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Browse our recipes for a healthy take on traditional SE Asian dishes and more, from appetizers to mains to desserts. Buy fresh by buying local. Cook to share with friends and family.

HOME COOKED DISHES

Easy Breakfast Ideas For Your Morning Routine: Cinnamon Banana Pancakes

Whether you’re working from home or easing into the weekend, there’s no question that a good and hearty breakfast really helps to kickstart your day. We’ve got the perfect quick recipe for you – pancakes loaded with bananas, with an added dose of cinnamon. You can customize this recipe any way you like it – add sliced strawberries and whipped cream for a more indulgent treat, or perhaps some chocolate chips if you’re a chocolate fan. Also, with all pancakes, …

Your Quick At-Home Lunch: Spaghetti Carbonara!

Spaghetti carbonara (or pasta carbonara) – simple, filling and perfect to toss together for a quick mid-day lunch. A little tip for those making carbonara – you don’t actually need to use heavy cream! The creaminess of a simple carbonara comes from the mixture of eggs and cheese, and the heat from your just-cooked pasta to bring it all together. The best thing about pasta carbonara is that you probably already have these ingredients in your fridge! It’s just spaghetti …

Chicken Cordon Bleu

Meat from chicken breast and thigh are ground together and then stuffed with smoked turkey ham and good melting cheese. These rolls are then breaded and shallow fried until golden and juicy. A classic demi-glaze sauce is a perfect compliment for this Christmas dinner dish! This recipe makes 5 chicken roulades. This recipe is made easy with a KENWOOD Titanium Machine.

Grilled Lamb Steam Bao

Hosting a Merdeka day pot luck? Impress your guests with these soft and fluffy homemade rendang lamb bao buns. Recipe makes: 12 – 15 bao

Chili Crab Crystal Dumplings

Partially inspired by Singapore’s all-time favourite dish of chilli crab, these little morsels consist of fresh crabmeat in a spicy chili paste and wrapped in a translucent springy skin. Make 15 – 20 dumplings.

Dumplings, Three Ways – SORTEDfood

Making your own dumplings might seem like a daunting affair – especially when you’re not too sure where to begin. Here are three different types of dumplings at three varying skill levels to suit any tastebud and any chef. Fried, baked or steamed, satisfy your dumpling cravings right at home.

Sweet Potato Nachos

Nachos don’t have to be an unhealthy snack anymore! This loaded sweet potato nachos dish is even tastier than the classic ones and will transform your Mexican nights. Experiment with your favourite toppings to create a delicious, healthy 20-minute dish that can be a great appetiser, movie snack or kid-friendly meal. Preparation time:  10 minutes | Cooking time: 10 minutes | Serves: Up to 6

Oyster Mee Sua (Or Ah Mee Sua)

The Or Ah Mee Sua, a popular street food commonly found in Taiwan, is a bowl of soft thin noodle simmered in rich umami broth. Our version here calls for extra meat balls – made from blending chicken meat with fresh oysters!. Then top with juicy and plump baby oysters.

BREAD RECIPES

Brown Rice and Quinoa Loaf Bread (Vegan and Celiac Friendly)

Making this bread had been a mission more complicated than we would have anticipated. Because we were trying to create a version of gluten free bread that was free of eggs but would rise normally and retained its softness and moistness inside. After several attempts, we had successfully achieved a recipe that could pass on as loaf bread itself, with the additions of quinoa and brown-rice of course.

Olive and Artichoke Focaccia

The tastes of olives and artichokes are the heroes of this homemade Focaccia bread that can be served as a hearty appetiser or a satisfying breakfast treat. This recipe creates a soft, chewy Focaccia and is complemented by a generous topping of herbs and garlic. Preparation time: 1 hour+ | Cooking time: 25 minutes | Serves: Up to 6

Wheat Germ Buns

Tiny in size, but a nutrient-rich powerhouse, wheat “germ” (short for germination) is the part of wheat that sprouts and grows into a new plant. Despite being the most vitamin- and mineral-rich part of the wheat kernel, it’s left out when wheat is processed into white flour. These buns contain plenty of fiber (such as wholemeal, and wheat germ) which is considered low G.I, that also means, as sugar (glucose) enters gradually and slowly into bloodstream, it causes a steady and well-balanced blood sugar level. It is …

Homemade Cinnamon Buns

These buns make for great breakfast and afternoon tea snacks. Warm and fresh from the oven, they often beat the store-bought variety because we use healthy ingredients. Sweet raisins and ground cinnamon make this one an additionally scrumptious recipe. INGREDIENTS 200 gram bread flour 50 gram Hong Kong flour 7 gram active dry yeast 30 gram milk powder 150 gram brown sugar 5 gram salt 30 gram eggs 130 gram water 25 gram butter   FOR FILLING 25 gram brown …

XXL Otah Buns

Soft, fluffy buns paired with fat chunky homemade fish otah! Topped with mozzarella cheese and parsley, each bite of these XXL otah buns brings a blend of local and western goodness to your palate. Home cook Cheng Geck Chau shares this easy recipe to bake fresh buns lined with a spicy chunk of otak. Read the full article in the recipe and its prep from our friends at Sharefood. No. of servings: 9 – 10 buns Preparation Time: 3 hours …

Super Easy Chocolate Bread

Simple as simple can be, this dark chocolate bread is exactly what a simple bread should be, easy to make and really decadent. This recipe requires very little ingredients and the result is a very soft bread and chocolatey loaf that stays moist for days if kept properly. INGREDIENTS 160 gram bread flour 17 gram plain flour 10 gram Dutch processed cocoa powder 45 gram sugar 6 gram active dry yeast 65 gram water 2 eggs 25 gram butter 50 …

Seed and Nut Loaf

This nut and seed loaf is not your typical loaf of bakery bread. It is moist, chewy and has the occasional crunch of hazelnuts. Packed with seeds like flax, chia and sunflower, it is incredibly rich in Omega fatty-acids, anti-oxidants and minerals like magnesium and selenium. The oats, psyllium, chia and flax seeds hold this beautifully-speckled loaf together in the absence of flour and provides your body with both soluble and insoluble fibre. This loaf is vegan and gluten free. …

Spinach & Flaxseed Bread

For the fresher and healthier alternative to your white bread. It is beneficial to those having high cholesterol, diabetes, blood pressure or issues with obesity.   This recipe uses the Chef Sense Kitchen Machine. Ingredients 600 gram bread flour 10 gram Bruggeman brown yeast 36 gram caster Sugar 15 gram milk powder 20 gram spinach powder 400 ml water 15 gram unsalted Butter 10 gram salt 5 gram flaxseed   This recipe uses a 450 gram pullman tin. Method 1. …

HOMEMADE DRINKS

Dairy-Free Lemongrass and Almond Milk Shake

A delightful almond milk with lemongrass infusion, perked up with the vitamins of cucumber and topped with citrus syrup; sure to boost your immune system and keep you healthy. INGREDIENTS 2 sticks of lemongrass, crushed 50 gram Japanese cucumber 1 cup almond milk 1 cup ice cube 2 tbsp Sunquick 1 tbsp brown sugar   METHOD 1. Boil lemongrass with almond milk and sugar. 2. In a KENWOOD Blend-Xpro, put in the lemongrass milk mixture, cucumber, ice cube and sunquick. …

Six Super Smoothies to Make You Feel Great

Tossing ingredients into a blender and whirring them into a drink might seem wrong to a true foodie, but embracing the smoothie doesn’t mean abandoning proper meals completely. Consider them a replacement for fast food: When you’re on the go or pushing a deadline, instead of grabbing a burger or ordering a pizza, reach for one of these homemade, nutrient-packed meals in a cup instead. The Green Giant Ingredients: ·          1 cup broccoli florets ·          1 cup spinach leaves · …

DESSERTS & PASTRIES

Easy Breakfast Ideas For Your Morning Routine: Cinnamon Banana Pancakes

Whether you’re working from home or easing into the weekend, there’s no question that a good and hearty breakfast really helps to kickstart your day. We’ve got the perfect quick recipe for you – pancakes loaded with bananas, with an added dose of cinnamon. You can customize this recipe any way you like it – add sliced strawberries and whipped cream for a more indulgent treat, or perhaps some chocolate chips if you’re a chocolate fan. Also, with all pancakes, …

A Chocolate Treat You Can’t Resist: Kuih Tapak Kuda

For our friends in Johor Bahru, Singapore or Brunei, this will be an all-time favourite Raya treat! Kuih Tapak Kuda, or sometimes known as “hoof roll” because of its resemblance to a hoof, is essentially a rich roll cake filled with chocolate cream. Or you could add hazelnut cream too – it’s the baker’s choice! This recipe uses KENWOOD Titanium Mixer.

Making The Perfect Afternoon Snack: Puteri Ayu Pandan

A common sight at any Ramadan bazaar, these sweet mini pandan sponge cakes are made with fragrant pandan-infused batter. They are then steamed in moulds – similar to a bundt cake mould – with grated coconut pressed at the bottom. The final product? A fluffy little snow-capped sponge cake, bite-sized and perfect for snacking. The best part about this recipe is that it uses fresh ingredients, but it’s still easy to execute! This recipe makes 10 – 12 little cakes. …

A Purple and White Delight: Making Kuih Talam Keladi

Kuih Talam Keladi (talam means tray and keladi means yam) is part of the talam family, where you will find two-layer kuihs steamed in trays. Not as commonly seen as the other kuehs, but it’s just as delicious! The top layer is made from coconut milk and rice flour, and the bottom layer is flavoured with pandan. Perfect for Sahur or for Buka Puasa, the recipe that we are sharing features a combination of taro and purple sweet potatoes, giving …

Kuih Permata Reinvented: A Sapphire-Gem Treat

“Permata” literally translates to gemstone, this is a traditional Malay kuih that mimics the colour of a sapphire stone, which is achieved by using the extract of the butterfly pea flower. The combination of mango gives a bright burst of flavour and also marks the beginning of the fruit’s season that is also in conjunction with the Eid festival. This recipe makes 10 pieces of kuih. This recipe is made possible with a KENWOOD Titanium Mixer.

Kuih Nagasari with Sweet Potato Filling

Nagasari, a traditional steamed cake, is commonly found on the east coast of Malaysia. Kueh Nagasari is also usually seen in Indonesian traditional market as one of kuih jajan pasar (market munchies), sold together with other popular traditional cakes. Made with rice flour, coconut milk and sugar, and filled with slices of banana or sweet potatoes, this delicacy is usually wrapped in banana leaves before being steamed, or prepared with pandan, giving it a fragrant aroma. It’s chewy, sweet and …

Crispy, Chewy, Buttery and Topped with Lemak: The Kuih Bingka Gula Melaka

A Malay delicacy, the Bingka Gula Melaka is a soft, chewy and delicious traditional tapioca cake. With an inviting aroma of Gula Melaka and coconut milk, this treat is sure to be a family favourite.  More importantly, this is an extremely easy dessert for home bakers to whip up. This recipe uses KENWOOD Titanium Mixer.

Everyone Will Love These Easy Sugee Cookies

Soft, melt-in-your-mouth, with a light almond fragrance – sugee cookies are a familiar sight at many festive celebrations like Hari Raya and Lunar New Year. The secret to a wonderfully rich, buttery sugee cookie is in the ghee. A quick lesson on ghee: Ghee is a form of butter with certain solids removed, and only pure butterfat remains. It has an intense and nutty flavor, which is essential for a good sugee cookie. You should be able to find tinned …

FREE Tried & Tasted Recipe eBook!

Download our free Tried and Tasted Recipe eBook here. It is packed with step-by-step instructions to cook everything from Blueberry Muffins to Chicken Curry. All these recipes are tried and tested in the Kenwood kitchen using some of our best-known appliances. Enjoy, and Happy Cooking!

SOUPS & STEWS

Spicy Carrot Soup

This soup makes a perfect starter for Christmas dinner, it is the explosion of flavour in this recipe that is so exciting – the use of carrots and cashew-nuts provides the sweetness and a thick, creamy consistency, while roasted chili and spices provide an extra dimension for the taste buds. This recipe uses KENWOOD kFLEX. Serves 2.

Cassoulet

Cassoulet originated from the Languedoc region of southern France, and originally consisted of haricot beans cooked in a stew pot with pork rind and seasoning. Over the years many different versions have evolved, and the recipe below is based on the Toulouse version. It’s open to interpretation of course, but don’t worry about authenticity; instead, just enjoy it for what it is – a delicious, rich dish that’s a classic of French country cooking. Preparation time:  1 hour | Cooking time: 2 hours 10 minutes | …

Creamy Pumpkin Soup

A popular starter/appetizer that is often served with garlic bread or toasts or croutons. Usually added with cream for the creamy texture.

Rustic Sweet Potato & Bean Soup with Kaffir and Lemongrass

Soya beans are a complete source of amino acids essential to good nutrition and favoured by vegetarians and vegans. They are rich in both soluble and insoluble fibre which can ease digestion and they also boast high levels of isoflavones to boot! Black soya beans in particular, are reported to have higher levels of flavonoids stored in their dark coloured coats. This rustic soup has a combination of white and black soya beans, made heartier with generous chunks of sweet …

ABC Soup with Radish Noodle

ABC Soup is undeniably the all-time-favorite to many families. The reason is simple, as its name suggest, it is as simple as A-B-C to cook and delicious to drink. We also found that ABC also refers to the nutrition content of this recipe, such that Vitamin A (from the Carrots), Vitamin B ( from the Potatoes) and Vitamin C (from the Tomatoes). This recipe uses the Spiralizer – FGP200WG Ingredients 1 big radish 1 pcs sweet corn, chop into 4 parts …