Friday, December 24, 2021

Zoey's Homemade Christmas Cookies DIY Kit

Yeah Yeah Yeah!
It's Christmas Eve today....

How are you going to spend your Christmas?
We decided to decorate our own Christmas Cookies...
And really get into the Christmas spirit together...
It's a super fun-filled mummy-kiddos bonding moment...

If you don't feels like doing any hectic baking...
This Christmas Cookies DIY Kit by Zoey's Homemade,
Is the perfect choice of all...
As it contains freshly baked homemade butter cookies...
And everything one's need,
To decorate the cookies beautifully, including:
Different colours of icing..
And Assorted sprinkle decoration....

It's so fun and easy to 'play'
Let's squish some creative juices together...

Christmas is a season of giving....
This DIY Kit is an awesome gift idea...
Let's everyone have fun,
With this Christmas Cookies DIY Kit, too!

Little princess decorated the most beautiful star...
She's indeed a shinning star,
In mummy's heart...

Little Prince's big mouth Gingerbread-man
Why big mouth?
To greet everyone and wish everyone..
Have a blast and joyful celebration ya~

Little baby prince's decorating his Christmas tree.....
Nope we didn't set up our own Xmas tree at home this year...
But Little baby prince get a chance to decorate..
An eat-able Christmas Tree!
Walloping all the Christmas spirit inside the tummy...

Even Mr. Dinosaur come and attending...
Our mini tea party,
And celebrate Xmas with us...
Hello, Mr. Dino....
Wanna have fun decorating,
With Zoey's Homemade Christmas Cookies DIY Kit, too?

And get yourself a complete DIY Kit, too!~

Enjoy and have fun!
Merry Christmas, everyone!

Thursday, December 2, 2021

5 teen chefs emerged as champions in Maggi®’s nationwide cooking competition

Photo provided by Maggi
The recently-concluded
MAGGI® Secondary School Cooking Competition 2021 (MSSCC 2021),
Organised in collaboration with the Ministry of Education Malaysia,
Returned this year with the theme
Anda & MAGGI, Sajikan Kelainan Untuk Inspirasi Harian
(You & MAGGI, Serving Different Dishes for Daily Inspiration),
Set to discover and nurture outstanding culinary talent
Amongst the youth in Malaysia. 

Approximately 1,000 aspiring young students,
Aged between 13 to 15 years old
From 350 schools across the nation displayed
Not just their extraordinary cooking talent,
But also to make the right nutritional choices
With the ‘Pinggan Sihat Malaysia
Or ‘Suku-Suku Separuh’
(Malaysian Healthy Plate / Quarter-Quarter Half)
Concepts towards building healthier eating habits. 

The MSSCC 2021 marks

MAGGI®’s 25th year of collaboration with

The Ministry of Education Malaysia,

Serving as a nurturing platform

For the younger generation to cultivate culinary and life skills,

Knowledge and self-efficacy

Which are critical towards confidence building

And character development in their lives. 

According to Geetha Balakrishna,

Business Executive Officer of MAGGI®,

Nestlé (Malaysia) Berhad,

“Catering to the new reality post COVID-19 pandemic,

We moved the competition from on ground activation

To a fully virtual platform for the first time this year,

Enabling all students to participate

Without compromising on health and safety.

As many school children are still staying home due to the pandemic,

This is the opportune time for them to cultivate their cooking skills.

This competition continues to serve as a platform

For these young talents to showcase their hidden talents

As well as a knowledge sharing opportunity

Through various educational modules by industry experts.” 

Participants were required to submit their recipes in a video format

And were judged based on the creative use of ingredients,

Cooking skills, presentation and culinary inspiration.

Four brand-new online learning modules via Google Classroom

Were also introduced through a collaboration

With celebrity Chefs and cooking personalities

To support the continuation of learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The four learning modules consists of: 

  • Healthy and Balanced Cooking’ with MAGGI® Chef, Chef Sharifah Hamidah and Nestlé Nutritionist Mrs. Ven Luan; 

  • Learning Food Safety and Hygiene’ with MAGGI® Chef, Chef Muluk

  • Professional Food Styling Tips’ with celebrity chef and TV host, Chef Sherson Lian; andBuilding your Self-confidence’ with Brand Ambassador for MAGGI® CukupRasa, Datin Paduka Eina Azman

Photo provided by Maggi

From a total of 16 winners representing 13 states and 3 federal territories,

5 national winners were eventually selected as champions,

Comprising of:

  • Rafidah Fitri Binti Hamidzol, 15, from SMK Syed Alwi, Perlis; 

  • Muhammad Faaris Salihin Bin Mohd Firdaus, 13, from Sekolah Sultan Alam Shah, Putrajaya; 

  • Nursyafiqah Binti Mohd Azmi, 14, from SMK Intan Perdana, Negeri Sembilan; 

  • Yap Mei Wei, 13, from SMJK Katholik, Selangor; and 

  • Jaymee Ong Miin Li, 15, from SMJK Heng Ee, Pulau Pinang.

According to Rafidah Fitri Binti Hamidzol,

The Grand Winner of MAGGI® Secondary School Cooking Competition 2021,

“My grandmother’s cooking was the inspiration

For my Mixed Herb Rice and Tilapia Wrap Satay

(Nasi Ulam & Sate Lilit Ikan Tilapia) recipes.

Among the ingredients that I used

Were herbs and vegetables that I grow around my home.

With this recipe,

I hope to reintroduce healthy, nutritious traditional cuisine

Especially to young Malaysians.”

First runner-up Muhammad Faaris Salihin Bin Mohd Firdaus,

Who prepared a Shrimp with Padang Sauce (Udang Sos Padang),

Said he was inspired to take up cooking after his mother passed away.

“I took up the responsibility of preparing the meals for my father and siblings.

I hope that my culinary efforts will bring a smile to their faces,” he said.

Other winning recipes include Nursyafiqah’s oil-free and nutritionally balanced Korean Egg Roll,

Yap Mei Wei’s Rainbow Fried Rice (Nasi Goreng Pelangi)

Which utilises colourful ingredients depicting hope, joy and success,

And Jaymee Ong’s Bird’s Nest (Sarang Burung) platter

That symbolises the bond between families. 

“We hope that these winners of the MAGGI® Secondary School Cooking Competition 2021

Will become role models amongst their peers

Who are looking to take up balanced homemade cooking,

Just as their parents and teachers were role models to them.

It has been an inspirational journey for us at MAGGI®

As we witnessed these amazing young cooks bring an abundance of energy,

Confidence, creativity and culinary skills to the table.

With continuous support from the Ministry,

Schools, teachers, parents and the community,

We are humbled that this competition continues

To support many young Malaysians

In developing their culinary talents

And enriching their knowledge

In making tasty and balanced meals,” added Geetha.

Get to know the 5 winners of

The MAGGI® Secondary School Cooking Competition

And their winning recipes on

Monday, November 29, 2021

Musical bread


In conjunction with,
Little baby prince's 
First online theory exam.....

Made this bread in black and white key's arrangement..
With musical mode on....

Good luck,
My dearest little baby prince...

Monday, November 15, 2021

Ayam Brand™ Community Care Campaign 2021 #AyamBersamaMu


Ayam Brand™, 
Famed for its quality, no preservatives and no added MSG, 
Healthy and convenient canned food, 
Is here for Malaysians 
With the return of the Ayam Brand Community Care Campaign 2021. 

Themed #AyamBersamaMu, 
It promotes healthier lifestyle choices 
Through the 3S concept of the Malaysian Healthy Plate, 
Nurtures livelihoods through the #AyamFutureCreator program 
While contributing two months’ supply of Ayam Brand products 
To participating homes.

This year’s campaign is fully virtual 
And SOP-compliant for the health and safety of all participants, 
Allowing experts dietitians 
From KPJ Damansara Specialist Hospital 
And 18 year old entrepreneur 
And well-known content creator 
Arianna Natasha of Arianna Kitchen 
To interact with children in all states.
It will aid and educate 1,500 children 
From 32 charity homes nationwide 
While providing them with more than 230,000 
Healthy Ayam Brand meals. 
This includes 172 children from Pusat Jagaan Hajjah Fatimah Abdullah,  
Pertubuhan Kebajikan dan Bimbingan At Taqwa, 
Persatuan Rumah Sayangan, 
Persatuan Rumah Kanak - Kanak Di Sayangi, 
And Lighthouse Children Welfare Home Assoc.  
According to Ayam Brand™ General Manager Ms Chin Lee Foon, 
The CSR campaign which is now in its fourteenth year 
Has contributed more than 2 million healthy meals 
To more than 25,000 people 
From 539 charity homes and NGOs.
“More Malaysians are now focused on 
Healthier lifestyles with many of us enjoy making our own meals. 
The Ayam Brand team considered this 
In creating the #AyamBersamaMu campaign 
So that it is timely, relevant and useful to all participants 
Giving them expert advice on better diets 
And inspiring them to be future content creators, 
While providing tangible support of 
Two months’ supply of our products 
For each participating home. 
In addition, 
#AyamFutureCreator participants 
Stand to win a total of RM6,000 
In Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN) SSPN saving plans,”
Ms Chin explains.
Each participating home has received 
An #AyamBersamaMu starter kit of kitchen utensils, 
Lighting, and filming accessories 
As well as Ayam Brand products 
For their journey towards becoming future creators. 
The two months’ supply of products include kids’ favourites 
That are high in protein and rich in Omega-3 
Namely Ayam Brand Tuna Mild and Spicy, 
Ayam Brand Saba Deli Natural 
And Ayam Brand Baked Bean Cheese.  

Ayam Brand emphasizes the contribution of its canned fish products 
As many charity homes lack regular access to fish 
Such as tuna and saba that are a good source of Omega-3, 
Which is an essential fatty acid that our body cannot produce.
Omega-3 may help to prevent coronary heart disease,
Promote healthy nerve activity,
Improve vitamin absorption, 
Maintain a healthy immune system 
And promote cell development. 
Omega 3 is also important 
In the development of vision and brain among children.

The KPJ Damansara’s Dietetic Services team 
Are providing a virtual workshop 
On the Malaysian Healthy Plate 
Popularly known as #SukuSukuSeparuh 
That recommends each daily meal to consist of a quarter protein, 
A quarter complex carbohydrates and half of fruits and vegetables, 
In portions based on the individual’s palm, fist and cupped palm size. 
This easy to visualize guide can be a guide for lifelong healthy eating.
“Prevention is better than cure, 
We are committed to reaching out to the community 
And sharing vital health knowledge. 
Teaching the young about living a healthy life 
Helps to create a healthier nation 
For the future especially during the pandemic. 
#SukuSukuSeparuh is easy for children and adults 
To grasp to follow for a healthier lifestyle,” 
Says Ms Rushda Adiba Ismail, 
Dietitian at KPJ Damansara Specialist Hospital.

The Ayam Brand Show Us Your Healthy Plate competition 
Saw teams from each home, 
Assembling healthy meals based on #SukuSukuSeparuh guides. 
The top three teams for each state will receive trophies, 
Certificates of participation and customised lunchboxes.

 Arianna Natasha, 
The 18-year-old founder of Arianna Kitchen 
And self-taught content creator 
Has almost 400,000 Instagram followers 
Proved an excellent mentor for the children 
Through the easily relatable #AyamFutureCreator workshop session. 
“I wish there had been a program like this 
When I started as a content creator. 
Content creation is hard work that requires skill, 
Patience, and creativity. 
It can be a good career 
And the start of an online business for these kids, 
Providing them with livelihood 
Through the #AyamFutureCreator program,” 
Arianna shares, 
Adding that Ayam Brand sandwiches 
Were among the earliest snacks 
She learned how to prepare for herself as a child. 
“It is amazing that I’m working with 
One of my favourite food brands and get to mentor others.”
The #AyamFutureCreator competition 
Requires teams of children to create a 1 to 3 minute cooking video 
Using Ayam Brand products, 
Using #SukuSukuSeparuh Malaysian Healthy Plate principles, 
Based on the tutorial by Arianna. 
The kids will need to film, edit, tag, hashtag 
And promote the video on social media 
To hone their skills as content creators. 
Arianna, the Ayam Brand team 
And the KPJ Damansara Dietetic team 
Will decide on the winners, 
Who stand to win a total of RM6,000 in PTPTN SSPN saving plans.
“We have not had events 
Since the pandemic began as we follow SOPs closely. 
The kids have been so excited 
By the #AyamBersamaMu virtual event. 
They enjoyed the #SukuSukuSeparuh workshop, 
Even the adults found it very useful for our own meal planning. 
They loved the #AyamFutureCreator workshop 
Because all of them would like to be famous content creators. 

Our thanks to Ayam Brand™ for supporting NGOs for many years. 
We are glad to be selected 
Because the two months’ supply of products 
Will see us through times like these when donations are scarce. 
Our thanks to Ayam Brand™ for always being with us 
And caring for the community,” 
Explains Mrs Norhayati of Pertubuhan Kebajikan dan Bimbingan At Taqwa.
“I need to eat more vegetables, fruits, protein and Omega-3 
To be healthy and grow tall and strong. 
I think I can win the #AyamFutureCreator competition, 
And start my own business like Kak Ary. 
Thank you Ayam Brand for helping me become a future creator!” 
Says one of the participants.

To find out more about 
The #AyamBersamaMu CSR campaign 
And #AyamFutureCreator program 

Friday, November 12, 2021

Zoey's Homemade Kid's Choice Combo


Take a look at this colourful kid's choice combo,
I'm sure it's not only irresistible by kids,
Even adults, 
Also can't resist the charm-ness of the food appearance!

No wonder it's all-time bestsellers for Zoey's homemade..
This combo, 
Consist of kids' favourite choices,
Especially my kiddos....

Homemade Chicken Nugget (500gm)
Marshmallow Bun (45-50pcs)
Handmade Unicorn Noodles (400gm)
Homemade Luncheon Meat (450gm)
Healthy Cartoon Fish Cake (300gm)
Carbonara Sauce (280gm)
Imported Potato Tots (500gm)

And it comes with one free cartoon bowl...

As a mummy,
I truly love it as the preparation is super duper easy...
And I feels so satisfied,
When I see my kids eat until the plate 'licin-licin'
Truly fingers' lickin' good foodie!~

See how magical and colourful unicorn noodles are...
Just boiled the noodles and reheat the carbonara sauce,
+ Put the nugget inside my air fryer....
My kids get to enjoy the best meal ever...
Most importantly,
It's super healthy!

The Magical Unicorn Noodles,
Is made from 100% organic unbleached wheat flour,
With fresh fruits and vegetables purees...
Besides attractive unicorn colours,
These noodles have smooth texture,
And can taste a light fruity aroma in every bite...
So yummy!
So tasty!

Dragon fruit puree - pink pinky
Pumpkin puree - orange-y
Purple sweet potatoes puree - purple-ish
Bluepea flower juice - greyish blue
Papaya Puree - orange-reddish..
That makes complete set of unicorn colours!

Super love the colourful combination of marshmallow bun...
It is made from pumpkin puree, purple sweet potato puree,
Pandan juice, blue pea flower juice,
Black sesame & red yeast rice,
Specially added extra virgin coconut oil,
And Australia fresh milk,
Which makes it most fragrant and healthiest mantou...

I like the size of the little bun..
Just nice to throw the whole bun into the mouth..
And enjoy chewing the bun in the mouth...

Healthy cartoon fish cake,
Is a perfect combination,
With the free cartoon bowl..

It is freshly made from fresh mackerel fish,
Fresh chicken breast added with various flavour,
From edamame, carrot and corn..
The colours are truly natural...
Indeed extraordinary fish cake!~

The potato tots are made from 100% imported real poatoes,
With no trans-fat and cholesterol-free....
Perfect snack for my kiddos...
Gobbling all of it in no time!~

Homemade Chicken Nugget,
100% fresh chicken breast and natural ingredients..

Simply yummilicious!

Homemade cheesy luncheon meat
Is freshly made from local farm pork,
And important cheese from Germany....
Healthiest and highest % of meat content...
The richness of chesse,
Perfectly blend in the luncheon meat..

The most magical part for this...
Homemade cheesy luncheon meat is..
Even little baby prince whom never ever willing to eat cheese,
Actually ate and said it's tasty!~

Feels like wanna buy this Kid's Choice Combo for your little ones?...