Photo by HungryGoWhere Dreaming of a spicy beef Asian delicacy to indulge your senses? Beef Rendang could be the dish for you. Rich, spicy, flavourful and creamy, this slow-cooked, coconut-based beef dish is the ultimate comfort food. Popularly known as ‘rendang daging’ in Singapore and Malaysia, there are many versions of this much-loved recipe from different parts of Southeast Asia, such as Indonesia, Brunei and Southern Thailand. This dish is often served at special occasions during festive seasons. Whether it’s an engagement ceremony or a Hari Raya open house event, this dish has truly become a house favourite. Some variations include Rendang Daging Minang (or Rendang Nogori) , Rendang Tok, and Rendang Ayam. If you’re not a fan of the plain ‘ol ribeye steak ‘salt bae’ style, then the flavourful Beef Rendang would
If you’ve been on a low-carb diet or the Keto diet, bread is often one of the hardest things to give up. It’s difficult to find a low-carb bread recipe that tastes close to regular bread – but don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! This is a quick and easy recipe for gluten-free Keto bread (no proofing required) that does not taste eggy. This loaf also slices beautifully without being too dense or crumbly. Low-carb bread will never taste exactly like traditional wheat bread, but we’re still certain this healthy alternative will become your staple. A key ingredient here is psyllium husk powder, which is an excellent source of fibre. You’ll find that it helps create the texture of regular bread while making your loaf taste a little like whole wheat. This bread toasts well and can easily be stored in the freezer.
Kuih Tapak Kuda has fast become a favourite Raya staple kuih on dessert tables every festive season. It's easy to make and tastes absolutely delightful. Kuih Tapak Kuda, or translated to as “hoof roll” because of its resemblance to a hoof, is essentially a rich sponge roll cake filled with chocolate ganache or a hazelnut spread (Yes, Nutella!). Think about a soft and decadent swiss roll sponge with a touch of hazelnut praline center. Last year, a home-based baker made waves with her version of the batik swiss rolls that truly harnessed the traditional elements of the Asian-Malay culture — the tapak kuda is the simpler version — but equally sedap. If you're a fan of swiss rolls in general, then Kuih Tapak Kuda will certaily meet your expectations of the perfect dessert to satisfy your sweet tooth. Let's get to it! This recipe uses KENWOOD Titanium Mixer. This delicious treat is part of our homemade series on kuihs where we teach you how to create these traditional mouthwatering desserts: Kuih Bingka Gula Melaka, Kuih Harum Manis, Kuih Permata, and Kuih Nagasari.
Photo by CookidoIt’s Raya season! With all the talk about the glorious Hari Raya dishes that will be cooked for gatherings, one dish will never shy away from the spotlight. That’s right, it’s Ayam Masak Merah! The mere mention of this dish will send all avid Nasi Padang lovers into salivating mode. What’s not to love about this dish? It hits all the right notes with the fragrant tang of lemongrass and ginger, the fiery kick of the sweet sambal and flavourful turmeric infused chicken. In fact, Ayam Masak Merah has become synonymous with Hari Raya festivities and sighted in many local Nasi Padang or Nasi Campur stalls in Singapore and West Malaysia.While there are many variations to this traditional heritage recipe, this one’s sure to bring your taste buds dancing in ecstacy. What’s the secret to whipping up a great tasting Ayam Masak Merah? The key will be a longer cooking time for your sambal and being adventurous with your sugar options for sweetening of the dish. Just skip the white sugar and opt for a combination of gula melaka