cassava chips

Cassava Chips is Malaysian


Ubi Kayu is not Malaysian staple food but this plant was famous during Japanese Occupation here during world war 2. Not because it was used as a weapon but as a staple food during the war years. But now the ubi kayu is famous for food industries as a major source of carbohydrates.

Now we still eat it occasionally and the recipe are fried, boil, fermentation or mix with other ingredient to produce a cake for example. Before potato chips are being introduce here by the Americans (I guest). Locals have ubi kayu chips.

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— asmaliana

Bar Rio

Majesty by the Melaka Riverside

I’m just publishing the Casa Del Rio Press Release for your info.


Melaka, Malaysia – THE city of Melaka, Malaysia’s colorful and historic pride and joy, has a brand new boutique hotel called Casa del Rio, it is the only hotel located directly on the banks of the stately Melaka River.

Casa del Rio which is Spanish for ‘Home by the River’ is a mansion of opulence, sitting majestically on the riverbank, ideally located on Jalan Kota Laksamana, only a two-minute walk from the popular Jonkers Walk and the heritage attractions of Melaka.
Casa del Rio is the newest addition to The Boutique Collection by HPL Hotels and Resorts. Other brands in the HPL Hotels & Resorts’ management portfolio include Hard Rock Hotels and Concorde Hotels.

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— asmaliana

tzu chi moon cake

Time to lit up the lantern…

Time for another celebration!, now our Chinese fellow will gather to eat moon cakes while the children will be playing with their colorful lantern. It’s mid autumn, the time for lantern festivals.

This year Tourism Malaysia will organize a 2.5km lantern procession at historic Kuala Lumpur Chinatown. This lantern procession is in conjunction with the 1Malaysia Lantern Tourism Festival 2011. So if you want to witness the event, it will be held on this Saturday 10/9 at 8pm.

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— asmaliana


Malaysian noodles in New York

Ney York city Streets-pic by glazaro flickr..

Malaysia Kitchen for the World event will be held in New York this 27th of September. I don’t know whether mee mamak or kue teow goreng kerang can be found during the New York Malaysian noodles festival. But it is said that variety of Malaysian noodles on Malay, Chinese and Indian will be featured…

Published: Thursday September 8, 2011 MYT 12:00:00 PM
All about Malaysian noodles at NY food celebration

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— asmaliana

lorry accident

289 deaths for Hari Raya

I witness this accident during Ramadan recently..

289 death on ops sikap 24 is a figure that we all should worried about. It is said that the 289 figure was the highest since the operation was launched a decade ago. This shows that our friendly and courteous custom are not applied at the road.

Read news about 289 deaths the worst on Ops Sikap record.

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— asmaliana


Malaysia free from bird flu virus

from bird flu faq sheet here..

This country declared bird flu free since last case in 2007. Read it in the news here. Last month United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported the resurgence of deadly bird flu virus in Kuala Lumpur.

But the reported denied by Malaysia Ministry of Health because until now there is no new cases being found. Although no cases of bird flu, FAO called for cautious and heightened surveillance in Malaysia and other South East Asia country because FAO thinks that the virus could possibly spread from China and Vietnam. Read the report here.

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— asmaliana

malaysia custom book

Handbook for Malaysian Customs & Etiquette

Can get it at MPH bookstore..

Yesterday Tourism Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ng Yen Yen launched a book on Malaysian Customs & Etiquette. The 124 pages book are all about promoting Malaysia customs and can help tourist to understand local tradition. It also can be guide to what do’s and don’t here.

From Bernama

Malaysian Customs And Etiquette Book To Promote Cultural Traditions

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 6 (Bernama) — An experienced speaker on Malaysian protocol, etiquette and manners, customs and culture, Datuk Paduka Noor Aini Abdullah has launched a new edition of the Malaysian Customs and Etiquette handbook to promote Malaysian cultural traditions.

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— asmaliana

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