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Regular readers will know how much I enjoy Malaysian cuisine with its melting pot of spicy noodles, tantalising curries and excellent rotis. There are a few Malaysian restaurants scattered around Brisbane’s suburbs but none that are centrally located. When I was invited* to try newly opened PappaRich in the Wintergarden, I wasn’t at all surprised… Read more

Filed in: Brisbane, Restaurant Review

Lunch Sized Adventures Malaysian Style

Over the years I’ve waxed lyrical about my love of Malaysian food. One of my favourite dishes (Malaysian or otherwise) is Char Kway Teow and if you’ve been reading along for any length of time, it makes regular appearances in TIFFIN. Another fave is the curry and flat bread meal known as Roti Canai. Indeed… Read more

Filed in: Brisbane, Restaurant Review

For a Good Cause

A break in transmission from the ‘Dispatches from Sydney’….. In September 2011, my brother Edward was diagnosed with Leukaemia.  As I write this, he has been in hospital for over 6 months.  He is awaiting a bone marrow transplant at the end of this March that is likely to occur on his 23rd birthday.  Meanwhile… Read more

Filed in: Miscellaneous

Dispatches from Sydney – Mamak

A few weeks ago I was in a taxi heading down Goulburn St in Sydney when I saw a crowd outside a restaurant. They appeared to be queuing and as I craned my neck to get a better view, I thought I could make out the words ‘Malaysian’ in the distance.  As a big fan… Read more

Filed in: Restaurant Review, Travel

The Elusive Roti Canai

Some of you will recall a post a month or so back called ‘Dreaming of Malaysia’. Well, finally the dream became a reality and I was in heaven with so many tempting treats, it was daunting to think I may not get through it all. We knew we were off to a good start when… Read more

Filed in: Food Experiences, Travel