Kuih Talam

my all time favourite – Kuih Talam

Continuing on with my Kuih-making frenzy, I now present you this mouth-watering Kuih Talam: a soft and springy treat combining the sweetness and fragrance of the green pandan layer with the slightly salty and rich coconut layer on top. This is a delight to eat and […]

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Kow Chan Kuih (Nine Layer Kuih) a.k.a. Kuih Lapis

Hooray I finally made Kuih Lapis – possibly the most famous of traditional Nonya kuihs to grace the menus of many festive occassions e.g. wedding tea ceremonies. As a kid though, the Kuih Lapis was to me, a pasar malam (night market) staple. It made regular appearances on our dining table, so much so […]

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Kaya: Coconut Egg Jam

Kaya lives up to its name; it means ‘rich’ in malay and rich, it definitely is, both in flavour and consistency. It is a spread my family and most Malaysians love and grew up on; well, I loved it as a kid until we had too much of it; kaya on toast, kaya on Hup Seng cream […]

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