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Esther Chandran

Recent and archived articles by Esther Chandran

11 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Creamy and sweet durian treat

Pengat durian, also known as serawa durian or kuah durian, is a much enjoyed sweet treat.

4 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Savouring smoked meat

NOTHING beats having a home-cooked meal. In this new column, StarMetro will share with readers a few easy-to-prepare recipes. Gulai Daging Salai Cili Api is a tasty treat that can be enjoyed with white rice.

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6 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Food

Black Angus New York Strip: Dine at Chambers Grill at Hilton Kuala Lumpur as the restaurant features the Queensland Grass-Fed Beef served in New York Strip style in April.

Black Angus New York Strip: Dine at Chambers Grill at Hilton Kuala Lumpur as the restaurant features the Queensland Grass-Fed Beef served in New York Strip style in April.
5 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Feast for the eyes and taste buds

AN elegant and unpretentious meal is to be expected when chef de cuisine KimKevin de Dood is in charge of pleasing one’s taste buds.




Delightful dessert featuring the Ispahan which is made with raspberry, lychee and rose.
27 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Delicate signature Japanese flavours

JAPANESE kokuto with its molasses appeal is a flavour that perks up a dish.




Pretty starters in a row featuring Tai Wakasa Yaki, Takenoko to Udo no Kinome Miso Ae, Soramame Ebi Shiba Ni, Shishito, Tako Wasabi, Sweet Corn Kaarage and Satsuma Age.
12 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Tasty morsels wrapped up

THERE is a commonality among chefs when it comes to planning Chinese New Year menus to present dishes that make a lasting impression.




Adorable ‘pig’ pau arranged on the yee sang platter to welcome the Year of the Pig at Lai Ching Yuen, Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur. — Photos: LOW LAY PHON/The Star
9 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Bask in the season of love

Berjaya Times Square HotelThis Valentine’s Day, Samplings on the Fourteenth presents its Vegetarian Romance Dinner set for lovebirds priced at RM380nett per couple.

2 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Once-a-year feast not to be missed

Berjaya Times Square Hotel, Kuala LumpurCelebrate an “Ongtastic” Year with the hotel’s yee sang promotion.

26 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

To a year filled with abundance

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15 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Festive merriment like no other

Christmas brings families together from near and afar, and the best way to bond is at the dining table. To make this possible, restaurants in the city have curated menus comprising traditional must-haves as well as contemporary dishes to leave diners’ with lasting memories.