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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, June 13, 2015


5 pieces tau foo,cut into 4 and fry till light brown
1/2 cup sweet thick soy sauce
1/3 tsp aji no moto
2 stick cinnamon
2 star anise
2 stalk kari leaves
4 tbsp oil
To be grind into a paste:
1 big onion
3 garlic
10 dry chili,seeds remove and soaked
1 stalk serai
1 in ginger
1/2 in lengkuas
1 medium tomato
  Heat the oil and add in the cinnamon stick ,star anise and karileaves. Fry till fragrant add in the grind paste and fry until the oil rise. Add in the soya sauce and aji na moto mix well. Add in the tau foo and stir well. Cook till the oil rise. Serve with hot rice.


1 comment:

  1. Hi sir...thank you so much for this delicous recepi. I tried it yest n turn out very well. My kids like it so much