About Rasa Malaysia
Bee Yinn Low in the kitchen. Photography by Jennifer Chong.
Hello, my name is Bee. Founded in 2006, Rasa Malaysia is a recipes website with over 800 easy recipes, from Chinese, Malaysian, Japanese, to Thai, Vietnamese, Indian recipes, and more. The site also offers many baking recipes, dessert recipes, and American recipes catered specifically to my American readers and audience. All recipes on Rasa Malaysia are easy, delicious, tried, tested, and work. Many readers cook from my recipes on a daily basis and have wonderful and delicious results. Currently, Rasa Malaysia has a social media following of over 2 million fans across all channels.
I am also a cookbook author, professional recipe developer, and content publisher. I am currently based in Irvine, California, USA. Born and raised in Penang, Malaysia, I was exposed to all sorts of cooking styles since I was little. My first cookbook “Easy Chinese Recipes” is currently one of the best selling Chinese cookbook on Amazon, and constantly ranked number 1 in its category. As a recipe developer, I work brands such as Mizkan America, Red Boat Fish Sauce, WorldFoods, Betty Crocker, and more. Rasa Malaysia is the biggest Asian recipes and cooking blog on the Internet.
I work with many brands on product endorsement, recipe development, advertising, sponsorship, giveaways, product reviews or cooking demo. To work with me, please fill in the contact form or email me directly at email@example.com. (Media Kit is available upon request.) To join my growing fan base and community, please check out Rasa Malaysia’s Facebook Fan Pages here, follow all my boards on Pinterest, join me on Twitter, Google+, or Instagram at @rasamalaysia.
Rasa Malaysia has been featured by major press and food publications, including Saveur magazine, Bon Appetit, Monocle Magazine, Lonely Planet, The New York Times, Theme Magazine, Serious Eats, Huffington Post, Mashable, BuzzFeed, Design Sponge, Apartment Therapy, and so much more!
- Monocle Magazine Soft Power (Issue #69): Matter of Taste, Malaysian Food.
- The Daily Meal: #9 – Top 25 Food Blogs of 2013
- Lonely Planet: Malaysia, Singapore, and Brunei Travel Guide, 12th Edition
- The Daily Meal: 25 Food Blogs of 2012
- Babble Top 100 Mom Food Blogs 2012: Rasa Malaysia
- The Daily Meal: 25 Top Food Blogs of 2011, Back to Basics: Asian Cuisine
- Saveur, Sept 29: Worldwide Feast: 55 Great Global Food Blogs
- Taste and Tell: Blogger Spotlight
- Flipboard Food & Dining: Featured Site
- Yum Food and Fun Magazine, Feb/March 2011 issue
- Saveur, January/February 2010 issue: Saveur 100 Lingham’s Hot Sauce
- Budget Travel (US), May 2011 issue
- The New York Times: Yes, MSG, the Secret Behind the Savor
- Saveur, May 2009 issue: Lettuce-wrapped Chicken recipe
- Huffington Post Food: June 1, 2010
- Saveur.com: Sites We Love
- Bon Appetit: Blog Envy
- Lonely Planet: Mmmmmarvelous Malay
- Theme magazine, Feb/March 2009 issue: Gastroporn
- Yahoo: 11 ways to eat the 11 best healthy foods that you aren’t eating
- Mashable: Tasty Tweets: 55+ Foodies to Follow
- Serious Eats: Cheddar Bay Biscuits of Self-Loathing, Black Cod with Miso, Taiwanese-style Clams
- Slashfood: The only thing I’d want to eat at Red Lobster, Nasi Lemak, Stir-fried Brussels Sprouts with Dried Sole, Food Bloggers Fight Content Thieves
- Apartment Therapy’s The Kitchn: Recipe Recommendation: Rasa Malaysia’s Chili Crab, Recipe Recommendation: Rasa Malaysia’s Creamy Butter Crab, Oranges and Dumplings: 10 Recipes for Chinese New Year, More Chinese New Year Recipes from Rasa Malaysia, Slinks: Surreptitious web links to other good sites
- OregonLive.com: What we like to read, watch, click on “…Rasa Malaysia writes about Malaysian cuisine—arguably the final frontier of Asian cooking.”
- BlogHer: Chinese New Year Ideas to Help You Celebrate!
- The Village Voice: Rasa Malaysia launches Nyonya Food Site
- Guide to Culinary Schools: 50 Best Twittering Chefs #24
- The Star Newspaper: September 2013
- Malaysian Women Weekly Magazine: July 2012
- Malaysian Women Weekly Magazine: April 2012
- Aquila Asia, July – Aug 2011: Asian Sensations
- Elements Magazine: Exclusive interview with Bee Yinn Low
- Dine Malaysia: Malaysia’s Favourite Floggers
- Life & Style Malaysia: Personality of the Week
- Life & Style Malaysia: Rasa Malaysia Penang Culinary Tour
- Guardian.co.uk: Consider the Dumplings
- Malaysia Airlines Going Places In-flight Magazine, April 2010: Surfing for Food
- SilkAir, Singapore: Tastes of Asia
- WeAreHQ, United Kingdom: WeAre Speaking To Bee Yinn Low
- The Star, Malaysia:Blogger’s Choice
- Kwong Wah Yit Pow (光华日报), Malaysia: Full-page feature interview
- The New Straits Times, Malaysia: Savouring the Taste of Malaysia
- Capturing Penang & iGeorgetown, Penang, Malaysia: Taste of Penang through Rasa Malaysia
- The New Sabah Times, Malaysia: The Paragons of Food, Rasa Malaysia (two full-page interviews; no digital copies)
- Delhi Press, India: Banana Nut Muffins Recipe (no digital copy)
EASY CHINESE RECIPES COOKBOOK REVIEWS & PRESS MENTIONS
- Flavor and Fortune: Review
- LA Weekly, Oct 28, 2011: Review
- Tampa Tribune, September 13, 2011: Recipe Lost and Found: Shrimp Fried Rice
- Library Journal, September 15, 2011: Review
- Apartment Therapy The Kitchn: Pork Dumpling Soup
- Design Sponge: In the Kitchen with Bee Yinn Low
- Babble.com, September 28, 2011: Easy Chinese Recipes: Sweet and Sour Pork & Giveaway
- Yummly.com, October 13, 2011: Simple Egg Drop Soup
- DavidLebovitz.com, December 5, 2011: Favorite Cookbooks of 2011
- World Journal 世界日报, Sept 18, 2011: Interview
- Examiner, September 9, 2011: Rasa Malaysia Food Blogger Releases New Cookbook
- The Orange County Register, September 2, 2011: Popular Irvine Blogger to Release Cookbook
- Audrey Magazine, Fall 2011: Review
- Flavours Magazine, September/October, 2011: Review
- Menuism, September, 2011: Interview
- Travel & Leisure Southeast Asia, September 2011: Insider Books
- Style Magazine, Singapore, August 2011: Review
- The Daring Kitchen, September 2011: Review
- Glow Magazine, October 2011, Malaysia: Review
- Lifewise Magazine, September-October 2011, Singapore: Feature
- Dine Malaysia: Review
- OZIP Magazine, Australia, September 2011: Review
- Delicious Days, October 6, 2011: Review
- Foodspotting, October 4, 2011: Interview
- Foodie Crush: Interview
- Viet World Kitchen, Andrea Nguyen: Crunchy Shrimp Balls Recipe
- Taste and Tell Blog: Cookbook of the Month
- La Fujimama: 5 Reasons to Own Easy Chinese Recipes
- Page7Seven Magazine, January 2011: Taste Malaysia
TV & RADIO APPEARANCES
- House Hunters International, HGTV: Family Reunion in Penang, Malaysia, premiered June 27, 2012
- Halo Halo with Kat Iniba, LA18 TV: Cooking Segment
- Let’s Dine Out Show, Oct 22, 2011: Live Interview
- Kim and Don Culinary Confessions: Two Sessions Live Interviews
PRINT & COOKBOOKS
- Easy Chinese Recipes: Family Favorites from Dim Sum to Kung Pao, September 10, 2011. Tuttle Publishing.
- Betty Crocker, It’s Summer, 2010: Chicken Kabobs
- Saveur, January/February 2010 issue: Saveur 100 Lingham’s Hot Sauce
- Asian Cocktails, Tuttle Publishing, 2009: Curry Popcorn
- Brand spokesperson/ambassador
- Professional recipes development
- Attending consumer products launch events (product previews and reviews)
- Food styling and photography
- Malaysian or Pan-Asian restaurant concept development and menu planning
- In-person cooking demos and appearances
- Leisure and culinary consultancy, offering customized tour packages to affluent clients who seek the ultimate luxury in travel, food, culture, and entertainment.
“Rasa” is a Malay word. Derived from Sanskrit, it means “taste.” Rasa Malaysia is a culinary journey through Asia’s rich, complex, and intoxicating gastronomic delights—taste of all the flavors of Asia. Launched in July 2006, Rasa Malaysia has since expanded to cover all Asian recipes and beyond Malaysian cooking. You can find many regional Asian recipes on Rasa Malaysia, for example: Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, Japanese, Indian, Indonesian, Filipino, and more. There are also baking and non-Asian recipes on the site. Here is the complete Recipe Index.
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