Today’s colourful version of Yusheng and the practice of eating it on the seventh day of Chinese New Year appears to be unique to Malaysia and Singapore. Four local chefs are credited for developing Yusheng as we know it today. They named the dish “Lucky Raw Fish” and popularised it as a New Year delicacy. […]

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Digital Perm

A digital perm is a perm that uses hot rods with the temperature regulated by a machine with a digital display, hence the name. The process is otherwise similar to that of a traditional perm. The name “digital perm” is copyrighted by a Japanese company, Paimore Co. Hairstylists usually call it a “hot perm.” A […]

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Durian Craze

  Directions to one of the best Durian Cafes Malaysian durian is different from other durian species available in the international marketplace. The fruit is smaller and more compact; it has an intense “fragrance” which may be too strong for the non-initiated, but most wonderful for lovers of the fruit. The best durians are a […]

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Malaysia Series

I will be taking you on my 6 month journey of Malaysia. I am very fortunate that I have family all around Malaysia, so I get the full local experience. Many of the places I have visited are hidden gems. That only a born and raised would know.  When I landed on February 6 2013, […]

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