DNS Kacang Puteh, Buntong Ipoh – Delightful Malaysian Indian Snacks

Before popcorn made its way to the masses in Malaysia, our parents and grandparents would have gone to the movie theater with a small white paper cone in hand. Inside, an assortment of fried chickpeas, nuts, crisps, crunchy flour snacks flavoured with curry powder or other spices, fish flavoured chips, and more. This, ladies and gents, was kacang puteh.  Although we don’t have it at the … Continue reading DNS Kacang Puteh, Buntong Ipoh – Delightful Malaysian Indian Snacks

Restoran Habib, Canning Garden Ipoh

It’s been a long time since I ate good roti canai. For those unfamiliar with the term, it’s a type of Indian flatbread found in Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei and Indonesia. Some places call it roti paratha, and it’s usually served with dipping curries and dhaal (lentils). While it’s commonly available everywhere in KL, the ones near my workplace/home are mediocre at best – usually done in … Continue reading Restoran Habib, Canning Garden Ipoh

Kohinoor North Indian Restaurant, The Waterfront Kota Kinabalu

Anjung Samudra @ The Waterfront Kota Kinabalu is home to a row of chic cafes and restaurants, where guests can chill while watching beautiful views of the South China Sea: boats docking in the evening and the shadow of Pulau Gaya beyond. The place is especially lively at night among tourists, expats and the local yuppies. It’s also where you’ll find Kohinoor, one of only … Continue reading Kohinoor North Indian Restaurant, The Waterfront Kota Kinabalu

Liv in KL – Batu Caves Temple, Kuala Lumpur

Back when I was in uni, I used to go on this social networking site called Stickam, which is kind of like Omegle minus the perverts and with more awesome people. While the online world has its fair share of trolls, I have never since found another site that has forged so many meaningful and lasting friendships with people from all over the world. Some … Continue reading Liv in KL – Batu Caves Temple, Kuala Lumpur