Category: Malaysian

Bunga Raya (New Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand)

I had been wanting to try this place for a long time because when my colleague knew that I lived in Malaysia before New Zealand he always asked me if I had tried this restaurant, that was probably 10 years ago and almost every time he sees me in the...

Mamak – 2020 Menu (North Shore City, New Zealand)

Mamak is one of our go to Malaysian restaurants if we are craving for some Malay dishes, this is one of our primary choices alongside Uncle Man’s, PappaRich and Chef Rasa Sayang, each one of them reminds me of Malaysia where I used to work and live for four years,...

Salted Egg Yolk Chicken Wings 1

Salted Egg Yolk Chicken Wings

Who ever invented salted egg yolks as a sauce needs a prize, this thing is amazing, it’s like a crack, amazingly delicious and highly addictive. Most non-Asians I guess won’t agree with that statement as this is kind of weird for them, but I guess once they get to try...

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Sup Ekor

Sup Ekor in Malaysian or Sop Buntut in Indonesian is a popular comfort food in Malaysia and Indonesia, basically it’s a soup dish prepared with oxtails and vegetables like carrots, potatoes and tomatoes seasoned with shallot, garlic and spices like cumin, coriander, cinnamon, cardamom and star anise. Usually this dish...

17 Ways to Cook Oxtails 1

17 Ways to Cook Oxtails

Oxtails are the most underrated meat cut out there, people tend to choose the meat cut that is easiest to cook and prepare hence cuts like such are only used by restaurants who has the luxury of time.  In Asia this is not the case since we eat most cuts of...

Malaysian Pork & Cauliflower Curry 1

Malaysian Pork & Cauliflower Curry

I know Malaysian dishes are not synonymous to pork as their cuisine is predominantly Muslim inspired but in Kuala Lumpur there are a lot of Chinese Malaysians that introduces a hybrid between the Chinese and Muslim cuisine, our dish is one of them.  If you visit some Chinese food stalls in...

Hokka Hokka (Brisbane, Australia) 2

Hokka Hokka (Brisbane, Australia)

Design your own noodle! Whoever created this should be given an award, this is brilliant one of the amazing creations of the century. Perhaps I am over reacting, but I really liked this concept and it was the first time I heard of this and it was in Hokka Hokka...

Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tart (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 1

Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tart (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

Let’s start with a little bit of trivia. Where does this cheese tart originated? If Japan is your guess then you’re wrong but don’t worry that was my first guess as well, this brand originated in Malaysia then brought over to Australia and New Zealand but there is still a...

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Singgang Daging

No, our post today is not misspelled, it really is Singgang, a dish most probably influenced by our own sinigang. Sinigang, adobo and kilawin are the oldest dishes we had on record, these dishes even pre-dates the Spanish occupation. Filipinos love braising our dishes in something sour with salt, like...

E-One 哥麻辣烫 (Brisbane CBD, Australia) 5

E-One 哥麻辣烫 (Brisbane CBD, Australia)

Several weeks ago, when I was in Brisbane for a trip, I wanted to have some dinner in the CBD that is not a fast food and not something fancy as I was on my own. I also want to try something that I haven’t tried before, hence places like...