Spring rolls with sweet potato and yam filling

Since it's a long weekend, I am sharing a simple idea for party food. We know some of us like to host tea parties over long weekends sans vacation. I promise this is going to be the easiest party food ever and required no more than 5 ingredients to get the thumbs up from your party guests. Spring rolls are not just easy to make, also less messy for kids to eat while parents treat themselves to a good get-together.

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Nasi Lemak

Malaysia is celebrating its 60th birthday today and how can we celebrate this special occasion without its most beloved food, the nasi lemak. I have previously posted an article about nasi lemak bungkus and today, am sharing the recipe to making its most important ingredient, the sambal or the chilly jam that can either make or break the entire assemble.

Potato Tuna Nuggets

Potato is a very common kitchen staple ingredient and it is easily found all year around. So common that we may even overstock them at home sometimes. Today, I'm sharing an easy-done-than-said special nugget idea which is health and yummy. It is a perfect item to serve with children around. Using only few ingredients and little effort, am sure you will set the party ready in a jiffy.

Longevity Buns

I attended a wonderful birthday dinner of one of my elderly aunts. The meal was good and the ambiance was just perfect. Every dish served has a good symbolic meaning and one course caught my attention and it was the longevity steamed buns or known as paus. Paus are literally steamed buns.

Toasted Baguette

It's been more than a week now since my last post. Been extremely busy with spring cleaning. Yes, although I have tried some new recipes at home but am sharing one for now. It's a very simple toasted baguette. Sounds easy, right? But I have tried more than 5 times before making the perfect toasted baguette. Pair it with a nice warm thick mushroom soup or simply dip it with a bowl of tangy tomato soup. Or... coarsely crush them to go with your favorite salad. I guarantee it won't disappoint.

Haw Flake Drink

Have you heard of haw flakes? Okay, if you are an Asian, there is a high chance you have came across haw flakes as a common tangy disc snack wrapped in paper which is imported from China. It is still found in almost all Chinese medicine halls. This is actually made from a very sour fruit that has beneficial properties to our digestive system and packed with vitamins. I'm sharing this recipe today to ease the effect of overeating.

Tropical Shrimp and Tuna Pizza

I have been quite busy over the last few days. Surely stress of work is building up and what i really look forward to share are food we can prepare in a jiffy, tastebud-friendly and most of all, balanced diet to keep us going. Today, I'm sharing a simple pizza idea which we can prepare very easily at home and will leave your kids begging for more.

Caramel Pork with Onions

Judging by the name of the dish, one probably can guess that this dish is slightly sweet. Which is not wrong, therefore, this very appetizing dish can be served with steamed rice or plain bun (mantao). I was inspired to cook my version of this dish after tasting it at a famous Hokkien restaurant. One word to describe, YUMS!

Barley and Winter Melon Drink

Barley has always been a popular ingredient for a common Chinese coffeeshop drink which can mildly expel heat and balance our bodily fluid to keep us well-hydrated. You will be surprised to know how easy it is to make this drink at home at a fraction of what you pay at the coffeeshops. Ok, let's get started.