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Going Local – Malaysian Curry Mee

Going Local – Malaysian Curry Mee

Uniquely Malaysian, the Curry Mee is a dish made out of yellow egg noodles and a spicy coconut curry that is topped off with loads of bean curd, shredded pork and seafood. Found mostly in every Chinese coffee shop around the corner, the quality and quantity of ingredients can somewhat vary. For the best bowl of Curry Mee topped of with a generous serving of seafood...

Where to Eat in Bali – A Gourmet Cafe Experience

Where to Eat in Bali – A Gourmet Cafe Experience

When local flavours seem over whelming and its time for a change in cuisines, head over to the Bali Catering Company Gourmet Cafe for a taste of something more familiar. Located just outside mainstream Kuta and in the ever growing district of Seminyak, this medium sized cafe is tucked away in the middle of local housing and holiday villas just shy of the coastline...

The Nostalgic Singapore Food Trail

The Nostalgic Singapore Food Trail

By Rosemarie John – As the island rapidly develops into a modern metropolitan city beyond expectations, Singapore is losing or rather forgetting many of its old traditional ways and places that oozes in ancestral culture. Competing with the rest of the world, one can’t help but progress towards the future without sacrificing the rustic charm every now and...

Coffee & Toast Malaysian Style – Where to Have It?

Coffee & Toast Malaysian Style – Where to Have It?

By Rosemarie John– Well known as a kick-start to the day ahead, a cup of hot piping frothy goodness tastes different in every country. Discovered by an Ethiopian Goatherd, roasted and brewed in Arabia and spread across Europe, Asia and the Americas, coffee has become a staple need in everyday households. Though much of coffee in Asia is cultivated on the Indonesian...

Great Taste Dim Sum in Selangor, Malaysia

Great Taste Dim Sum in Selangor, Malaysia

Tucked away in the corner of an over-crowded and ever growing residential area of USJ in Selangor, is a delectable Dim Sum restaurant that offers some of the best bite-sized portions of pork, chicken and more. Not as famous as it should be, Great Taste Hong Kong Dim Sum truly lives up to its name. Offering a variety of dishes either steamed, fried or baked, this...

Dining at the Verve at Marina Bay

Dining at the Verve at Marina Bay

The question of where to dine in Singapore can be a hard one. With over a 1000 restaurants and eateries that have sprung up over the years, it is simply impossible to have dined at every spot. But every now and then you stumble upon a special place that oozes in rich culture, hospitality and tantalizing bites. Located just across the waters of the Marina Bay is a...

Where to Eat in Singapore – Part II

Where to Eat in Singapore – Part II

Its been 3 months since the foodie frenzy of  Where to Eat in Singapore – Part I  and its time for an update. Here are more tasty dishes and great spots to savour the flavours of Singapore! One of the most interesting places to have a meal at is at the Chinatown Complex situated at 335 Smith Street. Its a two storey hawker centre renowned for local favourites...

Tasting an Ubudian Delicacy

Tasting an Ubudian Delicacy

The most talked about dish on the Island of the Gods revolves around that of a suckling pig. Referred to as ‘Babi Guling‘ by locals, a whole pig is marinated in ground chilli, turmeric and oil and stuffed with more chilli, onions, ginger, galangal, candle nuts, coriander, lemon grass, pepper, dried shrimp paste, coconut, bay leaves and traditional spices...

The Hyderabad Biryani Hunt – Where to Savour Them

The Hyderabad Biryani Hunt – Where to Savour Them

It may seem odd to many that all I may pen about Hyderabadi cuisine is its biryani. Nevertheless my biryani quest was provoked by the unsatisfied and incomplete taste of the authentic Hyderabadi biryani that I have savoured all over town back home in Malaysia, across Indonesia and Singapore. That precise zest that I yearned for and undoubtedly recognized from past...