From the monthly archives: May 2010

The Italian Cookery Course by Katie Caldesi is my current favourite cookbook. I do not only enjoy reading it, and learning loads about Italian cooking, but I was actually inspired to try out the recipes. Check out the review on kuali.com. I made this simple paste because I love all the ingredients – sundried tomatoes, [...]

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Soybean Milk Agar-Agar

On May 17, 2010 By

I was not particularly excited about reviewing The Healthy Family Cookbook; anything healthy can’t be that wonderful. But then I like Cecilia Tan’s Penang Peranakan cookbook, and mine is an old and tattered copy because I often refer to it when I am not sure of a recipe and I can’t get my mom on [...]

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Dip For Fried Fish

On May 9, 2010 By

I like plain fried fish – marinated with salt and turmeric, or with salt and white pepper. It has to be fried right, and that means it must be crispy on the outside and moist inside, not bone dry. I could happily have a plate of hot rice with just fried fish, with condiments like [...]

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I have a long list of must-eats whenever I am in Kelantan. There are mornings when I have two breakfast – the first one when I get to the market as soon as I wake up at the crack of dawn, and the other one with my friends who wake up at more reasonable hours. [...]

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