Embracing the plant-based lifestyle in Malaysia

Tag: rice

Beetroot Fried Rice

Beetroot Fried Rice

Oh my, what can I say about fried rice? I can’t remember any point in my life when I was devoid of it! One of my go-to meals to whip up in the kitchen, fried rice is a fantastic way to use leftover plain rice […]

Glutinous Rice Stuffed Bell Peppers

Glutinous Rice Stuffed Bell Peppers

One of my favourite Dim Sum dishes growing up was ‘Lo Mai Gai’, which is steamed glutinous rice with chicken. It is traditionally cooked in lotus leaf, but my fond memories of it always involved a dish made of foil. You’d turn the dish upside […]

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 […]