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The 101: Fermentation with pangi seeds

The 101: Fermentation with pangi seeds

Pangi seeds aka buah keluak are a popular ingredient used to ferment foods in Kadazandusun cuisine. Here’s an overview of two fermentation methods using the seed.

The 101: How to prepare keluak

The 101: How to prepare keluak

The keluak fruit is highly toxic when consumed directly, and needs to be properly tended to for safe consumption.

Mastering sambal tambrinyu, the famed Kristang condiment

Mastering sambal tambrinyu, the famed Kristang condiment

A home cook with Melaka-Portuguese heritage learns that making her childhood sambal is a balance of science, instinct, and years of wisdom.

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. 

Does ammonium bicarbonate make a better char siu bao?

Does ammonium bicarbonate make a better char siu bao?

One avid home baker steams a batch of bao to test the results of this strong-smelling traditional leavening agent. 

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.

 
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