Embracing the plant-based lifestyle in Malaysia

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Cafe Scouting: Pǐnxīn Vegan Cuisine

Cafe Scouting: Pǐnxīn Vegan Cuisine

What is it about Penang that sets its food apart from the rest of Malaysia? Could it be something in the water? The fresh island air? Maybe just the Pride of the Penangite? Whatever it is, it attracts visitors not just from the rest of […]

Miso and Mushroom Porridge

Miso and Mushroom Porridge

YOU MAKE MISO HAPPY When the weather forecast calls for a daily rainfall, comfort food is the only way to go! This Miso and Mushroom Porridge is perfect for warming your bones on a rainy evening. Don’t let the gloomy weather in this Monsoon Season hold you […]

Curry Mee

Curry Mee

Spice Up My Life Curry Mee has always been a staple amongst us Malaysians, whether it’s for our breakfast, lunch or dinner. Though, it can be a little hard sometimes to get Vegan Curry Mee around here. So, we’ve decided to create our very own […]

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 […]

Nasi Oo-Laa-Lam (Malay Herb Rice)

Nasi Oo-Laa-Lam (Malay Herb Rice)

I normally shy away from making Malay food, since it is not my territory. But it would’ve been criminal to at least not give Nasi Ulam a shot! Nasi is ‘rice’ in Bahasa, and Ulam refers to a traditional spread of selected local leaves and herbs, eaten […]

Quinoa Goreng (Fried Quinoa)

Quinoa Goreng (Fried Quinoa)

I was blessed to start off my plant-based advocate career with premium new health brand Spoon Health. I was assigned to produce recipes which incorporated their quinoa products, including Royal Quinoa. The team wanted to make a supergrain like quinoa more appealing to the Malaysian […]

Lean Lontong

Lean Lontong

One of the things that saves me at every Aidilfitri Open House? That steaming fragrant turmeric coconut broth with mixed vegetables and mungbean noodles over leaf-wrapped compressed rice. I’m a sucker for all coconut-based broths and Lontong is one of few plant-based dishes available during […]

Basil Tempeh Stir-Fry

Basil Tempeh Stir-Fry

This is one of two recipes developed for a Malaysian newspaper article about tempeh, and updating its image for it to be seen as a health food. And so it should! Containing 20% complete protein and a great source of micronutrients like riboflavin and phosphorous, […]

Pandan Lemongrass Cooler

Pandan Lemongrass Cooler

It is such a blessing to be in a country where Pandan is so abundant. Its fragrant leaves naturally de-odorise my car and my entire apartment, and equally appealing is boiling it in water for a super-water. It lends a flowery essence without affecting the […]