Things you take for granted until it’s beyond your reach because of restricted movement. Our sweet treat just one month ago on a scorching hot afternoon along the streets of Georgetown – ‘Ais Bola’ drizzled with syrup, sarsaparilla and grape … Continue reading Stuff you take for granted …
Our routine over the past two weeks has been limited and the Movement Control Order has been extended till mid-April. I’m missing my Sunday banana leaf lunch with the family and tried to replicate it today with missing ingredients nevertheless. … Continue reading Restricted Movement Sunday Lunch
A runway in the middle of a village? That’s exactly what ‘Lawan Kuda,‘ a quaint village snuggled amongst the green hills near the town of Gopeng in Perak features. It’s the first thing you’ll notice as you pull into the village. Built by the British as an emergency landing strip and referred to as ‘feigeichang’ by the locals, this runway is no longer in use for aircraft. It is now the main road that runs through this Chinese New Village. The village name – ‘Lawan Kuda’ which translates to ‘horse battle’ or ‘horse contest’ is credited to a polo ground … Continue reading Village With A Runway?
Coffee flower tea, cultivated and harvested in the town of Gopeng in Perak, brings together a refreshing brew of two all-time favourite beverages in a cup. Continue reading Coffee Tea anyone?
On a cold winter’s day there is noting more comforting than walking into a cosy comfortable corner for some warmth, and for us in Andorra this was Hotel de I’lsard where we spent three nights in Dec 2019. It’s location … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Hotel de I’lsard Andorra
A lazy Saturday at Cafe-Bistrot David with good friends is all we needed after such a drama fuelled week in the country. Calling in that morning to book a table, we were told that the restaurant was fully booked for lunch and the next available time was 2.30pm. A perfect excuse to sleep in! The restaurant was packed when we walked in, and I totally understand why. So remember to make a reservation if you’re planning to stop by. The food is one thing, but when an ambience in an eatery is cosy – after a nice meal, a good … Continue reading Fine French Fusion Fare