Food Matching and Recipes
These ‘tacos de camarones’ are great for an informal gathering, just arrange everything on the table for guests to assemble their own tacos. It can get messy, so provide finger bowls or large serviettes, and thin the crème fraîche to the consistency of mayonnaise and put it in a squeeze bottle to make it easier to use.
Pressed rice cakes ('nasi impit' in Malay), are a popular accompaniment to satay. They are commonly made with broken rice, which, as the name suggests, are rice grains broken during the milling process; it’s available from Asian grocers and has a different texture to regular rice, but if it’s not available you could use regular... more
Making coconut cream and milk is easy – and the taste difference between fresh and canned is huge. If you don't have time to make your own, buy a good brand of coconut milk (such as Ayam) where the thick coconut cream settles at the top of the can and use that to fry the paste. Some canned coconut milk may not separate into a thick