ATOTB Kitchen Update: September Recipes

We’ve had a few crazy busy weeks of recipe development here at A Tale of Two Bougies Kitchen HQ. This past week has seen us committing to stepping outside our usual (very Asian-themed) box, and playing with flavours and techniques that are a little more unfamiliar and less frequently used in our kitchen. We’ve alsoContinue reading “ATOTB Kitchen Update: September Recipes”

Lucky Laksa: Chicken + Prawn Laksa Lemak revisited

Over a year ago, I posted my favourite recipe for Chicken + Prawn Laksa Lemak up on the blog, and this past weekend, I was lucky enough to revisit the recipe for a few of my absolute favourites. I was even fortunate enough to have the talented Michael Allen Photography around to take some snaps. Click hereContinue reading “Lucky Laksa: Chicken + Prawn Laksa Lemak revisited”

Pandan Chiffon Cake + Kaya (Coconut Jam) Lamingtons

Posted by Dani (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. Photography by Michael Allen Photography (@michael_allen_rodriguez). ‘STRAYA. MULTICULTURALISM. PARTY. CAKE. MULTICULTURAL PARTY CAKE. Chiffon cake recipe adapted from Poh Ling Yeow’s ‘Poh’s Kitchen’. Kaya Jam recipe adapted from Billy Law’s ‘A Table for Two’. Pandan Chiffon Cake + Kaya (Coconut Jam) Lamingtons Makes 25 For the Cake: 10 egg whitesContinue reading “Pandan Chiffon Cake + Kaya (Coconut Jam) Lamingtons”

Holy Mackerel: Assam Fish + REFRIED CHIPS

Posted by Dani (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. *Note: Aside from the title, I have decided that fish puns cod get out of hand and are a little overkrill (sorryyyyyy), so i’ve decided to stray away from them for the rest of this post before I get lost in a punderamic sea and lose all sense of porpoise,Continue reading “Holy Mackerel: Assam Fish + REFRIED CHIPS”

Chick it out! Pandan Fried Chicken (PFC)

Posted by Dani (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. Fried chicken is one of life’s greatest pleasures. Who doesn’t love the combination of salty and crunchy every once in a while? I have a friend (who shall remain entirely anonymous) who has been known to wink at the guy in the drive-thru at our local KFC in order toContinue reading “Chick it out! Pandan Fried Chicken (PFC)”

Noodlin’ Around: Chicken and Prawn Laksa Lemak

Posted by Dani (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. Laksa is probably in my top five favourite foods ever. I once challenged my brother on a family trip back to Singapore to eat a bowl of laksa for every main meal (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) for seven days. He gave up after only two days and I won. MyContinue reading “Noodlin’ Around: Chicken and Prawn Laksa Lemak”

Take a Bao: Vegan Curry + Coconut Bao

Posted by Dani (@danisunario), Melbourne. Pastry cooking is definitely not a forte of mine. I struggle to adhere strictly to measurements and cooking times and not just play it by ear/sight/feel/smell. In my mind, kneading dough seems too fidgety and messy, and there are so many variables that could possibly go wrong. It genuinely is aContinue reading “Take a Bao: Vegan Curry + Coconut Bao”