Hainan Trip : Must Try Hainan Rice Noodles


I fell in love with my bowl of Hainan Rice Noodles when I first visited Haikou. Hence, I would eat Hainan Rice Noodles whenever I visit Hainan. The noodles are called fen (粉) in Hainan. It’s a classic breakfast dish for the residents who love eating rice noodles in the morning. There are coarse rice Continue Reading

Kristang Cuisine : Melba At The Mansion, Malacca


My first encounter with Kristang cuisine was during my stay at The Majestic Malacca. Before that, I have never heard of it. I made a reservation for dinner at the in-house restaurant, Melba at The Mansion which is located on the first floor of the hotel. Beautifully decorated with lots of wooden furnishings, it has a spacious Continue Reading

Teochew Mooncakes : Sze Thye Cake Shop


As the Mid-Autumn Festival looms closer, I look forward to eating traditional Teochew mooncakes. The elders in my extended family like Teochew la piah (flaky lard pastries 潮州朥饼). I made a trip to Sze Thye Cake Shop to buy some mooncakes for my family. Mid-Autumn Festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the eighth month Continue Reading