Archive for the ‘Cake’ Category

BY CK Lam

The Jawi House Cafe Gallery, offers an eclectic Jawi Peranakan (Straits Muslim) interior with a comfortable atmosphere to entertain friends and family.

Located on Armenian Street in the heritage zone of George Town, Penang, the cafe is owned by Datuk Dr Wazir Jahan Karim, an anthropologist and culture conservationist.

Although Wazir is a good cook herself, having learned from her mother, she often leaves food preparation at the restaurant to her son and head chef Nurilkarim Razha.

A Spread of Jawi Peranakan Delights at Jawi House Cafe Gallery  by what2seeonline.com

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BY CK Lam

If you are craving for gourmet marshmallows, the place to stop in is Huey and Wah Cafe. Over the last two years, owners Huey and Wah has been making the marshmallows from scratch at their humble little cafe at Straits Quay, Penang.

Marshmallows Have Gone Gourmet at Huey & Wah in Straits Quay, Penang by what2seeonline.com

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BY CK Lam

Trendy restaurants are catching up steady in Penang and one new addition is Miam Miam. Located on the ground floor of Gurney Paragon Mall, Miam Miam Penang is a charming comforting dining place with lace pergola seating.

We were in hopes of a good lunch as Miam Miam’s claims to bring a menu with a variety of savories dishes and sweet treats inspired by culinary traditions from France and Japan.

Miam-Miam Penang – A Place for Dessert by what2seeonline.com

Miam Miam special blend ice coffee

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BY CK Lam

The One located in Bayan Lepas, Penang is lined with massive rows of new shophouses. Most of the outlets are dedicated to food and beverage. Among them is Wheat Connection Bakery. Opened a few months ago, Nazeri Ismail is the proprietor and pastry chef in charge.

Many would be familiar with Nazeri, the former executive pastry chef at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang. He has created many cakes for the Penang state governor’s birthday celebrations and all are wonderful works of art.

“It has been a long baking journey of over 20 years and it is time I start my own bakery,” said Nazeri.

Wheat Connection Bakery starts off in The One, Penang by what2seeonline.com

Nazeri and his wife Noraini launched their first bakery

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BY CK Lam

The locals in Penang, especially those living around the vicinity of Air Itam, Farlim and Paya Terubong no longer have to travel to the central Georgetown for a cup of gourmet coffee and food with the newly opened All Seasons Place. Located along Lebuhraya Thean Teik, this complex is a nice place to stop by for the weekend.

One place to enjoy a good cup of freshly brewed coffee is Coffee Elements. The cafe features order-at-the-counter service, and food delivered to the table.

Coffee Elements at All Season Place, Penang by what2seeonline.com

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BY CK Lam

Rasa Deli at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa, Penang is introducing mouthwatering variety of cheesecakes in the month of July. Cheesecake lovers will rejoice with variations such as Red Velvet Cheese Cake, Marble Cheese Cake, Green Tea Cheese Cake, Butterscotch Mascarpone Cheese Cake, Coconut Pandan Cheese Cake and Signature Cheese Cake.

New executive pastry chef, Dino Wan Teik Boon who has graced many prestigious events with his creations spent the afternoon sharing the cakes with us in the Spice Market Cafe. He serves them into plates, starting with the Signature Cheese Cake. This non-bake cheesecake made with yogurt is light and has a velvety smooth texture. The recipe for this cheesecake had it baked over a crunchy cracker crust.

Cheesecakes at Rasa Deli, Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa, Penang by what2seeonline.com

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BY CK Lam – A sweet note to end 2012 and a great way to start 2013!

As we know, Humble Beginnings started out providing online ordering of freshly hand-made and hand-layered mille crepes. It has since spread with the opening of its mille crepe cafes throughout Malaysia.

In Penang, you can enjoy the mille crepes in their outlet located in the charming Straits Quay.

Humble Beginnings Mille Crepe in Straits Quay, Penang by what2seeonline.com

 

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BY CK Lam

If you are looking for good pineapple cakes, you cannot pass up visiting Gartien. Located on Lorong Macalister in Penang, Gartien is possibly one of the most well-known pineapple cake makers.

Gartien version of pineapple cake is rolled up in a rectangular pillow of buttery crumbly dough encasing a ball of tangy pineapple filling. Each piece is individually packed in Japanese washi paper to preserve its freshness.

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BY CK Lam

Having afternoon tea at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa in Batu Ferringhi, Penang is a real indulgence. I remembered my first noteworthy exposure with Rasa Sayang’s afternoon tea at the Rasa Wing Lounge.

It came with a 3-tier plate rack, with cakes, scones accompanied with cream and jam along with savory treats. Until today, the tradition of afternoon tea is still observed in both the Rasa Wing Lounge and the Spice Market Cafe over at the Garden Wing.

Afternoon Tea @ The Spice Market Cafe in Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa by what2seeonline.com

Scones High Tea

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BY CK Lam

China House is one of the busiest dining and lifestyle outlets within the Unesco heritage zone of George Town. Occupying three refurbished colonial shop houses with facades facing Beach Street and Victoria Street, China House offers a great dining experience. There are five different dining areas besides a wine store, art spaces and a venue for live shows.

The cafe serves all-day breakfasts, lunches and dinners. Diners can whet their appetite at the casual cafe Kopi C, formal dining room of  BTB Restaurant, an outdoor courtyard, the Canteen & Bar and a private dining room.

At Kopi C, there are many dishes to savour alongside an array of rich cakes and pastries displayed on a long table at its bakery. The place has since received many comments on being the haven for cakes.

China House is buzzing in Penang by what2seeonline.com

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