This is, the ultimate Sri Lankan feast, lamprais .. (pronounced LUM-RAI)  a mound of rice surrounded by various curries, all wrapped in a banana leaf and then baked. Appam or Hoppers Ooo.. that marvelous smell of baked banana leaf! That magic moment of peeling back the banana leaf, releasing a delicious rush of sweet fumes, […]

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Equatorial’s Golden Phoenix is really taking Off!

The Equatorial Kuala Lumpur is an icon of sorts. I remember eating here as a little girl and now, this place has refurbished its famous Chinese restaurant. In the past, Equatorial renowned in the city for its award-winning restaurants such as the signature Golden Phoenix Chinese and Kampachi Japanese restaurants, has always been a hot […]

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Bored of Banksy? Tenerife, street art Mecca!

Happy #traveltuesday dear readers! I love street art. My only complain is that there isn’t enough of it in Malaysia. On my last trip to London, I spent ages enjoying the street art that the city had to offer. Anyway British street art is synonymous with one name. Banksy. He is perhaps the most famous, […]

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Il Lido

My momma, she always believed in a balanced meal. She would say, darling, you should always have your starters.. tiny amuse bouche Insalata di Granchio con Avocado e la sua Bisque Gelificata Crab Salad with Avocado and Bisque Jelly Prosciutto e Melone Parma Ham with Rock Melon and Balsamic Sauce Your fiber & veges, Insalata […]

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Photo(s) of the Week – Putrajaya

You won’t believe it but Putrajaya is supposed to be to Malaysia, what Hamburg is to Germany. I mean, though it is a much smaller geographical area, Putrajaya has a ridiculously high proportion of bridges. Putrajaya is a planned city and is located south of Kuala Lumpur and serves as the federal administrative center of […]

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Ramadhan Buffet at Rama V

Where else can one eat like the great King Chulalongkorn for just RM75++? This holy month of Ramadhan, break fast with your loved ones, colleagues or buddies at Rama V.. Check out the finest Thai spread that this restaurant has to offer, make a date , to freshen up and re-energize, this is a no […]

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Cava & Milawa – Wine and Dine

The estate of Sette Ponti lies in the heart of the Chianti zone, fifteen miles northwest of the city of Arezzo just past the village of San Giustino Valdarno. The Via del Monte, known locally as the Via dei Sette Ponti, leads into a beautiful hidden valley and to the estate. The name Sette Ponti, […]

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10 things to do in San Francisco

Happy #traveltuesday readers! Today’s Guest post is by the lovely WMW who is an avid traveler and a famous Malaysian food blogger. Cumi & Ciki have always been great fans of her website and so when she said yes to being featured on this blog, we were over the moon! Here she is writing about […]

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Fatty Chong

Wok hei is a term I use so often that I only paused to think what it was, when a friend visiting from Melbourne asked us what the heck we were talking about! Wok hei is a common term used to describe a Chinese style cooked meal, especially to say if it was well cooked […]

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The last of the Typhoon Shelter Crabs

When we first read the words on the invite we were intrigued. Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter Crab. What on earth was a Typhoon Shelter Crab? Typhoon Shelter Crab – RM68 for 600g and RM80 for 800g. Then speaking to one of the owners of a well known Chinese restaurant who visits Hong Kong […]

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