Cekodok


Light snack for breakfast or tea time.

Cekodok… This traditional Malay fritters snack tastes quite nice. The outer layer is crispy and it is soft inside. It is actually quite similar to Kyrgyz ‘borsok‘, but in borsok yeast is used to rise the dough and it has no filling. Nevertheless, both cekodok and borsok are my family’s favorites.

Cekodok taste great as eaten with chilli sauce

My kids love this snack very much, especially my fussy eater as well as vegetarian son (he is now better, started eating chicken nuggets :). Continue reading “Cekodok”

Potato Tortilla

Nice to be back again after a long busy and joyous Eid celebration… Still not too late to wish Eid mubarak to all Muslims out there.

When “Tortilla” is mentioned, the first thing comes to my mind is the Mexican flatbread made of corn. This tortilla is usually a perfect compliment to Chicken Fajitas or classically eaten with creamy butter. However, in Spain Tortilla refers to an omelette, simply an egg omelette added with other ingredients like potatoes and onion. What an amazing discovery I made with my venture into international cuisine.

Amazing layers of Potato Tortilla

In Spain this omelette is known as Tortilla de Patatas which refers to potatoes of course. This delicious thick layers of potatoes and onion omelette can be eaten at any time of the day. It is great by itself and very fulfilling as a light snack accompanied Continue reading “Potato Tortilla”