Murukku: My Favourite Snack

MURUKKU is a savoury, crunchy Indian snack. And that’s my favourite snack comes Deepavali or any Indian festivals. Wait, to be totally honest, it is one of my favourites snack throughout the year as and when I can grab a hold of it. Apart from Indian festivals of Deepavali or Diwali and Thaipusam, murukku is also featured prominantly during Eid-il Fitri […]

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Chicken Rice

ONLY two days ago we have Chicken Rice for our dinner. It was nice and yummy but it is the Malay version the famous Hainanese Chicken Rice. While the kids were happy tucking in, I was one of  those who was crazy about the authentic Hainanese Chicken Rice, hence I opted for Soto Ayam instead. It was a delicious broth or soup […]

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It Is Yee Sang Time Again

CHINESE New Year is just around the corner and for some reasons, this year I keep thinking about my favourite dish Yee Sang as this dish is only available once a year. A symbol of good luck, prosperity, health and all things auspicious, Yee Sang is a traditional dish and comprises thin slices of pickled vegetables and other ingredients which are […]

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Songket

MY fascination with songket fabric started as long as I could remember. Songket is a luxurious textile that required some amount of real gold leaves to be made gold threads and hand-woven into exquisite fabrics. I remembered seeing the beautiful fabric being used mainly in weddings and Eid-il Fitri celebrations. As for myself I didn’t have any reason to buy the […]

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