Cooking Recipe


One of a food I miss alot is Tomyum Fried Rice is one of a famous Thai Street food  must have but donkey years ago that I ate during high school days in a cafe – Strawberry Cafe in 1-stop Penang. They indeed has one of the best fried rice but no longer in operation. Whenver we visit Cyberjack, for Red Alert, Warcraft or Counter strike, Tomyum Fried rice with sunny side up in that cafe is a must. This round I just chin chai cook at home, see can emulate something like that or not. Results: 80%!

During this lock down period, do on and off crave for certain things. Well some of the recipe I chin Chai cook and most of my recipe is my first time doing it. So alot of ingredient and cooking time is agak agak.

Video is shows how to cook and prep but in ASMR cooking version.

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Tomyum Fried Rice : Cook for 2

  1. Garlic – 20 g
  2. Onion – 30 g
  3. Carrot – 50 g
  4. Pork – 90 g
  5. Green Chilli – 10g
  6. Lemongrass – 15g
  7. tomyum paste – 2 tbls with 10 ml water
  8. Calamansi Lime – 5 biji (prefered)

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Tomyum paste that I use is customade by my best friend himself.

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You have to cut your lemongrass into this fine or grind the gren chilli and lemon grass together as 1 plate. The rest of the ingredient into another plate.

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Squeeze your limau out.

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Step 1: Stir fry lemon grass and green chili together (fry till the aroma of lemon grass is prominent)

Step 2: add in garlic, onion and carrot – fry evenly

Step 3: add in pork fry till it is cooked

Step 4: add in tomyum paste: fry till it is well coated or evenly into the ingredients

Step 5: add in rice and fry it evenly – do not fry it too dry. Best to have some moisture.

Step 6: ready to plate : best to add in sunny side up.

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My version of Tomyum fried rice with sunny side up.

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Pack with hint of lemongrass, onion is just nice and tomyum paste has the sourish and mild spicy it needed.

tomyum fried noodle recipe

Or you can replace rice to noodle to become Tomyum Fried Noodle. My version is Tomyum Fried Maggie Mee.

In this MCO period, stay safe and do take care everyone.

Another of my favourite dish whenever I am in Korean restaurant is Kimchi fried rice. Not every one can cook a nice one, as every one have their very own Kimchi fried rice 김치볶음밥 recipe. This is what I learn and I DIY my own How to cook Kimchi Fried Rice Home Recipe.

Prep time: 5 minutes

cooking time : 10 minutes.

best kimchi fried rice


  1. 120g SPAM
  2. 20 g Garlic
  3. 70 g onion
  4. 350g kimchi (2-3 weeks old prefer)


    1. 1 tbl spoon sesame oil
    2. 1 tbl spoon soy sauce

Over the video, I created an ADSMR cooking for Bacon Kimchi Fried Rice for you to follow.

classic kimchi fried rice

There are a lot of SPAM and I got this bread as there were not many choices left. SPAM – Portugeese Sasuage – so so only this spam. Do avoid as it doesnt have the spam fragrant.

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I only use 2 slice from the whole can cuz there is only 2 of us.


  1. Fried onion and garlic first, for about 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add in spam to fried for another 3 minutes
  3. add kim chi for a quick fry of 2 minutes
  4. Add in rice (do not use Basmati rice as it taste weird and the texture is not right) – normal jasmine rice should be ok.

Pork Belly kimchi fried rice

15 minutes later. Tadaaaaa. My Korean Kimchi Fried Rice, topped with sunny side up.

spam kimchi fried rice

simple and hearty.

vegetarian kimchi fried rice

bon appetit

My other home cook recipe:

  1. Kimchi Jjigae 
  2. Spaghetti Vongole
  3. Dalgona Coffee
  4. Tau Yew Bak 
  5. Pork Leg Cabbage
  6. Malaysia Curry Chicken

One of my favourite dish in Korean food is this KimChi JJigae. How is everyone doing for the past 14 days? all #dudukdiamdiam? Some of you did request my version of  Homecoko Kimchi jjigae 김치찌개 Recipe. Sharing with all of you. It is a very simple dish to cook. You can add in any ingredients you like.

Prep time: 5 minutes

cooking time : 15 minutes.

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  1. 100 ml stock (can be any)
  2. 150 g kimchi (prefer 2-3 weeks old)
  3. 80 g pork belly
  4. 80g onion
  5. 1 japanese tofu stick (usual is the rectangle soft tofu)


    1. 1 tbl spoon sesame oil
    2. 1 tbl spoon spicy chili flakes
    3. 1 tbl spoon Gochujang sauce
    4. 1 tbl spoon soy sauce

Step by step on video:

kimchi stew


Why when you eat some kimchi jjigae taste so good. I believe 2 main ingredients that make it outstanding is Broth/stock and kimchi. Broth can be many kind. Chicken, fish, pork and others. Up to you to add in. If you do not have, just add in more kimchi!

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Gojuchang – is another important ingredient. That depends on you as they have a few flavours out there. Mine is Spicy gojuchang and there are 2 brands if not mistaken.

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most important of all. Kimchi. Doing kimchi soup without kimchi?

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Pork belly is one of the best ingredient to add into this. Some times you see pork kimchi jjigae or tuna kimchi jjigae is pretty good too.

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1 table spoon each. 

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stir and mix well

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add everything into your pot. add 2 pinch of sugar and 1 pinch of salt

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add the stock 100ml + 400ml water mixture in. total is 500ml water for 2 pax.

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bring it to boil for 8-10 minutes. In between do test the soup base.

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add in tofu when it is near ready. boil it for about 1-2 minutes.



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Here you go. My homecook kimchi jjigae 김치찌개 or Kimchi Stew recipe for your reference.

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enjoy and eat well.

  1. ADSMR Kimchi Fried Rice
  2. Spaghetti Vongole
  3. Dalgona Coffee
  4. Tau Yew Bak 
  5. Pork Leg Cabbage

I have always love this dish. It is not easy to fine a local restaurant that serve a pretty good one. Could be cost of it is high. Cause of white wine that I use 150ml which is near to a actual serving glass. Sharing with all of you is my version of Spaghetti alle Vongole Recipe for less than 30 minutes cooking time. Hope suits you.

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

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Cook for 2

  1. 150 ml wine
  2. 600g clams
  3. 180g Spaghetti
  4. 30g garlic
  5. fresh rosemary

1. dry basil leaves (mccormick basil leaves brand pretty good cause its strong fragrant)

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Outback Jack – Semillon Souvignon Blanc 2017 – fruity and dry for easy drinking yet reasonable. Perfect for seafood and fishes.  Can be with any other white wine as your liking.

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Prepare Fresh Clams:

  1. Optional can be with any other hard shell seafood.
    1. wash clams in salt water for 45 minute
    2. after that rinse with water a few times to clean it off

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my cooking method:

  1. add in oil (agak agak – not too much)
  2. quick fry on garlic till aroma is out
  3. add in clams
  4. mix well with garlic for 3 minutes
  5. Seafood soup stock (best to have or find substitute) – add in 20 gram of chicken stock
  6. add in 20-30ml water
  7. add in Rosemary (1 stick is good enough but if you like it strong like me then 1nhalf stick of rosemary) – caution rosemary is strong herbs.
  8. Stir well for another 3-5 minutes – (depending on your pan)
  9. After 5-7 minutes prep  your spaghetti while shimmering your clams in medium fire.

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Last step: add in 150ml white wine before adding in spaghetti.

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Cooking Spaghetti:

  1. Add in half table spoon of butter
  2. dash of olive oil
  3. 2 pinch of salt
  4. San Remo Spaghetti – cook for 13 minutes

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after add in spaghetti, mix well for 3 – 4 minutes in high temperature till all the herbs coated onto the spaghetti. Then it is good to plate up.

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this is my quite prep of Spaghetti Vongole. A simple dish to prepare.

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Happy cooking for this home cook recipe.

My other cooking Recipe:

  1. ADSMR Kimchi Fried Rice
  2. Kimchi Jjigae
  3. Dalgona Coffee
  4. Tau Yew Bak 
  5. Pork Leg Cabbage

One of our favourite cooking dish when back in Uni days in Melbourne. Totally forgot out to cook this and lets re-start this again. We used to buy 5-10 packs of A1 curry chicken paste back for home cooking. Re-starting my Chin Chai cooking again during this MCO of 30 minutes quick cook on Malaysia Curry Chicken Recipe.

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Platting: up to you loh, how nice you want to plate it.

video prep at the bottom.

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Because of MCO, I only use what ingredients available in my house at the moment.


  1. Potato  – 750g
  2. Chicken – 800g
  3. onion slices – 85g
  4. fine cut onion – 80g
  5. garlic – 30g
  6. A1 Curry Chicken paste 1 pack. (if you want more fragrant thicker gravy, then use 2 packs)

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my cooking method:

  1. bit of oil into the pan (if measured estimated 4 tbs) make sure the pan is hot first.
  2. add in garlic quick stir fry of 30 seconds of garlic dig all the paste out
  3. stir fried the paste only for 5 minutes till it sting your nose (means it is ready)
  4. add in onion, stir fry it till all well coated
  5. Then add in chicken by pieces (as I do not want the chicken water into it)

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6. Stir fry till the paste all well coated onto the chicken

7. Best to add in water 3/4 of the chicken (or estimated 600-700ml water)

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Shimmer the chicken for 10 minutes in high heat. Then it is ready to serve. Do note to test your cooking in between the time frame. Bacause I add in too much water, I add in 2 pinch of sugar, 1 table spoon of soy sauce and 1 tea spoon of Korean spicy chili flakes.

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Scramble egg just for the side to make it fusion.

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30 minutes cook recipe for your quick curry chicken.

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If your curry chicken become thicken’s then it is not right. Curry chicken suppose to have the curry gravy slightly watery or 20% thick.

What yo use in my video is I have done wrong.

My other cooking Recipe:

  1. Kimchi Jjigae 
  2. Spaghetti Vongole
  3. Dalgona Coffee
  4. Tau Yew Bak 
  5. Pork Leg Cabbage

Since this is a big hype at the moment and read some comments that this is a very common drink in Korea. Dalgona coffe

Hence this #dalganocoffeechallenge is viral now. Everyone have their own secret recipe and this drink is very easy to make.

watch my youtube video on how to make Dalgano Coffee

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this is like the most hype thing during this MCO lockdown. Everyone is getting creative on their cooking, dessert, coffee and others.

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3 simple ingredient to mix it, with 3 spoonful each.

  1. 3 x spoonful of nescafe (not 3in1) have to be teh bji bji format
  2. 3 x spoonful of sugar
  3. 3 x spoonful of hot/warm water

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Whipped until your hand cramp and patah.  the texture should be smooth and thick (like melted chocolate). Use machine the best!

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final step – add in  milk as the base – then pour the thick dalgona coffee cream on top. It will float. If your recipe dalgona kopi tenggelam, means ratio or beating process it not right.

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My final product.

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Thick, creamy, and those of you find that the dalgona coffee could be too sweet, substitute it with brown sugar, and use kau kau coffee powder like Nescafe Classic Dark Roast!

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Enjoy your afternoon tea.

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