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Time to go NOSHing! Specials for July & August 2013

There’s no denying the passion that goes into the food at NOSH.  While I have not had the pleasure of meeting Judith yet, when chatting with Ann Lee, her unabashed enthusiasm and obvious love for food sparkle through in her every gesture.  When she makes a statement like “Really, what do we Malaysians love most? [...]

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Sweet Specials at NOSH, Bangsar

The thing with us Malaysians is that many of us love our desserts and we often want to stuff as many varieties as possible.  It is not uncommon then to see diners often ordering several types and sharing them among themselves. Ann Lee of Nosh understands this penchant perfectly.  That is why she has come [...]

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Baileys Chocolate Mousse Cake by Caketella.com

So, what does a celebration cake mean to you?  Be it a birthday, an anniversary or just about any occasion that calls for a cake… do you just simply buy a cake from the nearest bakery/cake shop or do you actually source for something that’s special, unique and really worth your money?   Well, if [...]

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Cakes Galore in Fa Ying by Rama V

Things are getting sweeter at Fa Ying these days.  Recently they have brought in a cake counter and you can now enjoy some delicious home-baked goodies if you are tired of the usual Thai desserts.  Not that those are not good… I’m saying if you feel like having some cakes and tarts for a change, [...]

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The Art of Tea with Dilmah @ the Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur

If you haven’t been to the Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur recently, then you should.  The entire lobby has undergone a fantastic “Transformation Process” and is now branded as the HUB.  Read all about the transformation here. Everything about the HUB is about creativity – every aspect of it … it’s a gathering place for creative [...]

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The Kouign Amann has hit our shores at The Bread Shop!

What is made up of numerous layers of paper-thin flaky super-buttery dough, yet is not a croissant or a puff pastry?  Why, it’s the Kouign Amann, of course!  The…what? – you may ask.  I can’t blame you if you are a bit puzzled about this unpronounceable name.  Pronounced as “ku-ween a-mon”, its roots date back [...]

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Forty Licks hitting the artisan Ice-cream scene!

Ice-cream lovers – brace yourselves for a blast of home-made icy delights created by a talented engineer-turned-ice-cream maker! Tat Wei, who actually did a 3-month beginner cuisine course in Le Cordon Bleu London, decided to ditch the engineering and corporate world to set up his Forty Licks ice-cream enterprise. So… why “Forty Licks”? Researching into [...]

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Snowskin Selections & Premium Baked Mooncakes @ Toh Yuen, Hilton Petaling Jaya

From 1 August till 30 September 2012, Toh Yuen Chinese Restaurant of Hilton Petaling Jaya celebrates the Mid-Autumn Festival with a new range of robustly flavoured Snowskin selections and premium Baked Mooncakes. Master Chef Lee’s creative array of snowskin mooncakes come with soft pillowy skin, velvety fillings and interesting flavours.  I tried quite a variety [...]

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Simply Dim Sum @ Five Sen5es, The Westin Kuala Lumpur

As mentioned in my earlier post on Five Sen5es, that trendy Cantonese restaurant in The Westin Kuala Lumpur, I checked out their dim sum over a long leisurely lunch not too long ago. Five Sen5es looks quite different in the day time.  While it looked classy and romantic due to the soft lightings at night, [...]

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BlackBall in Subang Jaya

HAPPY NEW YEAR! What better way to kickstart the New Year than with something sweet? The past year we Malaysians have been spoilt for choices when it comes to Taiwanese teas and desserts. There’s the ever-popular Chatime, Gong Cha, Snowflake (and many other lesser-known ones) … and now we have BlackBall! Similar to Snowflake, (it [...]

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Afternoon Tea @ Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur

The year end is always a time for merry making and feasting.  While some of us are still trying to recover from the onslaught of Christmas turkeys and fruitcakes, some of us are looking forward to the New Year revelry… which is just a day away.  And after that, the “loe sang” starts (if it [...]

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Christmas Delights – Butter Tree

Christmas is just slightly more than 2 weeks away. By now, everyone is caught up with the festive cheer everywhere and if you are not, well… my next several posts are focused on … what else, but delicious yuletide offerings! It’s time to feast, yeah!  Let’s start with some sweets, shall we? Butter Tree, with [...]

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Mid Autumn Treasures @ Zuan Yuan, One World Hotel

According to the Chinese lunar calendar, it is now still not mid-7th month yet but long before today, mooncakes have been on sale everywhere.  Talk about being early!  Mooncakes are traditionally eaten during the Mid Autumn Festival which falls on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month… and this year, that date is set for [...]

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