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Innovative flavours from China

PICKLED radishes dyed with purple cabbage juice and folded into roses. Okra and jellyfish in pungent wasabi dressing.

The partnership between Ho and Hor brings together the flavours of China and the Nanyang region. — Photos: LOW LAY PHON/The Star

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.

A treat of premium meat

IKETERU at Hilton Kuala Lumpur will for the first time serve premium grade A5 Wagyu beef from Tokushima prefecture in Japan.

The Wagyu Hamburger has wagyu beef patty with mushroom sauce.

Discover 35 dim sum and 14 mooncake flavours in the heart of Kuala Lumpur

THE delicateness of good dim sum and the joy it brings can be seen in the look of satisfaction on the diner’s face.

Roasted Duck Dumpling with White Radish filling is a cute presentation. In the background are Mushroom Buns with assorted mushroom.

The essence of double boiling

DOUBLE boiling, a Cantonese cooking method where a pot of soup is boiled within a larger pot of boiling water, is believed to achieve the maximum extraction of flavour from its ingredients with minimal effect on the flavour and texture of the ingredients themselves.

Steamed Siew Mai with Japanese Baby Scallop (right) and Steamed Phoenix Eye Dumpling with Prawn and Black Truffle (left) are among the dim sum options that are available to lunch time diners at Zuan Yuan Chinese Restaurant.

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

Tuck in Cafe Jen’s hearty breakfast to kick-start the day

HOTEL Jen Penang’s scrumptious Breakfast Buffet has all the pick-me-ups one need to start the day on an upbeat note.

Toss up a bowl of slurpy goodness with your choice of noodles and condiments at the DIY noodle bar.

Nuts about lei cha? Check out these five eateries

Five eateries in the Klang Valley that serve this traditional and healthy ‘thunder tea rice’.

Lei cha in Restoran Gembira in Taman Megah, Petaling Jaya.

Morsels generously filled with prawns

THE all-you-can-eat dim sum buffet at Le Mei in Le Meridien Putrajaya will have prawn lovers heading home feeling satisfied.

Mooncake flavours available this year include the traditional baked pandan lotus paste with hazelnut and snow skin durian.

Crabs, glorious crabs, at Super Crab Aroma

His love for crabs led K.W. Yeo to start a seafood restaurant, and now he runs three in PJ, Puchong and bayan Lepas, Penang.

Cheese Crab is creamy instead of cheesy. The flavours are enhanced with a sprinkle of fried garlic and curry leaves. — SIA HONG KIAU/The Star