Monday, February 19, 2018

Curry Leaves Crackers

Curry Leaves Crackers for CNY

Fragrant crackers for CNY

PM for the ingredients and recipe... yay!

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Betty CiCi's Peanut Cookies

Peanut Cookies CNY

It is pretty similar to my peanut cookies, but this has been in the annual cny cookies favourite Ma for many years....

And here is the recipe

500 gm fried and pounded/blended peanuts
900 gm plain flour
1 piece of butter 200-250gm and add olive oil till dough can stick but not too sticky...
A little salt

Mix well and start kneading your 7-10 gm of peanut balls...

Other than the weightage of the ingredients, the rest are similar to the previous peanut cookies post. 

Monday, February 5, 2018

Peanut Cookies for Chinese New Year celebration

Time for peanut cookies for Chinese New Year celebration.  Chinese New Year is just around the corner.  There are many stalls selling CNY cookies, ranging from a few dollars to 20-30 dollars per bottle.

Among the more popular cookies for CNY are the pineapple tarts, kueh kapit and peanut cookies.  In my previous post, we have shared with you how to make nice melt in your mouth pineapple tarts.

Never underesstimate the amount of effort put in to make nice delicious peanut cookies, though it is one of the easier cookies to make, however the ingredients and preparation for baking the cookies can be tedious, when you are particular about using natural and best ingredients for your cookies.

I tried one with peanut butter, yes, that was the lazy way out.  It was not cheap too.  This time, I have decided to prepare the ingredients mostly from scratch.  Here are the recipe for peanut butter cookies.

Ingredients for Peanut Cookies

500g roasted peanuts
4 pieces of kong teng ( see picture) 
400 gm plain flour
300 gm gm sugar

200 gm of butter
a pinch of salt
1 egg, beaten for glazing

How to Prepare The Ingredients for Peanut Cookies

Heat up wok, *add 2 tablespoon of olive oil, add peanuts
*Stir fry peanuts till nice brown, some of the peanut skins will peel off , the fragrance of the peanuts will permeate once the peanuts are properly cooked
*Remove peanut skins from peanuts
*Pound or blend peanut till smooth and finely pounded/blended
*Add kong teng, pound and blend, mix kong teng with peanut
*In a clean bowl, add sugar, flour, salt, butter and the pounded peanut and kong teng, knead and mix well until properly combined
*Keep kneading for few more minutes till the mixture is properly kneaded and does not stick to fingers.  Otherwise, ok to mix with a little olive oil
*Once ready, start pinching about 7-10gm for each peanut ball/cookie
*Roll each peanut till round and press on top with round tip or mechanical pencil top cover
*Put them evenly on a tray and glaze with yellow egg yolk

*Put tray to bake for about 15 minutes or when peanut cookies turn brown

Friday, November 24, 2017

How To Market Your Restaurant

For food business owners who want to know how to market your restaurant, get your tips here!

Once you have set up your food business and it is running, next step is to identify how to market and promote your restaurant or food business so that people are aware of it and also its specialties and operations so that they can think of your place when they think of the food that you serve.

What is your signature dishes, what are your specialties?  Is it the incredible food, the drinks or the ambience.  Or is it your remarkably awesome customer service?  Highlight all of these great points of your business to bring in the crowd for your business.

You can start doing this online or offline.  Here are some easy methods to start promoting and marketing your restaurant or food business.  You can DIY them.

Market and promote them online with google, your website, social media platforms.  Display and show of your mouth watering and appealing pictures of your signature dishes, food or drinks served in your establishment.  Make sure to flaunt them when you have them, both online and offline. 

Give out flyers or brochures about your place to the neighbourhood people, companies, shops and etc.

List your place on food listings.  Run online marketing campaigns for your food business.  

Develop a few appealing and engaging videos that will definitely helps you increase your engagements and increase customers attention and conversion to visit and eat at your restaurant.

Offer good customer service to your customers.  Make sure your staff are not just efficient but nice and friendly when serving your customers.  Run special promotion to keep the crowd happy to return with your interesting promotions.

Invite food bloggers who would be able to help you spread the word to their audiences and your potential customers.

Depending on your resources, you can either DIY these steps to market your restaurant or you can outsource them to companies who specialises in marketing them for you.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Food Bloggers

Interestingly, why foodscream and our new adventure of food hunt for food bloggers in Singapore and Malaysia begins.  Check out the video that clearly explains them all in less than a minute.

So, for those who are interested to share savoury meals, good food and fresh local delights stalls with us, remember to connect with us. Foodies to share on great, good and not so good food that you had recently.

Also, check out how you can market your restaurant if you own a food business or check out the free or premium listing with us.

Monday, November 20, 2017

Malaysia Food Blog

Malaysia Food Blog lets check out western food in KL near setapak, KL.  Nice western food but a bit on the high price. However, the quality of the food is nice.. ya!

Same thing with the chicken pie in KL where you can wats aps to order your ranges of pies for your celebration and special occassion in Malaysia.

Discover the nice ranges of food in Malaysia Food Blog where we share the best food range of food guide and listings around Malaysia and Singapore.  Find the great and mouth watering food here.

Chicken Pie by Decostas Pies In KL

Chicken Chop Yummy Malaysia Food Blog savoured

Western Food In KL
yes, nice western food and chicken pie in KL!

Check out also food porn Thai food of varieties of Thai food along Old Klang Road. Malaysia food blog offers you savoury pics of KL Thai Food. 

Enjoy sumptuous dinner for 10 at this Thai food restaurant though it was a little pricey!  But the ambience was great!

KL Food Blog

KL Food Blog, where my sister shares with you the many food hunt makan places in KL Malaysia where she has frequented to satisfy her foodie wants for the best KL food in Malaysia.  Come join us for the food spread here!

KL Food Blog - Malaysia food blogger