Kee Chang on a serving platter

How To make Alkaline Dumplings

Alkaline dumplings or zongzi, is a sweet dumpling, wrapped in bamboo leaves and it is made in conjunction with the dragon boat festival, or Zongzi festival. Also known as Kee Chang, We usually make 2 kinds of dumplings, the savoury ones like the bak chang, filled with meat and this, the sweet type which is …

Roast pork served with stir-fry veg

How To Make Roast Pork (Crispy Pork Belly Chinese Style)

How to make roast pork, crispy roast pork belly Chinese Style? Good question. Roast pork belly, or sio bak (Hokkien)or siu yok  (Cantonese) is easy to make. But the process takes over a day or 2 depending on how long you want to treat the rind. In my  pervious recipe,  use salt to draw 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 …

Golden orange coloured butternut squash kuih in a row.

Vegan and Gluten Free Butternut Squash or Sweet Potato Layer Kuih

Butternut squash or sweet potato steamed kuih is very popular in Malaysia. Originally it is made with sweet potato. Sweet potato is easily available in in Malaysia and Asia. Coconut and tapioca flour are also easily available. These are the common ingredients found in Asia. Butternut squash is a good replacement for sweet potato a …