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Tebaloi (Coconut-sago crackers)
Mochai karuvadu kuzhambu (Field beans & salted fish curry)
Cencaluk omelette
Chai chiffon cake
Indian-spiced tofu
Coriander prata
Kueh teow soup
Pinarasakan sada bambangan (Braised fish with wild mango)
Kurat kasam dihan (Splitgill mushrooms with tempoyak)
Sambal kicap
‘Bitter’ porridge
Onion-garlic oil
Yau mak with onion-garlic oil
Steamed fish with onion-garlic oil
Chicken with semomok & kulim
Sambal goreng
Cashew chicken kurma
Luffa soup
Braised fish head with fuchuk
Vangi bhath (Eggplant & lentil spiced rice)
Braised turmeric chicken
Tinned sardine puttanesca
Sardine sambal
Simple tomato soup
Black pepper meehoon
Linugu tanggalung kinayan limau om bawing (Roasted eggplant with lemon basil salad)
Vegetarian rice porridge
Deep-fried tapioca
Tapioca fritters
Tapioca sambal tumis
Kuih talam
Jollof rice
Khanom jeen nam ya / Southern Thai fish curry with noodles
Fried popiah
Bosou sada
Pinongian sada
Yellow chicken gulai
Sambal tempra
Aloo mutton keema
Terung Dayak with mackerel
Banana heart kerabu
Fried bread
Sweet mango chutney
Thai-style bihun salad
Fried rendang
Creamy spicy chicken curry
Pulut kacau
Acar hu
Onion & ghee carbonara for one
Sunquick soda
Vegan substitutes for a Malay kitchen
Mom’s year-round yee sang
Pumpkin masala
Tomato mee for one
Sesame miso cookies
Fried crackers for one
Umbut sawit in belacan
Rich butter cake
Paeh ikan keli
Ayam asam rong
Can the Milo truck recipe be recreated at home?
Gaeng som
Ponggal rice
Shukto
Eurasian braised tongue
Horlicks flan
Pekasam ikan
Granny’s chicken pongteh
Shallot prawns
Kangkung belacan
Hinava tenggiri
Fenugreek fish sambal
Tebaloi (Coconut-sago crackers)
Mochai karuvadu kuzhambu (Field beans & salted fish curry)
Cencaluk omelette
Chai chiffon cake
Indian-spiced tofu
Coriander prata
Kueh teow soup
Pinarasakan sada bambangan (Braised fish with wild mango)
Kurat kasam dihan (Splitgill mushrooms with tempoyak)
Sambal kicap
‘Bitter’ porridge
Onion-garlic oil
Yau mak with onion-garlic oil
Steamed fish with onion-garlic oil
Chicken with semomok & kulim
Sambal goreng
Cashew chicken kurma
Luffa soup
Braised fish head with fuchuk
Vangi bhath (Eggplant & lentil spiced rice)
Braised turmeric chicken
Tinned sardine puttanesca
Sardine sambal
Simple tomato soup
Black pepper meehoon
Linugu tanggalung kinayan limau om bawing (Roasted eggplant with lemon basil salad)
Vegetarian rice porridge
Deep-fried tapioca
Tapioca fritters
Tapioca sambal tumis
Kuih talam
Jollof rice
Khanom jeen nam ya / Southern Thai fish curry with noodles
Fried popiah
Bosou sada
Pinongian sada
Yellow chicken gulai
Sambal tempra
Aloo mutton keema
Terung Dayak with mackerel
Banana heart kerabu
Fried bread
Sweet mango chutney
Thai-style bihun salad
Fried rendang
Creamy spicy chicken curry
Pulut kacau
Acar hu
Onion & ghee carbonara for one
Sunquick soda
Vegan substitutes for a Malay kitchen
Mom’s year-round yee sang
Pumpkin masala
Tomato mee for one
Sesame miso cookies
Fried crackers for one
Umbut sawit in belacan
Rich butter cake
Paeh ikan keli
Ayam asam rong
Can the Milo truck recipe be recreated at home?
Gaeng som
Ponggal rice
Shukto
Eurasian braised tongue
Horlicks flan
Pekasam ikan
Granny’s chicken pongteh
Shallot prawns
Kangkung belacan
Hinava tenggiri
Fenugreek fish sambal
Tebaloi (Coconut-sago crackers)
Mochai karuvadu kuzhambu (Field beans & salted fish curry)

Mochai karuvadu kuzhambu (Field beans & salted fish curry)

A deeply savoury curry found in many South Indian and Ceylonese homes.

Cencaluk omelette

Cencaluk omelette

An immensely satisfying lunch for hungry folks on a budget.

Chai chiffon cake

Chai chiffon cake

A light, fluffy cake scented with tea and spices.

Indian-spiced tofu

Indian-spiced tofu

Give tofu some extra love with a healthy dose of warm spices and plenty of complementary textures.

Coriander prata

Coriander prata

How much coriander can you pack into one roti? Quite a bit, as it turns out.

Kueh teow soup

Kueh teow soup

This noodle dish is one of the most versatile to have in your back pocket.

Pinarasakan sada bambangan (Braised fish with wild mango)

Pinarasakan sada bambangan (Braised fish with wild mango)

When bambangan season rolls around, this braised fish is a delicious way to use up a glut of the fruit’s harvest.

Kurat kasam dihan (Splitgill mushrooms with tempoyak)

Kurat kasam dihan (Splitgill mushrooms with tempoyak)

There isn’t much that tempoyak can’t improve, and cooking it with mushrooms both complement and enhance the overall umami of both ingredients.

Sambal kicap

Sambal kicap

Sambals don’t need to be complicated. Just three ingredients can give you a soy sauce sambal so good, you’ll want for no other condiment.

‘Bitter’ porridge

‘Bitter’ porridge

This minimalist Lunbawang staple manages to be satiating and incredibly comforting without being heavy.

Onion-garlic oil

Onion-garlic oil

Adaptable for many different meals across many different cuisines, this onion-garlic oil is a condiment you’ll keep coming back to.

Yau mak with onion-garlic oil

Yau mak with onion-garlic oil

The onion-garlic oil provides a lightning-fast way to get flavourful vegetables on the table for dinner.

Steamed fish with onion-garlic oil

Steamed fish with onion-garlic oil

Low-stakes steamed fish to get you accustomed to making this favourite at home.

Chicken with semomok & kulim

Chicken with semomok & kulim

A Semai-style chicken braise full of flavour, suitable for your daily cooking repertoire.

Sambal goreng

Sambal goreng

While sambal goreng can easily feed a crowd during Raya festivities, it can also be made all year round as a clean-out-the-fridge treat.

Cashew chicken kurma

Cashew chicken kurma

A mild, gently spiced curry thickened with cashews and fresh coconut.

Luffa soup

Luffa soup

A nourishing everyday soup doesn’t always need meat bones and long cooking.

Braised fish head with fuchuk

Braised fish head with fuchuk

Using just a few pantry ingredients—aside from the fish head, of course—this speedy dish is quite simply what it says in its title.

Vangi bhath (Eggplant & lentil spiced rice)

Vangi bhath (Eggplant & lentil spiced rice)

A wholesome one-bowl meal for special occasions or just because, packed with flavourful spices and hefty vegetables.

Braised turmeric chicken

Braised turmeric chicken

When you want ayam kunyit but can’t bear the oily cleanup, turn to this braise instead.

Tinned sardine puttanesca

Tinned sardine puttanesca

Fried pasta makes for a quick weekday lunch in between work calls. Prep a large batch to bring to a party, and watch it disappear like magic.

Sardine sambal

Sardine sambal

Wonder why sardine sambal isn’t up your alley? Try this pre-frying technique and let us change your mind.

Simple tomato soup

Simple tomato soup

Zhuzh up your everyday tomato soup with spices and raisins for a flavoursome lunch.

Black pepper meehoon

Black pepper meehoon

Fiery black pepper meets silky meehoon in this quick meal, perfect for when you want a homemade meal—fast.

Linugu tanggalung kinayan limau om bawing (Roasted eggplant with lemon basil salad)

Linugu tanggalung kinayan limau om bawing (Roasted eggplant with lemon basil salad)

A smoky eggplant salad to accompany a variety of meals, from rice to steaks, or as a part of an appetiser platter.

Vegetarian rice porridge

Vegetarian rice porridge

A rice porridge filled with savoury treasures, a centrepiece for any vegetarian feast.

Deep-fried tapioca

Deep-fried tapioca

Quick, cheap, and filling, these tapioca chips are a fantastic treat for all ages.

Tapioca fritters

Tapioca fritters

These savoury fritters are crispy, crunchy, and perfect for a late afternoon pick-me-up. Best served with chilli sauce.

Tapioca sambal tumis

Tapioca sambal tumis

This sambal tumis is the perfect hearty breakfast to sustain you the whole morning.

Kuih talam

Kuih talam

Looking to get into kuih-making? Talam is an excellent beginner recipe to pick up essential kuih-making skills.

Jollof rice

Jollof rice

This rice dish is beloved all across Nigeria and West Africa, full of tomatoes and heat.

Khanom jeen nam ya / Southern Thai fish curry with noodles

Khanom jeen nam ya / Southern Thai fish curry with noodles

Plenty of coconut milk and freshly steamed fish make for a hearty bowl of fish curry noodles, perfect for a family dinner.

Fried popiah

Fried popiah

Clear an afternoon to make a stack of these snacks for a party, kept as an emergency stash, or given to the neighbours.

Bosou sada

Bosou sada

Ferment your fishing trip catch with this method, and enjoy a uniquely Kadazandusun flavour while you’re at it.

Pinongian sada

Pinongian sada

For those familiar with fermenting their own fish, try this Kadazandusun twist and add pangi or keluak to the mix.

Yellow chicken gulai

Yellow chicken gulai

Chicken and coconut milk come together in a simple preparation of gulai kuning or masak lemak, perfect for a quick yet satisfying meal.

Sambal tempra

Sambal tempra

A base Eurasian sambal for many dishes such as prawn or ikan sambal, and sambal petai.

Aloo mutton keema

Aloo mutton keema

A versatile minced meat sauce that can be paired with your carb of choice for a complete meal or even a quick snack.

Terung Dayak with mackerel

Terung Dayak with mackerel

This dish is a common staple on Diana’s family dining table, as her mom would buy terung Dayak whenever they were in season.

Banana heart kerabu

Banana heart kerabu

Rather than raw, this kerabu includes cooked elements that result in something like a masak lemak.

Fried bread

Fried bread

Stale pieces of Gardenia to use up? Whip up this quick, customisable snack and enjoy with a cup of tea.

Sweet mango chutney

Sweet mango chutney

Unlike many other chutneys popular in the Malaysian-Indian repertoire, this one veers sweet and makes for a great snack on its own.

Thai-style bihun salad

Thai-style bihun salad

A wonderfully savoury salad for a crowd, perfect for potlucks, parties, and picnics.

Fried rendang

Fried rendang

Soft and tender chunks of meat without hours on the stove is not possible, but getting those spicy rendang flavours definitely is.

Creamy spicy chicken curry

Creamy spicy chicken curry

This version of Malaysian-Indian chicken curry uses store-bought curry powder such as Baba’s, but is taken up a notch with extra spices.

Pulut kacau

Pulut kacau

Pulut kacau or wajik can be made at home as a gift for the neighbourhood.

Acar hu

Acar hu

This Nyonya-style fish pickle ticks all the tasty flavour boxes: tangy, fatty, savoury, sweet.

Onion & ghee carbonara for one

Onion & ghee carbonara for one

No meat, no problem. This carbonara substitutes bacon fat with rich ghee, making it just as indulgent.

Sunquick soda

Sunquick soda

If you’re going to give yourself a sweet treat, go all out and bring some canned fruits to the party for a drink you can eat.

Vegan substitutes for a Malay kitchen

Vegan substitutes for a Malay kitchen

Daging kunyit without the daging? Ayam masak merah without the ayam? Yes, it can be done, and done deliciously. 

Mom’s year-round yee sang

Mom’s year-round yee sang

When joy is scarce, we find every reason to celebrate. Make this yee sang any time of the year.

Pumpkin masala

Pumpkin masala

A subtly spiced and hearty side dish, unfussy enough for a weeknight. 

Tomato mee for one

Tomato mee for one

This recipe is based on Glenn’s favourite stall that he claims serves “the best version of tomato mee” that he has come across so far.

Sesame miso cookies

Sesame miso cookies

For these cookies, recipe developer Yi Jun combines miso and brown sugar to create soft, chewy morsels studded with sesame seeds.

Fried crackers for one

Fried crackers for one

When fried like this, the cream crackers maintain their crunch while also absorbing the oil from the spice mix. Necessity really is the (grand)mother of invention.

Umbut sawit in belacan

Umbut sawit in belacan

Umbut sawit is the young shoot or heart of the oil palm tree. Plentiful in Borneo from the plantations, resourceful locals have found that it makes for a terrific ingredient.

Rich butter cake

Rich butter cake

This butter cake recipe comes from Dinesh Rao who founded Tray Cafe, which churns out some of the best butter cakes outside of a kopitiam.

Paeh ikan keli

Paeh ikan keli

The Temuan way to cook this fish is over the embers of an outdoor stove. We highly encourage you to go for it if you have a grill.

Ayam asam rong

Ayam asam rong

This is a traditional recipe originating from Jerantut, Pahang, and has since spread to neighbouring areas in the state.

Can the Milo truck recipe be recreated at home?

Can the Milo truck recipe be recreated at home?

One ardent Milo fan sets out to recreate the classic Milo truck drink at home. Contrary to Sports Day rules, second helpings are very much encouraged.

Gaeng som

Gaeng som

This dish, inherited from Banyen’s late grandmother, makes an appearance at least twice a week on their dinner table at home.

Ponggal rice

Ponggal rice

Made with fresh rice of the first harvest at the end of the winter solstice, this is offered to gods & goddesses before family & friends.

Shukto

Shukto

Leela’s late mother was the family’s ‘culinary comforter’, and taught her how to make this vegetable dish. Complex in flavour, this recipe takes no shortcuts.

Eurasian braised tongue

Eurasian braised tongue

This recipe is adapted from Indonesian semur, which itself is an influence on smore, a common Eurasian dish in Malaysia and Singapore.

Horlicks flan

Horlicks flan

A dessert containing eggs, milk and Horlicks means it’s okay to eat for breakfast, right?

Pekasam ikan

Pekasam ikan

Many kampung folks catch freshwater fish as a cheap source of protein, and pekasam is a way of fermenting a glut of a catch.

Granny’s chicken pongteh

Granny’s chicken pongteh

The slow braise of ingredients in this pong teh coax out every bit of flavour—it’s worth splurging on good chicken and soy sauces.

Shallot prawns

Shallot prawns

Between the char of the crispy shallots, the umami of the soy sauce, and the sweetness of the prawns, one really doesn’t need anything else.

Kangkung belacan

Kangkung belacan

This is quite possibly the best version of kangkung belacan we’ve tried—spicy, briny and still-crunchy.

Hinava tenggiri

Hinava tenggiri

Hinava is a traditional native dish of the Kadazandusun people in the state of Sabah, which is a method of cooking saltwater or freshwater fish using lime juice.

Fenugreek fish sambal

Fenugreek fish sambal

The star of this dish is fenugreek, along with the freshest fish possible.

 
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