Tag Archive: sesame oil

Rice wine pork mince with beans and mushrooms

The day I discovered pork mince was an important one. I don’t remember when exactly it was, but I know that it changed my view of mincemeat entirely. It is much lighter than… Continue reading

Happy Valentine’s Day! Chinese-style spicy mince with aubergine

I would like to address the fact that it is Valentine’s Day tomorrow. Personally, I am not a big fan of this holiday (since I am of the belief that it is a… Continue reading

Sesame oil chicken with sesame zucchini on the side

Every recipe on Rasa Malaysia is a winner, and this chicken is no different. I’ve had my eye on it for quite some time, and now I finally had the chance to make… Continue reading

A variation on Gordon Ramsay: Chicken (claypot) rice

For my birthday, one of my friends gave me a Gordon Ramsay cookbook – focusing on East Asian cuisine. This was the perfect present, as I love Oriental cooking but often end up… Continue reading

10 kitchen items I can’t live without

As is very clear from the existence of this blog, I love cooking. But only in my own kitchen. Or in a kitchen that is adequately equipped. But what makes a kitchen adequate?… Continue reading

Beef teriyaki stir-fry with shiitake mushrooms

I. Love. Leftovers. I take leftovers to work for lunch almost every day, and I love re-using ingredients. So after I made teriyaki sauce from scratch, I decided to use it again, in… Continue reading

Stir-fry chicken made interesting

Like most people, I often resort to stir-fry when I am feeling uncreative. However, I always try and find a way to make it more interesting than just vegetables, chicken and soy sauce.… Continue reading

Chicken egg drop soup (with green bean noodles)

You know when you spend all day thinking about what you’re going to cook for dinner, only to get home and realise that your planning was futile? This happened to me today, when… Continue reading

Poached chicken – a fantastic discovery!

I love finding out new ways to cook things. Baking , slow-cooking, deep-frying, grilling… and my personal favourite: poaching. I now eat poached eggs every morning at my office canteen, as they not… Continue reading

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