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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.
Eye candy desserts...do you want to have some?
Steamed scallops with enoki mushrooms and fermented black beans. Delicious.
Chinese porridge/congee with dried oysters and chicken. This is a chew-friendly dish and very delicious, too.
Home-made biscuits ala Red Lobster style--Cheddar Bay biscuits are cheesy, buttery, and fluffy.
Mini dried shitake mushroom. It's too cute and such an eye-candy.
Kuih Kodok (friend bananas with flour, eggs, and sugar) is a Malaysian snack. f you are tired of banana cakes/bread, try this recipe. You won't be disappointed.
Xinjiang Fragrant Pears. Juicy, crunchy, and very fragrant. My favorite kind of pear.
Longan dessert with snow fungus, red dates, and ginkgo nuts. A great thirst quencher or after meal dessert.