Chicken Kapitan Curry

Spent the weekend at home, updating my blog (so many drafts that need to be completed!) and laundry, etc. I defrosted some chicken, and after much deliberation, decided to make curry, and Kapitan Curry at that, because I fell in love with the one I had when I went to KL for Eid recently. Kapitan…

Herb Rice

This dish is inspired by my recent trip to Kuala Lumpur and my quest to find the perfect Nasi Ulam. Everywhere I went, I looked for Nasi Ulam and/or Nasi Kerabu. I went to several places, and I would say that it was an incomplete/unsatisfactory quest. I did manage to eat Nasi Kerabu, and a Kerabu…

Pah’s Rendang Tok

Its been a rainy winter week, and winter time is the best time to cook dishes that takes ages to make – I can be in the kitchen where it is warm, and this rendang is very well suited to cold weather too. With a bowl of pilaf rice or a plate of nasi lemak,…

Octopus Rendang (Rendang Ochtapodi)

Without too much introduction, for Malaysia Day (16/9), I decided to make a fusion of my favourite foods from my adopted country and the land of my birth. I love rendang, its my go-to dish when I want to wow new dinner guests. And I love octopus. I was practically an adult when I first…

Rendang Ayam Pah (Pah’s Chicken Rendang)

It was Raya earlier this month, and as usual, with Raya comes ‘all the food from home that I miss’. Chicken Rendang is chicken simmered in coconut milk with spices. It takes a long time to cook, but oh my its worth the wait. It smells heavenly and the coconut, lemongrass and ginger infused chicken…