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Chicken Noodles – How To Make Ipoh Hor Fun

Why is the chicken noodles special? If you are living in Malaysian, you must have heard of the famed Ipoh shredded chicken noodles (怡保河粉).  It is one of the few noodles served with an exotic broth prepared with chicken bones and shrimp shells. Can you think of any other noodles are done this way? The …

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Ants climbing a tree (蚂蚁上树)

This recipe ‘ants climbing a tree’ (蚂蚁上树) is written in response to the request from my readers. Among all the well-known names like mapo tofu, dan dan noodles, and dry-fried beef, ‘ants climbing a tree’ is relatively less recognized outside of China, as it is tagged with a peculiar name that no one can figure …

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Mee Goreng – How to cook great noodles in 4 quick steps

Today I want to introduce stir-frying noodles with a deep cultural heritage of the Indian Muslim origin in Malaysia – Mee Goreng Mamak.  Mee refers to noodles, and goreng means stir-frying in both Malay and Indonesian language.  Mee Goreng (also spell as mi goreng) is completely different from the Chinese noodles like Chow Mien, and …

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Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup 红烧牛肉面

I want to share with you how to prepare the slurpingly delicious Taiwanese beef noodle soup. This Taiwanese beef noodle soup will surely make your tummy rumble with its umami-rich soup base and nearly melt in the mouth braised beef.  The hunger-inducing aroma is the result of the intermingling of a variety of Asian spices, …

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Chow Mien recipe – How to cook like the Chinese restaurant (quick and easy)

This article is about how to prepare Chow Mien (or Chow Mein) which is the American-Chinese version of fried noodles, which were named based on the Chinese character 炒面 means fried noodles. It is far too general to order a plate of Chow Mein in Asia because there are so many varieties, and the restaurant …

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Dan Dan Noodles Recipe – How to cook in four easy steps

Dan Dan Noodles (担担面) is the new inclusion into the hot and numbing Sichuan dishes that I obsessed lately. It is a dry noodle dish with a strong savory flavor as a result of the combination of Sichuan peppercorn, chili oil, minced pork, vinegar and siumiyacai (green mustard pickle), perfect as a side dish or …

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Yaki Udon recipe – How to cook (with five important tips)

Do you know that you can prepare yaki udon (焼きうどん) in just twenty minutes? Here is the yaki udon recipe for you. This article will show you how to cook yaki udon, the Japanese fried noodles with a few simple ingredients available in your refrigerator. You are good to go as long as you have …

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Char Kuey Teow recipe – How to cook the authentic Penang fried noodles (炒粿条)

Char Kuey Teow is now world famous. Siam Road Char Kuey Teow of Penang has ranked 14th on the World Street Food Top 50 list at the World Street Food Congress 2017 in Manila held from May 31 to June 4. It was described as the classic traveling food cart on four wheels. Mr. Tan …

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Pad see ew recipe (ผัดซีอิ๊ว) – How to cook authentic Thai stir-fried noodles

Pad see ew is the perennial street food for the Thai’s. It is one dish that is easy to prepare, as there are only a few ingredients required, and the cooking is simple. See Ew is phonetically similar to the word for soy sauce in Chinese. Not mistakenly, it is a fried noodles dish prepared …

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Pad Thai Recipe – How to make in 4 simple steps

This Pad Thai post is completely rewritten based on my previous wok two years ago, with an upgraded recipe and the inclusion of the video demonstration. I have added more information as below: The authentic formula of the Pad Thai sauce The key ingredients and the explanation how to prep these items. The stir-frying technique required. I …

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