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Tamarind Chicken

Being known to give a sweet and sour taste, tamarind is widely used in Asian cooking.

As I grew up, I’ve learnt that my grandmother is a Nyonya.

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Asam

Penang - a mix of roti and rice

Ask anyone in Malaysia and they will tell you Penang is different; Penang is “China”. This is because¬†Penang’s majority population is Chinese, which is on par with the nation’s ethnic majority, the Malays. 833 more words

Destinations

One Bowl Restaurant & Bar - Sultan Hotel

One Bowl Restaurant & Bar is a place that we had been looking forward to visiting for quite a while now, especially considering the hype over social media about the food that they had been serving up since its launch in early 2018. 1,062 more words

Non-Halal

Simple Life, Kuala Lumpur - 4

Mini review today. Simple Life is a vegetarian chain restaurant, serving mostly asian meals but with some western choices too. They are mostly set up in shopping malls.  159 more words

Restaurant

24 Hours in Melaka

A popular getaway for Singaporeans is a bus trip to historic Melaka. The Malaysian city is a striking contrast to the modernity (and prices!) of Singapore. 427 more words

Busalacchi

Pongteh, Tau Yew Bak, Tu Ka Chor: I love them all!

Anyone who knows me knows that I love all things with soy sauce.

You can say I’m ‘soy’ into them.

From the Cantonese, Hakka, Hokkien, Teochew to Peranakan, every Malaysian Chinese community has a variation of a dark, saucy braised pork dish. 989 more words

Culture

The Origin, Kuala Lumpur - 3

The Origin is a vegetarian Malay/Chinese place about 3km away from KLCC. It’s a nice restaurant, which feels very modern – slightly unusual for Chinese vegetarian places here. 154 more words

Restaurant