Home made ice cream stall in Thailand, pic from saffawati.com
Ice cream is not our traditional food. Maybe except for Ice cream Malaysia. As our country is basically have no ice or snow naturally,ice cream is not part of our history and we are not used to make it at home. Alternative name for ice cream are gelato, sorbet, frozen custard. If we read in Wikipedia, ice cream got a long history than can be follow since 200 BC China, Roman Empire, Persian Empire and the Arabs. All that influence the ice cream we had today.
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Everyone know Salad these days. We know salad is consist of fresh and raw mix of vegetables. Vegetables in Salad usually not locals like tomatoes, lettuce, carrots, cabbage etc. Salad is consume with special sauce or dressing. Usually in our mindset if some one eating salad they are on a diet. This is different with Ulam. Ulam is local version of Salad that.
Ulam – Pegaga
Unlike Salad, ulam have broad type of leaf, ordinary vegetables usually not recognize as ulam. I think ulam got more stronger taste than salad. Our mindset is if some one eating ulam they are on healthy regime. Like fountain of youth. Many locals that enjoy longer age are associated with eating ulam. Usually ulam got strong taste and more bitter. Many leaves shoot are consider ulam. Many of the ulam are also hard to find in local markets but must search for it at special market like Pasar Tani or in the village.
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I think in Melaka petition writer is decreasing year by year or already gone? Because I have not seen any lately at their favorite spot at Jalan Hang Tuah. Maybe many of the government department already shift to Ayer Keroh @ MITC @ Hang Tuah Jaya. Petition writer help people to do official document or letter that deal with the government. They use type writer. I have not seen any of them using laptop.
But till today you can still find petition writers throughout Malaysia. For example I saw petition writers at Government office in Seremban, pic below.
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Current hot premium shopping in Malaysia is maybe Johor Premium Outlets and quality brands name with free shipping at Zalora can make you just sit at home while searching for Baju Kurung. You got to go down south to go to Johor Premium outlets yet you can find many branded items at everyday discounts from 25% to 65%. You can see Singaporeans, Middle East and many from SEA countries at JPO. So Maybe Branded and designer Items can be more cheaper at JPO rather than KL or other countries around.
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San Shu Gong is one example of local delicacies being up date to another level. At San Shu Gong the local food that sell can be found at every place in Melaka but the difference is about presentation and packaging. Usually visitors will try their Durian Cendol, the cendol itself is not authentic but the packaging does. San Shu Gong is located in Strategic place at tourist hotspot Jonker Street.
Before San Shu Dong, Tan Kim Hock is already known for distributing the local and Traditional food.
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Well maybe most of Parents in Melaka are unnoticed about the existence of Roller Skating Disco Style at Dataran Pahlawan. But for the teenagers, maybe it’s their favorite weekend activities. Roller Skating is not something new but the place for proper roller skating can be count compared to indoor games like Bowling. Maybe because the Roller Skating a bit dangerous and need certain level of skill to master it.
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In Malaysia we always acknowledge certain state or place with certain food. Like Melaka Asam Pedas and Masak Lemak Cili Api will goes to Negeri Sembilan. Narrower scope like district are like Kluang Coffee and Mee Bandung Muar. We take example of the Mee Bandung Muar. As usual many businesses will take the advantage of the hype by offering the food at various place over Malaysia.
But of course for a Mee Bandung Lover, there will be a will to someday eating the Mee Bandung at the Place of origin – Muar. So if the Mee Bandung lover travel to Johor Bahru and he/she have a time, he/she will try to drop by at Muar and find a place like Tanjung Mas to experience the Mee Bandung. Then Tanjung Mas will be remembered. That is food tourism…
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