Cooking through home sickness

Murtabak or Mutabbaq (Arabic: مطبق) is a dish which is commonly found in Saudi Arabia (especially the Hejaz region), Yemen, Indonesia, Malaysia,Singapore, and Brunei. Depending on the location, the name and ingredients can significantly vary. The name mutabbaq (or sometimes mutabbag) in Arabic means “folded”. I went a little mad in the kitchen last week, not in a knife wielding ala Psycho kind of way, but in… Continue reading Cooking through home sickness

Southeast Asian ingredients – Kangkung

It seems like everyone in my flickr stream feature food in their weekend update. I’m not sure if there’s something in the air that requires comfort eating, but for me the weather is definitely making me rather peckish. Tonight is my turn to cook in our share household; something we do on a semi regular… Continue reading Southeast Asian ingredients – Kangkung