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This recipe is from Adam Liaw‘s first book, also known as Honeycomb Cake or Kuih Sarang Semut which literally translates into ants’ nest cake. It has a lovely dark caramel flavour, and is soft and always *moist*.


The concept of having rice for dessert is enough to make my screw my face up in confusion. WHY would I want rice and more carbs for dessert? It’s like, why serve potato in a rice or pasta dish? Carb on carb action.
Yet, for some reason, I don’t seem to think of pulut hitam as a rice dish.

Yes. I’m delusional.


Wanna know something ridiculous?

I was scared of these little green balls. I used to see people put them into their mouths and exclaim about the burst of liquid in their mouths.

I was mortified. Now, I can’t get enough of them!


This is my favourite dish to make in the Thermomix.

Steam a whole chicken up top, whilst you cook the rice down below… at the same time!


Gong Xi Fa Cai! Traditional new year biscuits are very tedious to make, and pineapple tarts are no exception. I usually help my mum make peanut cookies, or she will make kueh bangkit, and my aunty will make kuih kapit which I learnt to make last year. Pineapple tarts are one of my favourites, and

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FOUND! Good Cendol in Melbourne! …. well the suburbs of Melbourne… Clayton to be specific! With the menu changing daily, and updates about the menu being released on via their twitter account, there are many opportunities to try a variety of delicious treats from the motherland. Tea Tarik Victor and his wife come from Melaka

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I thought I’d review my favourite place for Malaysian food, Straits. It’s located in the outer suburb of Wantirna, and is constantly busy. You used to be able to just wonder in and get a table. Now, if you don’t book, good luck to you. Popiah I’ve wanted to try Popiah ever since I saw

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I’ve been wanting to try Chillipadi Mamak Kopitiam for quite some time now, but it was quite out of the way for someone on the east side to check out on a whim. So I asked a fellow food blogger and and her family (hubby + two kids aged 1 and 5) to join me

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I had been to Chilipadi a few times many years ago. I think the last time we went as a group we weren’t that impressed and we never ended up going again. It was a shame because the atmosphere was great. But as that was many years ago, way before I had a food blog,

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Remember that awesome looking Malaysia Kitchen food market event they held in Sydney earlier this year? (If not check out Chocolate Suze’s post: www.chocolatesuze.com/2011/02/16/malaysia-kitchen-food-market-sydney It looked so amazing, and I so desperately wanted to attend! Hopefully they will be bringing it to a lane way in Melbourne some time soon. I was lucky enough to

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Theme 11: Cup Cookbook Used: Modern Nonya Author: Sylvia Tan Mum brought home a small library of cookbooks recently from her trip to Malaysia. Instead of buying two of everything, she bought one each of a variety of books and we will share. They will be living at her place as I’m currently overflowing a

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So I’ve got a collection of growing pre-made sauces I’ve collected from show bags at various food and wine festivals. I don’t usually like to use them as I prefer to make things myself, that why I can flavour them to my liking, and more importantly, I know what it’s the sauce. So on a

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You know when your mum has had a really really tough day at work, when you get home and she is at the door waiting for you to arrive home to announce you are all going out for dinner… on a Tuesday. This is the kind of thing I would expect on Friday, or a

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As you may have seen in a previous post, a few of us went out for flaming crepes a few weeks ago. Before having dessert we wanted to have some dinner, so we went to a Chinese / Malaysian restaurant just a few doors down. I had the curry laksa which was very very bland.

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A while ago I tried a place in Camberwell that I had walked past quite a few times and always wanted to go in. Being half Malaysian, I’m usually craving some kind of Malaysian cuisine, usually curry laksa! So Nerdy Rob and I headed down to give this place a go. We wondered in for

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