Sunday, September 5, 2010

Assam Kembung

what you will need:

ikan kembung
1 spoon Chilli paste or dried chilli (soaked in hot water, drained and blended into paste)
Asam keping
1 no of shallots
2 no of garlic
cili padi or birdeye chili
1 stalk of lemongrass/ serai
ladyfingers cut into two
500ml of water

what you need to do:

1. Pound or blend the shallots, garlic and birdeye chili
2. Then in a pot, pour in the water, and add in the chilli paste along with the pounded shallots. Let it until boiling.
3. Next, add in the lemonngrass and asam keping.
4. Finally, add in the fish and season well.

BEWARE! You might smell this dish from a far while cooking it.
Side effects from smelling might be drooling. lol.

Hope you'll like it.

*This is a lighter soup compared to assam pedas.
For assam pedas you need a lot more of the chilli paste and less water.

Instant Apple Puff Pie

all you need is:

1 packet of ready made puff pastry
4 numbers of green apple (cut into dice size)
sugar or brown sugar
vanilla essence
egg wash

What you need to do is:

1. In a pot, add in butter and apple. let it brown a little.
2. Then, add in sugar and vanilla. Cook until the apple turns quite soggy. Let it cool.
3. Next, roll out the puff pastry and add in the apple fillings.
4. Remember to preheat the oven at 180 degrees celcius fro 15-20 minutes.
5. Before baking, brush with eggewash. After that bake for 15- 20 minutes and ready to be eaten.

p/s: best eaten with vanilla ice-cream or whipped cream. so delicious!

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Raya coming soon

I promise this coming Syawal I'll post all the food that comes across my table. lol.
Can't wait till raya. :)

Wishing u guys Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri in advance!