Asia, Malaysia

Malaysia II Day 6: R&R in KK

It was a full day of R&R after all the previous festivities. We mainly stayed at home and ate. There was also a never ending supply of pastries including a Malay version of 鹹煎餅, egg tarts, and an assortment of sponge cakes. We also had some local instant noodles - Maggi, which was as tasty… Continue reading Malaysia II Day 6: R&R in KK


Asian Dessert

Update: This restaurant has permanently closed. The other night, we had a girls’ night to catch up over dinner. Even before we started dinner, we were planning for dessert. As you may or may not know by now, I don’t have much of a sweet tooth so it really says something about this dessert place.… Continue reading Asian Dessert

Chinese, Food festivals

The Essense of Stinky Tofu

Yesterday, we went to Ottawa’s Asian Fest. This is the first time they held it at the new Landsdowne Park and it looks like it is a huge success; The turn out was quite impressive. Caution: as soon as you enter Landsdowne park, though, you will appreciate a very strong, fermented, and many say, unpleasant… Continue reading The Essense of Stinky Tofu

Chinese, Home cooking

A taste of home

So, I went to the T&T Supermarket (I believe the only Chinese chain supermarket in Ottawa) the other day and had a very hearty BBQ duck/chicken meal enough to feed a family. Big mistake. Wouldn’t do it again. Half way through I wasn’t actually even enjoying it anymore. Portion control is very important. If you… Continue reading A taste of home