Wednesday, August 31, 2011


  • 1 whole chicken (cut into chunks about 1 1/2 inches)
  • 5-6 potatoes, peeled, chopped into chunks (Deep fried)
  • 4-6 big onion, peeled and blend
  • 2 tablespoons oil for stir-frying
  • 1 packet of curry paste (A1 brand from supermarket)
  • 1/2 kg tick coconut milk
  • 2 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoon salt or fish sauce , or to taste
  • 10-15 pieces curry leaves
  • Ground coriander, optional
Heat a wok or deep-sided frying pan over medium-high heat. Add 2 tablespoons oil to the heated wok. When the oil is hot, add the onion. Stir fly until the onion is softened and translucent. Add the curry paste and stir-fry until fragrant.

Add the chicken and stir-fry for about 5 minutes so that the chicken is coated with the curry paste.

Add the coconut milk, sugar, curry leaves, salt or fish sauce. Cover and simmer over low heat for about 15 - 20 minutes, making sure the chicken is cooked. Add the potatoes and stir for a minute.

Taste the curried chicken and adjust the seasoning if desired. Sprinkle the ground coriander over top.

Friday, August 26, 2011

Cheese Tart

Cheese Tarts


400g flour (Shifted)
225g butter (Chill)
2 tbs Castor sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1/8 cup cold water.

Cream Cheese
250g Cream Cheese
80g Sugar
3 Yolks
50g Whipping cream
1/2 tsp Vanilla Essence
2tbsp Corn Flour
*some blueberry or strawberry jam for filling & topping


To make the tart skin - combine the sugar, salt and flour in a bowl. Cut in butter and add water until the dough starts to come together. Wrap in plastic, then refrigerate for 30 minutes

1.Greese all mould with butter before use. Divide pastry into small portion and shape into mould.

2.Half bake the tarts in preheated oven at 180deg C for about 10-15 minutes.

3To make cream cheese filling, beat cream cheese and caster sugar until soft and smooth. Add in the egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Stir in the remaining ingredients.

Spoon some filling (blueberry) into half-baked tarts. Top with some cream cheese.

Top a little blueberry on cream cheese and use a toothpick to draw marble pattern on it. Bake in oven at 180deg C for another 10-15minutes.

Thursday, August 25, 2011


Served with jelly candy, apple, fresh cream & cherry.Recipe refer BENTO #17 - Raisin Bread Pudding

Wednesday, August 24, 2011


Served with honey, cerries tomatoes, jelly candy, kiwi & dragon fruits

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

BENTO #25 - Fried Rice with Egg, Pork & Carrot

Served with smashed potatoes & strawberry
& dragon fruit & cucumber

Monday, August 22, 2011

BENTO# 24 - Chicken Nuggets Sandwich

Served with pandan jelly, jelly beans, tomatoes & star fruits.

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Family Trip to Papar

First experience by railway from Tanjung Aru to Papar
Offer at RM 2.80 per person for return(Normal RM 1.85 per way)
Public toilet - Look clean & impressive
Abandon cats
Birds nest along old shop ceiling
Tamu ground

Saturday, August 20, 2011

Potluck - Yong's Family

Mary's Curry ChickenMary's - Thai saladMary's - Fried baby Kai LanYing's - Stew sea cucumber with mushroomYing's - Beef rendangLan's - Steamed fishLan's - Steamed fishLan's - Satay
Aggie's - Steamed Corn ChickenAggie's - Fried PopiaJenny's - Nyoya ChickenJenny's - SaladCatherine's - Thai saladCatherine's - Soya sauce chickenFresh Lime from Harrington GardenMary's - Cheese tartMei's - Caramel Cake
Mei's - Pavlova Cake Aggie's - Pandan JellyYong's family group photo

Thursday, August 18, 2011

BENTO#23 - Cheese Sausage & Turkey Ham Stitch Sandwich

I got home from the office yesterday and I was happy and excited when my daughter ran out telling me that I've received a parcel. It was a gift from Lai Chen 3rd giveaway prize all the way from Indonesia! Thank you very much Lai Chen for the gift. :) I can't wait to use it right away and make pretty bento for my children.

Served with sweet corn, sweet potato (purple butterfly), Sweet potato Jelly (Stitch shape) & Potato spiral.
Once again thanks to Lia Chen for this extra gift. Lovely & I like it very much.