Posts Tagged ‘Food’


Sushi Heng

Sushi Heng

A friend of mine once said that in essence, Japanese food is simple but elegant. It is never difficult to learn the ways of making sushi or even a bowl of miso soup. However, this simplicity is the very same thing that makes it challenging. While anyone can make sushi, not everyone is able to make it really good and delicious. Though this fact may change with years of practice, something tells me that there are other factors that contribute greatly to the makings of a great chef.

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A Malaysian Cooking Up a Storm in a Japanese Kitchen

A Malaysian Cooking Up a Storm in a Japanese Kitchen

What makes a good chef? Is it merely just his cooking? Or are there other contributing factors that gives a chef the honour of being known as a great chef? The Malaysia.com team recently met up with Sous Chef Mohd. Zamri at Sagano in Renaissance Hotel for a brief chat about his food and him being nominated as one of the chefs participating in the Malaysia International Gourmet Festival 2011.

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Mexicano Baked Fish by Kenny Rogers Roasters

Mexicano Baked Fish by Kenny Rogers Roasters

Fish has come a long way since being viewed as poor man’s protein in the middle of the 20th century. As we all know, fish has now become a premium meat due to its high protein and low amounts of fat, making it a perfect choice for those who look for lean protein for their diet. The trouble about some fish dishes are that they are either expensive, or served in ways that negate the health benefits that the meat offers.
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Weissbrau @ Straits Quay Penang

Weissbrau @ Straits Quay Penang

What could be better for a person who enjoys beer with his friends than unwinding after a long day of work at a place like Weissbrau? The answer is easy, enjoying the waterfront view and sea breeze with your favourite beer at Weissbrau Penang. Weissbrau Penang is located at the north wing of Straits Quay, one of Penang’s trendiest malls. Its location fronting the marina offers its patrons one of the best views of the Straits Quay waterfront, especially during the evening and night.
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T4YP 2011 : Art For The Soul

T4YP 2011 : Art For The Soul

No man in Kuala Lumpur knows better about being a mother hen than Christopher Ling, the Co-Associate Artistic Director at klpac. He is the man in charge of T4YP, the Theatre For Young Persons program run at klpac. This annual program is geared to encourage young people in Malaysia to be more actively involved in performing arts, in particular theatre. The program is in its fourth year, having started with 15 young people in its first try.
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Mooncake / Mid-Autumn Festival

Mooncake / Mid-Autumn Festival

Once when I visited my American acquaintance Steve Sullivan’s family, I was quite amused but pleasantly surprised to see him with a glass or red wine in one hand and a small piece of red bean paste mooncake (Guek Peah) in the other.
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