Tag Archive: Recipe

Recipe: Sayur Masak Lemak

Let’s face it – with the amount of dried shrimp & belachan (fermented shrimp paste) used in Nyonya & Malaysian cuisine, it doesn’t make for the most vege-friendly of cuisines out there. However,… Continue reading

Recipe: Penang Char Koay Teow

Out of all the noodle dishes on the planet, a plate of Char Koay Teow still remains my favourite of them all. For me, the best of the best are found on the… Continue reading

Recipe: Pongteh (Nyonya fermented soya bean stew)

This hearty, delicious stew is one of Baba-Nyonya cuisine’s most iconic dishes. Originating from the Southern Nyonya stronghold of Malacca, Pongteh has been gracing the family dinner tables of generations of the Peranakan… Continue reading

Recipe: Daging Kerutuk (Malay-style Beef Curry)

This decadent, rendang-like beef curry originates from the northeastern states of Terengganu and Kelantan. Daging Kerutuk tends to be sweeter in flavour and milder in spice compared to other Malaysian curries out there. As is… Continue reading

Recipe: Kiam Chai Boey (Mustard Green and Tamarind stew)

As the weather turns chillier, I find myself craving the warmth of the broths and stews from my childhood. This Nyonya Kiam Chai Boey is right at the top of the list. Literally meaning ‘leftovers’, my… Continue reading

theboywhoatetheworld cooks: Devil’s Curry Chicken

This fiery, red chicken curry hails from the southern Malaysian state of Malacca. The eponymous ‘Devil’ comes in the form of its distinct red colour and spiciness! A historic, prominent trading port in… Continue reading

theboywhoatetheworld cooks: Yee Sang (‘Prosperity Toss’ salad)

It’s nearly Chinese New Year! Which can only mean one thing… Yee Sang season is here! Also known as Yu Sheng, this colourful and vibrant raw fish and shredded vegetable salad is a… Continue reading

theboywhoatetheworld cooks: Sarawak Laksa

Ever since my maiden trip to Kuching earlier this year, I’ve been missing the food of the region massively – Sarawak Laksa especially! If you are looking for a Laksa that is slightly subtler compared… Continue reading

theboywhoatetheworld cooks: Nyonya Sambal prawns

This spicy Sambal Prawn dish is one of my all time favourites and a signature at my Nyonya Supper Club. Those who followed The Taste UK last year will also recognise it as that all-important first audition… Continue reading

theboywhoatetheworld cooks: Watercress, Goji berry & Pork Rib soup

This light, nourishing broth, bursting with anti-oxidants and vitamins is the Malaysian-Chinese mother’s miracle cure for that cold you just can’t shake off. A single bowl of this detoxifying elixir, packed full of watercress, goji… Continue reading

Tapas Revolution: a Tapas revelation

Located smack in the middle of Westfield London’s first floor atrium, Tapas Revolution is the brainchild of Spanish-born Omar Allibhoy – Maze alumnus and the executive chef of El Pirata de Tapas. A… Continue reading