If you were to travel, what would be the best part of the experience that you enjoy the most? I bet your answer must be food hunting! But since COVID-19 is still around, there is not much chance for families to go \u201cjalan-jalan cari makan\u201d and enjoy local delicacies. However, this should not ruin your love for food hunting. Why not create your own \u201cjalan-jalan cari makan\u201d at home with the kids? Get them involved in the kitchen and whip up some of Malaysia's best for breakfast, lunch, and tea time. They are seriously easy to make. Have a look at the recipes below and enjoy! Have Nasi Kerabu For Breakfast Photo credit: orders.my Nasi Kerabu is a blue-coloured rice served with vegetables, sambal nyior\u00a0or coconut condiment, some tasty Kelantanese sauces, and grilled meat or fried fish. This dish is very popular during breakfast in the Northern part of Malaysia. Drooling already, mummies? Here are the steps to make this delicious dish:\u00a0 Blue rice Ingredients: \t1 piece of lemongrass (lightly pounded) \t6 pieces of kaffir leaves\u00a0 \tRice\u00a0 \tBlue pea flower (you may use food colouring) Steps: \t Combine all ingredients and cook rice as usual.\u00a0 Sambal nyior (coconut condiment) Ingredients: \t1 piece of grated coconut \t6 selayang fish \t2 pieces of lemongrass \t7 pieces red onions \t2 slices of ginger \tA pinch of black pepper \tA pinch of salt \tA pinch of sugar Steps:\u00a0 \tFry coconut without oil until golden brown.\u00a0 \tBoil Selayang fish with a little bit of salt. Once cooked, separate the meat and the bones (We are going to use the meat only).\u00a0 \tFry the fish meat without oil until dry. Move aside.\u00a0 \tSlice lemongrass finely. Then, pound with red onions, ginger and a little bit of black pepper. \tAdd the fried fish meat. \tPound the fried coconut. Then, mix all the ingredients with salt and sugar to taste.\u00a0 Sambal budu Ingredients: \t2 pieces of lemongrass (1 to be pounded, 1 to be blended) \t5 pieces of garlic \t3 slices of ginger \t10 dried chillies \t2 tablespoons brown sugar \t5 tablespoons budu\u00a0 \t\u00bd cup of coconut milk \t1 piece of tamarind slice \tA pinch of salt Steps: \tBlend lemongrass, red onions, garlic, ginger, dried chillies, and brown sugar.\u00a0 \tPut 2 tablespoons of cooking oil into a wok. Then, add in all the blended ingredients with pounded lemongrass. Cook thoroughly. \tAdd in coconut milk, tamarind slice, and budu. Saut\u00e9 them all together. \tAdd a pinch of salt to taste.\u00a0 Sambal cuka Credit: Nora Azni Facebook Ingredients: \tChilli padi \t1 teaspoon vinegar \tA pinch of salt \t1 piece of lime (squeezed) Steps: \tBlend chilli padi. \u00a0Mix all ingredients.\u00a0 Ulam or vegetables Ingredients: \tLemongrass \tLong beans \tBunga kantan or ginger flower \tBean sprouts \tCabbage \tDaun kesum or laksa leaves \tCucumber \tLime\u00a0 Steps: \tSlice all vegetables. Grilled meat Ingredients: \t\u00bdkg meat \t1 lemongrass \t3 slices of ginger \t3 slices of galangal \t3 red onions \t2 garlic \tSalt to taste \t1 tablespoon sugar Steps: \tBlend lemongrass, ginger, galangal, red onions, and garlic. \tMarinade the meat with the blended ingredients for one night. \tGrill until cooked.\u00a0 Other than grilled meat, you can have your Nasi Kerabu with fried fish and salted eggs.\u00a0 And moving on to our next recipe for lunch!\u00a0 What's For Lunch? Laksa Penang! Photo credit: www.anekaresepi.com For lunch, let\u2019s recreate the famous Laksa Penang! The recipe below is the easiest for busy mummies, with just mainly using canned sardines. This dish is definitely a winner to make with your kids at home. Wait no more, mummies. Let\u2019s go straight to the recipe! Ingredients:\u00a0 \tBlend 3 big red onions, 8 dried chillies, 1 ginger flower, \u00bd inch belacan\u00a0 \t2 tins of sardines\u00a0 \t1.5L to 2L water \t1 ginger flower (cut into 4 big pieces) \t4 daun kesum \t8 pieces of tamarind slices\u00a0\u00a0 \tSalt to taste \t1 packet of dried laksa \tVegetables: cucumber, lime, red onions Steps: \tPour all ingredients (except laksa and vegetables) in a big pot. And let the mixture cook thoroughly.\u00a0 \tIn the meantime, boil a pot of water to simmer and hydrate the dried laksa.\u00a0 \tThinly slice the vegetables before serving. And there you have it... easy peasy! Now, let's have some tea, shall we? It's Tea Time With Rojak Mamak Photo credit: Pinterest.com What\u2019s for tea time, mummies? Let\u2019s change it up a little and go for everyone's favourite: Rojak Mamak! Try savouring every bite when it is raining \u2013 fuhhh\u2026 marvellous! I believe your kids will enjoy it, too. So, here is how you can make this iconic dish:\u00a0 Ingredients: \tFried tofu \tBoiled potato (cut into big chunks) \tBoiled eggs \tBean sprouts \tCucumber (thinly sliced) \tYellow noodles For sauce: \t8\u201310 pieces of dried chillies (blended) \t\u00bd cups of blended peanuts \t2 tablespoons cornflour \t2 tablespoons sugar \t1\u20132 pieces of garlic \t1 cup of water \tSalt to taste Steps: \tSaut\u00e9 garlic and dried chillies until cooked. \tAdd peanuts and water. \tAdd sugar and salt to taste. \tAnd lastly, add cornflour (mixed with a little bit of water) to thicken the sauce. \tIt is ready to be served! And there you go, mummies! A complete menu for your "jalan-jalan cari makan" at home from breakfast until tea time. So, mummies, take this time to bond with your kids while enjoying the taste of Malaysia's famous traditional dishes, homemade style! Year-end holidays are great in so many ways, especially when you have fun family activities to fill up your time. For more fun-filled holiday ideas right within your home, visit our Cuti-Cuti Family articles here!