'Amirah Ayob

Selangor, MY


Illustrator and designer based in Malaysia.

Recipes By 'Amirah Ayob

Tropical Gem: Bunga Kantan by 'Amirah Ayob

Selangor, MY


Bunga Kantan (a.k.a Torch Ginger Flower) is widely used in Southeast Asian cuisine and particularly in Malaysia, it's indispensable for certain types of dishes such as Asam Pedas, Nyonya Laksa and Nasi Kerabu. It's a famous ingredient especially in the Malay and Baba & Nyonya culture. Bunga Kantan is mainly used in stews and raw salad for its aromatic fragrance and distinctive taste.