Hainanese Delights – Bringing Back Nostalgic Recipes

As far as I can remember, my family has always been a big fan of Hainanese food. As a child, I would hear them regale me with tales of old famous restaurants serving up the best Hainanese food in Penang. And in those tales, names like Garden Hotel, Lone Pine and Hollywood Restaurant would definitely […]

Johnny’s Nasi Lemak – A Truly Unique Treat!

Nasi Lemak is indeed one of the best loved staple foods in Malaysia. Various versions are available, from the simplest form (those RM1 per packet nasi lemaks) to the more elaborate types where you can pick and choose your dishes to go with the rice. One of the most unique nasi lemaks I’ve come across […]

Pulau Tikus Laksa & Char Koay Teow

Apologies for the lack of updates lately. Some things going on personally, good things I would say. 🙂 And also travelling quite a bit for work. So here’s something short and sweet and old school… good ol’ Penang hawker food. 🙂 One of my favourite places to go to for lunch in Pulau Tikus is […]

Sweet & Sour Fishballs

This is a long overdue post, as I prepared this dish for a pot luck at the end of last year. At that time, I had spotted this simple yet tantalizing recipe from Rasa Malaysia’s site. And the pot luck was the perfect opportunity for me to try out the recipe! I have never had […]

Bella Italia @ Bellisa Row, Pulau Tikus

Bella Italia at Bellisa Row is most definitely my favourite Italian restaurant in Penang. It’s our family’s place to go to whenever we have something to celebrate! Bella Italia is a cosy little restaurant especially popular with the expats staying around Pulau Tikus area. During the weekends, its almost always full. So a reservation is […]

Cuisine Bou Japanese Food @ Pulau Tikus, Penang

I find it strange that despite being a fan of Japanese food, I have yet to do a review of a Japanese restaurant until now! Cuisine Bou is one of the latest Japanese restaurants that have mushroomed around Pulau Tikus area.  A rough count shows that there are at least 7 Japanese restaurants in this […]

Best Tiramisu In Penang!

I’m still dreaming about tiramisu… Therefore…ta dah….. The best-est tiramisu in Penang!! Definitely beats all the other tiramisus I’ve tried in Penang so far… This bestest Tiramisu (freshly made every day) can be found at Bella Italia Italian Restaurant, Belissa Row, Pulau Tikus Penang. In fact this is one of the best Italian restaurants in […]