Author: dishbyili

Easy Home Made Dumplings in Soup
Recipe

Easy Home Made Dumplings in Soup

The main filling of a dumpling can be any form of protein - from chicken, to mince beef, mince pork, mince prawn etc. What your flavoring (ginger, garlic, spring onions, coriander, oyster sauce, soy sauce etc.) is also up to you but for this quick and easy recipe I have gone with just a few basic ingredients you may have in your pantry or fridge.

Homemade Murukku
Recipe

Homemade Murukku

​Murukku comes in all shapes and forms. We love it because its savory, spicy and crunchy. In all seriousness this is possibly my favorite thing about Indian food. Here is a simple recipe you can make at home.

5 Spice Roast Chicken Medallions with Bak Choi
Recipe

5 Spice Roast Chicken Medallions with Bak Choi

You can't go wrong with roast chicken and if done well it will be golden brown on the outside and juicy and succulent on the inside. It is extremely distinct and a little can go a long way when it comes to flavor. I love using this spices for marinates and for roasts. This is the perfect spice to use on any protein based meals especially duck and lamb.

Homemade Yee Sang (Prosperity Toss Salad)
Recipe

Homemade Yee Sang (Prosperity Toss Salad)

When I was living in London, all 8 years of it, I could never find Yee Sang like you do in Chinese restaurants or your local Giant in Malaysia and it's something we Malaysians look forward to during Chinese New Year. This resulted in me making my own version. So here is my version of Yee Sang that has corn flakes in it (for that extra crunch!

Salmon Fish Curry
Recipe

Salmon Fish Curry

My two biggest inspiration for this recipe comes from ONE the person who taught me how to cook a mean fish curry, Aunty Norlin, my best friend's mum and my father, who loves fish curry so much, post eating it I can ask him for anything and it will happen. When I was away in London, I use to get FREE salmon fish heads from my fish monger so this is how I came up with this recipe. I am sharing recipes from my first ever TV show 'Diari Mangkuk Tingkat bersama Ili' I cooked this for the super sweet Nad Zainal. She had 2 servings so it must be good!

Kitchen Hacks You Have to Try Today
Post

Kitchen Hacks You Have to Try Today

Every time I read an article on these kitchen hacks, I’ve always thought to myself – “Why didn’t I think of that?!” Whatever utensils and items we keep in our kitchen are actually pretty versatile and multi-functioning much to my surprise. I’ll be sharing some of the useful hacks I’ve discovered and tried out myself....

Eat the Rainbow: Purple Foods
Post

Eat the Rainbow: Purple Foods

I’m an avid fan of colors purple is one of it. My personal favourite is green and I pretty much gravitate towards everything green ranging from household items, stationery, clothes and definitely food! I love how all foods have their own distinctive color of the rainbow spectrum. Not only are these foods bright and cheerful, they’re...

Eat the Rainbow: Green Foods
Post

Eat the Rainbow: Green Foods

For this blog post of the “Eat the Rainbow” series, we have one of my favorite colors, Green! I can definitely say this colour is often associated with health, colour of growth, renewal and rebirth. It renews and restores depleted energy. It is the sanctuary away from the stresses of modern living, restoring us back...