Is This The Best Ice Cream in Puchong? Inside Scoop @ IOI Boulevard, Bandar Puchong Jaya

Nothing beats cold, creamy ice cream on a hot day – especially in Malaysia’s tropical weather. In Puchong, there’s Inside Scoop, a well-known local chain offering fresh, artisanal ice cream with a distinctive local twist. Founded by a husband and wife team in 2013, the company started off with an outlet in Bangsar, but it has since expanded to over 20 all across Peninsular Malaysia. … Continue reading Is This The Best Ice Cream in Puchong? Inside Scoop @ IOI Boulevard, Bandar Puchong Jaya

Suzukien X Nanaya @ Asakusa, Tokyo – The World’s Strongest Matcha Ice-Cream

What do you get when you marry a venerable tea house with over 150 years of history, with a popular confectionery chain? If your answer is the world’s most intensely flavoured matcha ice cream, then you’d be right. Suzukien, located in the Asakusa neighbourhood of Tokyo (just across the road from Sensoji Temple), prides itself in serving Premium No.7, aka a gelato so packed with … Continue reading Suzukien X Nanaya @ Asakusa, Tokyo – The World’s Strongest Matcha Ice-Cream

Make Your Own Chocolate @ Mornington Peninsula Chocolaterie & Ice-Creamery, Flinders

  Tucked by the sea on the Mornington Peninsula, the tiny town of Flinders (population: 905) is a two-hour drive south of Melbourne. Charming and idyllic, there are virtually no tall buildings here, and the main street is a wide expanse lined with beautifully manicured lawns and quaint shopfronts, some (like the post office and general store) of which date back to the 19th century, … Continue reading Make Your Own Chocolate @ Mornington Peninsula Chocolaterie & Ice-Creamery, Flinders

Ben & Jerry’s Opens First-Ever Scoop Shop In Malaysia @ Sunway Pyramid

WHO WANTS FREE ICE CREAM?  Well then you gotta be at Sunway Pyramid tomorrow (2 September), as world-famous ice cream company Ben & Jerry’s (of course you’ve heard of them) will be giving away 10,000 free scoops from 12PM to 8PM, in conjunction with their grand opening. I have fond memories of Ben & Jerry’s as a university student in the UK, where I’d stay … Continue reading Ben & Jerry’s Opens First-Ever Scoop Shop In Malaysia @ Sunway Pyramid

Best Gelato in Australia? – Gelato Messina @Fitzroy, Melbourne

If you Google ‘best gelato in Australia’, chances are that Gelato Messina is on the list. Established in Sydney in 2002 by a family with Sicilian roots, the highly successful ice-cream chain has stores all over the country, including in Brisbane, Perth and Melbourne. It was the latter, tucked in a corner of Melbourne’s bohemian/hipster neighbourhood of Fitzroy, that I visited recently on a press trip. We … Continue reading Best Gelato in Australia? – Gelato Messina @Fitzroy, Melbourne

Nestle Tradisi Potong Launches New ‘Raya’ Flavours

  Ais-krim Potong or ‘cut’ ice-cream (potong means cut in Malay) is a dessert unique to Malaysia and Singapore. As early as the 60s, they were a popular and inexpensive treat – usually made with local flavours such as red bean, durian, sweet corn and yam. The name is derived from the technique used to make it. Before high-tech machines came, small businesses would make … Continue reading Nestle Tradisi Potong Launches New ‘Raya’ Flavours