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Mrs Menon’s mango curry
Manjiu gor (Foochow Manchurian peanut cake)
Simple tomato soup
Black pepper meehoon
Linugu tanggalung kinayan limau om bawing (Roasted eggplant with lemon basil salad)
Vegetarian rice porridge
Deep-fried tapioca
Kuih talam
Jollof rice
Sambal tempra
Fried bread
Sweet mango chutney
Pulut kacau
Onion & ghee carbonara for one
Vegan substitutes for a Malay kitchen
Mom’s year-round yee sang
Pumpkin masala
Rich butter cake
Ponggal rice
Shukto
Horlicks flan
Mrs Menon’s mango curry
Manjiu gor (Foochow Manchurian peanut cake)

Manjiu gor (Foochow Manchurian peanut cake)

A sweet-savoury old-school steamed cake, perfect for a snack or impressing your Foochow elders.

Simple tomato soup

Simple tomato soup

Zhuzh up your everyday tomato soup with spices and raisins for a flavoursome lunch.

Black pepper meehoon

Black pepper meehoon

Fiery black pepper meets silky meehoon in this quick meal, perfect for when you want a homemade meal—fast.

Linugu tanggalung kinayan limau om bawing (Roasted eggplant with lemon basil salad)

Linugu tanggalung kinayan limau om bawing (Roasted eggplant with lemon basil salad)

A smoky eggplant salad to accompany a variety of meals, from rice to steaks, or as a part of an appetiser platter.

Vegetarian rice porridge

Vegetarian rice porridge

A rice porridge filled with savoury treasures, a centrepiece for any vegetarian feast.

Deep-fried tapioca

Deep-fried tapioca

Quick, cheap, and filling, these tapioca chips are a fantastic treat for all ages.

Kuih talam

Kuih talam

Looking to get into kuih-making? Talam is an excellent beginner recipe to pick up essential kuih-making skills.

Jollof rice

Jollof rice

This rice dish is beloved all across Nigeria and West Africa, full of tomatoes and heat.

Sambal tempra

Sambal tempra

A base Eurasian sambal for many dishes such as prawn or ikan sambal, and sambal petai.

Fried bread

Fried bread

Stale pieces of Gardenia to use up? Whip up this quick, customisable snack and enjoy with a cup of tea.

Sweet mango chutney

Sweet mango chutney

Unlike many other chutneys popular in the Malaysian-Indian repertoire, this one veers sweet and makes for a great snack on its own.

Pulut kacau

Pulut kacau

Pulut kacau or wajik can be made at home as a gift for the neighbourhood.

Onion & ghee carbonara for one

Onion & ghee carbonara for one

No meat, no problem. This carbonara substitutes bacon fat with rich ghee, making it just as indulgent.

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. 

Mom’s year-round yee sang

Mom’s year-round yee sang

When joy is scarce, we find every reason to celebrate. Make this yee sang any time of the year.

Pumpkin masala

Pumpkin masala

A subtly spiced and hearty side dish, unfussy enough for a weeknight. 

Rich butter cake

Rich butter cake

This butter cake recipe comes from Dinesh Rao who founded Tray Cafe, which churns out some of the best butter cakes outside of a kopitiam.

Ponggal rice

Ponggal rice

Made with fresh rice of the first harvest at the end of the winter solstice, this is offered to gods & goddesses before family & friends.

Shukto

Shukto

Leela’s late mother was the family’s ‘culinary comforter’, and taught her how to make this vegetable dish. Complex in flavour, this recipe takes no shortcuts.

Horlicks flan

Horlicks flan

A dessert containing eggs, milk and Horlicks means it’s okay to eat for breakfast, right?

 
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