Sunday, March 2, 2014

Lite Malaysian Favourites Cookbook

One of our culinary instructor and dietitian Ms Goo Chui Hoong has launched her 2nd cookbook entitled "Lite Malaysian Favourites". Ms Goo is one of the highest qualified dietitians in Malaysia.

The cookbook highlights simple guidelines on healthy eating and discusses what's wrong with Malaysian food. Learn about portion control and tips on healthy ways of food preparation. You will learn how to prepare healthy versions of Hainanese Chicken Rice, Nasi Lemak, Ikan Bakar, Otak-Otak, Beef Rendang and more.

Recipes are simple and easy to read. Instructions are easy to follow. There are 30 recipes in 4 categories - Carbohydrates, Proteins, Fruits & Vegetables and Snacks & Desserts, all healthy alternatives to Malaysian favourite recipes commonly found at hawker stalls or restaurants. Estimates of nutrient contents of each item in the recipes are compared to their less healthy counterparts.

The cookbook also shows you what are the healthy alternatives you can use in food preparation eg. low fat milk versus coconut milk or artificial sweetener versus sugar or condensed milk, how can healthy ingredients be incorporated into everyday Malaysian meals.

This cookbook is available for sale at RM39.90 in major bookstores or you can purchase from our website eStore at

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