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Banana Leaf Rice – A Mouthwatering Introduction

Banana Leaf Rice – A Mouthwatering Introduction

By on October 17, 2014 in Celebrations, Food, Kuala Lumpur, Selangor with 1 Comment

The beautiful and colourful kolams that decorate the floors of our shopping malls remind us that Deepavali is just around the corner. To get into the spirit of the festival of lights, the blogging crew decided to indulge in one of Malaysia’s favourite Indian meals – banana leaf rice. After all, if there’s one thing […]

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Durian, love it or hate it?

Durian, love it or hate it?

By on August 11, 2014 in Food, Malaysia with 7 Comments

“Its taste can only be described as… indescribable, something you will either love or despise. … Your breath will smell as if you’d been French-kissing your dead grandmother.” – Anthony Bourdain With its sharp and thorny exterior, the King of Fruits gives a menacing impression. Coupled with a strong aroma, the controversial fruit has defeated […]

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5 Pasar Ramadans in the Klang Valley not to be missed

5 Pasar Ramadans in the Klang Valley not to be missed

By on July 18, 2014 in Food, Selangor with 1 Comment

Once a year, Pasar Ramadans spring into action all over the country for a full month during Ramadan. Here are our top picks of params around the Klang Valley. Throughout the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims around the world refrain from eating and drinking from dawn to dusk. In Malaysia, food stalls pop up at […]

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The Road to Old Terengganu

The Road to Old Terengganu

By on July 31, 2012 in Family, Food, History, Malaysia, Museums/Gallery, States, Tour with 9 Comments

The deep seas off Terengganu may be rich in oil and gas reserves, making the east coast state among the region’s leaders in the oil, gas and petrochemical industry, but some argue that its real treasures are all found on the mainland.

With a documented history reaching as far back as the 2nd century, Terengganu certainly has accumulated a wealth of heritage influenced by the Langkasuka and Srivijaya kingdoms it was part of, and the Majapahit, Khmer and Chinese empires it traded with. Despite modern developments, the old Terengganu still remains – and the best way to explore it? Via Federal Route 3 – approaching a hundred years old, but still one of Malaysia’s most scenic highways.

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Malaysia Export Exhibition Centre

Malaysia Export Exhibition Centre

By on July 20, 2012 in Family, Food, Malaysia, Museums/Gallery with 8 Comments

Did you know that there is a permanent display promoting local products and services from over 500 Malaysian companies?

The Malaysia Export Exhibition Centre (MEEC) at Menara MATRADE in Kuala Lumpur is the place for trade visitors to obtain more information on Malaysian local products for export.

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Sam’s Kitchen and Sam’s on First

By on February 2, 2011 in Food with 9 Comments

Piping hot rice is gently scooped onto freshly cut banana leaves, with savoury rasam, spicy chicken curry and crispy papadom.

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Kampung Food

By on October 12, 2010 in Food with 1 Comment

There comes a time in every urbanite’s life when you grow sick and tired of the burger and fries, the instantly prepared mee goreng from the mamak, and the quick pizza delivered to your home in less than 30 minutes. There is simply a craving from your taste buds for more, a longing for an […]

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Berbuka puasa with Starpoints Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

By on August 11, 2010 in Food, Hotels with 2 Comments

This Ramadhan, try out the berbuka puasa spread at StarPoints Hotel Kuala Lumpur. Just a stone’s throw away from bustling streets, shopping centers, and stunning historic landmarks in the city centre. Offering a tantalising feast of International Ramadhan delicacies, prepared by StarPoints Hotel guest chefs from Pakistan.

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Sumai Suite Hotel Ramadhan Buffet

By on August 11, 2010 in Food with No Comments

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Amplang crackers

By on May 7, 2010 in Food with 6 Comments

Amplang?!
“What did you say the name was?”
While trying to pronounce the strange sounding word correctly several times, I reached out for the amplang on the table.

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