Nasi Beriani Gam Putrajaya

Someone asked me, what on earth is Beriani Gam? How is it different from the regular Beriani (Briyani) rice? Is it really gum that they use, or what? Which got me pondering, and I had to do a little sniffing around to find out. And one thing is for sure, you will definitely need your […]

Top 5 Picks for Malay Rice, you must not miss!

We hardly write about Malay cuisine enough, so here are our top picks for hearty Malay food in KL and PJ. What are your favourites? Please share in the comments section! Here are our Top Picks for some super tasty Malay cuisine… 1. Warung Cherry @ Kampung Sungai Penchala KL Amongst one of our favourite […]

Reminiscing Ramadan

The fasting period for Muslims worldwide has just begun. And Ramadan or Ramadhan as it is known to all Muslims, lasts 29 to 30 days. It is a period where Muslims refrain from consuming food and drinks during daylight hours, swearing, smoking, and even engaging in sexual relations. Malaysian Bazaar.. what a great vibe..  Fasting during […]

Berbuka Puasa @ Dorsett Grand Subang

Saying that the year sure has flown by, is a huge understatement! We just got an invitation to check out the Berbuka Puasa spread at Dorsett Grand Subang this week and my initial reaction to the phone call was, “Really? already..? ” Wow, 6 months has gone and we are hurtling towards the 3rd quarter […]

Warung Cherry @ Kampung Sungai Penchala KL

With the month of Ramadan drawing to an end, it is kind of sad to say good bye to the food carnival and the street bazaars that we love. However, the good all Malay warungs are still here to stay. Amongst one of our favourite Malay restaurants that serves home cooked nosh such as the […]

Bazaar Feast & Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside, Putrajaya

Iftar, refers to the evening meal, specifically the meal that breaks the daily fast during the Islamic month of Ramadan. Iftar during Ramadan is often conducted as a community, with Muslims gathering to break their fast together. The time for Iftar is approximately 10 – 15 minutes after sunset. It is considered the best practice, […]

Seenak Warisan Ibunda @ Kitchen Art Brasserie Empire Hotel Subang

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We are in the thick of Ramadhan month and one of the great places to buka-puasa or to break your fast is at Kitchen Art Brasserie, Empire hotel. The home-style Malay cooking is far from fancy, but it suits the neighborhood clientele, who arrive for dishes that run from generous kampung favourites of grilled lamb […]

Ramadhan Feasting @ JW Marriott, Bukit Bintang Kuala Lumpur

Ramadhan begins this month, and with it come the 30 days of fasting practiced by observant Muslims. So how is eating relevant to this celebration? Well, fasting is traditionally broken each evening sunset, a practice that’s often accompanied by feasting, and this aspect has put a whole new meaning on the word “buka-puasa” in KL. […]

Songket

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This is the first time I have ever set foot in Songket, and I was surprised to see the place so crowded with patrons. Songket serves authentic Malay food in a Malay-house setting, a restaurant located on Jalan Yap Kwan Seng. If you are not familiar with the traditional Malay homes then you will be […]

Malay Rice at D’Anis Putri/ Rozita Catering

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Recently, both me and Cumi have been totally smitten with the Malay Rice at D’Anis Putri/ Rozita Catering. Known simply as Anis Putri Corner, this comfortable, spacious and almost always packed to the rafters restaurant is situated somewhere in Pantai Dalam, Kuala Lumpur (not too far from Gasing Indah and the Pantai Baru Highway). don’t […]

Nasi Melayu Section 17

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Freshly frittered bananas invite you into the shop with no name! but with all the great Malay Hall of Fame, Star Actors of yesteryears! The Malay rice here is terrific. Directly translated as Nasi Melayu, it is the staple food for many working Malaysians just as burgers and steaks are for the Americans or the Nasi […]