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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, May 2, 2013

PANDAN MARBLE CAKE


PANDAN MARBLE CAKE

(A)
4 fresh grade A eggs

100 gm cake flour

100 gm Castor sugar

2 tbsp condensed milk

1 tbsp milk powder

1 tsp vanilla essence

1/2 tbsp ovalette

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100 gm butter,melted

A few drops of pandan paste or you can add a few drops of chocolate emulco instead.

1 16cm round tin grease and line the bottom.

Heat oven to 180c it depends on the oven.

1. Mix A together and beat on high speed until pale,fluffy and double in volume.

2. Slowly drizzle in the butter and continue to beat on medium speed until well combined.

3. Divide batter into 2 equal portions. Add the pandan  paste to one portion. mix well.
Pour batter alternately into the baking pan and bake until done or until skewer comes out clean when tested.

4. Remove from the oven and let cool in the baking pan for 5 minutes before turning them out on a cooling rack. Cool completely before cutting.
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