I must admit, I am not big on Middle Eastern food. Shish this, or shish that, never really catches my fancy unless it is skewered meat that tastes out of this world.. and then some. So, when Cheryl, the Director of Communications of Mandarin Oriental called me to come over to check out their new, […]

Hadhramout Restaurant @ Chulan Square, KL

The History of Baklava Many groups claim Baklava as their own. However, a check of the history of baklava yields surprising results. It is widely believed that it is of Assyrian origin. Around approximately the 8th century B.C., Assyrians baked thin layers of dough with nuts, poured honey over it, and enjoyed this sumptuous treat. […]

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