A Malaysian Blog about Food, Family and Friends – by Lyrical Lemongrass
If you were in Malaysia last year, you would have most likely come across the inaugural Time Out KL (TOKL) Food Awards in 2009. You would have also most likely wondered how some of the restaurants even made it to the list, and as much as I was surprised at some of the winners, [...]
Nasi Hidang Selera Several years ago, I asked my boss, a fastidious Malay man with impeccable english and a discerning palate, if he could recommend a restaurant serving good Malay food. He turned to me and said, “Meena, the only place where you can find good Malay food is at home.” He was right, of [...]
Nasi kerabu Only three things can make me get out of bed at 6 o’clock on a Saturday morning. The first is an activity that only 7 of my friends know of (an annual ritual that we have been doing for almost 10 years of our lives…i.e. since we were errrr….14), the second is the lure [...]
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.