It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Datuk Seri N. S. Selvamany. May his soul rest in peace. :( Here are two articles, which pay [...]
On this festival of lights, we hope that your happiness is multiplied and your sorrows divided. May this auspicious festival bring you and your family health, wealth and success. Happy [...]
Murukku is a savoury, crunchy snack originating from the Indian subcontinent, popular in southern India, and Sri Lanka. The name derives from the Tamil word for "twisted". Murukku is typically [...]
Some time ago, we featured a wooden ice shaver. Well, here's a picture of how one would shave ice - the traditional way :)
No, we're not teaching you how to cook. Instead, we'd like to know how YOU prefer to cook rice - the traditional way (with the wooden steamer, like the one [...]
Here's another Then & Now photo for you. Anyone here tried Heinz baby food? I only remember their rusks...
What did Nespray look like back in the day? Would you recognise it if you saw it today? Well, here's a Then and Now photo for you - Nespray from [...]
This photo was taken at the Asiatic Fruit Juice aerated water factory, which was in Sungei Siput. Does anyone know if the factory is still there? Perhaps abandoned, or converted [...]
Here's an advertisement from an Old Michaelian magazine. Most of us have heard of French Bakery. But what about Swatow & Co?
Long before the famous Milo Vans, there was the Milo Tricycle. We believe this was the brainchild of an innovative Indian gentleman in the late 1950's. He lived in Buntong [...]
Remember this cookbook? It's a collection of recipes from three years work in the Domestic Science Department of the Malayan Teachers' College of Penang. We were told that this book [...]
Since World Coffee Day was yesterday (1st October), we decided to feature this interesting 'gadget'. This is a small ‘box’ style coffee grinder manufactured by T & C Clark & [...]