My Kuih EE (Tang Yuan) Has Morphed!!

The First Day of Winter: Winter Solstice 2017 Winter Solstice Date, Facts, Folklore, and More Winter Solstice is coming, Winter officially begins with the Winter Solstice on Thursday, December 21, 2017. This is the astronomical first day of winter in the Northern Hemisphere.  When is the Winter Solstice? The winter solstice is the day with the fewest […]

Tamarind Spare-Ribs

    Tamarind Spare Ribs I have a tamarind recipe for chicken, which is a very old hand-me-down recipe. So now I am coming up with a spare ribs recipe with tamarind sauce. This is delicious eaten with rice and some freshly cooked vegetables. It looks deceptively long to cook, but, you only simmer it […]

Garlic Honey Mushroom

Mid-Autumn Festival, I Made Mooncakes!

Mid-Autumn Festival & Mooncake This Mid-Autumn Festival I decide to invite my friends for a dinner, just an excuse to celebrate friendship. There were ladies from the Community House, our carers group and carers choir and some new friends, too. For the dinner we had vegetarian fried noodles, gado-gado, which is Malaysian vegetarian salad with […]

Easy Peasy Peanut Cream

Share My Food! My 1st Supper Club Dinner

Places To Visit In Penang – Dark Mansion: 3D Glow In the Dark Museum

Places To Visit In Penang

Hi there again. There are many places to visit in Penang. The beaches are one of them. Touristy places include Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, The Botanical Garden, The Funicular Rail, The Reclining Buddha in Pulau Tikus, the Snake Temple and lots more. Oh, and don’t forget the street food which I have been bragging about […]

Penang Street Food – Food You Must Try When You are in Penang

After spending my time in the mainland, I went to Penang Island. In the morning we went to the Jelutong Morning market. This is a typical morning market where there are stalls selling food, like vegetables, meat, fish, poultry and everyday essentials. There are also shops selling all sorts of goods and coffee shops selling […]

Oodles of Noodles – How to Find Good and Cheap Food in Penang Part 3

Penang Nyonya Bak Chang (Rice Dumpling)

Nyonya Bak Chang Nyonya Sweet and Salty Rice Dumplings The Dumpling Festival is approaching. It falls on the 5th day of the 5th Lunar month of the Chinese calendar. This year it falls on 30th May . The Dumpling Festival has a legend behind it. The story goes like this… … Once upon a time, […]

#Easter Eggs Nests Chinese Style.

Easter eggs in nests – Chinese style. I have been planning to post this since last week. The trouble is that: 1) I had some problem making the little nests. I thought I should use sweet potato strips to make the nests as it would give a nice brownish colour. However after a few attempts, I […]

Peanut Tang Yuan, Kuih Ee

Oriental Spicy #Chicken #Quick Stew

Coconut Pancake Roll – Ketayap

   Coconut Pancake Roll or Kueh Ketayap  An easy to make pancake full of tropical flavours!! Coconut pancake roll, or kueh ketayap is a traditional Nyonya and Malay snack. I first made this kueh ( local cake) when I was in school. We started having  home science class when we were in Form I and this was […]

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