Spicy and Sour Fish Curry

The wonders of Nyonya Peranakan cooking have always intrigued me. The Baba Nyonya or Peranakan people are descendants of Chinese immigrants who came to Malaya and adopted the Nusantara customs. I had made a post about another type of Curry that I like – the Kapitan Curry, and this is another, but with no coconut…

Thai Basil Beef

This post has been a few months in the making. I planned to post this in November, but to cut a very long story short – writer’s block. During my last visit to Malaysia, we stumbled upon the wonderful Boat Noodle at Heritage Lane, Damansara where there were beautiful little bowls of noodle soup in…

Salted Fish and Kale Fried Rice

This combination may sound weird to you, but in Malaysia (and according to the recipe book that Makmah gave me) there is a fried rice recipe where you use salted dried fish (ikan masin) and kailan (which you can read more about here). These 2 ingredients are difficult to find here in Athens, and I…