Sorry upstairs neighbour for the smoke from my shichirin and the fragrance of the charcoal grilled Ayam Percik. Did Chicken Wings done 2 ways for late lunch today. BBQ Ayam Percik and BBQ Korean Chicken Wings Ayam Percik marinated with readymade Rendang rempah, after at least 2 hours, half cooked...Read more
The air fryer is the second used utensil in my kitchen; second only to the kitchen Knife. So I made air fried curry puffs for breakfast today really quick. I have already made the stuffing of potato meat curry the night before. Took out the instant prata dough from the...Read more
Dendeng is a savoury sweet snack popular in Indonesia. Bakwa is a similar sweet meat jerky Chinese snack popularly served during Chinese New Year. Satay? Needs no introduction… What do you call a snack that is a fusion of satay and dendeng/ bakwa? You get Dondang Sayang 🙂 The recipe...Read more
Beef jerky is one of my favourite snack and there is one popular brand from New Zealand that I would normally purchase. But, it does not come cheap and each small packet comes with a few meager pieces. Gone! In a few bites 🙁 Soooo…Attempted to make myself a whole...Read more
This can be called a dorm room hack.Upcycling almost stale bread, chocolate milk, 2 eggs, my chocolate custard and sugar.Whisked chocolate milk, eggs, sugar using milk frother and poured the mixture into a container of diced stale bread mixed with chocolate custard.Topped the pudding with the remaining chocolate custard/ ganache.Bake...Read more
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
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.