Showing posts from December, 2007

Nasi Goreng USA

Bila Abah ke dapur....
We eat outside on the way back from ziarah last nite and Ammer pointed out Nasi Goreng USA on the menu. Since everyone spooned out from Ammers' plate and amazed by it taste, hubby tested it out in our kitchen tonite and the result is....ermmmm...not bad at all. So our new year eve dinner tonite is a simple Carrot Fried Rice with combination of Black Pepper Chicken in sauce, Steamed Chicken Frankfurter and fried eggs...Dash of mayonise and barbecue sauce topping up the frankfurter cut stand out different aroma from ordinary fried rice we usually have in the list. Half way eating we realised that salad and tomatoes are missing! No harm, those vaggies coming handy...He is a great cook especially for Western, Japanese and Chinese cuisine. No recipi reference as I did. He cook just like that after sampling the food! Through years we don't take turn cooking . The routing comes naturally when there is a kitchen call and highly dependently to our free hours. Som…

Wajik aka Pulut Kacau

450 g glutinous rice
500 g gula melaka / brown sugar
3 cups thick santan
2 pandan leaf

Soak rice for 2-3 hours. Steam until it's tenderly cooked.
Combine santan and gula melaka then simmer with pandan leaf until disolve.
Put in the glutinous rice and stir until sticky and lumpy.
Transfer to a wide pan and spread evenly. Cool off and cut into shapes you like.

Red Bean Jelly

a bouquet of sugar paste roses brought up the raya mood
20 g jelly strips
3 cups sugar
4 cups water
2 cups thick santan or milk
1 can red kidney beans
salt, pandan leaf, pink coloring
Soak jelly strips. When soften, boil with water and pandan leaf until desolve then add in sugar and continue boiling. Meanwhile, drain off the juice and use only the beans. Mash the beans then pour into the boiling jelly together with santan/milk . Stir and add in salt to taste. Put in few drop of pink coloring to bring up the color. When it starts to bubble, take out of fire and pour into your mold. Serve cold.

Fun Cakes Great Weekend

What a fun day we had! First thing first, great thanks to my beloved ,otherwise I would't have peace in my mind playing dough, color and icing for one full Sunday. I brought with me 3 cakes from new recipies that I baked a nite earlier and I came home with these...

Steam Choc Moist Cake in blue/white Whipping Cream coating Mocha Butter Cake in Butter Cream & orange roses Prune & Carrot Cake in pink Fondant ******************************************************************* Prune & CarrotCake
Original Recipi; Kek Kulus Keret from Kak Hanilieza's fotopages is a steaming method that I made it baked instead. 250 g butter
150 g castor sugar
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
200 g carrot [grated and soaked in hot billing water for 3 mins, drained] 100g sliced prune
50 g sultanas
230 g all purpose floor
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoons serbuk kulit kayu manis

Preheat the oven.
Beat butter and sugar until creamy. Add in egg one at a time and beat well after each addition Drop in of van…

Sausage Rolled in Oats

Quick, easy and yummy. Almost every weekend I made it . Quite a lot...err..about 3 dozens and keep it refrigerated in a tight tupperware container. With 3 growing kids , at least I saved sometimes preparing a good nutricious breakfast. Usually they will take extra to school as friends like to share too.

10 sausage - cooked
10 slices of bread
2 cups oats
3 spoonful flour + water , mix to form a thick batter

Flattened bread. Roll in the sausage and glue at the edge with flour batter.
Brush the roll completely with batter to include both end. While batter is still sticky roll in oats to make it fully coated.
Dap in between both palm to compress the oats.
Deep fry in hot oil till browing. Cover with kithen towel to absorb excess oil.

Banana Soft Moist Cake

A relaxing evening with tea and a slice of it makes perfect match!

Ingredient A
250g butter
250g soft brown sugar
5 eggs

Ingredient B (sift together)
100g all purpose flour
150 g self raising flour
1 teaspoon baking powder

Ingredient C (blend well and keep aside in a covered bowl for 10 minutes)
260g ripe banana
1/4 teaspoon sodium bicarbonate

Beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy then add in eggs one by one. Beat well after each addition.
Later ain in ingredirmt B and C. Mix well
Put into 9 inches pan. Bake at 170C for 35-40 minutes