Chargrilled bell peppers – capsicums become fabulously sweet after roasting and can be used in salads, baking, antipasto platters. Why not try them and see?
Malaysian Fried Rice is a universal favourite. It always pays to cook extra rice to make this delicious Malaysian fried rice. Living on Labuan island off the coast of Malaysia we would often go to the outdoor markets for a bowl of Malaysian fried rice. Our favourite store was run by a couple we called Ma and Pa. Their small store served up this rice dish that because of the language barrier I had to ‘visually get the recipeʼ.
Roti Jala – Malaysian net pancakes are slightly chewy, soft, lacy and filled with nooks and crannies that hold sauce when dipped – perfect with curries. A simple batter of flour, eggs and coconut milk, they are made in minutes.
Lemon curd and almond rolled pavlova is one of those knock-out desserts that everyone wants the recipe for. The pavlova is simplicity itself using either a mixmaster or handheld mixer you’ll be ready for the oven in 15 minutes!
Ginger and shallot dipping sauce is a delicious sauce for chinese dumplings. Its gingery flavour marries beautifully with the sauces and shallots.