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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

Thursday, November 1, 2012



100gm flour

1 tsp baking powder,sifted with the flour

100gm butter

100gm caster sugar

2 eggs

40ml milk

140gm chopped pineapple ( i use tin pineapple) chopped and strained

Sliced pineapples

Red cherries

1. 21cm +11cm cake tin,lightly greased and arrange the pineapple sliced and cherries in the bottom of the tin.

2. Beat the butter and sugar until light and creamy,add eggs one at a time and continue beating.

3. Fold in the flour alternately with the pineapple and the milk.

4. Pour the batter into the cake tin and bake in a preheated oven 180c for 30- 45 mints or till done.

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