June 12, 2019There is so much to love about kerabu – that riotous, tropical local salad, made using vegetables and herbs, and dressed with a fiery sambal, coconut and lime. It is sharp, tangy and often inherently addictive.
February 19, 2019Rata serves up interesting versions of modern Malaysian food like coconut lamb skewers, salted egg crispy soft shell crab, wok-fried pan mee with tuna and mutton fried rice. 8/10 Interesting, well-thought out modern Malaysian food The good: The food is distinctly Malaysian and full of flavour The bad: Parking is horrible here on weekday...
September 18, 2017The kepayang “fruit” or buah keluak is actually the seed of the kepayang tree and has a rich history. Used to make nasi kebuli, a royal dish served to ancient Pahang royalty, it now has a place in Malaysian dishes like the Peranakan specialty, asam pedas keluak.
Most kepayang trees are found in Pahang, but the village most famed...
July 26, 2017Here are a few recipes from the cookbook Our Malaysian Kitchen by Marina Mustafa and Chong Woon Lee. (Click the link for their story.)
MARINATED FISH IN BANANA LEAF
1 large onion
3 cloves garlic
2.5cm turmeric root
3 red chillies
5 bird’s eye chillies
1 whole coconut, grated
1 tsp salt
1 tsp sugar