Embracing the plant-based lifestyle in Malaysia

Desserts

Pengat Pisang (Warm Coconut Banana Soup)

Pengat Pisang (Warm Coconut Banana Soup)

The thing about Peranakan food that people love the most is how much you can taste the love that goes into it. This is the very thing that also puts people off from making Peranakan food themselves! Modern cooking culture has been reduced to instant […]

Green Tea Goji Coconut Cookies

Green Tea Goji Coconut Cookies

Chinese New Year is just around the corner and the best part of it (or worst part, if you have diet goals) is the snacks. All too easy to give in to them, when they’re left out in the open and in every direction you […]

No-tella Energy Balls

No-tella Energy Balls

I’ve never met someone who didn’t love Nutella. There’s also noone I’ve met who doesn’t acknowledge that it’s not the healthiest thing in the world. For those who crave the creamy hazelnut-tinged divinity on their tongue but don’t want to trouble themselves with the ‘diet […]

Mini Sweet Potato Doughnuts

Mini Sweet Potato Doughnuts

DOUGHNUT WORRY, BE HAPPY! Now, we all love doughnuts don’t we? That satisfying feeling of biting down into a mouthful of soft, fluffiness that’s full of comfort. The doughnut we’ve created is slightly different from the conventional doughnuts you would get at any dunkin donuts […]

Durian Panna Cotta

Durian Panna Cotta

My vegan friend Shahab came up with the word ‘Durgasm’, defining the orgasmic experience of sinking your teeth into the flesh of the perfect durian. I would have not been able to come up with a better word in my lifetime. Indeed, Durian is a […]

Black Sticky Rice Pudding (Pulut Hitam)

Black Sticky Rice Pudding (Pulut Hitam)

Black sticky rice pudding, or Pulut Hitam in Bahasa, is a classic Southeast Asian comfort food and one of those things you eat as a kid without really knowing what it is. You hear the word, ‘pulut’, you think about it being something called ‘pulut’ […]

Tang Yuan (Glutinous Rice Balls with Sesame Paste Filling)

Tang Yuan (Glutinous Rice Balls with Sesame Paste Filling)

With Chinese New Year around the corner, feasting season is creeping in on us once more. Food made with love is most often food made with patience. One such food is Tang Yuan (or Tong Yuan). This carefully-handmade Chinese dessert signifies unity and happiness, and […]

Go Go Guava Crumble

Go Go Guava Crumble

With Christmas around the corner, I figured that I present a recipe that would not only be delightful to share with loved ones after a comforting meal, but will make your kitchen smell gorgeous too! Crumble is one of the first desserts I ever learned […]

Coconut Vanilla Ice Cream (Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free)

Coconut Vanilla Ice Cream (Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free)

“You’re vegan? Don’t you miss ice cream?” A common question every vegan faces. My brain does, but my body doesn’t! I must admit, I have crumbled about two or three times in the past two years of being a vegan. I gave in to my […]

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 […]