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Bubur Lambuk – Malaysian Porridge


Today, we are heading to Malaysia for a signature Ramadan Iftar (Berpuasa) recipe – Bubur Lambuk. It is a delicious rice porridge enhanced by lemongrass and whole spices, and will leave you feeling healthy and satisfied after a day of fasting. Read on to see how to cook Bubur Lambuk. For recipe steps, please watch the video linked at the end of post. As mentioned in my last post, I…

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Kiri Bath – Sri Lankan Milk Rice


In the final part of our New Years Day series, we are taking a trip to the beautiful island of Sri Lanka, for a traditional breakfast recipe – Kiri Bath (milk rice). Subah Aluth Awuruddak Wewa! The Sinhalese culture is an ancient one, enriched by its diverse food. Now, I have a lot of Sri Lankan friends, and I have had the opportunity to sample authentic Sinhalese cuisine through them,…

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Luchi (Puri)


Continuing our series for the New Year’s Special Week is Phulko Luchi (Puri) to accompany Labra (vegetable curry) from yesterday, for Pohela Boishakh (First day of the Bengali New Year). This is a fail-proof luchi/puri recipe that will ensure perfectly puffed puri’s every time! As I mentioned yesterday, labra (labra recipe here) and luchi are my favourite breakfast dishes to eat during the Bengali New Year (Noboborsho). Today, I share…

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Labra – Bengali Vegetable Curry


For Bengali New Year (Noboborsho), I have for you Labra, a traditional vegetarian breakfast curry that is made in both Bangladesh and Calcutta, India for the new year. This recipe is like no other veggie curry that you’ve tried, guaranteed!  This week marks the New Year in Bengali, Sinhalese and Tamil cultures. Each of these rich cultures has unique recipes made especially for this festival, and we want to share…

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