SPICY EGGPLANT IN CHILLI GARLIC SAUCE

These pan-fried eggplants with Chilli garlic sauce are soft, spicy, slightly sweet and are very delicious! It’ simple to make and does not need gazillion ingredients! Makes a great side Tdish, appetizer or main course over steamed rice! Watch the video INGREDIENTS 1 large eggplant, cut it in half, then slice down the center ofContinue reading “SPICY EGGPLANT IN CHILLI GARLIC SAUCE”

CHINESE BRAISED CHICKEN WITH MUSHROOM

This Braised Chicken with Mushrooms is Chinese home cooking at its best. It has a concentrated savory flavor. The broth absorbs the flavor of the chicken and fresh shiitake and oyster mushroom to create a potent sauce that enhances them both. The mushrooms are the highlight of the dish, meaty and juicy and adds anContinue reading “CHINESE BRAISED CHICKEN WITH MUSHROOM”

PULUT PANGGANG

Pulut Panggang contains steamed glutinous rice with a spicy sambal or beef/shrimp floss filling wrapped in banana leaf and char grilled. The latter gives the Pulut Panggang its charred aroma and taste. This local delicacy is a traditional Malay / Chinese snack and is usually served at teatime. Watch the video INGREDIENTS The Glutinous Rice:Continue reading “PULUT PANGGANG”

GARLIC BUTTER LOBSTER ROLL

A lobster roll and a glass of coke and I’m happy 🙂 INGREDIENTS 2 fresh lobster 4 tablespoon butter2 cloves garlic, minced1 teaspoon lemon zest1 tablespoon lemon juice 🍋1 tablespoon fresh dill1/2 chicken bouillonSalt, to tasteGround pepper, to taste 2 baby cos lettuce, chopped2 large soft rolls PREPARATIONS 1. In a large steamer, pour waterContinue reading “GARLIC BUTTER LOBSTER ROLL”

DORADE À L’ESPAGNOLE (SPANISH SEA BREAM)

Not sure if this dish, the Dorade d’espagnole is a specialty in France. I see this dish often whenever I go to a seafood restaurant here in the South West of France especially in the Basque Country. Dorade is a small fish with tender white flesh, shimmering silver skin and has a rich, succulent meatContinue reading “DORADE À L’ESPAGNOLE (SPANISH SEA BREAM)”

ASSAM LAKSA

Assam Laksa is one of my favourite laksa dish! It has an amazingly complex flavor of sour, spicy, sweet, all in one . The smoothness of the noodles, small pieces of fish, shrimp paste, fresh shallots, cucumber, pineapple slices and the slightly spicy sourish soup just complement each other so well. INGREDIENTS 3 medium sizeContinue reading “ASSAM LAKSA”