Category Archives: Everything Asian

Larb Gai Roll

Soft white skin, colorful filling hiding under a beautiful translucent skin. And so, the ritual goes, dunking it gently into the dipping sauce, taking a good mouthful to let the bold flavors explode, waking our every senses. Oh hello, welcome … Continue reading

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Brown Rice Inari Sushi and Spicy Teriyaki Chicken Wings

Kim Tiger. That was his name. The moment I shook his hand, I was in love. He must have thought I was flirting with him as I could not wipe the smile off my face. I was in love indeed. … Continue reading

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Gerowol (Cassava Coconut Cake)

50 recipes. I never knew I had it in me when I started this blog. So I would like to make this post special. This recipe is close and dear to my heart. The only person who have made this … Continue reading

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Pajeri Nenas (Candied Spiced Pineapples)

1000 guests. 3 events over 48 hours. This is what a Malay wedding is like. And dare I say my wedding was nowhere near a full-scale Malay wedding. This may shock my non-Malay readers but a Malay wedding is all … Continue reading

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Pho-Nomenal Pho Ga (Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup)

It is known in Vietnam that most people prefer to eat out especially if Pho is what they’re after. Due to the long hours and tedious process of brewing the soup, the former is much more appealing. And with Vietnamese … Continue reading

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Prawn Noodles

The frustrating thing about moving to a foreign city is finding out what food supplies are available to you. The variety of Asian ingredients are limited here in Nairobi but I never lose my cravings for Asian food, I make … Continue reading

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My All Time Favourite Mee Soto (Noodles in Fragrant Chicken Broth)

If you haven’t had Soto Ayam, you don’t know what you are missing. I cannot live without it. When I was preparing to leave Singapore, this was one of the recipes I made sure I got off my mum. Soto … Continue reading

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Chicken Satay.

There is something about meat on a stick that excites people. Especially kids. You can put anything on a stick and kids will get interested. Once in the fish shop I heard the guy say, “if you can’t get your … Continue reading

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Ayam Masak Merah (Chicken in Spicy Tomato Sauce)

It is always nerve wrecking when I attempt a recipe for the first time. I woke up one morning and had the sudden urge to recreate this iconic Malay chicken dish. After a quick trip to the shops, I confined … Continue reading

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Urap, Javanese Salad with Spicy Coconut Dressing

There is no easy way to replicate my mum’s dishes but to have a go at them several times. After each attempt, I always find myself looking for the imbalance or imperfections to the dish. Recipes are passed down from … Continue reading

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