It takes a special kind of person to just leave their day jobs and a career built over years - completely - to embark on a small scale food business. Even more astounding is when the person leaves over a seemingly small matter: be it a love of food or in the case of Joey: a challenge. More »
Uptown Damansara (SS21) sure has it's lows: parking and traffic being chief offenders, but people still flock to it in droves. BECAUSE FOOD. There's a lot of really good eats at Uptown, from hipster cafes and bakeries, to restaurants and decades old stalls at the famous food court. Here are our all time favourites at Uptown Damansara. More »
Do you want to open a food truck business but don't know how? How do you grow your burger business? The 1st AYFE Conference will be packed full of talks, workshops and a chance to network with those who have taken the entrepreneurial plunge and live to tell the tale. This year, the focus will be on Food Trucks, a booming segment of the food industry. ASEAN
- Learn from the owner of the largest kebab franchise in the world speak about how she grew her business from 1 cart to over 1200 franchises in 7 countries and find out about the growing ASEAN Food Truck scene with speakers from Malaysia, Phillipines, Indonesia, Vietnam & Thailand. YOUNG
- In this digital savvy age, people are getting into the food business younger and younger. Meet and hear stories from successful food entrepreneurs speakers. All under the age of 40. They had faced the same problems as you are experiencing now. Learn from them. FOOD
- Find out how food and the business of food can be your stepping stone towards a fulfilling career and livelihood. ENTREPRENEURS
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"Authentic Arab tastes, for Malaysian tongues"
“This is the secret to my nasi Arab,” says Kak Hasnah as she showed us some foil in the palm of her hand. In it are some onion skins and a generous dollop of ghee. On it she puts in a smoking hot piece of charcoal, bundles it up and inserts it in her huge pot of simmering rice. This restaurant - and it's nasi arab - is one of Gombak's best kept 'open secrets'.
This looks like a non-descript, run-of-the-mill omellette, but like the saying goes, don’t judge a book by its cover. Or an omellette by it’s crust! Inside is a spicy, tangy filling of chicken cooked in Thai tom yum paste, and spiked with chillies and shallots. This is our shoutout to ‘Telur Bistik’ and boy is it absolutely delicious! More »
It's no surprise that the more knowledgeable we become about food, the more we want to choose what's best for us. Hence the growing concerns on sustainable farming and animal husbandry. Ideally we want foods that are not only good for us, but also doesn't do harm to the environment it was grown in. Ladybird Organic Farm in Broga is one such place where… More »
Fresh fish is amazing when roasted! This simple yet delicious recipe makes use of banana leaves to keep the fish moist and juicy. The spicy marinade on the fish will give the flesh an amazing flavour. We roasted our fish in an oven at high heat but if you’re up for it, use a nice charcoal grill for an extra depth of flavour. More »