Cookbook Giveaway - The Malaysian Kitchen

The Malaysian Kitchen: 150 Recipes for Simple Home Cooking by Christina Arokiasamy is a balance of authentic Malaysian favorites like Beef Rendang and Char Kway Teow Noodles, while also sharing her own modern iterations.

Vivid on-location photography by David Hagerman takes the reader into the spice markets, coffee houses, fishing villages, and kitchen gardens that inspired each recipe and food photography by Penny De Los Santos brings those recipes to life.

For more information on this cookbook, please see our review post which shares a recipe for Malaysian Wok-Fried Spaghetti with Kale and Sambal. 

We are pleased to offer three copies of this title to our EYB Members in the US. One of the entry options is to answer the following question in the comments section of this blog post.

Which recipe in the index would you like to try first?

Please note that you must be logged into the Rafflecopter contest before posting or your entry won't be counted. Please be sure to check your spam filters to make sure you receive our email notifications. Prizes can take up to 6 weeks to arrive from the publishers. If you are not already a Member, you can join at no cost. The contest ends at midnight on August 29th, 2017.



  • joanhuguet  on  7/20/2017 at 4:43 PM

    the curried beef with okra.

  • FaithB  on  7/20/2017 at 4:49 PM

    I'd go for the Five-spice barbecue-roasted pork.

  • Jasamuel33  on  7/20/2017 at 5:29 PM

    I would love to try the Herbed Popovers since I struggle with making these treats, it would be a great way to build my confidence.

  • motherofpearl81  on  7/20/2017 at 6:54 PM

    Fish and rice vermicelli soup with lemongrass

  • PennyG  on  7/20/2017 at 7:38 PM

    Salmon in Creamy Tikka Masala - yum!

  • Blaider  on  7/20/2017 at 7:47 PM

    Fragrant coconut rice

  • hirsheys  on  7/20/2017 at 8:21 PM

    Traditional Malaysian stir-fried noodles (Mamak mee goreng) - looks fantastic.

  • heyjude  on  7/20/2017 at 8:21 PM

    Perfect Peanut Sauce

  • lgroom  on  7/20/2017 at 8:52 PM

    The curried beef with okra -- I'm one of those kooks who loves okra.

  • EmilyR  on  7/20/2017 at 10:23 PM

    Hainanese chicken rice

  • stockholm28  on  7/20/2017 at 11:16 PM

    perfect peanut sauce

  • BethanyMeira  on  7/20/2017 at 11:30 PM

    Rice noodle salad with shrimp and coconut!

  • TrishaCP  on  7/21/2017 at 6:01 AM

    Mee goreng

  • cora429  on  7/21/2017 at 7:15 AM

    Grilled skirt steak rendang

  • vickster  on  7/21/2017 at 7:33 AM

    Malaysian Korma Vegetables

  • sarahawker  on  7/21/2017 at 8:26 AM

    Chicken laksa

  • sipa  on  7/21/2017 at 8:41 AM

    Roti Canai.

  • laffersk  on  7/21/2017 at 10:26 AM

    Cilantro mint vinaigrette

  • Siegal  on  7/21/2017 at 11:50 AM

    I want to make tamarind water

  • love2chow  on  7/21/2017 at 1:06 PM

    Broiled black cod laksa

  • mpdeb98  on  7/21/2017 at 6:34 PM

    Portuguese debal pork

  • JulesLP  on  7/22/2017 at 9:52 AM

    Pineapple fried rice with chicken and cashews

  • lpatterson412  on  7/22/2017 at 3:24 PM

    I would love to experiment with there curry dishes, I am looking for a good one!

  • powellsuz8  on  7/23/2017 at 4:52 PM

    How can I just pick one? They all sound delicious but I am a sucker for pastes, curries and sambals!

  • sgump  on  7/23/2017 at 5:25 PM

    I'd try the red lentil and chickpea soup with mint!

  • Katiefayhutson  on  7/23/2017 at 10:09 PM

    Stir fried Asian greens with garlic and oyster sauce

  • skipeterson  on  7/24/2017 at 2:14 PM

    Malaccan-Portuguese spicy halibut soup

  • alemily  on  7/24/2017 at 4:47 PM

    Tilapia baked in coconut sambal

  • kitchenclimbers  on  7/26/2017 at 4:52 PM

    herbed popovers

  • abihamm  on  7/26/2017 at 5:29 PM

    Crispy cod in sweet-and-sour sauce

  • sequoia55  on  7/27/2017 at 1:22 AM

    Salmon in Creamy Tikka Masala

  • laney_cooks  on  7/27/2017 at 9:56 AM

    Perfect Peanut Sauce - one of my favorite condiments

  • rchesser  on  7/27/2017 at 3:18 PM

    Prawn masala in basil cream sauce

  • meggan  on  7/28/2017 at 8:40 AM

    I love laksa so probably chicken laksa.

  • LaurenE  on  7/28/2017 at 10:04 AM

    Malaysian-style chicken soup with potatoes and carrots (Soto ayam)

  • monique.potel  on  7/28/2017 at 10:34 AM

    Crispy cod in sweet-and-sour sauce

  • stargirl  on  7/28/2017 at 4:54 PM

    Prawn masala in basil cream sauce

  • fbrunetti  on  7/29/2017 at 10:40 AM

    Pork spareribs in Malaysian BBQ sauce

  • TheSpicedLife  on  7/29/2017 at 9:40 PM

    Stir-fried asparagus with sambal belachan

  • matag  on  7/30/2017 at 12:09 PM

    Penang's famous char kway teow

  • horselady57  on  7/31/2017 at 2:55 PM

    The Yellow lentil soup with cauliflower and spinach sounds interesting and tasty!

  • jstrache  on  8/1/2017 at 9:46 PM

    Spicy avocado-tamarind dressing

  • jim.windle  on  8/4/2017 at 5:17 PM

    Braised pork belly with soy garlic sauce

  • boulder42  on  8/4/2017 at 5:36 PM

    Laksa chile paste

  • gypsymagic  on  8/4/2017 at 7:31 PM

    Kopi tiam pork tenderloin in black pepper sauce !

  • camtncook  on  8/4/2017 at 8:17 PM

    Fried Garlic in Oil

  • choppergirl  on  8/4/2017 at 8:22 PM

    Simple Malaysian chicken soup

  • NaomiH  on  8/5/2017 at 8:42 AM

    Okra with tomato and onion masala

  • br22  on  8/6/2017 at 8:43 AM

    The Five Spice Savory Potatoes sound great!

  • allthatsleftarethecrumbs  on  8/6/2017 at 1:34 PM

    Malaysian korma vegetables.

  • FrenchCreekBaker  on  8/6/2017 at 1:58 PM

    Lavender lemon posset with candied lemon peel (page 152) from Green Plate Special

  • BuenProvecho  on  8/6/2017 at 5:03 PM

    I'd try the Sambal Ulek; have had it before in a salad, but have never seen the ingredient list.

  • RSW  on  8/6/2017 at 7:00 PM

    Red lentil and chickpea soup with mint

  • Ordinaryblogger  on  8/7/2017 at 6:32 AM

    stir fried asparagus

  • tcjanes  on  8/7/2017 at 5:08 PM

    Salmon in Creamy Tikka Masala.

  • DarcyVaughn  on  8/8/2017 at 12:25 AM

    Tamarind fish curry

  • silversand  on  8/8/2017 at 12:32 PM

    Chicken and sweet potato curry puffs :)

  • Stenerson  on  8/8/2017 at 1:27 PM

    Pineapple Fried Rice *drool*

  • VickieDLP  on  8/9/2017 at 2:35 AM

    Nasi Goreng!

  • Jenamarie  on  8/9/2017 at 12:55 PM

    Broiled black cod laksa

  • hibeez  on  8/10/2017 at 9:19 AM

    I love Chicken Tikka Masala - so I like Salmon in Creamy Tikka Masala sauce.

  • sarahcooks  on  8/11/2017 at 4:45 PM

    Malaysian chicken curry

  • akrupnick  on  8/11/2017 at 9:13 PM

    Butternut squash in coconut milk

  • t.t  on  8/13/2017 at 11:24 PM

    Red lentil and chickpea soup with mint

  • thecharlah  on  8/14/2017 at 8:19 PM

    Malaccan-Portuguese spicy halibut soup

  • kmn4  on  8/16/2017 at 9:52 AM

    Okra with tomato and onion masala

  • orchidlady01  on  8/18/2017 at 3:45 AM

    Red lentil and rice soup

  • Scotsman61  on  8/18/2017 at 10:31 PM

    Grilled skirt steak rendang

  • auntietina  on  8/22/2017 at 4:57 PM

    Sweet mango and cashew salad with chili-lime dressing

  • dna  on  8/24/2017 at 3:46 AM

    Yellow lentil soup with cauliflower and spinach

  • Dechen  on  8/24/2017 at 9:52 AM

    Malay style chicken rice

  • lean1  on  8/24/2017 at 6:02 PM

    Perfect peanut sauce would be my first choice!

  • stephanieyee  on  8/27/2017 at 11:12 PM

    Red lentil and rice soup

  • Rinshin  on  8/29/2017 at 3:51 PM


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