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 […]

Brandy pineapple fruit cake

I am going to re-post this fruitcake recipe because I love to eat this fruitcake but only bake it once a year. And every year, I forget where I store it and can’t find the recipe. So, here goes my never fail pineapple fruit cake moistened with lots and lots of brandy. RECIPE Pineapple Fruit […]

Recipe : A minty and creamy green pea soup

I have a pot of lamb stock. The bones of the leg of lamb which I roasted for Christmas has been turned into a pot of flavourful stock after I added onions, tomatoes, carrots and celery. I freeze them into small portions and they are great for making soup, gravy or stew. My son then […]