RECIPE FOR SAMBAL UDANG KERING (DRIED PRAWNS) and petai

  RECIPE FOR SAMBAL UDANG KERING (DRIED PRAWNS) 300gm dried shrimps 6 red medium sized onions cili boh/chili paste (quantity according to taste, maybe 3tblspoon) 3 stalks serai/lemongrass 1 big piece fresh kunyit/tumeric (if substitute with powder, about 1 tblspoon) Daun limau purut/kaffir lime leaves– slice finely (this is a must) Daun kunyit/tumeric leaves – […]

Turkey for Christmas

It is Christmas Eve and the turkey is all ready for the oven. Well, not really. I am only roasting it on Christmas Day. But I shall share some pics I took while seasoning the bird. The red dot is the timer. Hmmm…fire80, someone who commented : still… upside down how to see the thing […]

How to roast chicken, turkey or leg of lamb

Many people feel intimidated with the thought of roasting and struggling with a large turkey, leg of lamb or a huge chicken. The thought of burning or under-cooking the poultry or meat is definitely very worrying for those who have not attempted roasting before. However, there is always a first time. Start with a smaller […]

Uncle Chow Kopitiam – Cameron Highlands

I find Cameron Highlands awfully chilly during my last trip. It is a wonderful feeling to be up there in the highlands, breathing out ‘smoke’ as my little boy called it. We were feeling a little peckish mid morning and went hunting for Uncle Chow Kopitiam. We have seen the sign several times but haven’t […]