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Hell's inferno...what's in a name?

Some Like it Hot

By: Eamonn Sadler One day, in the middle of the summer of 1976, my step father decided we were going to have a dinner party. He fancied himself as something of a...

Sardines in Tomato sauce, a classic out of a can, By: Erna Dyanty

Sardines in Tomato Sauce: a Cook’s Survival Kit

By: Erna Dyanty When I first started to cook, one of the recipes my father taught me was how to cook a can of sardines. He says it’s a cooks’ survival kit. If you...

calamari recipe

Recipe for Fried Turmeric Calamari

By: Erna Dyanty Calamari is a type of seafood that is versatile in that it doesn’t have a strong taste to it – adding spices, marinating it in some pepper and...

Otak-otak wrapped in banana leaf, By: Steven Lee

Otak-Otak is Not Zombie Food!

By: Erna Dyanty Otak-otak is a type of fish cake or fish pate that is cooked in a parcel. Otak means ‘brain’ in Malay and Bahasa Indonesia, yet otak-otak has...

Ikan Sumbat/ Stuffed Grilled Fish, By: Erna Dyanty

Malaysian Seafood: Malaysian Stuffed Grilled Fish

By: Erna Dyanty This month we are going to bring to you recipes that highlight Malaysia’s glorious selection of seafood - starting with ikan bakar sumbat that...

Tom Yum: A Thai spicy, sweet & sour concoction, By: Erna Dyanty

Tom Yum Recipe: Spring it up with a bowl of spicy sweet and sour soup!

By: Erna Dyanty This recipe originates from Thailand but has been picked up and is famous almost everywhere in the world. If you had this before in a Thai restaurant,...

Nian Gao, By: Juliana Phang

Chinese New Year Cake: Nian Gao Recipe

By: Maya Liem The celebration of Chinese New Year never goes without food. A special cake which is made only for the celebration of Chinese New Year is called...

Kicking out the carbs of an Asian Meal: Grilled Red Snapper Fillet with Urap

By: Erna Dyanty What?! No carbohydrates in an Asian meal? Some say to diet while you are in Malaysia is an impossible task as the various options of food available 24...

Tooca dhal, soup/curry/savory snack all in one!

Low in Fat, High in Flavor: Toor Dhal Recipe

By: Erna Dyanty Since I’ve come back from Sri Lanka, my diet has been mostly vegetarian. Not so much because I have a political or religious point to make – but...

Finger lickin' Tod Nam Pla

Tod Man Pla Recipe: Oh So Tasty Thai Fish Cakes with Lime Leaves

By: Emma Kwee These Thai fish cakes are so delectable that it’s almost impossible to keep your hands off them. The secret ingredient is the kaffir lime leaves, that...