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How to make a reservation and dine at Sukiyabashi Jiro in Tokyo

As a cook and writer whose fascination with food is beyond the ordinary, I am willing to spend my time, energy, and money for a great meal. I am privileged to have dined at some …

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Cooking classes in Penang, Kuala Lumpur & Selangor (Updated)

Malaysians are known for their hospitality and their love for good food. If you’re visiting Malaysia, why not attend a cooking class and learn to make delicious local cuisine? Even if Malaysia is your home, …

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Samsung Microwave Oven With Pre-programmed Malaysian Recipes

Samsung has introduced a new range of all-in-one microwave ovens. What makes them special is their pre-programmed Malaysian recipes. After preparing the ingredients, you can cook food such as brown rice and grilled salmon steaks just …

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10 Best Cookery Books At The Big Bad Wolf 2017

I have a confession. Despite my utmost effort to simplify and reduce stuff in my life, I cannot help myself from buying books. This year Big Bad Wolf book sale, I have scoured the Cookery Section …

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PRODUCT REVIEW: Optimum 9400 High-Speed Vortex Blender

I have quite a lot of machines in the kitchen. However, a powerful blender is not one of them. I’ve been contemplating to get one but it seems that a handblender is enough for my …

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DIY: How to grow mint and other herbs from the supermarket

Do you have extra mint that you can’t finish? Instead of letting them rot and eventually throwing them away, why not plant them instead? Or you have a pot of flourishing mint which you are told …

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What kind of fish is safe to eat and less contaminated with heavy metals?

I’ve recently returned from a trip to Penang, an island famous for it’s delicious food like char koay teow, asam laksa and cendol.  It’s a ‘makan trip’ to savour the best food Penang has to …

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Old Cucumber Soup (cheat + cheap)

Although I’m very willing to spend on food, I know that many people won’t. In fact, when I talk about the benefits of home cooked food, one of the more frequent excuse is: “Its cheaper …

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Why not add chia seeds into your water bottle?

I believe that the key to a healthier lifestyle is made of little changes and turning them into lifelong habits. If you eat out everyday, it’s almost impossible to light meals at home overnight. Unless you …

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How to clean clams

At a party, I made heaps of food including a huge pot of lala soup. The pot of soup was suppose to be something fast and easy to make, amongst other food that took more …

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How bone broth can keep you looking young?

I was on the plane, sitting next to a Malaysian who just graduated from university and Australian lady who in her sixties is already a great-grandmother. As we spoke about myriad of things, our situation …

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5 ways to organise your fridge for a healthier lifestyle

My goal is to be able to cook healthy food at home daily. So I devised ways and planned my kitchen so it is optimized for fast cooking. I do online grocery shopping (Read: 15 …

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