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Hainanese Chicken Rice

Hainanese Chicken Rice 海南鸡饭 was listed as one of the “world’s 50 best foods” by CNN in 2018.  SAVEUR, the global guide to cooking, entertaining, and food travel, described it as one of the most beloved culinary exports of Southeast Asia.” Besides all the recognition received across the globe, serving Hainanese chicken rice is deceptively …

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Zongzi recipe- 6 easy steps to make the best rice dumplings

My mother-in-law is a Cantonese zongzi (rice dumpling) expert. She was famous for making the best zongzi in her hometown in Kampar. Since the Zongzi Festival (also called Duanwu Festival, Dragon Boat Festival) falls on the fifth month of the Chinese calendar, I decided to make my own rice dumplings, tapping into her expertise and …

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Pineapple Fried Rice- How to cook to get the best result

This gorgeous, luscious Thai Pineapple Fried Rice will knock your socks off! Your guests will be pleasantly surprised when you serve the fried rice in the beautifully crafted pineapple bowl. It is great as the main dish or as a side dish. In this article, I will share with you my method to fried the …

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Tomato Rice Recipe (Malaysian style)

Today I have decided to fix my eyes on the Malaysian tomato rice, a dish that has to be tasted to be believed. Malaysian tomato rice is prepared with a plethora of spices and fresh ingredients, transforming the ordinary ingredients into a rice dish heavily scented with spices.  It is different from the tomato rice …

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Yang Chow fried rice- How to cook it at home

Yang Chow fried rice 扬州炒饭 is synonymous to Chinese fried rice to many people. The question is: How to prepare fried rice at home full of wok-hei (wok aroma) comparable to that generated with the high power stove by the Chinese restaurant? I spent the whole last week to modify how I cook in the restaurant, …

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Rice porridge – How to cook Cantonese porridge (the traditional way)

Making a good Cantonese rice porridge (also called rice congee) required patience and the right technique. This article outlines how to prepare the silkiest and most comforting Cantonese style porridge. This rice porridge is the breakfast and lunch staple in many Asian countries and serves in Dim Sum restaurants (they call it as jook in …

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Shrimp fried rice – how to cook to get the best result (trade secrets)

This post is about taking the shrimp fried rice to the next level. I have written two fried rice related posts before, How to cook the best Chinese fried rice with only six ingredients and How to prepare the best restaurant-style fried rice. So why the third? The idea to write this post is sparked …

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How to cook the best Chinese fried rice with only six ingredients

Have you ever replicate the restaurant style Chinese fried rice, but still fall short of the result you want after trying all the methods on the internet, YouTube and recipe books? This article is aimed to provide the final piece of the missing puzzle that you are searching for. I am referring to the simple …

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Chicken biryani recipe – how to cook the best rice dish in the world

Everyone loves chicken biryani rice, and here is why this deliciously flavored chicken biryani recipe conquers the heart of the most demanding gastronomes. It is not surprising people crave for biryani rice, with the distinct flavor even for the non-Indians. The process of cooking in dum style enable the aroma and flavor imbue into the …

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