Halal Eats in Seoul

Halal Eats in Seoul

South Korea We do not like to follow around flag-wielding tour guides when we travel. Its better to explore and discover on our own – Easy and Not Free (but Cheap).  And this includes discovering Halal eateries. Of course with the many websites and google, we can prepare ourselves on...Read more
Ayam Percik

Ayam Percik

Percik in the Malay/ Indonesian language means to splash. That is how the rich and sweet spiced coconut based gravy are splashed on chicken meat that is grilled/ BBQed. Here is my version. I would much prefer grilling over charcoal embers to give it a smoky bbq flavour, but this...Read more
Traditional Grilled Fish Otak Otak

Traditional Grilled Fish Otak Otak

For the record, the name of the dish is Otak Otak. Not Otah Otah. Not Otah. This is a traditional Malay/ Indonesian snack made up of fish, spice, coconut paste wrapped in banana leaf or coconut leaves. The otak otak is either grilled or steamed. Traditional grilled otak otak paste contains fresh coconut shavings. Variations like the Nyonya (Peranakan) version, are steamed and contain eggs and corn flour which gives custard like texture. Here's my version of Traditional Tenggiri Fish (Spanish Mackeral) Otak-otak wrapped in Banana Leaf: Steamed and then Grilled.