A Malaysian Blog about Food, Family and Friends – by Lyrical Lemongrass
Kazuhiro Chii is a man of many talents. Ask him to show you his tools, and you will agree with me. The art of hand sculpting ice is uncommon in these parts of the world (and I mean Malaysia, not greater Asia, naturally). I watched with rapt attention as he took out a block [...]
We were invited to a tasting session of The Balvenie Single Malt Scotch Whisky at Carcosa Seri Negara yesterday, a highly appropriate venue for the well-heeled of KL to drive in with their fancy cars where they can carelessly chuck their Porsches by the side of the road for all and sundry to see. I’m [...]
Sid’s Pub 1. The Malaysian mentality of keeping up with the Joneses goes beyond showing off material goods. Now we’re even comparing illnesses. Don’t believe me? Try telling someone you’re ill. “I’m ill. I’ve been throwing up and have had high fever for four days. I’m miserable.” “Poor dear,” she says, and for a moment, you [...]
Food, for me, is a means to an end and not an end in itself.
Food, for me, represents the love of family, the fellowship of friends, and the community and communality it brings.