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6. strawberries

I was very excited prior to my trip to Genting Strawberry Leisure Farm. I have never been to any strawberry farm before, either in Genting Highlands or Cameron Highlands. I guess, strawberry farms are not high on my priority list since I don’t really love the taste of the fruit. It was pouring when we […]

3. a worker stirs the glutinous rice mixture for two hours non-stop

The quiet village of Kampung Bukit Chandang, Batang Kali, boasts two popular crackers, sesame 'Mua Lao' and rice crispy 'Lao Huei'. Manufactured since 1923 by Oh Swee Len, now Swee Len Food Industries, the business is currently managed by Leonard Oh and his wife. Leonard is the third generation who returned from a cushy job in ... continue reading »

10. Marini strikes a pose in her pink kimono

During my stay at Colmar Tropicale, my friends and I took the shuttle to the Japanese Village further north. The journey took us about 15 to 20 minutes. I had expected the Japanese Village to be somewhat like the Japanese Garden in Clingendael Park in Den Haag. Unfortunately, it is not. There is no particular season to ... continue reading »

2. Colmar Tropicale French Theme Resort

To escape from the heat of the lowlands, I found myself spending a night at Colmar Tropicale, the French-themed resort on Berjaya Hills - or Bukit Tinggi in Pahang. The resort is set amidst eighty acres of tropical rainforest, 2,700 feet above sea level. Fashioned after Alsace in the northeast of France, one is transported back to ... continue reading »

1. Ipoh City Mayor Dato' Zamri Man (in blue) gives a helping hand in creating the garden concepts

If I were to use a single word to describe the works that have been done to the Square at the Ipoh Railway Station, it would be 'Unique'. Upgraded in conjunction with the celebration of the 100th anniversary of Ipoh Town Hall, the Square now boasts seven different 'gardens' in one huge garden. The seven different ... continue reading »

How to Make Kuih Bahulu

May 17, 2016 Author: Emily | Filed under: Goodie Foodie, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
8. fresh kuih bahulu

Kuih Bahulu is one of my family's favourite snacks. I didn't know that it is also one of the specialities of the Bangkahulu tribe until I visited Kuala Kubu Bharu as part of the Eat.Travel. Write Selangor International Culinary Adventure 3.0 delegation. Kuih Bahulu is one of them, the other is kuih tat Bengkulu. I am ... continue reading »

Chef Farhan Wong with his all-purpose seasoning

With 38 years of experience in the kitchen, Chef Farhan Wong spent seven long years concocting his all-purpose seasoning, or in his own words, all-seasoning sauce. Named Farhan Seasoning Sauce, some of the ingredients used in the seasoning include corn oil, English mustard and light soy sauce. All in all, there are more than ten ingredients. ... continue reading »

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