A pile of mangosteen

How Open And Eat A Mangosteen

Mangosteen is not an easy fruit to open and eat. If  your are not in a country where mangosteens are available, I am sure you would be wondering how to  open the tough skinned fruit to get to the delicious, sweet, sourish and slimy fruit that I do not know how to accurately describe the …

Sweet potato donuts served in a plate

Sweet Potato Donut, Kuih Keria

Sweet Potato Donut, or kuih keria, is one of Malaysia’s favourite kuih. It can be found in the school canteen, in the streets, night markets, morning markets and gerais (small eating stalls). You can get it almost anywhere where there are street food and shops. Keria is enjoyed as a breakfast item, for afternoon tea …

Mint tea with batik tea pot.

How To Enjoy Mint, Tea, Ice And More

Mint is a refreshing herb that is enjoyed as a drink, and is an important herb in Nyonya cuisine.  Mint tea is refreshing , and it is used to flavour summer drinks and cocktails. When made into ice cubes, it refreshes whatever drinks that it is put into. I grow mint in my garden, actually …

Sio Bao Pasty on a plate showing ther filling.

Peculiar Pasties: Vegan Pasties with an Oriental Twist

You might be wondering why I am doing pasties? The Pasties are rather peculiar as it is not your usual pasties. That is why I call it  Vegan Pasties with an Oriental twist.   Vegan Pasties with an Oriental twist.   Well, it all started when a business customer asked me to make vegan chocolate  …