Fried Ti Kuih with Sweet Potato & Yam
Mar04

Fried Ti Kuih with Sweet Potato & Yam

“Ti Kuih”, “Nian Gao” or Chinese New Year cake is a “must have” new year delicacies among Chinese community. It symbolize¬†a raising of oneself taller in each coming year. Therefore it widely used in praying ceremony and also as gift to each other during home visits. As ¬†the major ingredient is sugar and flour, it comes with sweet taste which is difficult to eat directly. Usually it will stock up...

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Cheese Swiss Roll from Indonesia
Mar03

Cheese Swiss Roll from Indonesia

This cake was introduced by a friend from Medan, Indonesia during her visit to Penang last year. Recently I managed to get this cake while visited to Medan. The taste is simply delicious. Cheese Swiss Roll This is the swiss roll which made of cheese as the major flavour. Each roll approximate 600g come in a box with plain cheese and chocolate chips. As understood from the local friend, there are a few bakeries selling this swiss roll....

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Travel Info: Electric Power Plug Standard for Medan, Indonesia
Mar02

Travel Info: Electric Power Plug Standard for Medan, Indonesia

Recently I have chance to travel to Medan, Indonesia for short business trip. Electrical plug standard is different from country to country. As in Malaysia, our electrical plug standards is follow British standard (BS1363 Type G) across the nation, so we have no problem no matter where we go within the country. However, I discovered that the power plug type is not standardized in Medan, Indonesia. As this is the first time I been...

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