A Guide to Malaysian Street Food

Malaysia is a foodie’s paradise. The country is the centre of global crossroads, with influences from China, India, Thailand, and colonial Britain weaving an intricate tapestry of cuisine and culture. Coupled with fresh produce, a willingness to try anything and the average Malaysian’s love of food, the result is a veritable smorgasboard of dishes. The…

3 days in Krakow, Poland

One wintry December, we headed off forĀ 3 days in Krakow, Poland. The temperatures ranged between -2 to 6 degrees Celsius, and although it was chilly, there was also sunshine and blue sky, which was more than what perpetually-grey-London offered. There are also far less tourists during the off-season, and hotels and flights are correspondingly cheaper….

A few of my favourite foods: Sydney

Sydney has its share of Michelin starred restaurants, though not on par with other cities like New York and London. In recent years, there have been more and more exciting food offerings, from international brands like Momofuku to Din Tai Fung, as well as famous chefs headlining places like Mr Wong’s and Porteno’s. There are…

A few of my favourite foods: Malaysia

Plato was wrong. The food of the soul isn’t knowledge, it’s my mother’s braised duck in five spice, or perhaps her meen fan ko or pan mee, flour ‘noodles’ – kneaded, then torn into thin pieces and boiled in stock, two stalwart favourites from my childhood right up to now. Our relationship with food is…

The Living is Easy in the Big Easy: New Orleans, LA, USA

The Big Easy, Crescent City, the original Sin City… New Orleans wears many titles. An early start to our day, and our first stop is Red Fish on famed Bourbon Street for an oyster po-boy, gumbo and sweet tea. The heat is staggering outside and we escape gratefully into the colourful, eclectic insides of the…