A Malaysian Blog about Food, Family and Friends – by Lyrical Lemongrass
I’m always in the mood for good nasi lemak at any time of the day, although with age, I’m learning to control my consumption. If there’s ever a seriously sinful meal, this is it. The basic nasi lemak consists of rice cooked with coconut milk, sambal (chilli paste), fried anchovies, fried/roasted peanuts and sliced cucumbers. [...]
Whenever we drive past Sek Yuen, we’d tell ourselves that we should go there some time soon. We generally enjoy old-style dining, and the facade of the restaurant with its washed-out, peeling paint was a good reflection of the interior. Entering the restaurant, it was like we travelled back through time; there were old kopitiam [...]
The formation of the Makan Club and our friendship began approximately six months ago with the anticipation of two events – eating char siew at Salak South and eating “lard noodles” at San Peng. Pretty Pui, Bouncing Barbie and I were initially taken aback when the guys waxed lyrical about lard noodles. Seriously, how can [...]
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.