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The perfect menu?

By |2019-02-25T17:06:54+08:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: food, Memories|

The above menu was chosen for Mr & Mrs Michael Lim's Golden Anniversary. Judging from the list of dishes, I dare to say no one went home hungry that night [...]

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Eel Soup?

By |2017-09-15T14:08:55+08:00September 15th, 2017|Categories: food, ipoh|Tags: |

No, we're not joking. This delicacy can be found right here in Ipoh - at Restoran Nasi Lemak Ayam Kampung, Jalan Ali Pitchay. Have any of you tried this? Do [...]

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Did you know….?

By |2016-07-15T16:35:00+08:00July 15th, 2016|Categories: childhood, food, Memories|

  ....that Ovaltine was actually Ovomaltine? And that the name changed because it was spelt wrongly when the trademark was registered? Here's a extract from Wikipedia: Ovaltine was developed in [...]

April 2016

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December 2015

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October 2015

The Humble Curry Puff!

By |2015-10-15T09:51:56+08:00October 15th, 2015|Categories: food|

  Breakfast, tea time, supper...no matter what time of the day (or night) there's nothing like a couple of warm curry puffs to accompany your tea/coffee. The one shown above [...]

September 2015

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May 2015

Pulut Kaya

By |2015-05-14T11:51:54+08:00May 14th, 2015|Categories: food|

After a rather long hiatus, our Food Blog is back with a feature-of-the-week! For those of you who don't recognise the photo, this is pulut kaya - sticky rice with [...]

March 2015

Relief on a hot day!

By |2015-03-19T16:21:47+08:00March 19th, 2015|Categories: food|

picture taken by Christopher Nothing like an ice cream float on a scorching day, eh? Well, this thirst-quenching float was bought at Loke Wooi Kee Cafe (@RM3.10), along Jalan Mustapha [...]

February 2015

November 2014

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August 2014

A Different Type of Pancake?

By |2014-08-28T15:54:59+08:00August 28th, 2014|Categories: food|

I was told by our photographer that this dessert is known as Dai Gao Meen. Some people call it Apam-Balik. What ever YOU call it, what matters is that it  [...]

July 2014

Wonton Noodles, in Buntong

By |2014-07-17T17:29:26+08:00July 17th, 2014|Categories: food, ipoh|

Some of the Foodies out there may have heard of Cheong Kee, in Buntong. We've also had Blog Readers mention it. This is a family firm that has been running [...]

June 2014

Rojak!

By |2014-06-24T16:17:40+08:00June 24th, 2014|Categories: food, Ipoh Town|

Could this be the once famous Ipoh Padang Rojak stall? We think it is....perhaps the Foodies out there might know better ;)

Tasty Snacks, at Leech Street

By |2014-06-12T16:56:54+08:00June 12th, 2014|Categories: food, tourism|

Between the first (curry puff) and second (siew pau) picture, which one is YOUR favourite savoury snack? Our photographer took these pictures at Jalan Bandar Timah (Leech Street) in Old [...]

Yummy Seafood Noodles!

By |2014-06-05T14:32:41+08:00June 5th, 2014|Categories: food, ipoh|

This stall is at Soon Hoong Restorant (Lebuh Bercham Selatan). According to our photographer, this dish tastes lovely. Is seafood noodles an Ipoh specialty? Or, could it have been 'adopted' [...]

May 2014

April 2014

Where’s Ipoh’s Best Satay?

By |2014-05-05T11:37:44+08:00April 30th, 2014|Categories: food|

These pictures (above) are said to be from a stall at Kopitiam Gui Lin, Jalan Perajurit in Ipoh Garden East. According to our photographer, the satay here is quite tasty. What [...]

Did you know…

By |2014-04-07T16:38:23+08:00April 7th, 2014|Categories: food, Memories|

...that pineapples were once grown under coconut and rubber trees? This 1920 postcard shows a bullock cart used in transporting pineapples. I do wonder how much a pineapple cost back [...]

March 2014