A Street of Gastronomic Delight : Jalan Alor

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Jalan Alor is the eating mecca of Malaysia.  As self-confessed foodies, we dare not leave Malaysia without exploring their legendary eat street. It was an unwritten law that we both held deep in our tummies : A happy trip is never complete without trying out a local’s delectable cuisine. After all, food is our common ground. It is a universal experience.

Reeling back to history, the street that is now considered the most popular food hunt in Kuala Lumpur was once a Red Light district. Jalan Alor is relatively quiet in the daylight and it magically transforms itself into a vibrant food haven filled with hustle and bustle of hungry tourists and local diners piling in food stalls, makeshift tables and chairs by the roadside.

jalan alor 01Jalan Alor is a melting pot of Oriental dining experience that shouldn’t be missed out when visiting Kuala Lumpur.  The mixture is dominant of Chinese…

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“When I am writing, I am trying to find out who I am.”

RIP, the world will remember.

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Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.

Find a beautiful piece of art. If you fall in love with Van Gogh or Matisse or John Oliver Killens, or if you fall love with the music of Coltrane, the music of Aretha Franklin, or the music of Chopin — find some beautiful art and admire it, and realize that it was created by human beings just like you, no more human, no less.

There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.

The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.

When I am writing, I am trying to find out who I am, who we are, what we’re capable of, how…

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MY EPICUREAN SCHTICKS

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Bon Palabok Appétit

“A Palabok Recipe with a Little Twist”

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          Pleasure of food is the greatest good. This has always been my motto since I started learning how to cook. Whenever my creative juices begin to drip, I suddenly take more time to make my food presentation as enticing as possible before serving it. Why? Because this is where I initially derive my pleasure. It makes me happy when an ordinary food looks extraordinarily good. I usually cook for my family and I find great joy whenever I see them satisfied with what I prepared for them. It’s an added bonus when they compliment what they saw aside from what they tasted. I am not chef, although I dream to become one. Since it costs a lot of money to become a Chef de Cuisine by profession, more than my allocation…

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