How Korean dramas introduced the world to ‘chimaek’

Photo by Unsplash. If you are a K-drama fan, you must know about ‘chimaek’. It is a Korean slang word which mashes up chikin (fried chicken) and maekju (beer). For Sarawakians, the last thing you would imagine to pair your beer with is fried chicken. However, South Korean have introduced the

What you should know about French cake, madeleine

Madeleine, also known as petite madeleine, is a traditional cake from France. It is known for its distinctive shell-like shape. There are just four main ingredients in a basic madeleine recipe; eggs, sugar, flour and unsalted butter. As for the flavouring, some recipes include ground almonds for the nutty taste or lemon

5 things you need to know about Korean dish buldak

Have you had buldak before? Buldak, or literally translated to “fire chicken” (bul means fire and dak translates as chicken) is a heavily spiced, barbecued chicken dish. Unlike other Korean dishes like kimbap whose history can be traced back a hundred years, buldak is relatively new in the Korean cuisine. Famous Korean

KajoTries: Nigella Lawson’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

This time we tried making Nigella Lawson’s chocolate chip cookies. Nigella Lawson's chocolate chip cookies The history of the chocolate chip cookie An American chef Ruth Graves Wakefield (1903-1977) is best known as the inventor of Toll House cookies, the first chocolate chip cookie together with Sue Brides. She invented it around 1938.

KajoTries: How to make an easy, egg-less banana cake

Did you know there was a difference between banana cake and banana bread? Compared to the dense banana bread, banana cake has a lighter texture. Besides bananas being the main ingredient, other typical ingredients in a banana cake are flour, sugar, eggs, baking soda and butter. Some people prefer to

Whip up Michelin-star dishes with these recipes from Jing Yaa Tang

With people staying homebound in the fight against Covid-19, social distancing measures have given rise to plenty of stay-at-home chefs who are utilising their time indoors to master new skills in the kitchen. Located at The Opposite House - a striking hotel in the heart of Beijing, Jing Yaa Tang restaurant

10 ingredients to spice up your baked chicken breast

If you are looking for a quick, delicious and less guilty source of protein to make for your dinner, look no further than baked chicken breast. Chicken breast is a great source of lean protein. It is perfect for those who are looking to build their muscle mass since it

10 cafés in Sydney to experience food with a twist!

If Sydney has one thing to boast about other than its sightseeing and adventure offerings, it’s that it sure knows how to dine – with a twist. Much to the delight of foodies out there, there’s always a new café or restaurant swinging open its doors in Sydney, each with