Aida Ahmad

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19 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Medley of tempting treats

A DISPLAY of fresh and succulent seafood on a buffet is enough to stimulate the senses in anticipation of what is to come.

Diners will be spoilt for choice with the mesmerising display of desserts at Lemon Garden.
8 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

Food court with a difference

AS FAR as food courts go, the best thing about it is the variety of choices at our disposal.

1 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Keeping cool in the sweltering heat Demand for air-conditioning goes up as temperatures rise

UP UNTIL about a year ago, falling asleep without air-conditioning was a doable thing for me. Today, it is almost impossible.

21 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Hornbills in safe hands

SUKAU village offers a majestic view of the Kinabatangan river in Sandakan, Sabah.

An Oriental Pied hornbill is seen on one of the trees in Kinabatangan in Sandakan, Sabah. Next to it is a data logger device to document the microclimate conditions for the birds to breed.
2 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Fragrant noodles steal the show

THE right balance of wok hei (cooking over high heat) is just as important when a cook puts together a serving of mee goreng mamak as he does whipping up a plate of char kuey teow.

27 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Mid-autumn seafood splendour

TO BE honest, what cultural festival would be complete without a culinary feast?

Teoh (left) and Kwan with the traditional baked and snowskin mooncakes available at Hilton Petaling Jaya. — Photos: Chan Tak Kong/The Star
11 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

More than just fish and chips

DOES the seriousness of a true British restaurant rest in its fish and chips?

(From top left) Fish and Chips, Pie and Mash and Steak Diane. — Photos: CHAN TAK KONG/The Star
12 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Spoilt for choice at buka puasa buffet

THERE is nothing more satisfying than indulging in good, wholesome and tasty food after a day of fasting.

Daging Bakar Air Asam Cili, a dish that will fire up the appetite.
7 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Making a stop for murtabak at market

SHOPPING for food can make one peckish.

Mohamad has been running the business at PJ Old Town Wet Market for the past 15 years.
1 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Generous donors step up to do their part

IT’S been 10 days since StarMetro launched its “Do Good. Grant-A-Wish” campaign and over the last week, generous donors have stepped forward to do their part in helping the less fortunate.

At Rumah Perlindungan Safiyyah in Puncak Alam, the children’s clothes are kept in large, stacked containers as there are no shelves or cupboards to properly store them.