GREEN FOR LEAVES OR BLUE for the sky, colours have been associated with nature since ancient times. As science has given us every edible synthetic colour under the sun, making natural edible colours at home is often overlooked due to the convenience of buying artificial colouring with their everlasting shelf life to boot.
MUARA TEBAS, AKA 青山 (ché sua in Hokkien dialect) is frequented by seafood lovers for their mouth-watering “laksa crab”, “curry bamboo clams” and steamed prawns. However, with closer inspection you’ll soon uncover that the most astonishing treasure in the village isn’t the auspicious empurau fish in the restaurant tank,
LOVE AS THE SAYING GOES, is like a box of chocolates. Wrapped delicately by the hands of finesse, crafted perfectly for one to devour. Each carefully crafted piece melts in the mouth and is devoured as the romance unfolds.
MALAYSIA CURRENTLY LIKES TO BUILD TALL, sending the Twin Towers skywards to claim the spot of world’s tallest building from 1998 to 2004, and Kuching is catching the trend, constructing condominiums and giant office towers of ever increasing height across its urban landscape.
IF YOU HAVEN’T BEEN TO THE SARAWAK CULINARY ADVENTURE hosted by the Sarawak Culinary Heritage Committee in conjunction with the Rainforest Fringe Festival event on the 6-8th July at India Street Pedestrian Mall, you’re missing out on life!
FEW SARAWAKIANS MIGHT REALIZE THAT ONE OF THE RAREST MONKEYS IN THE WORLD can be found just a few hours drive from Kuching. This is the Bornean Banded Langur (Presbytis chrysomelas), sometimes referred to as the Sarawak Langur, and it is undoubtedly among Borneo’s most endangered mammals.
"TO MAKE A GOOD STORY GREAT, YOU MUST TELL IT". I saw the phrase online sometime ago and couldn’t agree with it more. However, I had no story to tell, let alone a good one – just yet. But as I watched the simple, yet beautiful and meaningful ‘Majlis Aqiqah dan Bercukur’ of my two precious grandnieces
IN THE MIRI DIVISION OF SARAWAK, in the Kelabit Highlands, hundreds of stone carvings and built structures dot the jungle landscape. Nearly always covered in green moss, and surrounded by shrubs, rotting branches and dead leaves, they seem a part of the ‘natural’ jungle.