Best Asam Pedas in Batu Pahat, Johor

Another specialty of southern part of Malaysia is none other than the asam pedas – chunks of fish immersed in bright red chillie gravy tinged with sourish tamarind sauce and lime juice. Batu Pahat town itself has plenty of warung serving this dishes and the last time I was back in hometown, I decided to […]

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Han Kee Bakery @ Batu Pahat

Frequent readers of this blog might have known that CS and I are crazy about Egg and Ham Toast in Hong Kong. I might sound like I am bragging about my hometown again, but if there is any place that we can find the closest thing to these, it will be Han Kee Bakery of Batu Pahat. […]

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Nasi Lemak Cik Chom @ Batu Pahat

A little out of the way from main town of Batu Pahat, there is a shop that sells nasi lemak, famously for having toppings that are not usually in a nasi lemak menu. One of the toppings is non other than squid or Sotong King. I sniggered at the word ‘King’, very certain that they […]

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Teak Cafe @ Batu Pahat

Back in our hometown in Batu Pahat, inevitably the topic of finding good (Arabica) coffee popped up again during our family dinner and sister-in-law mentioned Teak Cafe, the supposedly new hot haunt for coffee. With me organising the next girl-nightout, I did a few coordination over watsapp message, and soon found ourselves at the doorstep of […]

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Pisang Goreng at Taman Soga, Batu Pahat

Pisang goreng at Batu Pahat

I always cry foul over pisang goreng (banana fritters) served with anything else but sambal kicap, the way they were served in Johor. I am lucky to have a pisang goreng stall nearby my home in Klang Valley served that way, although something is still a little off. During CNY holiday, I have no control […]

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Kelab Kopi Batu Pahat, Johor

Batu Pahat is a food haven but not such a good place for caffeine addicts. While everyone seemed to rave about Rengit coffee, it did nothing to satisfy my crave for true Arabica bean. Rengit coffee is just too sourish or acidic for our likings. Then, we passed by this place called “Kelab Kopi”. Surprisingly […]

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