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Crunchy doughnuts in many colours

IN A country blessed with an abundance of snacks, doughnuts are among the  delights that continue to be a favourite among Malaysians.

Syed Azmil showing 
some of the colourful doughnuts at the stall. 
— Photos: NORAFIFI EHSAN/The Star

Rich with layers for Lunar New Year

The Prosperity Abalone Treasure Pot is a dish that makes an appearance whenever it is time to usher in the Lunar New Year.

Keeping cool with festive delicacies

THOSE who prefer to celebrate Chinese New Year in cooler temperatures might fancy the idea of taking a 45-minute drive up to Genting Highlands from Kuala Lumpur to get away from the heat.

Fresh ideas for traditional celebration

SAVOURY pumpkin soup may not be part of your traditional Chinese New Year fare but one can expect interesting twists to dishes when dining at Yue Chinese Restaurant.

Going for a healthy celebration

MANY restaurants are jumping on the health bandwagon in offering more food choices for Chinese New Year.


Sizzling hot plate: Enjoy sizzling hot fresh meats and crunchy vegetables as Melting Pot Cafe in Concorde Hotel Kuala Lumpur will be showcasing the Mongolian hot plate promotion until Feb 17.

Grand and fancy dining affair

IMAGINE dining on abalone as big as your palm, fresh Alaskan snow crab and bird’s nest plucked from a mountain range.

Giving kebab local appeal

KEBAB’S likeability is understandable judging from the rapid growth of stalls selling the Middle Eastern food in the Klang Valley.

Starting the festivities on a right note

HAVING a meal together or to sau gong is a practice many people look forward to before ushering in Chinese New Year.

Prosperity salmon and Crispy Fish skin yee sang.

Bringing out the best in seafood

BEFORE we start regaling about Chinese New Year dishes, let’s talk about a cooking technique known as fei sui ko yau. It is literally translated to mean “to fly over water and pass through oil” in Cantonese.

Sauteed Lobster with Asparagus in Spicy Sauce.