Aha! Would you like to try and indulge in Indonesian street food cooked by my fellow Indonesians? One of very few of Indonesian dishes offered in Cape Town is from Bali Food Truck.
Ketoprak, is a vegetarian dish/salad made of fried tofu, steamed rice cake (ketupat), rice vermicelli (bihun) topped with peanut sauce, sliced cucumber, bean sprout, krupuk (prawn crackers), fried shallots and extra Kecap Manis (sweet soy sauce), sometimes added with boiled egg or spiced marbled egg. Continue reading Ketoprak
This Indonesian chicken dish was inspired from Chinese cuisine, popular at the Chinese eateries in Indonesia. Surprisingly simple to make and my kids love it due to the sweetness generates from Indonesian sweet soy sauce. Continue reading Sweet Soy Sauce Fried Chicken (Ayam Goreng Kecap)
Assalamualaikum and hi all,
If you are:
- longing for authentic Asian cuisines just like the dish you’ve tried on your holiday in the east; or
- you are just an adventurous eater… or
- your hubby wanna try new exciting dish to be incorporated in your weekly family meal?
Come and join me in my kitchen for one on one Asian cooking lesson. The class duration will be around 1 1/2 hr – 2 hour. You will take home what you cook. I will give some tips and also where to buy ingredients. This class will be available throughout the seasons. Weekday, at 10 am. Please email me firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange the date and booking. Continue reading One on One Asian Cooking Class Experience
Slms and hello everyone,
In addition of Ladies Cooking Class Party, I am now offering a one on one cooking class as some ladies have requested.
This will be one on one cooking class, you can choose any dishes posted on the blog or requested a dish from South East Asia. I would gladly teach you provided I am familiar with the dish you wish. Plus you get to learn one simple Asian dessert. Continue reading Learn To Cook Authentic Asian Cuisines
Ever wonder where I buy my Asian groceries? Mostly I buy my stocks from the New Asian Spice Supermarket on Main Road, Sea Point. Although there is a China grocery shop in close vicinity, I prefer to take a little drive and shop at this Asian shop (and take a walk or have coffee in Promenade afterwards :-). Continue reading New Asian Spice Supermarket
“When tea is mixed with the correct energy, the correct temperature, the appropriate infusion time and the right state of mind, all of its wonders and glories are unlocked.” (Mingwei Tsai)
One morning I had my first tea tasting experience, thanks to Nigiro Tea Merchant and O’ways Teacafe owners, Mingwei and Lisa Tsai.
The interview with Mingwei and the tea tasting certainly were very inspiring and refreshing. It made me really appreciate how a cup of tea has came from a lengthy process starting from picking up tea leaves and served up on our tables. Continue reading Nigiro Tea Merchant
I got a special visit from a friend and halaalife blog follower, Jasmine Lin, a Taiwanese-South African in my kitchen. She showed me how to cook a classic Taiwanese dish, called Three Cup Chicken.
It doesn’t take a lot of ingredients, but you need to get the right ingredients to achieve the authentic flavour. All ingredients here are halaal.