Street food

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Teh Tarik — Malaysian “Pulled Tea”

January 24, 2014 Beverages

… translated as “pulled tea”. It might sound cliche, but dare I say teh tarik will knock your socks off? A Malaysian staple beverage, I’m already missing teh tarik even more than my usual morning coffee. Apparently, condensed and evaporated milk has that effect on you.

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Cekodok Pisang {Banana Fritters}

November 22, 2013 Desserts

I have gained a few pounds since visiting my parents. And I’m OK with that. Can’t complain when I’m so well fed and spoiled by mom’s cooking. Not to forget the irresistible street foods here in Malaysia. It’s all well until I return to normalcy, and onto a treadmill. Till then, I’ll continue to ignore […]

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Char Kuey Teow

September 24, 2013 Malaysia

When in Malaysia, you take street foods for granted. It never feels like you’d ever need to learn how to whip up char kuey teow, chendol, mamak mee goreng, curry laksa etc… When there’s abundant street stalls/hawkers and weekly evening markets offering arrays of delicious street foods, why bother making it at home? Right?

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Pandan Kaya {Coconut Screwpine Jam}

July 19, 2013 Breakfast/Brunch

Hello friends Did you know I’m a Malaysian by birth and yet you’d hardly find me blogging about Malaysian food here? Sad fact, I know. The only reason I have for misbehaving is a genuine one — there simply isn’t enough access to many required and exotic ingredients to replicate Malaysian recipes here in Orlando. […]

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Kaffir Lime Coconut Chicken Curry

December 13, 2012 Chicken

Good news, my friends! My mom didn’t need much convincing in handing over most of her cookbooks & recipe collection she has in her possession. I’m sensing the jealously from my siblings I was about to “cook” some stories to convince her in handing over the books. Looks like mom was well-prepared, whereas I was left […]

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