MasterchefJochen Kern gives a big hearty laugh as he reminisces about the first time he cooked with palm oil. It was in the kitchen of a fancy hotel in Penang, when he was still very new to this country and its ways.
cornflour for sprinkling
400g medium large prawns, well trimmed
2 tbsp butter
2 tbsp oil
2 pandan leaves, finely shredded
2 kaffir lime leaves, finely shredded
1 sprig curry leaves
1 stalk lemongrass, finely sliced
2 birds eye chillies, sliced
2 tbsp quick-cooking oats Seasoning
1/2 tsp chicken stock powder
1 tbsp fish sauce
2 tbsp sugar or to taste Sprinkle a little cornflour over the prawns. Heat enough oil in a wok and deepfry prawns until just cooked.
It was love at first bite. Of all the delectable delights I had on a recent insider’s food odyssey to Penang, kari ayam kapitan Nonya (Nonya chicken curry kapitan) takes top spot.
ChefEndang Supriadi lets us in on a Sundanese beauty secret eat your vegetables raw. Thats why even at 60, the Sundanese people look so young, with not a single wrinkle on their faces, says the chef of Pullman Jakarta in Indonesia.
Ambassador of Peru to Malaysia Guido Loayza is a talented cook who is so obsessed with food that he even admits to dreaming about it in his sleep. He likes cooking Peruvian food and developing the dishesfurther by incorporatinglocal ingredients that are easily available to him.
You cant exercise away a bad diet, and fortunately an increasing array of healthy food options in Hong Kong in recent years has made healthy eating much easier. These days, you hardly need to lift a finger to have healthy food on your plate, thanks to the citys growing healthy-food delivery scene.