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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

Saturday, August 24, 2013

CHICKEN AND MANGO SALAD



CHICKEN AND MANGO SALAD

300 gm chicken,cut into cubes

400 gm mango,remove skin and cut into cubes

1-2 red chili,remove seeds and sliced finely.

Some pounded roasted peanuts

Some salad leaves,any kind

Sauce

Mayonnaise

Chili sauce

1. Boil the chicken pieces with a little water and salt until the chicken is cooked. Remove the chicken and let it cool.

2. In a big bowl combine chicken,mango,chili,peanuts and enough chili sauce and mayonnaise mix well. And serve on a bed of chopped salad leaves.

 

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