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    Street Treats in Melaka

    by Aurora J. on Fri, October 08, 2010

    A friend of mine recently called in a favour to accompany her to Melaka for a day trip. Now I love Melaka but getting stuck in a teaching workshop for hours didn’t sound and wasn’t appealing at all…  More »

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    Ways to Enjoy Cencalok

    by Honey Ahmad on Wed, August 18, 2010

    When I started eating cencalok, I guess I never really got the good stuff. Most of the time they are watery, a little too 'off' for me and I felt did not add anything much to what I was eating. I discovered…  More »

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    Chutney Madness

    by Alexa P. on Sun, August 01, 2010

    The word chutney derives from the Hindi word chatni that translates to heavily spiced and it is often used as an accompaniment to a main dish. It can be in paste form or it can even resemble jam, the main…  More »

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    I see… I see a squid in my future…

    by Alexa P. on Fri, July 23, 2010

    Squid is something that can be difficult to do well. You either need to cook it very quick or for a long time for it to be tender- anywhere in between and you'll end up with a chewy flavoured rubber band.…  More »

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    Gula Melaka Desserts

    by Alexa P. on Thu, June 24, 2010

    The rich dark golden liquid that is Gula Melaka is a popular sweetener in most parts of South East Asia. While it's hard to work with (as in you literally have to pound the huge chunks with a mortar and…  More »

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    Get your Chicken Rice on!

    by Aurora J. on Fri, May 21, 2010

    Chicken. Rice. Overload. While I tried to space out my scouting extravaganza for the best chicken rice, my plan didn’t quite pan out very well. Squeezing in five chicken rice lunches in one week was,…  More »

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    Street Grub

    by Aurora J. on Wed, April 14, 2010

    What could be more awesome than a weekend of grazing in and around Klang Valley? For all you foodies out there, here is a rundown of the top five street treats to sink your teeth into on a “do nothing”…  More »

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    A-laksa Hunting in Penang

    by Li Ann on Wed, March 31, 2010

    Assam laksa is a quintessentially Penang dish which is a Malaysian must have amongst locals and tourists alike. As one of the state’s most regaled dishes, Penang’s version is unlike other laksas you…  More »

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    Places to Enjoy Sambal Belacan

    by Honey Ahmad on Thu, January 28, 2010

    Fancy some sambal belacan but just can't be bothered to make any? Well there are plenty of eateries out there with great sambal belacan. However, shop sambal belacan is a little different than homemade…  More »

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    Bean there, do that…

    by Honey Ahmad on Thu, January 14, 2010

    Yes, this brownie is made from beans. Okay fine, chickpeas are legumes but imagine that! A tasty almost guilt-free dessert from chickpeas. Many have extolled the virtues of beans and legumes. We know they…  More »

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    7 Edible Gifts in a Jar

    by Alexa P. on Fri, December 11, 2009

    The yuletide is near and what better way to spread Christmas cheer than by whipping up a homemade edible gift for your loved ones? It's a great way to save money while still giving them something from…  More »

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    A Toast to Floyd

    by Alexa P. on Tue, October 13, 2009

    Dear Gastronaughts (Floyd’s word describing those passionate about food), Keith Floyd was undeniably one of the first chefs to take cooking shows to a new level. He brought in a sense of adventure whipping…  More »