Sunday 31 December 2023

Mr Wu, Damansara Utama

The first time I visited Mr Wu was back in 2021. At the time, the restaurant was located along the same row as Telekom but they have since relocated.

Saturday 30 December 2023

Windfall Gain

The other day, a friend of a friend needed some help. It was basically an online search and of course I assisted.

Friday 29 December 2023

Halla Holla, Damansara Jaya

To be honest, I couldn't get the name of this place right. Certain names just stump me. Holla Halla. Halla Halla. Holla Hallo. Hallo! Hallo!

Thursday 28 December 2023

Revisiting My Old Favorite

The year 2023 is drawing to an end and I am going back to my meat-based way of eating again in 2024. 

Wednesday 27 December 2023

Crunchy Fishy Snacks

Do you like snacks? No need to ask lah, right? Most people like love snacks.

Tuesday 26 December 2023

Last Saturday

As usual, after visiting dad at the nursing home, we headed to Kar Hiong for our weekly makan date.

Monday 25 December 2023

A Merry Meaty Christmas

Merry Christmas to my Christian friends and readers! I am not exactly celebrating, but just feeling thankful that I can sit back and relax for a bit.

Saturday 23 December 2023

Ketovore @ Ara Vietnamese Noodles, Damansara Jaya

I am weaning myself off carbohydrates after going off the rails and falling off the carnivore horse with a loud BUMP!

Friday 22 December 2023

Cooling Desserts @ Sik Thong Ba, Damansara Utama

Ah! I am naughty again! Well, it was very hot and I was sweating buckets walking back from Damansara Jaya.

Sunday 17 December 2023

Sik Thong Ba @ Damansara Utama

A new restaurant opened recently at Damansara Utama/Uptown. Then on Saturday they held their grand opening with a whole lot of dong dong chiang.

Saturday 16 December 2023

An Exceptionally Good Lunch

Today after visiting dad at the nursing home, we made our way to Kar Hiong (again) for lunch. It looks like this will be our port for Saturday lunches.

Thursday 14 December 2023

Ara Vietnamese Noodles @ Damansara Jaya

Today I walked past the shophouses at Damansara Jaya and decided to explore Ara Vietnamese Noodles.

Wednesday 13 December 2023

That Sarawak Laksa Place in Damansara Jaya

Today's post is about my experience with Sarawak Laksa at a restaurant that supposedly specializes in Sarawak cuisine.

Tuesday 12 December 2023

Rainy Tuesday

Today when I left my brother's house (after visiting mum) dark heavy clouds were hanging in the sky. Alamak! Going to rain lah!

Monday 11 December 2023

Saturday 9 December 2023

Today's Makan Makan

Today is Saturday and I went to visit dad at the nursing home together with mum and my brother.

Thursday 7 December 2023

Past Eats at A Foodies' Nest

This was back in October on the days when I came back from hospital visits.

Wednesday 6 December 2023

No Mood for Christmas

I am still recovering from the effects of Covid and as of today, I must say that I am feeling a lot better than I did the past few days.

Sunday 3 December 2023

Guess Who Kena Covid?

Three days after visiting my dad at the hospital (where he was tested positive for Covid later that evening) I developed flu symptoms.

Monday 27 November 2023

Happy Sunday

Last Friday when I visited dad at the ICU, he had caught a cold. He had runny nose, sore throat and a slight cough.

Saturday 25 November 2023


When you have aging parents and when both or either one is in poor health, the financial consequences arising from their medical needs can be devastating.

Friday 24 November 2023

DJ Cat

On one of my walks along the shophouses in Damansara Jaya, I bumped into this cat.

Thursday 23 November 2023

Past Eats @ Kam Kee Cafe 1967, The Starling

Ah, yes. I have strayed into the path of carb eating omnivores yet again tsk! tsk! tsk!

Wednesday 22 November 2023

Fish With You

This new eatery, Fish With You @ The Starling opened very recently.

Tuesday 21 November 2023

Smoky Air Fried Chicken

Eh, chicken again kah? Heh...heh... This is another marinade that I use very frequently that came about when I noted (while reorganizing my fridge) that I had not one, but two bottles of smoked paprika.

Saturday 18 November 2023

Roti Canai Wraps @ Rollti, The Starling

Today being Saturday, my partner offered to drive me to the hospital and then drop me off to see mum.

Friday 17 November 2023

Itek Itik

Before I get into Itek Itik, you all got to listen to my aunty stories first.

Wednesday 15 November 2023

Tuesday 14 November 2023

Quack Quack Lunch

Last Saturday we made a visit to the nursing home to see dad. There was a small hiccup when we got there - the home's auto gate malfunctioned and refused to open. Pulak dah!

Sunday 12 November 2023

Air Fryer "Ayam Goreng Berempah"

These days I eat a lot of chicken. I have fallen in love with chicken again and just as well. Chicken is cheaper than beef and I am now on a budget.

Thursday 9 November 2023

An Outing With Mum

On Wednesday I visited dad at the nursing home together with my mum and my brother.

Wednesday 8 November 2023

I Am Still Eating Meat

Just in case you all thought that I have abandoned the carnivore way of eating, let me assure you that I am still very much meat based.

Tuesday 7 November 2023

Annie 1 Still The One?

All right. I know you all like to read about my carbohydrate exploits hah..hah..hah...

Friday 3 November 2023

Kenny Hills Bakers @ TTDI

In the face of grimness and adversity, we must seek joy and respite. So we eat hah..hah..hah...

Monday 30 October 2023

Kam Kee Cafe 1967, The Starling

Well, what can I say? 1967 was a good year wahahahaha!!! I have always wanted to try Kam Kee Cafe but never did until now.

Saturday 28 October 2023

Stress Eating @ Yit Cha Kaw Kaw Kopitiam

On Friday morning, my brother dropped mum and I at the hospital. I had originally planned to spend the early part of morning cleaning the litter boxes at home.

Friday 27 October 2023

We Need Cheering Up

On Tuesday, mum, brother and I visited dad at the hospital. Earlier that morning we met with the doctors to hear from them what are the options available to dad.

Tuesday 24 October 2023

My Mee Goreng Very Laku

Last Sunday I made mee goreng because my parents and my brother enjoy the fried noodles a lot. Besides, it is an easy dish to prepare.

Friday 20 October 2023

Lahling Gets Home Cooked Lunches Again

Yay or what? hah..hah..hah.. The first week after my parents were discharged from the hospital I cooked up a storm for them.

Wednesday 18 October 2023

Sunday Food Prep

Last Sunday I cooked for my parents, brother and partner. I usually wake up around 4:00am but since it was a Sunday (and I watched TV till late the night before), I got up at 5:00am.

Saturday 14 October 2023

Duck Eater

I think I eat too much duck. Don't you think so? Duck is something that I don't know how to cook let alone, roast.

Friday 13 October 2023

Chocolate Is My Kryptonite

I did say that cakes are not as enjoyable to me as they were before I abstained from the sweet and carby stuff. BUT. There is a but.

Thursday 12 October 2023

Feeding the Parents

Everyday I visit my parents and buy them lunch. Last week I cooked (which I don't mind at all) but it is not sustainable in the long run.

Wednesday 11 October 2023

Ooopss!! I Ate Cake(s)

This happened last Friday. Dunno why itchy backside wanna eat cake pulak. Stress, maybe.

Saturday 7 October 2023

Italian Mee Goreng

Everyday I think about the following day's menu for my parents (and my brother and partner too). Yesterday ding! I got the idea to cook a Spaghetti Aglio Olio with Bacon and Mushrooms.

Friday 6 October 2023

A Storm In The Kitchen

Since last Saturday I have been cooking up a storm in the wee hours of the morning. 

Tuesday 3 October 2023

A Happy Birthday Dinner

Ah well! Some updates as I miss this blog (my happy place!) As of today, both my parents have been discharged from the hospitals.

Thursday 28 September 2023

A Not So Happy Birthday

Well, my family's troubles are not over yet but today let us not talk about sad topics. Sad birthday, maybe hah..hah..

Saturday 16 September 2023

Malaysia Day @ Red Kettle, The Starling

Happy Malaysia Day! Well, it is Saturday and a public holiday that falls on a weekend feels meh.