Adam & Poh's Malaysia in Australia

The dream team you never knew you needed, 8.30pm Thursdays on SBS Food.

A subsection of Malaysian and Singaporean cooking, Nyonya or Peranakan cuisine is best known for zesty laksas, dainty kuehs (sweets) and fiery sambal belachan....
Mie goreng has many guises and mie goreng three ways is one of them.
Uncovering the immigrant history of China's Hainanese chicken rice.
Celebrity chef Poh Ling Yeow's explosive energy and creative flair in the kitchen comes with ease, but it hasn't always been this way.
Junda Khoo says a good rempah recipe is all you need to master Malaysian cooking.

Favourites from Adam & Poh

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One of the most useful skills in wok cooking is blanching. Par-cooking vegetables before frying means they will cook faster and more completely when combined in the wok.
"When I was still living in Malaysia and in primary school, nasi lemak is what I had for recess every day. Traditionally, these are packaged in banana leaf, but...
It’s hard to imagine an easier dessert than this. Vietnamese coffee is known for its characteristic fragrance which pairs well with the mascarpone cream.
"Dumplings are the definitive Chinese peasant food but no matter where your cultural heritage lies, there's no denying these little parcels are the ultimate...
"I’m sure there isn’t a single person on the planet who doesn’t love breaking through the lightest of cake crusts into a warm, gooey pot of chocolate. This is my...
Sayur lodeh means “vegetables cooked in coconut milk” it’s a dish that has Indonesian origins from Java.
Perak is known for its different varieties of rendang. Terlagi-lagi means “more and more” and once you try this rendang you’ll see why.
This whole roast lamb is the ultimate celebration dish to feed a crowd. If there is no crowd to feed you could halve the marinade recipe, do just a leg at home...
The delicious fresh seafood from East Malaysia is the focus in this traditional dish from Sarawak. A specialty of the Melanau people, it’s similar to ceviche in...
Serunding daging is a very dry, flaky meat floss with flavours of rendang. A serving of coconut rice is the perfect vehicle to create a flavour-packed snack. This...
This is one of the most elusive laksa's in Malaysia. People from Sarawak love it, but it’s almost always made from the authentic pastes purchased in Sarawak and...
Forget everything you know about coconut-based laksa, this light, sour, and savoury seafood broth is garnished with sweet pineapple and lots of fresh herbs. 
Poh uses pre-toasted belacan for her spicy sambal. She cooks lobster pieces directly in the fresh sambal for maximum flavour.
This is a spin on otak-otak, a classic Malaysian dish where seasoned fish paste is grilled wrapped in a banana leaf packet. This version folds big chunks of...
This is the national dish of Malaysia, and while the number of versions may be endless, at its heart it’s coconut rice, a few textural accompaniments and a...
Poh puts all the hard work of Adam's seafood catch into a luxurious version of her family's lo mein recipe. Feel free to sub abalone for your seafood of choice.
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