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Chinese New Year Cookies: Laksa Cookies

by Che-Cheh on January 25, 2015 373 views

in Cookies

I was intrigued by this laksa cookies found in Flavours magazine many moons ago. Laksa cookies? Never heard of it or tasted it before. Interesting!!! However I was put off by the many ingredients involved. Turns out I only need to buy as little as 4 ingredients as most of them are already available in my pantry. Wohoo. Let me be frank with you. It took me 5 hours just to make 1 batch of 59 cookies. Definitely not worth anyone’s time. But if you’re as curious as me feel free to try this really unique cookie for Chinese New Year.

Laksa Cookies
Lovely laksa cookies!
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Braised Arrowheads With Mushrooms

by Che-Cheh on January 18, 2015 536 views

in Chinese, Side Dish

Since Chinese New Year is few weeks away, arrowhead or ngaku is abundantly found in supermarkets and markets in Malaysia. My dad cooked an arrowhead side dish for Chinese New Year last year. I found that I quite like the texture and taste. So this year I created an arrowhead Chinese New Year recipe paired with mushrooms and fatt choy. Hope you like it.

Braised Arrowheads with Mushrooms
Braised arrowheads with mushrooms. Yum!
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Tim Ho Wan @ Mid Valley City, Kuala Lumpur

January 10, 2015
Tim Ho Wan @ Mid Valley City

I missed my chance dining at Hong Kong’s Tim Ho Wan when I was there in 2011. Who knew they would open a branch right here in Kuala Lumpur? With just less than a month after its opening in Mid Valley City, I braved the loooong-ish queue to get a taste of the famous dim […]

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Ming Heong 明香 @ Taman Paramount, PJ

January 7, 2015
Signature Pork Spare Ribs @ Ming Heong, Taman Paramount

I found Ming Heong by pure accident. We were hanging out at the Sunday night market (pasar malam) at Paramount and saw this hawker stall with quite a good amount of patrons. Not only that, the smell coming from Ming Heong’s kitchen were pure wonderment. So we decided to give Ming Heong a try. There […]

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Walnut Tart – Tarte Aux Noix

January 4, 2015
Walnut Tart

Happy New Year! I wish everyone will have a sweet year in 2015. :) I’ll start my first recipe of 2015 with a dessert (sweet ma). The recipe I choose is walnut tart or tarte aux noix in French. This recipe was adapted from Pâtisserie by Murielle Valette, a French pastry chef. I couldn’t fathom […]

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太陽餅 Tai Yang Bing (Sun Cake)

December 28, 2014
Tai Yang Bing

Tai yang bing (太陽餅) or sun cake is a delicious dessert originated from Taichung, Taiwan. It’s called what it’s called because the pastry look exactly like a sun. Since I tasted my first ever tai yang bing from Lavender Bakery, it has become my favorite. What I like about tai yang bing? Plenty. I like […]

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Ole Ole Bali @ Empire Shopping Gallery, Subang

December 24, 2014
Nasi Campur @ Ole Ole Bali

Almost every time when I was at Empire Shopping Gallery I would pass by Ole Ole Bali. I lusted over their food. I lusted over the restaurant’s warm ambience. But a look at their menu would turn me away because this Balinese restaurant is crazily expensive for my standard. Finally one fine day in June […]

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Sambal Belacan

December 20, 2014
Sambal Belacan

Ahhh sambal belacan. Just hearing the name will delight me. I’ve been a big fan of sambal belacan every since I learned to read. Used to eat lots of sambal belacan when I was young but I’ve toned it down a lot since I’m no longer a young kid. That’s because belacan or dried shrimp […]

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