Blog Posts - Asian Dishes



Stuffed Onion Rings

I came up with this dish on the day that I ran out of idea of what to prepare for our dinner. I have some ground meat in hand and decided to mix it up with a few other ingredients and stuff it in some onion rings. Turn our pretty good to have it with...
by My Kitchen Snippets on May 12, 2016

Pork and Shrimp Shumai

Non - halalShumai is a type of Chinese dumpling, often associated with Cantonese cuisine. The half wrapped dumpling is filled with pork and shrimp and then steamed. You can find it serve at all dim sum restaurants.I miss the Shumai from Malaysia whic...
by My Kitchen Snippets on Apr 13, 2015

Steamed Savory Yam (Taro) Cake/Orr Kueh

I am a big fan of yam but I don’t buy it too often it can be quite costly at time. Usually it is around $1.79 - $1.99 a pound and if you buy the vacuum pack peel kind it is about $3.59 a pound. It happen it went on sale a few weeks ago and it was s...
by My Kitchen Snippets on Nov 30, 2014

Crispy Tofu with Shrimp Squares

I like this dish a lot. In fact I made a bit more and freeze some of it up so the next time I wanted to eat this all I have to do and take it out of the freezer and fry them up. You must be thinking why I like to freezer most of my food rather than e...
by My Kitchen Snippets on Oct 26, 2014

Singapore Hokkien Mee

Even though I’ve been to Singapore so many times but I don’t think I ever tried this noodle dish before. They are very different from our KL style Hokkien mee. KL hokkien mee uses thick yellow noodles braised in thick dark soy sauce. As for the S...
by My Kitchen Snippets on Oct 13, 2014

Sweet Blueberry Focaccia

When I was in Vancouver I tried out blueberry focaccia from one of the famous bakery and they were really good. They made it into small individual serving size but they were not cheap though. A piece with tax cost around $4.00. This bakery is also fa...
by My Kitchen Snippets on Sep 14, 2014

Baked Eggplant with Garlic Sesame Dressing

I am trying to cut down on meat in my diet and I am cooking more vegetable dishes for myself. I still cook meat as Carlos still like his meat. Anyway I love eggplants (aubergine/brinjal) cook in any style. Did you know that eggplant skin contains a...
by My Kitchen Snippets on Aug 10, 2014

Sambal Shrimps/Shrimps in Spicy Chili Sauce

This is one of my favorite Malaysian dishes. It is sweet and spicy and goes really well with rice. Sambal is a terms used in Malaysia and Indonesian cuisine to describe a variety of spicy condiments and side dishes used to add flavor to other dishes.
by My Kitchen Snippets on Jul 21, 2014

Japanese Spinach Ohitashi; Spice Temple's Chinese Stir-Fried Pork with Green Onions; Thai Pork Pad Kra Pao with Fried Egg

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by Almost Bourdain on Apr 13, 2014

Chicken Teriyaki

The pictures of this dish have been sitting in my file for a long time and it is time to post it out. I made this chicken dish for the AFF – Japan event but I just can’t find the time to post it during that time because of work commitment. This i...
by My Kitchen Snippets on Feb 24, 2014

Ma’amoul Cookies with Pistachio and Walnut Filling

Is time for Christmas baking again and Sam at Oh Nuts sent me some nuts for my baking this year. They came just in time for me to bake some Ma’amoul cookies for AFF – West Asia Month event. Ma’amoul is small shortbread pastries filled with n...
by My Kitchen Snippets on Dec 13, 2013

Shrimp with Pomelo and Mango Salad

I love Thai food. There is something about their food that is so addictive. I think it is the taste of sweet, sour, spicy and salty of their dishes and not forgetting all the fresh herbs they used in their cooking. One particular dish that I will ord...
by My Kitchen Snippets on Nov 11, 2013

Homemade Char Siu (with Pork Belly)/Chinese BBQ Pork

non-halal It has been awhile since I last make some Char Siu. I posted a recipe here before and I used pork loin for it. I bought a piece of pork belly a few weeks ago and it was pretty lean (it has more lean meat than fat) so I decided to use it t...
by My Kitchen Snippets on Nov 4, 2013

Agedashi Tofu

Agedashi tofu is a simple Japanese way to serve hot tofu. Soft or firm tofu is cut into cubes, is lightly dusted with potato starch or cornstarch and then deep fried until golden brown. It's then served in a hot tentsuyu broth made of dashi, mirin, a...
by My Kitchen Snippets on Oct 28, 2013

Fish in Fermented Black Bean Sauce

My mom and grandma hardly cook anything with fermented black beans so I am not familiar with this ingredient at all. We only used bean paste/tau cheong in our cooking. I only start using it after seeing some of my friend here cooking with it. They w...
by My Kitchen Snippets on Oct 14, 2013

Nasu Dengaku/Grilled Eggplant with Miso Glaze

I will order this particular appetizer whenever they have it in the menu. It is light, silky texture and the savory miso glaze at the top. I just can’t get enough of it. Actually it is not difficult to prepare it at home. You can either grill it o...
by My Kitchen Snippets on Oct 10, 2013

Thai Red Curry with Prawns and Green Eggplant

When I have time prepare spices for curry I normally do it in big batches so I can portion them out and freeze it up so each time I want to cook it is ready but nowadays we can get readymade paste from the Asian market without any problem. It does ma...
by My Kitchen Snippets on Aug 28, 2013

Miso Maple Glazed Salmon Rice Bowl

We were having some pretty hot summer here in Northern CA and during days like this I like to prepare meals that are quick and easy so I don’t have to spend too much time at the hot stove. This particular meal is one of our favorite and I will prep...
by My Kitchen Snippets on Jul 16, 2013

Lontong or Kuah Lodeh/Mix Vegetable in Coconut Broth

I made this dish during Hari Raya (Eid Ul Fitri) gathering last September in New York but only managed to post it now just in time for MFF - KL and Selangor. This dish is a must during that time and it is usually serve with pressed rice or Nasi Impit...
by My Kitchen Snippets on Jul 1, 2013

Stir Fry Candied Roast Pork with Garlic

non-halalI know this is not the best looking dish but oooh it tastes so good. My mom used to make this dish for us with leftover roast pork/siew yoke. She  stir fry it with loads of garlic, thick dark soy sauce and sugar until it is caramelized...
by My Kitchen Snippets on Jun 17, 2013


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