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Who doesn't love satay--little pieces of chicken meat grilled to perfection? This chicken satay at Belacan Grill Restaurant in Redondo Beach, CA is sublime.
Wake up and smell the banana nut muffins...
Stir-fried yam leaf with Malaysian shrimp paste (belacan)--an exquisite vegetable dish that I can't do without in my cooking repertoire.
Tom Yum Goong, Chez Pim's style. Hot and spicy, this soup is highly addictive and very satisfying.
Kabab Koobideh, a Persian dish. Click the image to read my funny encounter and how I ended up making it.
Mango and lobster salad--refreshing, light, and mangolicious.
Baked lobster and cheese...simply delicious. Just look at the picture, need I say more?
Steamed scallops on the half shell--use the simplest of ingredients to draw out the natural sweetness of these scallops.
It took me 4+ months to save enough shrimp heads to make Penang Hokkien Mee (Prawn Noodle Soup)--a Malaysian hawker delicacy. Slurp slurp!
Indian Squid Curry or Gulai Sotong is a popular Malaysian nasi kandar dish.
Sichuan-style crawfish...they are simply tooooo good and irresistable!
Penang Chee Cheong Fun or steamed rice rolls with shrimp paste sauce. A hawker delight in Malaysia, but you can make it at home with the right ingredients.
Chicken shu mai or steamed chicken dumplings.
Eating London: London is a foodie mecca.
Stir-fried sole fish fillet with black bean sauce.
Capellini with cockle clams and lemon butter sauce.
Claypot chicken rice without claypot. Who has time to cook with claypot, cheat it with rice cooker.
Red bean paste pancakes...a Chinese pancake which is both crisp and soft to the bite.
Malaysian black pepper crab. A must-try, really; I bet you have never had this so good.
Steamed buns filled with red bean paste.
Egg white souffle balls filled with red bean paste. A Shanghainese dessert.
Can you guess what they are?
Fried chicken wrapped with pandan (screwpine) leaves and deep fried to perfection.
Grilled cherry tomatoes wrapped with bacon...a crowd-pleaser for your summer party.
Impress your guests at your next party with this seafood-laden Angel hair pasta--rock shrimp, scallops, calamari, mussels, and more.
Taiwanese minced chicken and pork rolls wrapped with dried bean curd sheets.
Pork Bone Tea or Bak Kut Teh is a Malaysian specialty. This dish is infused with Chinese herbal goodness with pork ribs, mushrooms, tofu puffs, etc.
Vietnamese Tau Hu Ky (bean curd skin and shrimp) is my must-have appetizer at Vietnamese restaurants.
Baked sea bass with ginger ponzu sauce. So good.
Mmmmmarvelous Malay, a feature on Lonely Planet blog calls out the exotic foods of Malaysia.
There is a myth about Penang Char Hor Fun or stir-fried flat rice noodles: you can win your girlfriend's heart with this delicacy
Mini Portuguese Egg Tarts. Mini is the way to go with foods these days.
Strir-fried chive buds with straw mushrooms, shrimp, and scallops. A healthy dish.
Steamed turbot drenched in soy sauce, ginger, and scallions. Turbot is absolutely my favorite fish now.