PappaRich Northbridge

PappaRich has finally arrived in Perth and is a newbie on the Perth dining scene. It’s the first outlet in Western Australia too, along with 10 outlets operating in other Australian states. Established in 2005 with its first restaurant in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and today, PappaRich has expanded across Malaysia and internationally. (Yep believe me, it’s everywhere in Malaysia!) PappaRich also boasts an extensive menu with a variety of dishes to choose from. Oh and their menu comes with mouthwatering photos too. From Malaysian classics like Nasi Lemak and Satays to Roti Canai, PappaRich caters for all tastes and palates. PappaRich … Continue reading PappaRich Northbridge

Wicked Satays

Once in a while I get cravings for Malaysian food. So what am I craving for this time? I am craving for satays! It has been a while since my last trip back home and I must admit that it is hard to find a place serving authentic satays in Perth. After stumbling upon Wicked Satays on Instagram (Wicked Satays is a new addition to Victoria Park which has just been opened for business 4 weeks ago), my family and I decided to give Wicked Satays a try. We started off with a Beef Murtabak ($9). Murtabak is a wrapped … Continue reading Wicked Satays

Sri Devi Curry House

Taking over the previous residence of Ipoh’s Corner is now Sri Devi Curry House, one of the new kids on the block on William Street. Sri Devi specialises in South Indian and Malaysian favourites such as Thosais, Nasi Lemak, Murtabak, Roti Canai, to name a few and also a choice of side dishes to choose from the counter. To all the Malaysians who have lived around the Subang Jaya area, I am sure the name “Sri Devi” might ring a bell to you too. Dad and mum ordered a few side dishes from the bain marie together with white rice. I had … Continue reading Sri Devi Curry House

Malaysian Food Adventures #17: Bak Kut Teh

Every Malaysian will crave for Bak Kut Teh. I am sure some of you are wondering what Bak Kut Teh is. Basically Bak Kut Teh consists of meaty  pork ribs simmered in a complex broth of herbs and spices for hours. Although it is known as “meat bone tea” after translation, you won’t be able to find any tea leaves in it! Just herbs, spices, pork ribs and mushrooms, that’s it! Bak Kut Teh can be found in every corner in Malaysia, whether you are at a shopping centre, hawker stalls or restaurants. The restaurant which my family and I often frequent for Bak … Continue reading Malaysian Food Adventures #17: Bak Kut Teh

Malaysian Food Adventures #15: Seafood and Fish Noodles at B & Best Restaurant

For Seafood and Fish Noodles, one must pay a visit to B & Best Restaurant located at the area of Kelana Jaya. As a favourite among the locals, I heard that the restaurant can be very busy during the weekends but unfortunately, this restaurant is only open for breakfast and lunch. At the Seafood and Fish Noodle stall, you can basically choose which type of seafood and noodle or porridge you would like for your dish, depending on your preference. If you want to try everything, you can have the option of going for the mixed seafood which consists of … Continue reading Malaysian Food Adventures #15: Seafood and Fish Noodles at B & Best Restaurant

Malaysian Food Adventures #14: Pan Mee, Assam Laksa and Popiah at Restaurant New Apollos

Pan Mee is one dish which needed to get checked off my “Foods to eat in Malaysia list” before I leave back to Perth. Pan Mee also known as Ban Mian, a Hakka style noodle. The noodle dough is actually made from flour and it is traditionally hand-kneaded and torn into smaller pieces of dough, being the flat strips of noodle. Pan Mee is everywhere in KL and you can find it mostly at Hawker Centres too. Rumours has it that the Pan Mee at Restaurant New Apollos is worth trying. And so, I set out on another foodie adventure … Continue reading Malaysian Food Adventures #14: Pan Mee, Assam Laksa and Popiah at Restaurant New Apollos

Malaysian Food Adventures #11: Mum’s Place

Just after our shopping trip, we are in for another treat and this time it is dinner at Mum’s Place. Mum’s Place brings out the best of Malaysian and local Portuguese cuisine while being inspired by traditional home recipes. With plenty of wooden furniture, wooden statues, carvings and fancy screens, it makes a comfortable setting at Mum’s Place. Don’t forget to check our some of the signs and quotes too, I guarantee you will giggle or smile at some of them. To get the best out of Mum’s Place it is recommended to share dishes around the table. So grab … Continue reading Malaysian Food Adventures #11: Mum’s Place

Malaysian Food Adventures #10: Loke Yun Chicken Rice

At Loke Yun, glorious and tender chicken and fluffy rice awaits you. Chicken Rice is a favourite among Malaysians. Who does not love Chicken Rice?  One of the longest running Chicken Rice restaurant in KL is Loke Yun. The chicken in Loke Yun is no ordinary chicken. The chicken used in Loke Yun is “Choy Yin Gai” which is known as farmed chicken. Take a look at the skin and you will see a shade of brilliant yellow. Smooth, shiny and silky. Topped with shallots and a drizzle of soy-sauce, it adds some flavour to the chicken at Loke Yun. The … Continue reading Malaysian Food Adventures #10: Loke Yun Chicken Rice

Malaysian Food Adventures #9: Banana Leaf at Raju Restaurant

Every Malaysian will crave for Roti Canai and Banana Leaf Rice. One year later and here I am again at Raju Restaurant. Raju Restaurant has been popular among the locals. Come down to Raju on a weekend and it is packed with families and friends indulging in Banana Leaf Rice and Roti Canai.  But don’t worry, there are usually plenty of seats around Raju as people come and go quickly. As I was there during the morning, we had the Roti Canai (RM 1.80 per piece) which was soft and fluffy. Together with the dhal provided, it was full of … Continue reading Malaysian Food Adventures #9: Banana Leaf at Raju Restaurant

Malaysian Food Adventures #6: Nasi Lemak

Every Malaysian will crave for the good ol’ Nasi Lemak. Nasi Lemak is a fragrant rice dish cooked in coconut milk and “pandan” leaf. If you are ever around the area to visit the Bird Park, Planetarium, Lake Gardens, Butterfly Park, Museum of the Tun Abdul Razak (2nd Prime Minister of Malaysia) and the Islamic Museum, you are in for a treat. Within the vicinity of these tourist attractions lies a popular Nasi Lemak stall at the Tanglin Food Court. The Nasi Lemak stall at Tanglin has been around for a long time since 1948.  So yes, they are very … Continue reading Malaysian Food Adventures #6: Nasi Lemak