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How to make kaya toast and half-boiled egg

This article is about the most popular breakfast staple in coffee shops in Malaysia and Singapore – kaya toast with half-boiled eggs. I have not known anyone in Malaysia who has not tried this breakfast combination. The toast is thick slices of bread grilled on charcoal with kaya and a slab of ice-cold butter. The …

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Spinach and egg scramble with an Asian twist

Spinach and egg scramble is a delicious breakfast that only requires a few simple ingredients. It is one of my favorite quick and easy breakfast options. This breakfast dish is a classic egg scramble with spinach with an Asian twist, flavored with light soy sauce and Maggi seasoning. Spinach and egg stir-fry (苋菜炒蛋) is not …

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Lotus Leaf Rice- How to make it at home (absolutely delicious)

Whenever I have breakfast at a dim sum restaurant, the menu often includes an exceptional rice dish that catches my attention- Lotus Leaf Rice. This eye-catching dish comes either as a tiny rice pyramid wrapped in a lotus leaf for a single portion or a large dome served on the banquet table. The moment you …

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How to make tamagoyaki (Japanese rolled omelet) – easy home recipe

Tamagoyaki (玉子焼き) is a Japanese rolled omelet that folds up like a Swiss roll. It is sweet yet savory, with a custardy, fluffy, and bouncy texture. Its taste is unique due to the use of soy sauce and dashi. I have been eating quite a lot of tamagoyaki in Japanese restaurants and decided to see …

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Garlic naan – how to make it at home

What is garlic naan? This article is about making garlic naan, the Indian flatbread baked in a large clay oven called tandoor. The naan dough is flavored with chopped garlic, coriander leaves, and kalonji seeds and brush with melted butter. These additional ingredients elevate an ordinary flatbread to the next level and taste so good …

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Roti Canai – How to make it at home (a comprehensive guide)

Roti canai is an Indian-influenced flatbread that has become the national bread of Malaysia. I will explain how to make roti canai in detail in this article.  You will make roti canai taste precisely what you can get from the Mamak restaurant with a fluffy texture by following this recipe.  One of the integral parts …

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Chapati recipe – How to make chapati (a comprehensive guide)

This authentic chapati recipe yields one of the best Indian flatbread that I have tried. What is chapati?  Chapati is a quintessential staple flatbread originated from India. It has a distinct flavor and aroma due to the use of the whole wheat flour called atta. It is often served with spiced dishes like curry and …

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