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Hari Raya Classics by Marina Mustafa

I was immediately drawn to the cover of this cookbook, by the big wide smile of the author herself. Marina Mustafa is the author of “Hari Raya Classics”, one of the latest books from MPH Publishing under its MPH Masterclass Kitchens series. Marina is no stranger to cookbook writing – this is, after all, her […]

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Kelantan Delights – Berbuka Puasa the traditional way

For a taste of authentic Kelantanese fares this Ramadhan, head on to Kelantan Delights, one of my favourite Malay restaurants. This year, Head Chef Muslim Sadli and his team have come up with a splendid spread of more than 80 delicious dishes for Berbuka Puasa. When I visited Kelantan Delights at Chitta Mall recently – […]

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Let’s Berbuka Puasa @ BIJAN, Kuala Lumpur

There are 3 reasons why I love BIJAN (the fine Malay restaurant and not the sesame seed). Reason No.1 is for its incredibly lovely ambience; reason No.2 is for its out-of-this-world Chocolate Durian Cake and reason No.3 is for everything served in between the gorgeous walls and the cake! A restaurant specializing in fine Malay cuisine, Bijan […]

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Savour the Selera Malaysia Buffet at Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur this Ramadhan

Gobo Chit Chat is all set offer its patrons a delicious Selera Malaysia Buffet during this Ramadhan – a time when Malaysians gather with families and friends. The buffet dinner is available from 6.30pm to 10.30pm daily. The layout of the food counters is very conducive for a leisurely meal. The curries section is very […]

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Ramadhan Selera Kampung in PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur

After a long day of fasting, there’s nothing more welcoming than breaking the fast with a bowl of steaming delicious rice porridge. Besides the traditional Bubur Lambuk, this year the chefs at Chatz Brasserie are cooking 18 types of porridge for their Ramadhan Selera Kampung. The clay pots are all lined up in one corner […]

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A Traditional Ramadhan Feast at Latest Recipe, Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur

It’s that time of the year again. Yes, the holy month of Ramadhan is upon us. This time round, Latest Recipe at Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur will feature traditional dishes from various states in Malaysia. The repertoire of authentic Malay dishes is presented by Executive Sous Chef Budiman Bistari and his team. Born and bred […]

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Buka Puasa “Aroma Semenanjung”-style at Cinnamon, One World Hotel

The Cinnamon Coffee House at One World Hotel is one of the busiest places ever, come Ramadhan.  I know, because I pass by the place very often and during Ramadhan, extra tables would be put out in the lower ground lobby area to accommodate the hordes of diners.  Well, you really can’t fault the enthusiasm, […]

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MamaYu Nasi Kukus @ Midvalley Megamall

Fancy some fluffy fragrant steamed rice with spices-clad fried chicken? The MamaYu kiosk in Midvalley Megamall serves “Nasi Kukus” (steamed rice) and Ayam Goreng Berempah (spicy fried chicken) as its main items.  Owned by a couple of young entrepreneurs, the recipes for both these specialities come from one of their Kelantanese relatives.  What’s more interesting […]

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MIGF 2013 – Kelantan Delights

There are not that many days left before MIGF 2013 draws to an end by 31 October.  Well, there’s about a week more to go but if you hurry, you still can secure your booking for Kelantan Delight’s offering for this festival. Participating for the very first time in MIGF, Kelantan Delight’s Chef Muslim Sadli […]

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Seenak Sajian Tradisi Desa for Ramadhan @ Kitchen Art Brasserie, Empire Hotel Subang

The thing I enjoy most about Ramadhan buffets is that I get to enjoy authentic traditional Malay dishes.  Most establishments offering Berbuka Puasa feasts usually go out of their way to ensure that well-loved local Malay cuisine is featured. That’s exactly what Kitchen Art Brasserie at the Empire Hotel Subang is doing for this Ramadhan.  […]

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Launch of Noel Gifts Malaysia’s Hari Raya 2012 Collection @Restoran Rebung Chef Ismail

Noel Gifts Malaysia recently launched its Hari Raya 2012 Collection of hampers and gifts at Restoran Rebung Chef Ismail in Bangsar.  The name “Noel Gifts Malaysia” needs no introduction as this brand has been very well established in the local scene for many years.  In fact, it has been in Malaysia since 1991, under a […]

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The Best of East Coast Flavours at Makan Kitchen, DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur

Growing up in my kampung (“village”) in Ipoh where I was surrounded by many Malay friends, I have always been partial to Malay cuisine. Influenced by my friends and neighbours, pounding sambal belacan in a mortar was a regular thing for me. I also became very adept at cooking “Ikan Masak Lemak Chili Api” (fish […]

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Kelantan Delights @ Wisma Consplant, Subang Jaya

Since my previous visits to Kelantan Delights – both of which were for their scrumptious Ramadhan Buffet – read about it here, I had been itching to go back there to try their regular fares. Recently, I had that opportunity to do so. Kelantanese cuisine has certain Thai influences as the northern part of the […]

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Currying Flavours @ Bayan Indah

Recently, I was at Bayan Indah – again – for another delightful culinary session. Read about my earlier escapades in Bayan Indah here, here and here!  Truth be told, I have been to Bayan Indah more than those 3 blogged sessions – there were several that I did not blog about … so you can […]

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Bijan – fine Malay cuisine in the heart of Kuala Lumpur

Bijan – a name synonymous with refined Malay dining in Kuala Lumpur, has been established since 2003. They can be considered as the pioneer in this cuisine segment. Not to be mistaken for “fine dining”, at Bijan, their service philosophy lies in marrying traditional recipes with modern ingredients to create a total dining experience for […]

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