Category Archives: Melaka

tapai pulut

Fermented delicacy

Tapai is the famous form of fermented food in Malaysia. Tapai usually eaten on occasion like wedding and family feast. Here tapai will be found in two types that are from glutinous rice and cassava. Traditionally it will be wrapped with banana leaves when served.


Tapai from Glutinous rice

Fermented food are served all over the world with different type of foods like soybean, milk,olive, bread, cheese and fruits.

The tapai is very sweet with little sour tastes. Tapai also taste good when eaten cold or mixed with ice cream and ice blended juice. In Melaka there is one company that produce tapai commercially. Tapai Pulut Sarimah. Tapai Pulut Sarimah is wrapped with special plastic and paper replacing the banana leaves. The taste remain the same.

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malaysia spa

Foreign hand for local spa

Tourism Minister said don’t rely on foreign therapist, instead try do more training to Malaysian who are interested in this industries like setting up an internship program.

Well the Minister got the point, if a travelers just finished traveling from Bangkok then drop by at KL for a spa treatment. Suddenly the guys still got a hand from Thailand in KL. So the experience will be not so exciting.


Health & Beauty From the Rainforest: Malaysian Traditions of RamuanHealthy Living Books)

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bubur lambuk

Buffet Ramadan at Beruang Hill

Beruang Hill can be considered a budget destination. But the hotel is unique based on the existing building itself, once an apartment. So the Ramadan Buffet dinner at Beruang Hill also can be considered a budget.

Price at RM25.00 nett for adult and RM18.00 nett for children. Duration from 3rd August to 27th August 2011. All local menu with strong taste of spices.

BERUANG HILL
Lot 91, Seksyen 1, Bukit Beruang Heights
Jalan Bukit Beruang
Hang Tuah Jaya
75450 Melaka
Tel : +606233 2231
Fax : +606233 2235

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Botanikal_Ramadan Flyer1

Ramadan Buffet at Cafe Botanical

Again Cafe Botanikal doing their Berbuka Puasa ala Kampung for 2011. Price at RM32 for adult and RM20 for children. This year they got another spot for private function rather than at their usual place. You can choose Melaka Wonderland Wave Pool Side or at Villa Istana Pool Side. Just read the brochure:

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steamboat

Steamboat on the river

When I read at wikipedia, actually the word steamboat is famous in Malaysia and Singapore. World known it as hot pot. Although this type of cooking originated from China or Mongolia thousand years ago (says wikipedia here). Steamboat is common food for Malaysian. We have another steamboat version that can easily be found in every pasar malam.The version of it called Yong Tau Fu. Of course steamboat cooked by Malay in pasar malam have adopted the Malay style spices resulting spicy,chili hot and a bit salty soup.



A Malay yong tau foo stall, pic from julia flickr.

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rooftop guest house

Guest House with a cozy roof top

I’m highlighting this place because while I’m browsing the TripAdvisor on Melaka, Roof Top Guest House scores high above average. Rating from very good to excellent.

Well, the customer review says it all – warm welcomed, comfy and clean, fresh food and all the customer agreed with the super friendly owner.

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