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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

Wednesday, October 16, 2013


150 gm plain flour
50 gm self raising flour
10 gm cumin seeds
1 tbsp chili powder
1/4 salt
80 gm castor sugar
1 tbsp milk powder
1 tbsp sesame seeds
1/2 chicken stock granules,optional
1 egg yolk
1 tbsp water
150 gm butter
1. Mix A in a bowl,mix well. Add in the egg yolk,water and butter little by little until you get smooth dough.
2. Heat oven to 180c.  Roll out dough half at a time to 3mm thickness. Stamp out with any kind of cookie cutter and place on greased tray. Brush light with beaten egg white and press a cashewnut on it.
3. Bake in a preheated oven for about 13-15 minutes or until golden brown. Leave cookies on the trays until for 2 minutes before transferring them to wire rack to cool.


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