Spices & Herbs
Hello Cooks! I dedicate this page to all cooking beginners and amateurs who have just got acquaintaned with cooking. When I was a beginner myself, I had to make sure that I know the names of spices and herbs mentioned in the various recipes. It makes grocery shopping and cooking much more easier. So if any of you need some reference to the recipes in this blog, you can always hop on this page for a better picture!
As much as I can, I will gradually update and add to the collection of spices and herbs list on this page including their names in English and Malay. So in the meantime, I hope what is available here is of help.
English: Cinnamon / Malay: Kayu Manis
English: Clove / Malay: Bunga Cengkih
English: Cardamom / Malay: Buah Pelaga
English: Star Anise / Malay: Bunga Lawang
English: Fish or Seafood Seasoning Spice / Malay: Halba Campur or Rempah Tumis Ikan
English: Coriander Seeds / Malay: Ketumbar
English: Fennel Seeds / Malay: Jintan Halus or Jintan Manis
English: Cumin Seeds / Malay: Jintan Kasar or Jintan Putih
English: Bay Laurel / Bay Leaf / Malay: Daun Salam
(used mostly in Mediterranean or Italian cooking)