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Kuih Kosui (Kuih Ko Swee)

This is Kuih Kosui (Ko Swee) or also known as Kuih Lompang in Malaysia, is a popular afternoon snack. The cake is made from palm sugar syrup, coconut milk, rice flour, tapioca starch, wheat flour and grated coconut for coating. It's sweet, soft, chew...
by seasaltwithfood on Dec 9, 2016

How To Make Nasi Impit (Compressed Rice)

Nasi Impit or compressed rice are often served with dishes such as Gado-Gado, Soto Ayam, Satay, Sayur Lodeh, or with peanut sauce. How To Make Nasi Impit (Compressed Rice)Ingredients2 Cups of Long Grain Rice, rinsed4 Cups Water1 tsp Sea Salt1 Lemong...
by seasaltwithfood on Nov 14, 2016

Paradise For Foodies 

Well this is one place which I can never forget Right from the first time I set my foot in Singapore I was introduced to Newton Food Centre (Newton Circus earlier)     It has some really good seafood at your disposal First take a walk aroun...
by SunnySlice on Aug 16, 2016

How To Make Chili Sauce (For Hainanese Chicken Rice)

This chili sauce is an accompaniment to both Hainanese Chicken Rice and Hot Pot or also known as Steamboat in Malaysia. It is best consumed on the day it is made, or the day after.How To Make Chili Sauce (For Hainanese Chicken Rice & Hot Pot)Ingr...
by seasaltwithfood on May 17, 2016

Orange and Lemon Chiffon Cake

I am sharing this more diabetic friendly recipe as it calls for less flour and sugar.  Baking too is different as this recipe is steamed baked with a lower oven temperature too.  To obtain a very fine texture, this cake has to rise above th...
by lily's wai sek hong on May 7, 2016

Crispy Baked Popiah {Spring Rolls}

These are Crispy Baked Popiah or Spring Rolls. The traditional recipe uses the wrapper that is made from wheat flour, and the rolls are deep-fried. However, I wanted to avoid the hassle of having to deep fry the rolls. So, after experimenting with se...
by seasaltwithfood on Apr 24, 2016

Homemade Pandan Kaya~Pandan Coconut Jam

This Pandan Kaya, or also known as Pandan Coconut Jam has a natural light green color, sweet and aromatic. It is made with just pandan extract, from fresh pandan leaf, coconut milk, eggs, and sugar. . Please check out the video for more information o...
by seasaltwithfood on Apr 16, 2016

Kuih Talam Revisited

Although my previous recipe Kuih Talam is ok but my need to tweak more for a better texture has been on my mind for the longest ever.  I think i have found what i tweaked is to my satisfaction and i have to post it, not for my own refe...
by lily's wai sek hong on Feb 21, 2016

#1947: Prima Taste Singapore Laksa Wholegrain La Mian

So Prima Taste has recently come out with wholegrain varieties. It was explained to me that wholegrain noodles can tend to be brittle or crumbly – so to prevent this, Prima has created a superfine powder. Indeed, the curry whole grain la mian...
by The Ramen Rater on Feb 20, 2016

Orange Chiffon Cake Revisited

I would like to share this new method of heating up the liquid and mixing it to the dry ingredients while it is hot.  Also the sugar is sieved with the flour, salt and baking powder. It does give a finer crumb and improved the texture.  i t...
by lily's wai sek hong on Feb 2, 2016

Flock & Fowl : Tasty Hainan Chicken In Las Vegas!

We were in Vegas for the holidays and I decided to do a quick search of cheap eats and to try something new.  To my surprise, I found Flock & Fowl that offers Hainan Chicken! It's been a while since I last went to Savoy Kitchen in San Gabriel Va...
by Kat's 9 Lives on Jan 4, 2016

Wee Nam Kee Philippines Celebrates 5th Year Anniversary in Ayala Triangle Gardens

Wee Nam Kee celebrates its 5th year in the Philippine food industry by going back to its roots- the flagship and original store at the Ayala Triangle Gardens.Wee Nam Kee Hainanese Chicken Rice was established in the Philippines in 2010 by Weiser Co a...
by Itsberyllicious on Dec 9, 2015

Concerned Citizens For And Not For Adam Lambert

Torn over Adam Lambert. Screengrab from The Straits Times website. Singaporean news for the week of November 23rd was dominated by two events. The opening of the $532 million National Gallery Singapore, and the release of results for the 2015 PSLE ex...
by Life Fails on Nov 28, 2015

Kuih Talam Ubi Kayu

This is another popular Malaysian teatime snack called Kuih Talam Ubi Kayu. This delicious cake has two layers. The top layer is made from coconut milk, and the bottom layer of the cake is made with grated cassava and is flavored with palm sugar. K...
by seasaltwithfood on Aug 6, 2015

Stir-Fry Jicama With Dried CuttleFish (Ju Hu Char)

This is a yummy stir-fry Jicama With shredded cuttlefish dish, served on a lettuce leaf as an appetizer.Stir-Fry Jicama With Dried CuttleFish (Ju Hu Char)Ingredients1 Medium Size (About 650 grams) Jicama/Sengkuang/Yam Bean, peeled and shredded 2 Carr...
by seasaltwithfood on Jul 28, 2015

Stir-Fried Radish/Carrot Cake

With the Pan-Fried Radish Cake that I have made earlier, you can also turn them into a quick stir-fry meal. It's fondly known as Stir-Fried Radish Cake or stir-fry carrot cake in Malaysia and Singapore. This is a popular street-food and available at...
by seasaltwithfood on Jul 9, 2015

Pan-Fried Radish Cake

This Pan-Fried Radish Cake or also known as Lo Bak Gao is the popular dish that you can get at most Dim Sum restaurants. For this recipe, I have added some dried shrimps and scallions for flavoring. As for the batter, I used the combination of rice f...
by seasaltwithfood on Jul 5, 2015

Grilled Fish Stuffed With Sambal

Grilling whole fish and stuffed with sambal paste is very popular in Malaysia. They are great with some steamed rice and perhaps a couple of stir-fried vegetables to complete the meal. For this recipe, I used Tai Snapper; some other good options are...
by seasaltwithfood on Jun 28, 2015

Baked Coconut Buns

One of my favorite treats from childhood! I had decided to recreate these coconut buns with that familiar Malaysian hometown taste that I had experienced when I was younger. Both recipes, for the buns and the coconut filling, can be found on my blog!
by seasaltwithfood on Jun 21, 2015

Muah Chee (Glutinous Rice Snack With Peanut & Sugar)

Muah Chee or Glutinous Rice Snack With Peanut & Sugar is a popular Chinese snack. The traditional method for this recipe is to steam the rice flour batter and then kneading them until you have an elastic dough. I have done that several times in t...
by seasaltwithfood on Jun 17, 2015


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