Embracing the plant-based lifestyle in Malaysia

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7 Cheaper Malaysian Alternatives to Western Ingredients

7 Cheaper Malaysian Alternatives to Western Ingredients

I just had a press interview this week, and I was asked: What is one of the biggest misconceptions about veganism that you face now? My answer was that many people believe that going vegan is expensive. I explained that most plant-based references we have […]

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 […]

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’ […]

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 […]