Steamed Tofu with Ground Pork – soft tofu is covered with copious amounts of meat and fresh vegetables such as dried shrimp and scallions in this dish. The 30-minute meal is back, and this time it’s a comforting recipe that will bring back fond memories of mom’s cooking. It’s a recipe that’s easy to make […]
My family’s favorite fish dish is this NYONYA ACAR FISH, a deep-fried fish marinated in a turmeric-vinegar sauce and spiced with garlic, ginger, and chili. In my aunt’s late 70s, I made an effort to learn our family recipes whenever I visited Penang. In the three years since my mother passed away, only she has […]
ADOBO – is a traditional Filipino dish of beef and veggies simmered in vinegar. You can make this dish with either chicken or pig. WHAT IS ADOBO? Cooking meat and veggies with vinegar in the Philippines result in a flavorful stew, Adobo. This dish can be made with either chicken or pork, and soy sauce […]
WHAT IS ALOO GOBI? Aloo Gobi – this dry curry made with potatoes and cauliflower is a well-known Indian dish. The potato and cauliflower curry, known as Aloo Gobi, is a Northern Indian Punjabi specialty enjoyed throughout the Indian subcontinent. Restaurants often adjust their cooking procedures to enable the last-minute assembly to accommodate a variety […]
Angku Kuih – This Oval Nyonya delicacy consists of glutinous rice flour coated with green bean filling in dark orange color. Siew Loon, a long-time contributor to Nyonya Food, visited me in Southern California during the Thanksgiving break. We spent a lovely day speaking about Nyonya food and heritage, not to mention dining out and […]
Asian BBQ Wings – This dish has delicious ingredients like garlic, ginger, soy sauce, and honey-marinated chicken wings. Summer is the best time of year to try this delightful summertime meal! Seasonal change is upon us, and I couldn’t be happier.— unofficially, summer has arrived (consider some of my favorite summertime dishes on my blog). […]
A brine made from Asian pork chops was used to cure the pork chops. By following this simple recipe, you can prepare these delectable Asian Brined Pork Chops in only 20 minutes. Pork chops are traditionally marinated in brine, which is a liquid solution. The brine in pork chops helps to keep the meat wet […]
We will use Asian spices in this refreshing cucumber salad. I love how easy it is to do. Any meal would benefit from this delicious appetizer. Cucumber is one of my favorite vegetables because it is light, fresh, and healthful. On the other hand, cucumber does not have a strong flavor. A beautiful Asian cucumber […]
Chicken seasoned with Asian spices and sauces is pan-fried in a skillet. It’s so simple, but the results are fantastic! My secret weapon in the kitchen is five-spice powder. It’s one of my favorite spices, and I use it frequently. Star anise, cinnamon, cloves, fennel, and Sichuan pepper are all in this concoction. It has […]
Asian Fruit Slaw – is a light and refreshing Asian fruit salad recipe that will make you feel great every day! Like this zingy Asian fruit slaw, fresh fruits and salads are ideal for springtime indulgences. If you’re looking for an Asian-inspired fruit slaw to serve this spring, you’ll find all sorts of ways to […]
Asian Garlic Butter Shrimp – this Asian-inspired dish is a must-try with a hint of garlic and butter! There are only five essential ingredients in this recipe, but it is incredibly flavorful. In terms of shrimp, what could possibly top Garlic Butter Shrimp? Shrimp with Asian Garlic Butter! Shrimp cooked with minced garlic, butter, and […]
Crispy, juicy, and delicious Asian-style fried chicken nuggets are on the menu here. Recipe for the whole family that’s quick, easy, and inexpensive! A new Asian popcorn chicken joint has opened up just down the street from where I live. My favorite thing about the restaurant is that the layout is similar to a night […]
It’s a Chinese dish made with beef and asparagus in a delicious brown sauce. In just 30 minutes, you can whip up a delightful asparagus dish! Chinese asparagus beef is a popular beef dish in Chinese restaurants across the country, and a few readers emailed me about it. When served with your choice of protein, […]
Nyonya Noodles with Fish Broth – Fish broth bathes fresh veggies and noodles in this meal, savory, tart, and spicy. I can’t get enough of this delectable concoction. Assam laksa, also known as Asam Laksa, is a spicy, savory, sour, and flaming hot noodle dish that originated in Penang Nyonya cuisine. You’ll find Kopitiam (coffee […]
The most important Muslim festival, Eid, which marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting, is set to take place tomorrow. As Malaysians, we celebrate all holidays (regardless of race or ethnicity) with food, food, and more food. This is why I invited Lisa from My Lemony Kitchen, one of my favorite […]
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