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I was born and brought up in Kota Bahru,Kel,Malaysia From a very young age I was very interested in cooking. My sisters were all married by the time I was ten it fell on me to help my mother to do the household chores. Slowly I started cooking. After doing our household chores I go and help our neighbour Mok Wan who happened to be a kuih seller, helping her with the task of grinding rice, beating eggs, peeling onions and packing the kuihs usually fell on me for just 20 cents. Mok Wan was very good in making all those traditional Kelantanese kuih whicn are known for their variety and distinct taste. It was she who give me the best lessons in Malay culinary arts. It have been years since she passed away but her art of making kuih is still with me. It was my mother who gave me the lessons in Indian culinary arts, I helped her cook, learning all the time without realising it. Every time when I cook for my friends, the first thing they ask me is "Did you learn cooking?" Far from protesting vehemently that I was self-taught, I must admit I that I gained my knowledge of cooking partly from my family, partly from helping people who are masters of their arts and partly from cookery books.

About the cuisine

Our food is a delicious blend of flavours coming from the Malays,Chinese,India and indigenous communities living in Malaysia

Sunday, January 1, 2012


Cempedak fruit
 Sieve to-gather

250gm plain flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda

250gm caster sugar
250gm butter
4 eggs

Mix together and blend

200gm cempedak pulps
2 tbsp milk powder
2 tbsp water

50gm walnut,chopped finely

1. Using electric beaters,beat butter and sugar until light and creamy. Add eggs one y one beating thoroughly after each addition.
2. Add the cempedak mixture and walnut and beat until combined. Using a spoon stir in the sifted flour. Pour into a prepared tin 20cm or 22cm and baked in a preheated oven 180c for one hour or till the cake is done.

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