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28 Dec 2012

Perak Lane Fish Head Beehoon, Penang

Penang [檳城] • 28 DECEMBER 2012
This stall is located at Perak Lane. They only open at night, so if you’re driving along Perak Lane and you see a stall with lots of people, that’s the stall!!! This shop has been run by 3 generations of the family.

25 Dec 2012

Chocolate truffle - Home made

Recipe [烹飪法] • 25 DECEMBER 2012
My own homemade chocolate truffles. All I need is a bar of chocolate any brand, cream , butter and honey.

21 Dec 2012

The Chicago Rib House @ Gurney Plaza, Penang

Penang [檳城] • 21 DECEMBER 2012
Chicago Rib House, said the banner. Hmmm…doesn’t that name ring a bell?
I was salivating over the thought of the delicious beef ribs served at Restoran Chicago Rib House as I made my way to Gurney Plaza to meet a friend for dinner and then the cinema.However on our arrival we discovered that the Chicago Rib House restaurant were introducing their new menu (Set Lunch ) on the very day we decided to dine there. There was a 30 minute wait for an inside table as it was very crowded.

Alio Olio - light yet hearty pasta tossed with ham and roasted garlic

18 Dec 2012

Chinese Chicken Curry

Recipe [烹飪法] • 18 DECEMBER 2012
This is something that my Grandma used to make when I was growing up. It's a fantastic comfort food and easy to make, too.

15 Dec 2012

By the Sea- Penang

Penang [檳城] • 15 DECEMBER 2012
I am a lover of nature. I love watching God's beautiful creation & find it awesome, amazing, inspiring & refreshing. The very thought of it brings peace & serenity to my very being & I could use a lot many more adjectives to describe the beauty of nature - the wonderful creation of God.

11 Dec 2012

Goh Huat Seng Restaurant @ Kimberly Street

Penang [檳城] • 25 JANUARY 2014
Just mention Goh Huat Seng Restaurant and usually one word come to mind… Steamboat! Having been around for more than 50 years, it is one of the oldest Teochew restaurants in Penang. Situated in the folds of Kimberley Street, many things have changed since the old days but one thing’s for sure… the traditional steamboat still comes lighted up with charcoal.

8 Dec 2012

Moon Cake with Lotus Seed Paste

Penang [檳城] • 08 DECEMBER 2012
The 15th day of the 8th Lunar month is what the Chinese called The Mid Autumn Festival or Moon Cake Festival, when the moon is said to be the biggest and brightest of the year. This is one of the most heavily celebrated Chinese festivals, and most people would travel home to see their families.

4 Dec 2012

DSLR D7000

Tutorial [教程] • 04 DECEMBER 2012
Nikon D7000 (27.3 oz./774g with battery, strap rings and card) and 35mm f/1.8 DX. enlarge. The biggest source of support for this free website is when you use these links, especially these directly to the D7000 at Adorama (either body-only or with 18-105mm lens) or the D7000 at Amazon (body-only or with 18-105mm lens), when you get yours.

1 Dec 2012

Hainan Western Food @ Mount Erskine, Penang

Penang [檳城] • 01 DECEMBER 2012
A well-known location among the locals, this restaurant serves cheap and good western food. Located at the roadside along Mount Erskine, this place is always crowded with people like me n u, eaters! Let me introduce a couple of delicious Hainan western food.

28 Nov 2012

Chew Jetty – A Stroll Down A Living Heritage Community Part 1, Penang

Penang [檳城] • 28 NOVEMBER 2012
(All Photos credited to my group of friends)
Having been a home on stilts on the shores for the Chew Clan community more than a century and is still now, the Chew Jetty has withstood the test of time and a strong testament of living heritage for Penang and the world to mesmerize.
Started merely as a wooden passageway and slowly created into a cluster of houses perch above the sea shores by stilts above the never ending shifting tides, this communal site is locked in a time zone by itself, disregarding the urban development that is taking place around it.

24 Nov 2012

Prune butter cake 蛋糕

Penang [檳城] • 24 NOVEMBER 2012
This week, two bare prune cakes, without icing or decoration. The aim here was to capture the rich flavour of prune in these two unadorned cakes, one loaded with butter and the other quite simple with sunflower oil, wholemeal flour and muscovado sugar. I made both using just a wooden spoon and bowl – no high-speed mixing here – so they're also as lo-tech as you can get.

20 Nov 2012

Sakae Sushi @ Gurney Plaza, Penang

Penang [檳城] • 20 NOVEMBER 2012
Most speak of love, but only one man bestowed the most enchanting of odes to his wife.
It all started in 1997 in Singapore, when having fine Japanese cuisine and fresh sushi meant spending top dollars. He noticed that his wife, an avid fan of Japanese food, was always dining consciously at such restaurants for fear of incurring an exorbitant bill.
And so the ode began. Motivated to make his wife’s sushi dining experience unique, fulfilling and carefree, he founded Sakae Sushi, a trendy restaurant haven where she, along with every Japanese food enthusiast, could enjoy the freshest, inexpensive Japanese savouries without a worry about cost. 

Teriyaki Salmon Set @ RM 12.90

17 Nov 2012

Marina Bay Sands - Part 2 , Singapore

Singapore [新加坡] • NOVEMBER 2012
The largest collection of iconic works by Andy Warhol is on display at ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands on the 25th anniversary of the artist’s death. The exhibition, sponsored by BNY Mellon and organized by The Andy Warhol Museum in Warhol’s home town of Pittsburgh, chronicles the breadth of Warhol’s career and demonstrates the scope of his interests.

People look at Andy Warhol's Campbells Soup series of prints during a media preview of the exhibition Andy Warhol 15 Minutes Eternal at the ArtScience Museum of the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. Over 260 works by the iconic pop artist from his early years in the 1940's until his final creations in the 1980's are on display for six months to commemorate the 25th anniversary of his death.

13 Nov 2012

Black Sesame Snow Skin Japanese 大同

Penang [檳城] • 13 NOVEMBER 2012
Tai Thong, long recognised for its innovative best-selling mooncakes continues to thrill Malaysians with eight first-in-the-market flavours offering a distinct Japanese flair. The established mooncake manufacturer has instilled some of Japan’s ubiquitous ingredients such has matcha (powdered green tea), Fuji apple, Tokachi red beans and even wasabi into their latest mooncake range.

10 Nov 2012

Breakfast at The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf @ Queensbay, Penang

Penang [檳城] • 10 NOVEMBER 2012
Breakfast is my favourite meal of the day. In winter I love a steaming bowl of porridge with soya sauce. It’s like a warm hug to start the day right. 

8 Nov 2012

Bee Cheng Hiang’s Gourmet Bakkwa, Penang

Penang [檳城] • 8 NOVEMBER 2012
What exactly is the subject of these daydreams? It's the incredibly delicious, greasy, smoky strips of pork - generously smeared in spices and what I guess is honey - that's sold at Bee Cheng Hiang as Gourmet Bakkwa - basically, barbecued bacon.

5 Nov 2012

Marina Bay Sands - Part 1 第一 Singapore

Singapore [新加坡] • NOVEMBER 2012
Indulgence at the Marina Bay Sands
If you are accustomed to a life of luxury on every level, you might be hard-pressed finding another experience that lives up to the Marina Bay Sands.
Marina Bay Sands is a magnificent destination for entertainment, business and shopping, delivering once-in-a-lifetime experiences. This landmark building is situated in the heart of Singapore’s central business district. With a luxury hotel, state-of-the-art convention and exhibition facilities, theatres, and some of the best shopping and dining in the region,  Marina Bay Sands® is an experience that indulges your every fancy.

2 Nov 2012

Miso Pork Ramen ラーメン

Penang [檳城] • 02 NOVEMBER 2012
Ramen are very popular noodle dishes in Japan, and boiled noodles are basically served in different flavored soup with many toppings. Chukamen noodles which are generally made with wheat flour and kansui (alkaline solution) are used for ramen dishes. There are many regional speciality ramen available in Japan. They are different in broth, soup flavors, toppings, noodle texture, and more. Making a delicious ramen isn't easy if you are making the soup from scratch. 

1 Nov 2012

Who can say no to “butter cake?”

Recipe [烹飪法] • 01 NOVEMBER 2012
I love butter cake and am constantly looking for the most buttery, rich, and moist butter cake recipe. To me, searching for the ultimate butter cake recipe is like the quest for the perfection. 

29 Oct 2012

Have you flown Air Asia before?

Penang [檳城] • 29 OCTOBER 2012
One of the biggest costs of travel are your flights. Flying is not cheap, and so as a result prevents many people from having that much craved for travel experience.
The cost of flights is an especially important consideration for those who travel with children.
Flights are usually long, uncomfortable and unmemorable- the main focus of your travels is to be able to spend money on those experiences that provide you with deep and long lasting memories.

26 Oct 2012

Glutinous Rice balls in ginger soup 湯圓

Penang [檳城] • 26 OCTOBER 2012
Well, since it was cold on a rainy day, I decided that I should stay at home and cook something hot and sweet. 

24 Oct 2012

Burger King @ Promenade 28, Penang

Penang [檳城] • 24 OCTOBER 2012
Burger King is the place to come for great tasting burgers, “JUST THE WAY YOU LIKE THEM”.
Eating Fast Food seems to be an unwritten rule of the road. Whether for convenience, low cost, or other reasons, my experience indicates that more people eat fast food during their travels than would do so on a normal basis.

22 Oct 2012

Penang Curry Mee 咖喱麵 @ Lorong Seratus Tahun, Penang

Penang [檳城] • 22 OCTOBER 2012
Penang Curry Mee has been selected as the No.5 Must Eat hawker food through an online poll on the VisitPenang website in 2009. Oh , I must try ..
There are numerous Curry Mee stalls in Penang and each stall has its own kind of soup. Some have their coconut based stock reddish while some comes in a lighter pale color version, at times known as White Curry Mee. There are also different kinds of add-on such as curry chicken, fish balls and fish cakes.

19 Oct 2012

Kek Seng Ice Kacang @ Penang Road, Penang

Penang [檳城] • 19 OCTOBER 2012
Shaved ice is very popular in Malaysia; called Ice Kacang (in Penang) or simply ABC elsewhere in Malaysia, it’s a popular dessert commonly sold by street vendors. In a hot and humid country like Malaysia, nothing beats the icy cold and pleasant dessert that soothes the throat and cools down the body. Plus, everyone loves the sweet-tasting shaved ice, with numerous toppings such as red beans, creamy sweet corn, grass jelly, attap chee (palm nuts), etc. You can also add ice cream, fruits, peanuts, and/or raisins…

16 Oct 2012

Fort Cornwallis Penang 游览胜地

Penang [檳城] • 16 OCTOBER 2012
Fort Cornwallis - named after the Governor-General in Bengal, Charles Cornwallis – is  one of the most interesting historical landmarks in George Town, located close to the Esplanade, next to the Victoria Memorial Clock.The fort's walls, roughly 10 feet high, are laid out in star-like formation. 

14 Oct 2012

Breakfast at Eng Loh Coffee Shop @ Church Street, Penang

Penang [檳城] • 14 OCTOBER 2012
At just after 9 a.m., the morning crowd at kopitiam — coffee shop,  — was steadily thickening. The thin veneer on our wood table was chipped; my plastic chair stuck to the back of my legs. And the scrawny man who materialized as soon as we sat grunted with impatience when we paused to think before ordering. He recommended me....
3 Layer Tea is a popular drink from Sarawak. This drink has a very unique taste and F&N Evaporated Filled Milk is proven to be the best Evaporated Milk to compliment the richness of the tea and the sweetness of the Palm Syrup, creating the perfect blend of aroma, texture and taste. Don't miss to try this exciting drink !

11 Oct 2012

Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa , Penang

Penang [檳城] • 11 OCTOBER 2012
While waiting for my friend who is staying in  Rasa Sayang, the dessert cart comes and everyone gathers around like children
I took the opportunity to snap some shots, would you? 

Being a serious sweet tooth, I love classic lemon meringue pie.

9 Oct 2012

Dome Cafe @ Straits Quay , Penang

Penang [檳城] • 09 OCTOBER 2012
Oh yeah… finally I get a chance to go Straits Quay. We decided to adjourn to The Dome. Dome are well renowned for coffees, which are made from 100% Arabica beans that are selected and roasted to perfection by our master roaster. 

Tomato Soup 
Classica style made with loads of fresh tomatoes and herbs topped with croutons. Served with fresh baguette slices.

6 Oct 2012

Sweet Peanut Soup (花生仁汤), Penang

Penang [檳城] • 06 OCTOBER 2012
Today when I actually sat down and ate it, I couldn't get enough! (very hard to find these days). My Aunt always cook this for me when I was small. Normally after dinner , my friends and I will loved having tong sui (糖水), or literally means “sugar water” as our dessert. 

4 Oct 2012

Coob Coffee @ Komtar Walk, Penang

Penang [檳城] • 04 OCTOBER 2012
Basically i know the presence of Komtar Walk, but I have never been there. Till recently , we pay a visit to the Coob Cafe.
Coob Coffee Club is a Japanese concept cafe which owned by a Chinese. 

2 Oct 2012

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1 Oct 2012

INTO THIN AIR Jon Krakauer

Jon Krakauer
Jon Krakauer grew up in Corvallis, Oregon, where his father introduced him to mountaineering as an 8-year-old. In 1999, upon presenting him with an Academy Award in Literature, the American Academy of Arts and Letters declared, "Krakauer combines the tenacity and courage of the finest tradition of investigative journalism with the stylish subtlety and profound insight of the born writer. His account of an ascent of Mount Everest has led to a general reevaluation of climbing and of the commercialization of what was once a romantic, solitary sport; while his account of the life and death of Christopher McCandless, who died of starvation after challenging the Alaskan wilderness, delves even more deeply and disturbingly into the fascination of nature and the devastating effects of its lure on a young and curious mind."

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