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Cooking on Holiday

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Karina and Kasey in Penang

Last year, I received an email from my cooking guest who asked if I want to host Karina and Kasey in Penang. I did not know who they are but was told they were the winners of NZ Master chef and had their own TV program called Kitchen Diplomacy. I googled them and read about … Continue reading

Cooking in North Island, New Zealand.

I have not written for a long time. The cooking class in our home is progressing well. The internet and wifi, finally is smooth for me to sit down and pen some travel adventure. For some time, I was not able to do it as we were getting intermitten services. Chandra, Junnie and I went … Continue reading

Cooking in Monchique, Portugal

Chandra and I had a whirlwind holiday with Justin and Karen Wride in March 2017. Both of them came to Penang to do a cooking class in 2016 and we became very good friends. Justin is in my facebook and he gets to see my posting. Each time he sees something he fancies, he will … Continue reading

Cooking in Frakenberg, Germany

In March 2017, Chandra and I flew to Germany for food consultation in Aachen. We were met by Jeremy Clarke who recommended us to Frakenberg, tailored meal solutions. In the morning, we were chauffeured driven to the head quarters where we met the owners. On my way driving into the compound, I can’t help but … Continue reading

Ludlow Food Festival

Pearly Kee cooking adventure in Ludlow. Continue reading

Fun time at World Curry Festival

Braford, the curry capital of England. Continue reading

Dine with Pearly in Fun Bee Park, Brunei

Cecilia Lee came to my Penang cooking class with some of her good friends from Brunei. I came to know this dynamic warm lady after spending a few days with her in Penang. Little did I know she sprung me a surprise call after 3 weeks returning to Brunei. I am inviting you over to … Continue reading

Dine with Pearly in Melbourne

For holidays in 2012, we went to Melbourne¬† to the home of pastry chef Janet. When Janet was on holiday in Penang, she told her husband, I am going to relax and enjoy my holiday but I would love to have a cooking lunch with Pearly. Her awesome husband made her wish come through. While … Continue reading

Food on Tap

Chandra and I had a great time during our holidays. Our holidays in 2013 was to go see Katrina and Fred of Pizzini Wines in King Valley, Victoria. We cooked, stay with Nonna Rossa who is in her late 80s. But let me tell you, she is so strong and healthy. I wrote about my … Continue reading

Nyonya Food, Vegetable Dishes

We have some very refine vegetable dishes. Great dishes and very appetizing to eat. I remember when I was young, I do not get to cut vegetable for refined dishes. We have to observe the experience cousins using the knife to sliced very fine thin slices for certain dishes. The Nyonya always pride themselves saying … Continue reading