Is it man tao, man tou, manthao or manthou?

The problem with the English version of Chinese names of food is how the spelling follows how the Chinese name sounds. Take, for instance, the sweet bun that is often referred to as man tao, the bread used for making cua pao. Back when I made that cua pao … [Read more...]

How to make: Roti John

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When Speedy saw Bobby Chin making Roti John in an episode of Cafe Asia, he promised he'd make Roti John at home. And he did.A popular hawker food in Malaysia and Singapore, Roti John is a sandwich and omelet in one. Beef, eggs, chopped shallots and … [Read more...]