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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

Friday, January 27, 2012

BRAISED CHICKEN FEET WITH MUSHROOM

BRAISED CHICKEN FEET WITH MUSHROOMS

10 pieces chicken feet
6 dried mushrooms,soaked and halved
3-4 dried chillies,cut into 2
1-2 tbsp sesame oil
1.2 litre water mix with 1 cube chicken stock.
4 slices ginger
(A)
4cm cinnamon stick
2 star anise
4 cloves
4cm liquorice,optional
(B)
2 tbsp oyster sauce
2 tsp light soy sauce
1 tbsp thick soy sauce
1 tbsp sugar

1. Deep fry chicken feet in hot oil until it turn brown. Remove and rinse under running water until oil is removed. Soak in water for haft an hour.
2. Heat sesame oil and fry ginger and dried chillies for 30-40 seconds. Add A and continue to fry until fragrant.
3. Add mushrooms,chicken feet and B pour in water. Bring to a boil then reduce the heat and simmer until  chicken feet is tender and gravy is reduced.

1 comment:

  1. Wow..YUMMY RECIPE...I am loving it..

    Aarthi
    http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

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