Food and Drinks

Traditional Chinese and Nyonya kuih at local markets

Food and Drinks

When visiting the markets… be it the local markets or night markets (pasar malam), don’t forget to try out the different kuih sold. When I bring visitors from overseas, they really enjoy trying out various kinds of locally made kuih. Referring to the labels in both the diagrams, here are the explaination of the kuih: [...]

Delicious seafood dishes and food in Kota Kinabalu

Food and Drinks, Sabah

When visiting Sabah, there are lots of delicious food to try out. Kota Kinabalu is really known for its seafood due to its close proximity to the South China Sea. Above is a family meal clockwise from left: large prawns, fried tofu in mayonese sauce, sambal crabs, 2 vegetable dishes, spicy sauce oysters (also see [...]

50 Popular Food Sold in Ramadhan Bazaars

Food and Drinks, Hari Raya, Malaysian Life

Muslims in Malaysia would begin their fasting (ibadah berpuasa) on 13 April 2021 this year. With the announcement of reopening of Ramadan bazaars, it is a time for us to rejoice. There would be various places designated for Ramadan bazaars around the country. In residential areas, typically some roads would be closed to make way [...]

Delicious Hiong Piah biscuits from Gunung Rapat, Perak

Food and Drinks
Hiong Piah from Gunung Rapat

When my friend goes back her hometown in Taiping, she would stop by on her way back to buy some hiong piah (heong peah) biscuits for me and my family. Hiong piah is a type of biscuit baked using traditional charbroil method. In the past, this biscuits contains lard (pork oil) as part of their [...]

Lavender Bakery locations and telephone number

Branches, Food and Drinks, Mooncake

Lavender Bakery sells mainly bread, cakes, pastries and cookies. Around mooncake festival, they also sell mooncakes. Their mooncake may be a little on the expensive side but is delicious. Most of their bakeries are located in shopping complexes such as One Utama and Mid Valley. Their pricing is not the cheapest but their bread and [...]

Grandeur Gallery Cafe in Kota Kemuning

Food and Drinks, Selangor

There is really a number of nice cafe to explore in the Klang Valley. One of them is the Grandeur cafe located in Kota Kemuning (behind the KFC, Tealive and AmBank area). My friend who is staying in Kota Kemuning brought me to check out the cafe. Grandeur is located on the first floor of [...]

Rach Dessert- little nice cozy cafe in USJ Taipan

Food and Drinks

My friend introduced me to Rach cafe once when we meet up in USJ Taipan. After going to the cafe once, I like the environment and have requested to meet there instead of other places. Rach Dessert & Ice Cream is a junior cafe under “The Carpenter’s Daughter” which is located just two doors away.  [...]

Wong Kok Cha Char Teng restaurant

Food and Drinks, Selangor

I remember when Wong Kok Cha Char Teng (旺角茶餐厅) first opened in SS2, it was really popular and packed.  Wong Kok basically serve Hong Kong based food (non halal). It is a place that we have had our reunions in and later, my family often visiting Wong Kok. Reason is because it serves a mixture [...]