Pantai Seafood Restaurant – Petaling Jaya Malaysia

I have been busy lately but here’s a heads up if you are traveling to Petaling Jaya in Malaysia. This no-frills restaurant may just be the place you can enjoy seafood (live tanks), some local cze char dishes and double-boiled soups. This is where the locals eat! The restaurant may be no-frills but their dishes … Continue reading

Singapore Fried Hokkien Mee à la Sam Han

Fried Hokkien Mee or Sotong Mee is one of our favourite food. I thought I’d post a recipe that I used to cook when my children were younger. I put “Singapore” in front so that those of you from other parts of the world would know this dish is quite uniquely Singapore (the Hokkien Mee in … Continue reading

Hong Seng Restaurant 鸿勝菜馆

J told me while we were in Bangkok that there’s a good cze char place in Toa Payoh but was it lorong 4, 7 or? Clueless! Anyway, I got myself mentally and physically prepared to go in search of a crowded-looking kopitiam cze char, and if need be, cruise along every lorong starting from 1. … Continue reading

Prawn Tofu 豆腐虾

Tofu is a very popular item in the Chinese menu as we believe they are rich in proteins. I am not making any claims but do read the article below and Google more on this tasteless food item the Asians are crazy about. An online article byAmerican Cancer Society (click on link to read further): What … Continue reading

Mee Rebus

Four to six decades ago, mee rebus was peddled by Malay hawkers who carried two baskets over a pole. One basket contained a stove and a pot of boiling water, and the other the ingredients for the spicy noodle dish. As Singapore develops and street vendors were relocated to food centres, street food became a … Continue reading

Oh Crab! Who Is Uncle Leong? – Uncle Leong Seafood Restaurant 龍海鲜螃蟹王

According to Mr. Hawazi Daipi, Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Manpower, “Singaporeans’ love for food is reflected in the growth of the food and beverage industry in Singapore. According to latest figures by the Department of Statistics, the Singapore F&B industry now comprises about 6,200 establishments, employing some 91,300 workers, or … Continue reading

Shell We Dine? – Jumbo Seafood Waterfront

 “Is your dinner appointment tonight?” “Nope, it’s tomorrow.” “In that case, wanna eat crab?” “Yes, of course, I want :)” The last time I was inside the Indoor Stadium was before the turn of the century (late 90’s) to catch the musical, Les Misérables. Jumbo equals Award Winning Chilli Crab. We made reservations for 7.30pm but … Continue reading

Kok Sen Restaurant 国成餐室 – Rustic Cantonese Cuisine

Keef and I did not get off our cab knowing that we couldn’t secure a table a few nights ago and ended up eating at 136 Hong Kong Street Fish Head Steamboat, so this is like killing two birds with one stone when finally I was able to eat Yusheng and Cze Char at Kok … Continue reading

Life is Short…Eat Dessert First!

Thanying is a conversational address to the title of Mom Chao Ying (Her Serene Highness Princess, the usual rank of granddaughter of a king). The Thanying Restaurant is named in honor of H.S.H. Princess Sulabh–Valleng Visuddhi who was once the head cook in the Sukhothai Palace kitchen for her half-sister, Queen Rambhai Barni of King … Continue reading

Kueh Pie Tee (Top Hat Pastry)

Kueh Pie Tee is a filled pastry cup. The fillings can be strictly vegetables or with some meat and seafood. To make these pastry cups, you will need a special mould or you can buy ready-made cups from Asian restaurants selling Nonya food. The main ingredients for the filling are turnips and carrots, you can … Continue reading