Fairy Bread

When I was schooling in Malaysia, rather than taking packed lunch from home, my lunches mostly came from my school canteen which were ridicously cheap (when I look back) and comparable to street food in Malaysia. On occasion, I caught ladies working from the nearby offices sneaked into my school canteen for lunch (despite against […]


Coconut Prawn Curry

When it comes to eating simple, aside from stir frys and fried rice, curries are next on my list.  I know there are people who are discouraged at the thought of making curries;  a long list of unheard of ingredients and the kitchen/house smelling like an Indian restaurant.  But on a positive note, I find […]


Roti Jala (Net Crepes)

The literal translation of roti jala is “net bread” in Malay. Since they do not look anything like bread (well, at least the ones that we’re all accustomed to), calling them “net crepes” is more appropriate. One might ask why go through all the trouble of making the crepes lacy? I used to have the […]