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. Earn...
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...
Junda Khoo marries the novelty of a packet noodle with the luxury of truffle in his signature recipe. You can find the dish occasionally on special at his Ho Jiak...
These mixed noodles are popular in Kuching’s Chinese community. It comes in light, dark and red varieties, but this light variety is most popular.
Kueh koci are a vibrant Malaysian dessert consisting of a coconut and palm-sugar filling in a rice and sweet potato dough, wrapped in banana leaves.
This dish was created for the royal family of Pahang and in Malaysia uses small, sweet bananas. In Australia we don't have as many varieties of banana readily...
Roti ('bread' in several languages, including Malay) is Indian by origin, but almost universal in Asian kitchens. It's commonly served in Malaysia with spicy...
A Malaysian stew with tender pieces of rabbit  cooked in aromatic spices, soy sauce and chillies.
This rice salad exists in many different varieties around Malaysia. Nyonya ones contain all kinds of ingredients from salted egg and fish to aromatics like...
Fresh Tassie oysters served with a spicy Malaysian relish of Asian shallots,lime juice and soy sauce.
Kerabu are Malay salads that use local ingredients mixed in a spicy dressing, often including sambal belacan and coconut milk. This version used fresh Bruny...
A good satay should taste delicious even without a sauce. Give the chicken a long marinade and season it well, then grill and serve with Poh’s delicious Nyona...
Asam pedas means ‘sour and spicy’ and this version uses sour and spicy Australian native ingredients. In Malaysia it’s made with fish or stingray, but I’m making...
A classic, crisp fried pastry filled with beef mince, potato and spices that's found across Asian cuisines. Perfect as an entrée to your favourite curry.