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Ivy Soon

star2@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Ivy Soon

31 Aug 2017 | 7:00 AM

United in our love for food

We are united in our love for food.

When it comes to food, we are united in our love for the multicultural cuisine that Malaysia offers.
2 Jul 2017 | 7:00 AM

Cycling to explore beautiful Malaysia

PETALING JAYA: Cycling has enabled the Argentinian ambassador to Malaysia Manuel Balaguer Salas and his wife Guadalupe Cernusco Cornejo to discover the best that Malaysia has to offer.

Avid cyclists: Salas and Cernusco enjoying nature during their cycling trips.
16 Jun 2017 | 7:00 AM

Senior citizen loves exploring on two wheels

PETALING JAYA: Grandfather of two, Ho Wah Ying, remembers how people would cycle everywhere when he was a young boy.

No stopping yet: Ho started bicycling as training for his regular hiking expeditions, which he has done with his Pathfinder55 group for the past six decades.
16 Sep 2016 | 7:00 AM

Penang Nasi kandar

NASI kandar started out as food for the coolies, but today is a sublime treat for fans who can’t get enough of its addictive tastiness.

16 Sep 2016 | 7:00 AM

Laksa Kedah

IN Kedah, they love laksa so much they have it at all times of the day. They even serve laksa for wedding banquets and during festivals like Hari Raya.

16 Sep 2016 | 7:00 AM

Laksa Johor

Laksa Johor is the state’s favourite dish and is served during festive occasions such as Hari Raya.

30 Jun 2016 | 7:00 AM

Siti Hasmah’s advice as doc to mums

PUTRAJAYA: News that three children died from diphtheria because they were not immunised has upset Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali, wife of former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

4 Apr 2015 | 6:00 AM

We recreate our favourite fast food meals

The Don’t Call Me Chef columnists make their own versions of food chain items.

Fried chicken, apple pie, pretzels and coleslaw. Photo: RAYMOND OOI/The Star
4 Apr 2015 | 6:00 AM

Fast food at home – fried chicken, coleslaw, apple pie and pretzels

The Don’t Call Me Chef columnists make their own versions of food chain items. Four recipes included.

The Don't Call Me Chef columnists recreate their favourite fast food dishes: fried chicken, apple pie, pretzels and coleslaw. Photos: RAYMOND OOI/The Star
27 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM

Kelantan flood victims in makeshift shelters at the mercy of the elements

Rebuilding of homes is painfully slow as allocated funds are tied up in red tape.

The five “model houses” that were hastily constructed for Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak to launch at the end of January have yet to be completed two months after the event.

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