Bento Art

I remember it was around the middle of last year that Lyrical Lemongrass talked to me about  bento art, and wanting to try her hand at it. Then at the end of last year Keropokman twittered that he did successfully accomplish making his very own bento box as part of a healthy eating promotion in Singapore, […]

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Montana Wine Dinner @ Teeq Brasserie, Lot 10 KL

Pernod Ricard Malaysia recently invited us, Cumi & Ciki (via Marian Eu) to an exciting night out of wine and dine, specifically featuring the delightful food at Teeq and the fantastic wines of Montana. Montana, the makers of Brancott wines, planted the first modern day vineyards in Marlborough and created New Zealand’s first varietal wine […]

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Mr. Chiam’s Goreng Pisang Stall @ Brickfields

Cumi & Ciki love Brickfields for many reasons, the main ones being, Peter’s Pork Mee, the Gulab Jamun Man , the famous Vishal Banana Leaf and finally Mr Chiam’s Pisang Goreng Stall. Oh, and the blind massage.. we must not forget the blind massage, but you get the general idea. We like Brickfields for innumerable […]

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Day 3 Java – Pangandaran

Heading southeast from Bandung, the road passes through rolling hills and scenic volcanic peaks – this is the Bandung Yogyakarta road as far as Banjar. If you go via road taking the bus for example, it will only drop you so far as Ciamis or Banjar. That is why taking the 4848 is actually the […]

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The Hummingbird @ The Daily Grind, Bangsar Village I

Whichever angle you look at it.. this is a handsome cake. Some say this southern layer cake earned its name because each tantalizing bite makes you hum with delight. Another theory is that it’s as sweet as the sugared water used to attract its hovering namesake.. the Hummingbird.. have you had your fix? Add: The […]

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Movie Review – Up in the Air

photo from www.screendaily.com Ryan Bingham is a corporate downsizing expert (i.e. he is employed by companies to FIRE people) and he is also a frequent flyer miles collector freak. Because he travels so much in the course of his work,  he is on the road to reaching ten million frequent flyer miles and having no […]

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Organic vs. Non-organic foods

You’re standing in front of the produce section of your local supermarket and reading the labels intently. In one hand you are holding a conventionally grown carrot. In the other, there’s one that is labeled ‘organically grown’. Both carrots look healthy, a deep orange and both provide fiber, vitamins and minerals. Now picture me at […]

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WINNERS OF THE COMPETITION DATED 26 Feb 2010 , photo from www.filemagazine.com Please kindly see cumi & ciki to collect your pressie. You will be dining with us this weekend;)

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Restaurant Pan Heong @ Batu Caves, KL

You know, just the other day, I met a couple who were passing through Malaysia en route Vietnam for  their annual vacation. They had never seen lime stone hills before. Wow, just imagine that, traveling for more than 20 hours just to get to Halong Bay. This is the UNESCO World Heritage site located in […]

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Ichiban Boshi @ Sunway Giza, Kota Damansara

I know I might sound repetitive in my old age, but I need to say again just how much I missed certain foods whilst I was away in Java and how eating certain foods in Java , have re-sparked an interest in my eating habits, in areas that I have long neglected. I am of […]

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