Fugu without Poison is like …

Good Morning all! I recently read this article in the Telegraph UK that scientists have learned how to remove the toxin in Fugu! That’s right folks, the Tetrodotoxin is in the bag, and soon, eating Fugu will be like eating any other non-toxic fish in a Japanese restaurant. Think of all the Japanese Fugu master […]

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Day 2, Bandung – Magic Java

Old Bandung from www.bandungheritage.org Bandung the capital of West Java province, located about 180 kilometres (110 miles) southeast of Jakarta, is the fourth largest city in Indonesia. This once upon a time idyllic, quiet town has been hit by urbanization and is now a cramped and over populated metropolitan area, a living space for over […]

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Canton-i @ 1 Utama, Bandar Utama PJ

This was  one of the tracks that I listened to on the way back from Java. That’s what I do when I have time to kill at the airport. I speed up the world by blast the music on my iPOD. Like a rhythm unbroken Like drums in the night Like sweet soul music Like […]

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Day 1 Java

Java: Day 1 – Learning the Transportation System Touch down Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, we caught the comfortable Cipaganti (airport shuttle) to Bandung at Rp75,000 per person.  It  is  a 2.5 hour journey to Bandung, but may extend over FOUR hours if the traffic is bad.  We came in Chinese New Year and during a […]

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We didn’t celebrate Valentine’s but..

I may be a smug married, but that doesn’t mean I don’t remember how cheesy flowers, candy, balloons and sickly sweet greeting cards can be a royal pain in the butt during VD. However, this was something we saw that was so cute.. we had to share it with you! Say it with bug cakes: […]

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For Goodness Saké @ Bangsar Village 2

We like For Goodness Saké (pronounced Saké as in the drink ) for the fact that it is new, has terrific ambiance and great Japanese food to boot. They serve mainly various sorts of maki here, Japanese noodles, salads as well as Yakitori (only at night). Cha Soba – green tea soba with soup served […]

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Big Tree Foot @ Pasar Pinji, Ipoh

This tree Is not only a tree It is a special tree, that is always watching over you. This tree Is not only a tree It is a magical tree. That feeds you and feeds you, Thirst is quenched, And nerves are soothe. This tree Is not only a tree, It is where everything started. […]

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A Letter and a Point in the Right direction – Jalan Ipoh Curry Laksa

From time to time , Cumi & Ciki get wonderful emails from readers – some are encouraging and funny, some tell us about their favourite food trails, restaurants, some even give us a point in the direction of where bloggers have failed to eat but remain their ‘special’ place for this or that dish. One […]

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Hello from Pangandaran, Java

Hi Folks! I am writing this post from the sleepy, beach town of Pangandaran. Pangandaran is a small town and a sub-district in southern Ciamis regency, West Java, Indonesia. It is located on the southern coast of Java, is excellent for surfing, and is also the midway point between Bandung and Yogyakarta, and seemed like […]

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Friedchillies’ Office Launch @ Damansara Perdana

WHAT A NIGHT! We were totally unprepared for the feast that awaited us at the recent Friedchillies Office Launch Party, that we were invited to. So many bloggers graced the event that I’ve lost count ! Even the lovely AWOL (A Whiff of Lemongrass) was gobsmacked by the wonderful array of food and cakes the […]

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