Chettinad Ghee Chicken Varuval – Whip It UP!

Chettinad Ghee Chicken Varuval By Maria MK Chunks of chicken swathed in a thick, tangy moreish masala, it’s absolutely lip-smacking whether paired with crusty French baguette or Indian thosai. Relying on...

Stirfried Seafood Mee Sua – Whip It UP!

Stirfried Seafood Mee Sua MEE SUA or wheat vermicelli is an ideal one-dish meal that can be quickly tossed up when time strapped. Originating in Fujian, China, it resembles bee...
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Pulut Tai-Tai— Whip It UP!

Pulut Tai Tai Photo: Meg Tan By: Meg Tan    Pulut Tai Tai - pressed glutinous rice with coconut egg custard (kaya) — is a traditional Peranakan (Straits Chinese) dessert often served at...

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....

Braised Sweet And Savoury Pork Belly In Soy Sauce – Whip It UP!

Braised Sweet and Savoury Pork Belly In Soy Sauce By Ida Soh This classic Chinese pork dish is simple to cook yet rich in depth and flavours from braising in soy...

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...

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...

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...