Tim Ho Wan, the most famous Chinese Dim Sum or Hong Kong Dim Sum had just opened its door in MidValley Megamall, Kuala Lumpur. Those of you who had had the opportunity to dine in this Michelin starred restaurant would know that Tim Ho Wan’s main branch in Hong Kong serves the best dim sum in Hong Kong. I remembered queuing up for a table in their main branch for about 2 hours. Yes, 2 hours just to get inside the restaurant that served the best dim sum in Hong Kong.
Tim Ho Wan Megamall had opened quite a number of branches around South East Asia in order to cater for those who do not wish to travel all the way to Hong Kong just for their dim sum. Tim Ho Wan Megamall had also opened quite a number of branches in Singapore too. Previously, any Malaysians who wishes to dine in Tim Ho Wan but are not willing to travel to Hong Kong, their next best alternative would be Tim Ho Wan’s branch in Singapore. Now you do not need to do so as the latest branch had just opened in Mid Valley Megamall. If you want to beat the queue, you better be early.
Due to various factors, the dim sum serve here may not be as good or better than the main branch of Tim Ho Wan in Hong Kong. The best is always at the main branch, right? So what should you order here? Tim Ho Wan is famous for its Baked Bun with BBQ Pork which is priced at RM10.80 for a set of 3 buns.
If you like wasabi, you should order Tim Ho Wan’s Wasabi Salad Prawn Dumpling. Priced at RM10.80 also, the salad prawns were wrapped with dim sum skin, fried and served with wasabi sauce and fish roe. The wasabi sauce is not too overpowering and everything tastes very good together.
Everytime I go to a Chinese Dim Sum restaurant, I never fail to order the Pork Dumpling with Shrimps. It was quite good, but I remembered the ones in Tim Ho Wan’s main branch were much better as the prawns are bigger and fresh. This Pork Dumpling with Shrimps are priced at RM10.80 also.
Pork Rib with Black Bean Sauce will never be deleted from my list of must order item. I have always wanted to learn how to cook this. But until today, I do not know the secret of cooking this Pork Rib with Black Bean Sauce. Pork Rib with Black Bean Sauce, I just love it.
The Chicken Feet with Abalone Sauce is also quite good. It would be better if more flavours are added into the dish.
Tim Ho Wan’s Steamed Egg Cake is also a must order item. I would strongly suggest you to eat it immediately upon served as it is best when taken warm. Tim Ho Wan’s Steamed Egg Cake is priced at RM7.80.
The Prawn Dumplings are also very good and they are so good that we ordered 2 baskets. Each basket is priced at RM11.80, not cheap at all.
Pan Fried Carrot Cake is also one of my favourite. Although it doesn’t taste as good as the one in Hong Kong, but it beats the others in Malaysia (at least the ones that I’ve been to and tried before). Love them.
These are some of the other dim sums we had and they are :- Steamed Spinach Dumpling Shrimp at RM7.80.
Dumpling Teochew Style at RM7.80.
Beef Balls with Beancurd Skin at RM7.80.
Vermicelli Roll Pig’s Liver at RM10.80.
Don’t let this picture of the Mango Sago Pamelo fool you. This Mango Sago Pamelo which is priced at RM8.80 is one of the best we had that day. It was cold and refreshing and it is good to be taken after a heavy meal of dim sum.
Here are the details about this restaurant:-
Tim Ho Wan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
27-G, Ground Floor
The Boulevard, Mid Valley Megamall, Kuala Lumpur.
There are many bakeries and cafes around town which offer good cheesecakes. They all come in different sizes and in different flavours. Have you heard of Uncle Tetsu Cheesecake? Uncle Tetsu Cheesecake is quite different from the other cheesecakes around. What is the difference between Uncle Tetsu Cheesecake and the others?
To answer the above question, take a look at the ingredients used in making them. The ingredients used to make Uncle Tetsu Cheesecake are cream cheese, egg, milk, butter, sugar and flour. Just six ingredients to produce these cotton soft and fluffy cheesecake.
All cheesecakes are made on the spot.
First, place your order at the counter. If you would like to buy their cheesecake, you will need to queue for it. As for the others such as uncle Tetsu’s Hat Series Cheese Zuccoto and their Cheese Sticks, just head straight to the counter to purchase them as no queuing is necessary.
The reason why is this, they take time to produce these cheesecakes and due to the limitation in the production, each customer are entitled to purchase only one piece at one time. For the time being, they can only produce 10 to 12 pieces every 30 to 40 minutes. So you can be sure that each piece of cheesecake are fresh from the oven.
I waited for about 20 minutes before my turn was up.
Some important facts to take note – Eat the Cake When it’s still WARM! Note that they do not have seating areas, so you will need to purchase it and either bring it home or stop at another place to have it in order to consume it when it’s still warm.
Alternatively, you may also heat them up in an oven. But I would suggest against doing this unless absolutely necessary as if you reheat it, it may become dry. The best is to consume them immediately.
So, my verdict on Uncle Tetsu Cheesecake is this. They are indeed cotton soft and fluffy and it is exactly how they describe it. It is as how they had described it. It is not heavy at all unlike the other cheesecakes available elsewhere.
If you would like to purchase Uncle Tetsu Cheesecake make sure you go early and that you have some time to spare as the queue is so looooong.
Uncle Tetsu Cheesecake (Malaysia)
One Utama (Highstreet – New Wing) Lot LGK-2A
Have you heard about the opening of Magnum Ice Cream Restaurant in Mid Valley Megamall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?
Have you been to Magnum Ice Cream Restaurant in Kuala Lumpur?
If you have not been there before, you should head over there right now. Magnum Ice Cream Restaurant has just opened recently in Kuala Lumpur. According to the Magnum’s menu, this will be their 19th restaurant out of the many restaurants opened around the world. At Magnum restaurant, you may make your own Magnum step-by-step. First, you choose either chocolate brownie or classic vanilla. Then, you may choose to either coat it with dark, white or milk chocolate and thereafter top your Magnum ice cream up with a variety of toppings.
Then, drizzle your Magnum Ice Cream with more chocolate and wait for it to set. Once your Magnum Ice Cream is ready, take a picture or two and enjoy it.
If you prefer custom made ones, they are also available too.
We chose Magnum’s Fruity Loops, a classic vanilla ice cream with white chocolate coating topped with dried mango, raspberries, pistachios, dark chocolate pearls and drizzled with dark chocolate.
We also ordered their Magnum Galaxy priced at RM30.00 which is basically a vanilla Magnum ice cream dipped in white and dark chocolate with shards of sesame and white chocolate sheets, served with black sesame sponge and mascarpone cream.
Other than ice cream desserts, Magnum Restaurant also has snacks like fries and chicken wings in their menu too.
Magnum Restaurant also offers main meals such as spaghetties, wagyu and etc.
To find out more about Magnum Kuala Lumpur, you may visit their facebook page.
Where is Magnum Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia?
Magnum Kuala Lumpur
Mid Valley Megamall
Opening hours : 10.00am to 10.00pm (Sundays to Thursdays) – last order 9.30pm
10.00am to 12.00am (Fridays and Saturdays) – last order 11.30pm
“What to eat in Ipoh?” is the same question I ask myself over and over again whenever I visits Ipoh town. Ipoh is famous for its food, Ipoh Tauge Chicken Rice, Salted Chicken and etc. This time we took a turn to Sin Eng Heong at Jalan Mustapha Al-bakri in Taman Jubilee, Ipoh to buy some kaya puffs. There were already a crowd when we went there. Luckily the queue wasn’t too long as it was a rainy day.
There are various other traditional biscuits that available at Sin Eng Heong but I didn’t bother because I am only here for their kaya puffs. If you are lucky, you may get the ones that had just came straight out from the oven. These kaya puffs tastes the best when it is piping hot.