Category Archives: South-East Asian Goodies

Mua Chi Peanut Ball

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The Chinese and the Japanese love this sticky dessert. There are great differences between the Chinese Mua Chi Balls and Japanese. The Chinese is very rough and big in shape but the texture is similar to the Japanese. View more

Malaysian Mee Siam

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I wanted to cook something I normally do not bother making it because of time consuming to cook a meal. This dish is usually with gravy but I wanted to make it different, I just simply stir-fried it. View more

Pak Tong Gou (Steamed White Rice Cake)

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Not many people like this steamed cake. It is made of fermented ground rice and steamed. If you eat leave them in the open too long and its taste has a very sour spoilt taste and the outer skin is sticky. I love this cake maybe because of the rice base and the very dense texture. Some of you may not like to spend too much time fighting with this recipe. I understand, but it is worth trying. View more

Hopia Mongo Cake (Mooncake)

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Hopia is a popular pastry filled with bean paste which was introduced by the Fujian Chinese. The word ho-pian means “good biscuit”, it is quite alike to moon cake wherein a pastry is filled with a sweet bean paste. View more

Teochew Chai Tow Kway (Teochew Fried Radish (aka. Carrot) Cake

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My family loves this savory rice cake dish. It is considered as a street hawker delights. Most housewives in Southeast Asia countries like Singapore and Malaysia will not make this cake at home before it requires a long procedure. View more

Steamed Pandan Chiffon Cake

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I was going to bake a Pandan Chiffon Cake but the batter was not well prepared, so I decided that I will steam this cake. I was very happy that I did. It turned out great. The texture of this cake is so moist and smooth. What a lucky day for me to create a new recipe. View more

Nyonya Coconut Pancake Half

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This night our unexpected guests called us that they felt like coming for a visit. Being Asian we always welcome friends who had us on their hearts we always oblige. So I came up this easy snack/dessert. View more

Nyonya Coconut Sticks with Chocolate Sauce Dip

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I was trying to make some banana fitters but decide to make something quite similar to Churros (a Spanish fitters). I change the ingredients and eventually it became View more

Spicy Wonton Mee Pok/Yellow Mee

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This dish has always been my son favorite because of the yellow mee also known as Hokkien mee. He too loves the wonton and Char Siew with it. View more

Yu Cha Kway (Literally translated: Oil Fried Cake) – Fried Dough Strip

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This is a very popular breakfast snack in South and Southeast Asian countries. Most households will not make them at home because it requires a long procedures to prep and finish it. View more