Embracing the plant-based lifestyle in Malaysia

Snacks

Tofu Scramble

Tofu Scramble

Whenever I used to eat at continental breakfasts buffets, I would ask to have my eggs scrambled at the egg counter. I’ve always been partial to its fluffiness, and I found it slightly more palatable than an egg that showcases a yolk and white as […]

Nyonya Rojak (Savoury Fruit and Vegetable Salad)

Nyonya Rojak (Savoury Fruit and Vegetable Salad)

The word ‘Rojak’ (pronounced ‘Ro-jah-k’) is a word held very close to the heart of every Malaysian. In its literal sense, it is a melange of crunchy fruits and vegetables, coated in a sticky sauce made of fermented shrimp. It is sweet, salty, sour, crunchy […]

10-Minute Homemade Baked Beans

10-Minute Homemade Baked Beans

I know what you’re thinking. Why go through all the trouble of making baked beans when you can get it straight out of a can? Because… It’s straight out of a can. In the process of becoming more plant-based and cooking at least half of […]

3-Ingredient Tofu Yoghurt

3-Ingredient Tofu Yoghurt

One thing I used to consume regularly before going vegan was yoghurt. It was something I believed was one of the healthiest things I was putting into my body. But through my research into living out a plant-based diet, I have discovered this was far […]

Kaya (Coconut Jam)

Kaya (Coconut Jam)

Kaya has got to be one of my most favourite jams, EVER.  Super rich and creamy, with a base of eggs and coconut milk, it’s part of a common breakfast here in Malaysia, typically served with Roti Bakar (‘Grilled Bread’ in Bahasa). Enjoying this indulgent […]

Tempeh Fingers

Tempeh Fingers

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Tempeh is a vegan godsend. I love how nutritional and versatile it is, and ridiculously cheap and available in Malaysia too. I think it’s almost criminal to be a vegan here and NOT eat it. I […]

Peanut Choc Protein Bites

Peanut Choc Protein Bites

On some days, I find myself needing to snack more often than usual. It depends on the sizes of the meals I have in the day. Sometimes, a meal which I think was going to last me a few hours surprises me with the opposite! […]

Simple Energy Bars

Simple Energy Bars

One of the first things I used the oven for as a plant-based eater was energy bars. A lot better to make your own in my opinion, as a lot of the bars you find in grocery stores are ridiculously sweet, are gone in two […]

3-Ingredient Dark Chocolate

3-Ingredient Dark Chocolate

Dark chocolate is proof that vegans can have their (choc) cake and eat it too! This is the simplest recipe you can possibly find for something so melt-in-your-mouth delicious. The other option is melting cacao butter for a chocolate that won’t melt so quickly between […]

Kale / Kailan Chips

Kale / Kailan Chips

Being married to a Dane, I’ve been blessed to be able to visit Denmark twice so far during the summer. I’ve had the privilege of tasting their beautiful organic produce, like snap-peas and strawberries. And Kale. The curly variety of this beautiful vegetable graces the […]