Soft Dinner Rolls – Whip It UP!

Soft Dinner Rolls These dinner rolls are tinted a pale soft blue using bluepea flowers.  Sink your teeth into the fluffy and light crumb, perfect when slathered with butter as...

Peranakan Birthday Noodles – Whip It UP!

Peranakan Birthday Noodles Mention Lam Mee, and this heritage dish enjoyed by the Peranakans conjures up celebratory notions. It is also called birthday noodles because it’s served to mark birthdays....

Spinach Soup – Whip It UP!

Spinach Soup WHEN there are days you are hankering after simple yet tasty one-dish meals, then this nourishing soup promises to warm up your belly and conjure memories of home-cooked...

Sambal Prawns With Petai — Whip It UP!

Sambal Prawns With Petai  For uninitiated palates, petai or stink beans may be offensive, yet for countless Southeast Asians the pungent legume cooked in a lip-smacking sambal is a savoury...

Sambal Udang (Prawns in Spicy Paste) – Whip It UP!

Sambal Udang  (Prawns in Spicy Paste) Cooking Malay dishes need not be labourious. A homemade sambal and fresh prawns are what’s needed to whip up a tasty meal on busy working...
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Nonya Bong’s Fare Is Bang On The Taste Buds

THE PERANAKAN food vultures were quick to descend on the dining table at Jeffrey Chia's five-room executive flat. In short time — about an hour — the table was all...

Anglicised Pork Curry – Whip It UP!

Anglicised Pork Curry - Whip It UP! A tasty curry need not have a complex rempah (spice paste) made up of an array of aromatics, dried chilli and dried spices....

New Year Crystal Dumplings – Whip It UP!

By Lily Thoo Chai Kueh or vegetable dumplings are great Chinese New Year (CNY) snacks. They can be prepared ahead of time and frozen. When relatives and friends pop by,...

Red Velvet Zebra Chiffon Cake – Whip It UP!

RED VELVET ZEBRA CHIFFON CAKE   By Lily Thoo The basic chiffon cake steals the limelight with attractive “zebra” stripes crowned with spider-web markings. It is baked in a pan-in-a-pan method, a...

Sweet Potato Ang Ku Kuih — Whip It UP!

Sweet Potato Ang Ku Kuih (Sweet Potato Mung Bean Cake).  Photos: Shirley Ong Geok Mooi   By Shirley Ong Geok Mooi Ang Ku Kuih, a traditional Chinese confection (literally translated as red tortoise-shaped...