Food For Four

Chạo Tôm (Vietnamese Grilled Prawn on Sugar Cane)

I was very surprised to see fresh sugar cane selling at my local fruit shop recently. The first thing that came to mind when I saw the fresh sugar cane was making chạo tôm. Chạo tôm is seasoned prawn paste wrapped around sugar cane stick, then steamed to set it’s shape and finished off with […]

Nem Nướng – Vietnamese Grilled Pork Skewers

Nem nướng is one of my favourite Vietnamese dish and it is a dish we always serve at all our family gatherings. Nem nướng are tasty grilled pork skewers made out of finely ground pork and is deliciously seasoned with Vietnamese flavours. The meat has a nice and firm texture. Roasted rice powder (thín) is […]

The Cookbook Challenge Week 18: Garlic and Mustard Beef Skewers

Summer is still lingering on, temperatures are still in the low thirties. With the Cookbook Challenge being “barbeque” we decided to have a simple barbeque lunch in our backyard. The lunch was not anything special – just the four of us and the electric health grill. Our electric grill is now the barbeque substitute as […]

Grilled Pork Ribs with Lemon Grass

Dave is one those people who doesn’t like to touch food with his hands. He doesn’t like dirty fingers. He some times make exceptions with lobster and crabs but only after he failed to eat them with his fork and knife. The Malays eat food with their fingers. You would think that growing up in […]

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