MasterChef Sha’s Fix – A Doctor Who Cooks From The Heart

When I first joined my new work place as a medical officer, my thoughts were on career advancement. I had chosen Radiology as my field of interest and now, it was time to work towards my goal. Of course, like Continue reading MasterChef Sha’s Fix – A Doctor Who Cooks From The Heart

Cooking Up The Sweet Life To Relieve Stress

In a pressure-cooker environment, life isn’t always a picnic. Yet, if you take a leaf out of the famous cookbook The Joy of Cooking, stress relief is as easy as (eating or baking) pie. Granted, not everyone can afford to Continue reading Cooking Up The Sweet Life To Relieve Stress

The Significance Of ‘Mamak’ Stalls To Malaysians

A typical scene at a 'mamak' stall in KL. Usually, if you don't find plastic tables and chairs, there would usually be metal tables and chairs placed in the restaurant or stall.

When one thinks of Malaysia, one would no doubt think of the food. Nasi lemak, kuih (local cakes), char kuey teow, you name it! Malaysia’s multiculturalism has contributed to the variety of food we have, which leads us on to Continue reading The Significance Of ‘Mamak’ Stalls To Malaysians

Nasi Lemak – A South East Asian Delight

I remember as a child, my father used to drive us every weekend to another town 30 to 40 kilometres away just to treat us to a special nasi lemak lunch. This memory has been ingrained in my mind since Continue reading Nasi Lemak – A South East Asian Delight

Pisang Goreng: Nostalgic Flavours Revisited

Slivers of pisang goreng deep fried in a wok at a roadside stall

It never gets old. There’s just something sentimental, and magical, about the nostalgic flavours of pisang goreng. These morsels of crispy delights, lovingly dipped in batter, and deep fried. Sometimes twice. Perhaps it’s the heady aroma of caramelised bananas. The Continue reading Pisang Goreng: Nostalgic Flavours Revisited

Stingless Bee Honey – The Natural Superfood From Sarawak

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A new year resolution of mine, which I am sure many would share, is to be more health conscious. I have been going to the gym regularly for the past year, but still find myself often getting sick. I started Continue reading Stingless Bee Honey – The Natural Superfood From Sarawak

Food In Malaysia: A Foreigner’s Perspective

Malaysia has some of the best food from the world over. The country is a tourist hotspot for a reason. The food here is worth the airfare. As a Bangladeshi man living in Malaysia, I have a unique perspective on Continue reading Food In Malaysia: A Foreigner’s Perspective

5 Ways Chinese New Year Brings Family And Friends Together

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What’s not to like about homecoming for Chinese New Year celebration? Generational gaps and long-distance relationships are irrelevant as family members from various places return to their hometowns for the Spring Festival. In Malaysia, Chinese New Year is one of Continue reading 5 Ways Chinese New Year Brings Family And Friends Together

Sarawak Laksa In Klang Valley: Where To Find Them?

Have you ever heard of Sarawak Laksa? I’m sure we are all familiar with the mouthwatering dish called laksa. Most places in Malaysia and South East Asia have their own impressive versions of the dish. Sarawak is no exception. It Continue reading Sarawak Laksa In Klang Valley: Where To Find Them?

My Culinary Commute: “Chef Jacket Over Lab Coat”

If there was ever a starting point to my culinary journey, I would have to say, it all started from watching a cooking show, talking all about baking. I have cousins my age, who would be watching SpongeBob; meanwhile, I Continue reading My Culinary Commute: “Chef Jacket Over Lab Coat”

There’s A New Circa In Town!

Sacré bleu, where is it? The concept of speakeasy bars have recently garnered steam in Malaysia. Think of the adage ‘the less you reveal, the more people will wonder.’ The allure of a tucked away prohibition era-inspired bar popularised by Continue reading There’s A New Circa In Town!