Monday, June 28, 2010


In my younger days I used to buy these wonderful 'Bounty Bars' at vending machines, and on a student's budget, sometimes that's the only luxury I could afford for the day :) ..but now I could easily make this at home and so could you :) If you want more or thicker bars, you may double up on the ingredients. From the image above, you can probably tell that I didn't wait overnight for the coconut to set in with the mixtures and as a result, things looks slacking here and there :D Well you know, we have just got to please the noisy customers here at Deliah's Deli :)

200ml heavy cream or you may just opt for sweetened condensed milk
8 tablespoon sugar (reduce sugar if you use sweetened condensed milk)
3 tablespoon margarine
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
100 gm dessicated coconut
semi-sweet chocolate for topping - melted

Put heavy cream, sugar and margarine in a pot. Heat everything until boil. Remove from heat and stir in coconut and vanilla extract. Pour in the coconut mixture in a lined baking pan and refrigerate overnight. The next day, cover the coconut with melted chocolate and let it cool until the chocolate is totally set in the fridge. Cut into rectangle and serve.


Thursday, June 24, 2010

BUAH NAU HALWA KABUNG - palm fruit in coconut jelly :)

This is my favorite quick, simple and almost non-recipes...because I'm really just opening a can of palm fruit and a packet of coconut jelly. Cut palm fruit into cubes and put into mould. Cook the coconut jelly as directed in the package. Pour jelly into mould and leave to cool. Enjoy!


Sunday, June 20, 2010

WORLD'S BEST ABAH - Happy Father's Day! :)


Today I spent a lot of time reading about fathers’ day. Its father’s day right here and now, and my mind raced far back into time to find our home again.

It was not easy raising us all; that I readily acknowledge today and perpetually admits. But you did such an incredible job beyond the expectations of many. You created a solid platform for us to rise and spring forth to find and become our best in the world today.

Today we tell your grandchildren of who you were apart from just the grandfather they knew you then. We told them of your journey from an impoverished childhood to great wisdom and success in the path of education that you have pursued tirelessly. Your accomplishments have never been forgotten. Through education you elevated all of us into who we have always been and today we keep telling your grandchildren that they too may one day track your path into prominence by virtues of their own honest hard works.

The sight of you cooking your signature dish; Mutton Bamya in the kitchen over 30 years ago lives within my mind for all eternity. I didn’t know then that I would remember that happy day for the rest of my life! The memories when all of us would pray together before dinner and then those extra mathematics drilling right after dinner could still even today whack alertness into my focus and mind!

I guess what I’m trying to say, is what every son and daughter wants to say to their father today. Honoring a Father on Father’s Day is about more than a father who brings home a paycheck, shares a dinner table, and attends school functions, graduations, and weddings. It isn’t even so much about cooking and teaching us mathematics formulas, and the finer art of mental focus. It’s more about unconditionally loving your children who were sometimes snotty and stubborn, who acted like they knew everything and won’t listen to anyone. It’s about respect, and sharing, and acceptance, and tolerance, and giving, and taking. It’s about loving someone more than words can say and it’s about showing us our best and then telling us to just keep being our best in the world.

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. We love you dearest Abah and miss you so much...and I sent this in a letter that I have written especially for you today on father's' day. A letter I sends back in time, into the warm corners of my mind with much love and gratitude to The World's BEST Abah :)

Al Fatihah.


Monday, June 14, 2010

EGG IN A BASKET - voila!

"Egg in a basket", also known by variety of other names including moon egg, camper's egg, birds nest, one-eyed Jack, bull's eye and..etc..etc..It is suppose to be an egg, fried in a hole, out of a slice of bread - but I made it 2 slices of bread for ease of preparations. This is such an easy and quick dish to prepare..and I'm sure many of you have tried this before...Preparation typically begins by cutting a circular hole in the center of a piece of bread with a cookie cutter or upside down glass, the middle of the 1st bread...the cut-out piece can be toasted too...yummy! Spread butter on one side of the bread then lay the 2nd piece on it. Spread some butter on a baking pan and place the prepared bread slices on it . Then, break an egg into the carved out hole...and then put everything in the oven. When the egg is almost done, you may sprinkle some oregano leaves, cubed tomato, and mozzarella/cheddar cheese on top of the egg and continue cooking until the bread turns brown and the egg cooks...Enjoy it with a cup of hot coffee :)


AUTHENTIC NYONYA KUEH - bingka tepung beras :)

Click HERE @ HERE @ HERE for recipe.
Thank You For Sharing :)

2 cawan tepung beras
1/4 cawan tepung jagung
1 cawan gula pasir
1 sudu teh garam
6 cawan santan
1-2 helai daun pandan

Satukan tepung beras bersama gula pasir dan garam, gaul rata. Tuang santan dan kacau hingga sebati. Tapis bancuhan di dalam periuk sederhana besar, masukkan daun pandan dan kacau perlahan-lahan di atas api sederhana besar hingga hampir pekat. Angkat dan tuang ke dalam loyang yang telah disapu dengan sedikit minyak masak atau dialas daun pisang. Bakar pada suhu 180C selama 1-1:30 minit atau hingga keperangan. Biarkan betul-betul sejuk sebelum dipotong.


Friday, June 11, 2010


Thanks to JUN for sharing her yummylicious cheesecake brownies
but below is the edited version of mine..please click on the link above for the original recipe :)

1 cup melted semisweet chocolate
1/2 cup condensed milk
1 cup flour
1 egg
1 cup warm water
1/2 cup melted butter
1 cup nuts (optional)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Mix chocolate and milk. Add eggs one at a time; beat well after each addition. Add vanilla and milk; mix well. Sift flour and salt together; stir in nuts. Add flour and nut mixture to chocolate and butter, blend well. Spread in greased and floured square pan. Bake fudge brownies at 170° C for about 20 minutes.

250-300 gm cream cheese
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
1 egg

Beat cheese and sugar until smooth. Add vanilla and egg. Pour mixture over brownie and bake about 20 minutes at 170° C . Cool in oven with door ajar. Refrigerate cheesecake for 3 hours before serving :)

NOTE: This is a request from my sis who wanted an easy to make chewy, fudgy, and creamy brownies. I think this is the one for her!


Tuesday, June 8, 2010


Originally from RICE PALETTE - thank you for the recipe. LOVE IT :)

  • 10-12 large raw shrimps/prawns peeled- i used about 6 only :)
  • 150 g of asparagus cut into short lengths - mine, is the smaller variant of it
  • 2-3 teaspoons of corn starch - i used about 1 teaspoon
  • 2-3 chopped garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon of sesame oil
  • 1-2 tablespoons of cooking oil
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon of chicken broth mix
  • 150 ml of chicken broth (optional)
  1. Mix 1 teaspoon of corn starch with the shrimp. Feel free to add a dash of salt and pepper.
  2. Take the remaining corn starch, and mix with 3-6 teaspoons of water. Set aside for later use.
  3. In a preheated wok or deep pan, heat the cooking oil, then add garlic. Once the garlic starts to turn a little brown, add the shrimp. Be careful to not overcook the shrimp, as it will have a rubbery texture and after the shrimps are done, remove aside.
  4. Place the asparagus into the wok. Add the chicken broth, or if you don’t have any, simply substitute with 150 ml of water.
  5. Add the chicken broth mix, sugar, fish sauce, and a pinch of salt. Stir-fry for 5 minutes until the asparagus is fully cooked, and the sauce is comes to a boil.
  6. Place the shrimp back into the wok or pan, and stir-fry for another minute.
  7. As it is boiling, add the corn starch mixture from Step #2. Finish off by adding the sesame oil.


Sunday, June 6, 2010

POPIAH GORENG...golden purses :)))

Teruja tengok wantan goreng NURINDAH minggu lalu, saya pun tiru la resepinya. Resepi asal drp Nurindah ni saya olah sikit...sebab nak masakkan beberapa bahan yang saya guna untuk inti popiah..jangan marah ye Nurindah :)

satu paket kulit wantan - saya guna kulit popiah sebab tak suka bau wantan :(
10 ekor udang - potong dadu
1 batang karot - sagat
4 ulas bawang putih - hiris
1 biji bawang besar - hiris
daun saderi - hiris
sedikit minyak
sedikit serbuk lada sula/cili merah - dadu

Tumis bawang dan kemudian masukkan karot, daun saderi, cili/serbuk lada sula dan garam/perasa. Akhir sekali masukkan udang - goreng sekejap sahaja. Angkat dan tos. Bentang kulit popiah, sudukan isi popiah tadi dan sapu sedikit tepung+air pada kulit (dalam), bunjutkan serta ikat dengan daun kucai atau bawang. Goreng dengan api perlahan sehingga kekuningan supaya kulit popiah lebih cantik-yang saya buat tu tak berapa molek :( Sedap dimakan panas-panas. Boleh juga cicah sos cili kalau suka.