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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, August 31, 2016

BAKED TAPIOCA CAKE



BAKED TAPIOCA CAKE

1 kg tapioca,cut clean and remove the tough fiber. And chopped into small pieces.

11/2 cup water

350-400 gm thick coconut milk

250 gm sugar,or to your taste

2 eggs,beaten

2 pinch salt

2 tbsp ghee

1.    Blend the tapioca with water not very smooth or not very coarsely. Pour into a muslin cloth and squeeze out the juice into jug. Let the juice stand for15 minutes then carefully pour off the liquid on the top leaving behind the starch.

2.    In a big bowl mix the tapioca,tapioca starch,sugar,coconut milk,eggs,salt and ghee mix well.

3.    Lightly brush the inside of a 18cm square cake tin ( I line it with aluminum foil but it sticks) with ghee.

4.    Heat the oven to 180c and bake the tapioca cake for one hour, or till done. Let cool before cutting it. Serve with tea or coffee.







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