Steamed Rainbow Trout in Thai Chilli Sauce

Steamed fish with salty and spicy sauce was a favorite when we were in Penang, Malaysia. Typically, it was a decent sized grouper served whole chinese style. In this case, I’m using rainbow trout, which is widely available in Canada and has white delicate flesh similar to a grouper, to make this dish influenced by…

Singapore Fried Bee Hoon

The best Singapore Bee Hoon we’ve had was at a roadside hawker restaurant in Langkawi, Malaysia. The dish was full of fresh prawns and yummy fried pork or “char siu”. In this recipe, I recreate the mildly spicy dish with fried prawns, pork and eggs.

Mee Goreng Ayam

If you’ve been to Malaysia, Indonesia or Singapore, you would have tasted mee goreng ayam which is a sweet, salty and spicy sitr-fried noodle dish. Mee goreng ayam literally translates to fried chicken noodles. It is best enjoyed as a snack in these countries with iced tea or a cold beer but can double as…

Garlic Bok Choy

Bok choy is a common vegetable found in Chinese cooking. Being a dark green leafy vegetable with a slight bitter taste, it is best eaten cooked, fried or in soup. Garlic bok choy is a popular side dish served with many chinese influenced dishes in Malaysia. It also goes well with white rice or noodles.