Curry Fish Head in Setapak, Must Try!

Curry Fish Head with rice is simply appetizing! If you happen to be in the area of Setapak to have lunch,  then make your way to Peter Curry Fish Head restaurant.  This shop operates daily (except Tuesdays)  between 11.30am and 2:30pm only. Address is 12, Jalan Angsana, Taman P. Ramlee, 53000 Setapak, Kuala Lumpur. Click here to  locate from google map.

This shop has been around since the mid-80s.  Peter started this business and grew the brand.  Peter is no longer here, and his business is now run by his son, Philip.  Continue reading “Curry Fish Head in Setapak, Must Try!”

Pork Ball Noodle in Setapak, Must Try!

Introducing the Pork Ball Noodle found only in Kuala Lumpur.

Pork Ball Noodle is very popular with the Malaysian Chinese residing in Kuala Lumpur. Most local folks in Kuala Lumpur will be able to point you to the best spots for Pork Ball noodles.  Pork Ball noodles can be served either with soup or as a dry version with dark soy sauce. The condiments for either version are still the same. You will get Square Pork Ball in flat strip (4 pieces),  Fried Mince Pork, and slices of Chinese Sausage (fried small intestines as filling).

The locals in Kuala Lumpur also refers to this as “Sam Kan Chong” (in Cantonese 三间庄) noodles, made popular some 60 years ago. Here is the link to the history of “Sam Kan Chong” Continue reading “Pork Ball Noodle in Setapak, Must Try!”

Dry Wan Tan Mee in Setapak, Must Try!

Dry Wan Tan Mee is popular in Malaysia

If you are an overseas visitor to Malaysia, and you want to have the localised dry sauce Won Ton Noodle.  Firstly, you need to be aware that, in Malaysia, it is known as Dry Wan Tan Mee.  And the second rule, is you must remember to emphasize  “Dry” style. Let’s say, you forgot to mention this and if you wanted “Soup” style, your noodle will be served to you in the Dry version which is the majority of Malaysian choice. Continue reading “Dry Wan Tan Mee in Setapak, Must Try!”

Display Additional Clocks in Windows 10

Are you looking to display additional clocks in Windows 10 desktop?

If you are someone who constantly communicate online with family and friends or with colleagues who resides abroad, then you will want monitor their local time zones. You can enable display of additional clocks in Windows 10 desktop. I first discovered the ability to display additional clocks when Microsoft first introduced this feature  in the Windows 7 release. Today,  Windows 8 and 10 continue to carry this feature.

Simply by  clicking on the left mouse button pointing to the PC clock at the bottom RHS toolbar, I can see my local timezone and the  other 2 time zones simultaneously (see featured image). Or I can choose to do a mouse hover over  the PC clock to have a 5 second glance at the additional clock times (see image below)

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Chinese Curry Laksa in Setapak, Must Try!

Curry Laksa or Kari Mee as known in Malaysia

Curry Laksa also known as Kari Mee  in Malaysia is the popular noodle meal served in a bowl of curry broth with condiments that could include boiled egg, shredded steam chicken, cockles, fried bean curd puff  (tofu pok), long beans and shrimps.

Which Curry Laksa should I have ? Well, there are 3 main Curry Laksa versions in Malaysia to choose from;

(i) Chinese Curry Laksa,

(ii) Malay Kari Mee,

(iii) Indian Muslim  (mamak)  Kari Mee.

I have had all the above, but I am only going to review the Chinese Curry Laksa  since I  frequent this a lot  as compared to the other 2. Continue reading “Chinese Curry Laksa in Setapak, Must Try!”

Dealing with Indigestion and Acid Reflux #2

Indigestion and Acid Reflux frequent attacks.

Between 2007 and 2011, Indigestion and Acid Reflux  attacks were increasing that I would see the GP at least once a month for medication. The nausea made me lose appetite for food. At one stage I lost 10 kilograms, because I was  losing appetite due to prolonged nausea.

Detox as first step to deal with Indigestion and Acid Reflux

After hearing about Detox from the local daily newspaper, I decided maybe I should have a go with Detox. It seemed to me at that time, it was the correct thing to do, i.e. flush out whatever toxin or stored waste from my body system. Continue reading “Dealing with Indigestion and Acid Reflux #2”

Dealing with Indigestion and Acid Reflux #1

Definition of Indigestion and Acid Reflux

What are Indigestion and Acid Reflux?

In my own words, the former refers to  the feeling of  abdoment discomfort and nausea after eating or drinking.

The latter describes the burn sensation  on your throat when the stomach acid  flow upwards to the throat.

People with Indigestion and Acid Reflux attacks

From my research on the internet,  I read that an estimated 50% of the Malaysian adult population suffered from one of these condition :

  1. Indigestion,
  2. Lactose Intolerance,
  3. Acid Reflux.

As for me, I get all three of the above.  Each time I suffer  a long one-sided headache above the left eyebrow, lasting anything from half a day to two days. Other symptoms include vomiting, burping, abdominal pains and  belching. Continue reading “Dealing with Indigestion and Acid Reflux #1”

Penang Char Kuey Teow in Setapak, Must Try!

Penang Char Kuey Teow

Are you looking to have authentic Penang Char Kuey Teow (Malaysian version of stir fried dry flat noodles) in Setapak, north east outskirt of Kuala Lumpur ? There is this Penang couple who has been operating a night  stall selling Penang Char Kuey Teow (PCKT) for over 30 years in Setapak.  They used to operate from a popular hawker centre at Taman P Ramlee, Setapak between 1980s and 1990s but then moved to Jalan Prima Setapak, Setapak  from 2000s. Continue reading “Penang Char Kuey Teow in Setapak, Must Try!”

My Gold Coast Itinerary #3

My Free and Easy Itinerary – Brisbane and Gold Coast

To continue from  my previous posting, I am going to share with you how we spent  our 8 days  in Brisbane,  south of Brisbane and  the surrounding attraction areas of Gold Coast.

Day 1 :  Arriving at Brisbane Airport  (8pm)

  • Pick up Rental SUV from Hertz at the Airport
  • Shop for Groceries at Woolsworth  24hours at Skygate.
  • Drive south of Brisbane into Brisbane Holiday Village (BHV) for check in at the Penthouse Cabin.

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My Gold Coast Itinerary #2

Packing for the Gold Coast Trip

Because it was the start of summer (mid Nov 2014) in Brisbane and Gold Coast, we could travel light (each had one baggage).   It was important to carry a sweater/jacket for use in the plane during the long overnight flight.

I had to brief my in-laws,  that food items are not permitted on arrival in Australia.  That meant leaving out the cream crackers and 3 in 1 coffee mix from their packing list.  I would recommend anyone travelling to Australia for the first time  to read  this Australia – Declare It  so that you know what to exclude when packing  your luggage and bags. Continue reading “My Gold Coast Itinerary #2”