On our Southeast Asian culinary conquest, the gods of food, the old and the new has once again given us a blessing: Tom Yam. As George R.R. Martin once wrote … Continue reading Village Fish Head Noodles | Malaysian Tom Yam
Penang, being an island surrounded by coastal waters, means that there is certainly an abundance of fresh fish and other seafood. Aquaculture in Penang has been spearheading the state’s economy … Continue reading A Warm Bowl from the Seas: Penang Laksa Origins
*WARNING: FOOD IS NON-HALAL. CONTAINS MOUTH-WATERING DESCRIPTIONS AND PHOTOS OF MEAT. READ AT YOUR OWN RISK* Asia is the biggest continent of the world. I mean with forty-eight (48) countries, … Continue reading Bak Kut Teh VS. Humba: Battle of the Braised Pork!
Hokkien Cuisine, originally called as Fujian Cuisine, is a native cooking style from China’s Fujian Province. It is known to be subtle yet full of flavor, soft and tender and … Continue reading The Trinity of Hokkien Cuisine: Hokkien Mee, Lor Bak, Otak-otak
It’s been 5 months since I first tried this god level wantan mee stall and I still wonder why tourists don’t flock this place. In fact, I can remember every … Continue reading Wantan Mee So Good, It’s God-Level.
Still rings in my ear what my friend said, “Nothing but the best,” and this rings so true to my experience with Malaysian food. On my first day in Penang, … Continue reading Penang’s Famous Nasi Kandar: Line Clear
I knew I’d love this already. This reminds me so much of my late brother. He loved hot pots before and he’d never fail to order them from Ding How Dimsum (or … Continue reading Claypot Chicken Rice in KL Chinatown
Seems to always be a FEAST here in Malaysia. I love the people. I love the food even more. A newfound friend took me out for some really good Indian … Continue reading Feel at Home at Aunty Manju’s Home of Banana Leaf
Win Heng Seng’s pork noodles is a treasure of Kuala Lumpur and stumbling into this place made my day. My local friend and I were exploring town, slowly finding our … Continue reading Win Hen Seng: Pork Noodles to Die For
Now, I don’t know how much of a secret this place is because I always see the Wan Tan Mee stall PACKED with customers. However, they are mostly locals so … Continue reading Bukit Bintang’s Secret Wan Tan Mee Stall
You see, I’m a HUGE fan of noodles and I will try just about any noodle dish out there so I can find more favorites to add to my list. … Continue reading Chilli Pan Mee Will Be Your Next Favorite Noodle Dish
My first meal in Kuala Lumpur: Nasi Lemak. My host explains that this is widely eaten in Malaysia (considered the national dish) but originated from Indonesia. That, in fact, a … Continue reading Nasi Lemak: Malaysia’s Best