The Aromas of Bak Kut Teh (Pork Ribs)

Comfort in a bowl… From now on Lyf&Spice will document more stories from the local food scene and happenings of the warm and lovely city of Kota Bharu, Kelantan. It’s time to eat like a local. Ready for the journey? Follow us… All about Bak Kut Teh: Restaurant hopping in quest for some of the best street and local food led us from one cuisine … Continue reading The Aromas of Bak Kut Teh (Pork Ribs)

Strawberry Picking at Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

To do or not to do? Surfing Cameron Highlands online: Utter the words ‘Cameron Highlands’ and people will ask you to visit the strawberry fields, TripAdvisor will list it in its top few activities and  Google will bombard you with bucket loads of these red berries. Whether you should head to the strawberry farms or not, I’d say… read on and figure out for yourselves… … Continue reading Strawberry Picking at Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

Authentic Nyonya Cuisine at Nancy’s Kitchen, Melaka

 A touch of Nyonya in Malaysia…  I love Nancy’s Kitchen! I was running through TripAdvisor when I came across Nancy’s Kitchen as the best place for Nyonya cuisine. A number of other sites and blogs recommended the place too, so I thought why not gain a first-hand experience and find out if it is hyped or true to its name? I am so thankful that … Continue reading Authentic Nyonya Cuisine at Nancy’s Kitchen, Melaka

15 Street Food Items and Things To Do at Jonker Walk, Melaka

Strolling along the Chinatown of Melaka What is Jonker Walk? Jonker Walk is the Chinatown of Melaka, Malaysia. Just like most South East Asian cities have a Chinatown, so does Melaka. Jonker walk lies in Jalan Hang Jebat a.k.a. Jonker Street. Known as the ethnic and cultural hub, it houses a number of food stalls, tourist attractions, shops and other places to hang out. How … Continue reading 15 Street Food Items and Things To Do at Jonker Walk, Melaka

Eid Mubarak!!! Greetings from Kota Bharu

                      Ramadan and Eid food highlights in Malaysia…  The streets of Kota Bharu have been abuzz with food! Want to know how Malaysian’s celebrate Ramadan and Eid? Start scrolling… Colek : Colek is a thin, sweet sauce/dip. It could be a nearly transparent, sweet dip with chillies, served with seafood fritters, or an opaque, black sauce … Continue reading Eid Mubarak!!! Greetings from Kota Bharu

Ramadan special! Iftar dinner at Renaissance Kota Bharu Hotel, Malaysia

Of lavish dinner spreads and breaking fast….       It’s June 2016 – it’s Ramadan, the holy month of the Islamic calendar! This month sees people breaking fast in the evening, after sunset, marked by Iftar parties or dinner. Renaissance Kota Bharu Hotel has been hosting one such Iftar dinner through the month, at ‘Palm Terrace Cafe‘. With scrumptious eats and tasty spreads laid out, … Continue reading Ramadan special! Iftar dinner at Renaissance Kota Bharu Hotel, Malaysia