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Monday, 16 July 2018

Southern Thai Food @Pak Tai Feast Village Kuala Lumpur Starhill Gallery

Explore the Southern Thai Food Flavours at Pak Tai @Feast Village Starhill Gallery

Southern Thai Food @Pak Tai Feast Village Kuala Lumpur Starhill Gallery

Feast Village Starhill Gallery unveils the latest addition to its stunning array of dining offerings - Pak Tai; a southern Thai food restaurant right in the heart of Bukit Bintang. Located in the centre of the vibrant meandering alleyways of Feast Village, Pak Tai is set to introduce beguiling chilli-spiked cuisine of southern Thailand to the gastronomes of Kuala Lumpur.

Southern Thai Food - Pak Tai Feast Village Dining Room

The sister establishment to the original Pak Tai at The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui, Pak Tai at Feast Village in Kuala Lumpur serves an exquisite cuisine from Thailand’s southern provinces, renowned for its spicy food and rich and savoury curries. At Pak Tai, tradition and innovation are perfectly balanced and only the freshest ingredients are used to bring traditional recipes to life.

Southern Thai Food - Pak Tai Feast Village - Chef Guk

The restaurant is helmed by Thai native Chef Guk, whose notable culinary skills and passion are reflected in the artful curation of its extensive menu. Born and raised in Thailand, Chef Guk’s love for cooking started at the tender age of eight.  Chef Guk has made it his personal mission to introduce authentic local Southern Thai food recipes to the food-loving residents of Kuala Lumpur.

Southern Thai Food - Pak Tai - KHAO YAM PAK TAI   rice salad, kaffir lime leaves, lemongrass, dried shrimp, coconut, boodoo sauce

Fresh local produce and Thai ingredients are specially flown in from Thailand are used to ensure that each dish is an infallible tribute to his homeland. Thai cooking is known to be intricate with strong aromatic elements of fresh herbs and spices and requires meticulous care throughout the cooking process to ensure that the flavours, textures and appearance of each dish truly encapsulate the essence of Thai cuisine.

Southern Thai Food - Pak Tai - YUM PAK KOOD - Squid Salad

Pak Tai’s finely-curated menu includes comforting classics starting with a starter of YUM PAK KOOD which is a wild fern salad with prawns, roasted coconut, red onion, mild spicy lime sauce.

Southern Thai Food - Pak Tai - YUM SA RAI - Seaweed Salad

or try out the YUM SA RAI; a seaweed salad with scallops, red onions and lime sauce.

Southern Thai Food - Pak Tai - TOM YUM GOONG - Tom Yam Soup

One must not miss out the Tom Yum Kung when dining in a Thai Restaurant and we were aptly served with the Pak Tai TOM YUM GOONG Spicy prawn soup with straw mushrooms filled with a strong fragrant taste of lemongrass.

Southern Thai Food - Pak Tai MASSAMAN NUA - Stewed Wagyu Beef Cheek

follows by the MASSAMAN NUA which has a strong cardamom-scented flavour and slow-cooked with the premium wagyu beef cheek with coconut and peanuts.

Southern Thai Food - Pak Tai PLA KAPONG DANG TOD KAMIN - Crispy Fried Fish

For the fish dish, we were served the PLA KAPONG DANG TOD KAMIN - a deep fried crispy red snapper served with a strong hint of turmeric and herbs.

Southern Thai Food - Pak Tai GAENG KIEW WAN GAI - Green Curry

and Chef speciality GAENG KIEW WAN GAI which is a green curry chicken cooked with eggplant and basil.

Southern Thai Food - Pak Tai Tub Tim Krob aka Red Ruby

For dessert we had the Tub Tim Krob aka Red Ruby is a synonymous popular Thai Dessert that is served almost in most Thai Restaurant

Pak Tai KHAO NIAW MAMUANG   Mango, sticky rice, coconut cream

and my favourite Thai dessert which is KHAO NIAW MAMUANG served with fresh cut mango, with sticky rice and coconut cream.

Southern Thai Food - Pak Tai PLA MEUK PAD KAI KEM   Stir-fried squid, salted egg yolk

Pak Tai (Southern Thai Food) is open daily for lunch from 12.00pm to 3.00pm and dinner from 5.30pm to 10.30pm. For reservations and enquiries, please contact +60 3 2782 3814, email paktaikl@ytlhotels.com.my or visit feastvillage.com.

Southern Thai Food @Pak Tai Feast Village Kuala Lumpur Starhill Gallery Location Address Map

Friday, 6 July 2018

Red Seal All Natural Toothpaste From New Zealand Now Available In Malaysia

 Red Seal Toothpaste From New Zealand - Now Available In Malaysia


Red Seal All Natural Toothpaste From New Zealand  Now Available In Malaysia

Malaysian fans of the Red Seal Toothpaste can take heart that their favourite Natural toothpaste is now available in Malaysia. Toothpaste is one of the most important personal care products that we routinely used everyday sometimes up to 3 times a day. But we fail to really acknowledge what is in the toothpaste that goes into our mouth.

Red Seal All Natural Toothpaste  Malaysia

With the recent launch of the highly trusted New Zealand brand Red Seal Natural Toothpaste in Malaysia, we will be able to use a more natural and safer brushing experience.

Red Seal All Natural Toothpaste Launch in Malaysia

"The mucosal lining inside our mouth has about 90% absorption efficiency and we are exposing our health to many toxic chemicals in our toothpaste without us knowing about it. Therefore we want the ingredient to be as natural as possible." Says Red Seal's Naturopathic Expert Michelle Irving.

Red Seal All Natural Toothpaste Launch in Malaysia

The Red Seal toothpaste ingredients replace those chemicals with more natural extracts and essential oils like eucalyptus, aniseed and peppermint. The combination of the ingredients makes the toothpaste highly alkaline and creates an environment that discourages the growth of bacteria in our mouth.

Red Seal Natural Toothpaste

There are a total of 5 varieties of Red Seal Toothpaste, with their signature being the Red Seal Natural Toothpaste. It is a combination of 12 herbs and extracts to help remineralization and killing off bacteria to prevent tooth decay and plaque formation. It has a mild, minty pleasant taste, and is suitable for the whole family.

Red Seal Natural SLS Free Toothpaste

For individuals who are ulcer-prone, there is a special formula which is Red Seal Natural SLS Free Toothpaste. It is free of Sodium Lauryl Sulphate (SLS). It provides gentle protection on the mucosa layer. It is also suitable for people who wear teeth braces.

Red Seal Baking Soda Toothpaste

The third formula is the Red Seal Baking Soda Toothpaste which is used to remove stains and is particularly more suitable for coffee & tea drinker. It also has an effect as a natural teeth whitener.

Red Seal Propolis Toothpaste

While the Red Seal Propolis Toothpaste contains 100% New Zealand Bee Propolis with antiseptic and antibacterial properties and is ideal for those that suffer from gingivitis and sensitive gums issues.

Red Seal Kids Toothpaste

The final varieties are the Red Seal Kids Toothpaste for the little ones. The taste is specially enhanced with real banana and peach flavours. The great taste encourages the kids to brush their teeth without having to worry about the risk of swallowing harmful chemicals.

The range of Red Seal Natural Toothpaste is available exclusively at all Caring Pharmacy in Malaysia and is priced between RM18.70 to RM28.20.  For more information on the range of Red Seal Toothpaste. please visit www.redseal.com.my or Red Seal Facebook Page

Sunday, 1 July 2018

Passione Ristorante Italiano @ Sri Petaling Authentic Italian Restaurant

Sri Petaling Soft Launch of Passione Italian Restaurant

Sri Petaling Soft Launch of Passione Italian Restaurant

Italian Food connoisseur at the nearby neighbour of Sri Petaling Kuala Lumpur is in for a real treat as the recently opened Passione Ristorante Italiano aka Passione Italian Restaurant has just recently opened its door at 19, Jalan Radin Bagus 9, Sri Petaling, 57000 Kuala Lumpur to serve you some of its artisanal Italian cuisines.


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Passione Ristorante Italiano @ Sri Petaling Authentic Italian Restaurant

Passione Ristorante Italiano is a casual Italian dining with a cosy ambience and is the brainchild of a well-travelled Italian Chef. Chef Stefano which hails from the Italian town of Abruzzo is well known for its pasta dishes.

Wood Fire Oven Passione Ristorante Italiano @ Sri Petaling

Here at the restaurant, he showcases his skills in the handcrafted Italian always fresh pasta and pizza offering with an on-premise high heat Wood Fired Oven.

Pork Cold Cut at Passione Ristorante Italiano @ Sri Petaling

The menu offering of Passione Ristorante Italiano features a wide selection of pork-based dishes promising pork food lovers with a unique experience of authentic Italian cuisine that is not commonly available in Malaysia.

AntiPasto All'Italiana at Passione Ristorante Italiano @ Sri Petaling

We had the opportunity to taste out some of his special dishes starting with the AntiPasto All'Italiana which is a selection of premium wafer-thin slices of cold cuts that are paired with cheese and Italian pickles. Perfectly, matched with a glass of white wine.

Spaghetti Chitarra Al Porcini at Passione Ristorante Italiano @ Sri Petaling

Next on, we had the Spaghetti Chitarra Al Porcini. The spaghetti was made inhouse handmade and we can see it from the unique broader cross-section and the porous texture of the spaghetti.

Chitarra Pasta at Passione Ristorante Italiano @ Sri Petaling

The chef uses a tool which has a nicknamed of a guitar from which the name Chitarra is derived. The spaghetti is then cooked within a brown sauce together with the cube porcini mushroom as the sauce is absorbed into the spaghetti.

Iberica Pork Jowl at Passione Ristorante Italiano @ Sri Petaling

For the main course, we had the Guancia Iberica Al Montepulciano Con Verdure Al Vapore. It is actually an Iberica Pork Jowl which is braised in red wine sauce and is served with steamed vegetables. The braising was done to perfection as the meat texture is fork tender and literally melt in the mouth.

Tiramisu at Passione Ristorante Italiano @ Sri Petaling

For desserts, we had the Tiramisu which is a classic Italian dessert of coffee flavoured ladyfingers with mascarpone cheese and crunchy chocolate.

Dining Area at  @ Sri Petaling

It was truly an experience of the Italian way of dining and tasting the fine Italian dishes that were specially crafted out by Chef Stefano.

Cocktail Bar at Passione Ristorante Italiano @ Sri Petaling

Passione Ristorante Italiano was set up for one to enjoy the fine art of western cuisine which has a Cocktail bar on the ground floor for some pre-meal cocktails. Among some of the recommended cocktails include the Mela Gin & Tonic, Maestro Viola, La Signora Rosa and Calamansi Cielo. The bar also serves speciality Peroni Italian Beer.

Passione Ristorante Italiano @ Sri Petaling Location Address Map