Malaysia

Raw Dark Chocolate Cookies – Melaka, Malaysia

Here in Melaka my only real cooking appliances are a cute little steamer, a silicone cooking mat, three silicone cupcake liners, and a few small plates and bowls (along with a few spoons and forks). I have a couple of other random things, but no sauce pan (unless you count the steamer), blender, oven, or…

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Luo Han Guo AKA Monk Fruit – The Real Fruit – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The last time I was out grocery shopping at the Jaya supermarket in Kuala Lumpur, I made a discovery (quite by accident, as usual). I regularly use monk fruit in my recipes, but I’d never actually seen the fruit. I’ve used a fine white powder from Nu Naturals to sweeten everything from chocolate cake to key…

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Aeon Grocery Market – Melaka, Malaysia

This is the second major grocery store/shopping mall that we visited in Melaka, Malaysia. When we first arrived, a quick trip to Tesco was enough to tide us over, but a new day required more staples for making delicious (and not just survival-based) foods. Aeon is a shopping mall chain in Malaysia that has its…

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Tesco Grocery Store – Melaka, Malaysia

On our first day in Melaka, Malaysia, we went to a nearby Tesco to stock up on the necessities. Below I have some photos of the store, along with coordinates, so that you can find it. To get to the store, we took a Grab taxi from our apartment in Putra Heights (a Grab taxi…

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99 SpeedMart Grocery – Melaka, Malaysia

The 99 SpeedMart was a small grocery store that we found in a strip mall next to a coworking space called Grind Shack Workspace in Melaka, Malaysia. Although there it wasn’t possible to find everything necessary at this grocery, we did find some things, however. But besides that, this is one of the few small grocery…

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Sorghum “Buns” in Banana Pudding – Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

I’m still tweaking this recipe, but it certainly will hit the spot for a fun dessert that’s sweet and easy to make (if you have a steamer). We found our little steamer at a store in Kuala Lumpur within Nu Sentral (a big shopping mall with all sorts of stuff). We can use it to…

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Superfood Coconut Oats – Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Unfortunately, I didn’t get a photo of this. That’s what jet lag does to a person… I thought I took a picture, but I didn’t. I guess you’re going to have to take my word for it. So this is not a traditional Malaysian recipe (sorry). But, it’s a dessert, and it’s healthy. And here in…

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