Tantalizing Delights


French Fine Dining – The Affordable Way

French Fine Dining – The Affordable Way

A French chef once told me that every individual has his or her own talents. Some can paint like Michaelangelo, some can sing like Dato’ Siti Nurhaliza and some can cook up an unforgettable meal, even without formal cooking lessons. That French chef is Chef Nathalie Arbefeuille, the owner of Cuisine Gourmet Studio and Nathalie’s Gourmet Studio in Kuala Lumpur.

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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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Sigi’s Bar and Grill on the Beach March Promotion

Sigi’s Bar and Grill on the Beach March Promotion

I have always said that good food and a good hotel always equals a great experience. There are many good hotels in Malaysia, as well as many places where you can find good food, but it really does take a little extra effort to have them both together. And trust me, a little extra effort does make a huge difference, turning an otherwise simple night out into an unforgettable evening. One such superb combination is Sigi’s Bar and Grill on the Beach at Shangri-la’s Golden Sands Resort, Penang.
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Steamboat

Steamboat

The Chinese have a special dish which in English is called the Steamboat. It is a rather strange name, and gives no clue whatsoever as to what it might be. The Steamboat itself isn’t an extraordinary dish; rather, its charm is in the experience of eating it.
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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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Malaysian Food Favourites [MFF]

Malaysian Food Favourites [MFF]

Malaysia is a country that simply has so much to eat that the locals often worry about overeating. The vast array of food that are on offer all around the clock is simply mindboggling. And of course, tasty,… and tempting.
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