly opposite the road where Baba Low is located (across Jalan Tengkera). So it’s wise to stop at Baba Low and Baba Charlie all at one go when you’re in Jalan Tengkera, […]

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