Malaysian

PappaRich (Albany, North Shore City, New Zealand)

PappaRich in Aotea Square is one of our favourite places to dine in if we are craving for some Malaysian, we have been here many times, so much I lost track on how many visits I made here. Located in Auckland’s CBD this is quite accessible during business days but...

Madam Woo (North Shore City, New Zealand) 4

Madam Woo (North Shore City, New Zealand)

Madam Woo is one of those restaurants that I had been wanting to try for a long time, if I can remember this branch in Takapuna had opened its doors around early 2017 and since then I just passed by the place once in a while wondering when will I...

Bunga Raya (New Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand) 1

Bunga Raya (New Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand)

I had been wanting to try this place for a long time because when my colleague knew that I lived in Malaysia before New Zealand he always asked me if I had tried this restaurant, that was probably 10 years ago and almost every time he sees me in the...

Mamak - 2020 Menu (North Shore City, New Zealand) 5

Mamak – 2020 Menu (North Shore City, New Zealand)

Mamak is one of our go to Malaysian restaurants if we are craving for some Malay dishes, this is one of our primary choices alongside Uncle Man’s, PappaRich and Chef Rasa Sayang, each one of them reminds me of Malaysia where I used to work and live for four years,...

Salted Egg Yolk Chicken Wings 1

Salted Egg Yolk Chicken Wings

Who ever invented salted egg yolks as a sauce needs a prize, this thing is amazing, it’s like a crack, amazingly delicious and highly addictive. Most non-Asians I guess won’t agree with that statement as this is kind of weird for them, but I guess once they get to try...

Sup Ekor 1

Sup Ekor

Sup Ekor in Malaysian or Sop Buntut in Indonesian is a popular comfort food in Malaysia and Indonesia, basically it’s a soup dish prepared with oxtails and vegetables like carrots, potatoes and tomatoes seasoned with shallot, garlic and spices like cumin, coriander, cinnamon, cardamom and star anise. Usually this dish...

17 Ways to Cook Oxtails 1

17 Ways to Cook Oxtails

Oxtails are the most underrated meat cut out there, people tend to choose the meat cut that is easiest to cook and prepare hence cuts like such are only used by restaurants who has the luxury of time.  In Asia this is not the case since we eat most cuts of...

Malaysian Pork & Cauliflower Curry 1

Malaysian Pork & Cauliflower Curry

I know Malaysian dishes are not synonymous to pork as their cuisine is predominantly Muslim inspired but in Kuala Lumpur there are a lot of Chinese Malaysians that introduces a hybrid between the Chinese and Muslim cuisine, our dish is one of them.  If you visit some Chinese food stalls in...

Hokka Hokka (Brisbane, Australia) 2

Hokka Hokka (Brisbane, Australia)

Design your own noodle! Whoever created this should be given an award, this is brilliant one of the amazing creations of the century. Perhaps I am over reacting, but I really liked this concept and it was the first time I heard of this and it was in Hokka Hokka...