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Ayam Brand™ Community Care Campaign 2019: Get Healthy Malaysia, Start Now (Sarawak)

November 10th, 2019 · Nobody Surrendered

After the successful Ayam Brand™ Community Care Campaign in 2018, they are now back with new theme, Get Healthy Malaysia, Start Now, that aims to empower children from 10 states in Malaysia with information to identify healthier food choices and equip them with skills to prepare their own Malaysian Healthy Plate meal. The program is open to children from eight years up.

This year, there are four charity homes from Kuching received two months’ supply of Ayam Brand™ products equivalent to 47,340 healthy meals for the total of 263 residents at these homes.

Ministry of Health Malaysia promotes Suku-Suku Separuh, the division of plate portion to a quarter for protein, a quarter for complex carbohydrates and half for fruits and vegetables. It is an easy way to portion out the types of food our body needs. Ayam Brand™ adopted this Suku-Suku Separuh concept for their annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme.

There were 20 children from Kompleks Kebajikan Laila Taib, Rumah Kanak-Kanak Toh Puan Hajah Norkiah Kuching, Salvation Army Kuching, SK. Batu Lintang and SJK (C) Chung Hua No 3 participated in the informative, challenging and fun ‘Ayam Brand™ Community Care Campaign 2019, Get Healthy Malaysia, Start Now’.

The event kicked off with an interactive introduction to the #sukusukuseparuh concept, followed by five teams of five children preparing a meal based on the 3S principles, within 30 minutes with minimal assistance from adults, using recipes that have been vetted by nutritionist.

While waiting for their Malaysian Healthy Plate meals to be evaluated the children were challenged with games that required Higher Order Thinking Skills to reinforce what they had learned on good nutrition.

Here’s the winning teams!

1st: Rumah Kanak-Kanak Toh Puan Hajah Norkiah Kuching
2nd: SJK Chung Hua No 3
3rd: SK Batu Lintang

Kompleks Kebajikan Laila Taib
Salvation Army Kuching

Want to help more communities? Visit the Ayam Brand™ e-charity at https://www.ayambrand.com.my/e-charity.html and purchase Ayam Brand products to be contributed to a charity of your choice. The Ayam Brand™ e-charity offers 15% off retail prices, and free delivery to make it easier for more charity organisations to Get Healthy Malaysia, Start Now.

Categories: Food Porn · Public Events

How to Find Mamee Monster Ghost Pepper Mystery Packet & Taste Test

November 6th, 2019 · Nobody Surrendered

If you are wondering how to find the mystery Mamee, here’s a video I did for you 😉

Taste wise… If you cannot tolerate this spiciness, do not try those very spicy instant noodle, they will be too much for you. To me, this is not too bad, I can accept this level of spiciness but I definitely cannot stand those instant noodle. It’s not for people who cannot take very spicy food.

Happy hunting!

Categories: Food Porn · Review It! · Vlog

How to Eat Kushikatsu (aka Kushiage) the Right Way

November 1st, 2019 · Nobody Surrendered

When you go to Osaka and you are in Shinsekai, you will definitely find many Kushikatsu or Kushiage eateries around.

The one we went was Kushikatsu Itiban 壱番 新世界本店(Japan, 〒556-0002 Osaka, Naniwa Ward, Ebisuhigashi, 2 Chome−6−1 パインフィールドビル). As you can see from the photo, Lawson is just next to it. It closes at 11pm.

I’m not sure how much these skewers cost as I didn’t order them and we ordered two rounds. The price range between ¥80-¥300 per skewer depending on what you order. There are choices of meat, vegetables, seafood, and even dessert skewers to choose from.

What is kushikatsu?

Kushikatsu (串カツ), also known as kushiage (串揚げ), is a Japanese dish of deep-fried skewered meat and vegetables. In Japanese, kushi (串) refers to the skewers used while katsu means a deep-fried cutlet of meat. (Source: Wikipedia)

Now, let’s learn how to eat kushikatsu:
1. Dip the skewer once into the sauce container. NO DOUBLE DIPPING! Once the skewer is out of the sauce, even when it’s still not out of the container, no more second dip allowed.
(I wanted to dip the upper portion of the skewer, so I tried changing the position of the skewer by lifting it out from the sauce (skewer still in container) and my Japanese friends were horrified, they told me cannot do that, once out of the the sauce, it’s out *LOL* I’ve been reading about it but none mention such rule as they only mentioned about the one that you’ve put into your mouth.)
2. If you have eaten a portion and want to dip it again, you need to get the cabbage to scoop the sauce out instead of dipping your half-eaten skewer into it.
(Trust me, most likely you don’t need it after the first dip, it’s quite salty, one dip is really enough.)
3. Place the stick into the container for used sticks which you can find on your table.

There you go… It’s not that hard.

There are some of the Osaka specialties that we ordered while we dine at the eatery.

Left: Beef sinew stewed in miso (¥420).
Right: Takoyaki (¥380).

Here’s the other food from the menu:

Left: Dumpling aka Jiaozi (¥350).
Right: Japanese rolled egg with seasoned cod roe(¥420).

Hope you learn a thing or two from this post and don’t do a boo boo like I did hehehe… By the way, do check out my Kansai Prefecture Tripping series on my YouTube channel(https://bit.ly/lovebellbelle) and hope that you can also subscribe to it.


Categories: Food Porn · Going Places · Land of the Rising Sun - Japan

Skip the Queue with Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan E-ticket | Day 2: Kansai Prefecture Tripping Series

October 27th, 2019 · Nobody Surrendered

Did you know that Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan is the largest aquarium in the world?

When you are in Osaka, you can visit the aquarium. I went there in my August Osaka trip. Great place to go especially if you are bringing children. Even adults and the elderly will find it interesting too.

During the summer this is the best place to escape the summer heat. You will not miss the ferries wheel when you are going towards the aquarium direction.

Do allocate about one and a half hour to three hours here. I do recommend you to go there on weekdays to avoid the crowd. Even though it will still be crowded on weekdays at least not too bad if compare to public holidays or weekend.

It was quite crowded when we were there even though it’s on a weekday because it happened to be their summer school break.

Anyway, take your time, go through the aquarium slowly. It’s quite fascinating.

You should spend your time checking out the smaller tanks first instead of the middle tank(the biggest tank), this is because you can see the big one on all floors without the need to squeeze with others to see what’s inside.

The big tank is where you can find sharks and big sea creatures. The higher level you go or towards the end of the aquarium, people will be less as most flocked to the big tank once entering the aquarium.

You can get your E-ticket here so that you don’t have to waste time queuing at the ticketing counter. This is what we used and we went straight to the entrance gate. They will scan the QR code on your printed ticket or from your phone.

Opening Hours:
10:00am-8:00pm (Last admission: 7:00pm)
The opening hours is subject to change. Please check the official website for more information about opening hours

Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Minato Ward, Kaigandori, 1 Chome−1−10

How To Get There:
5 min walk from Chuo Line Osakako Station Exit 1
45 min from Osaka Station (bus route No. 88) or 40 min from Namba Station (bus route No. 60) to Tempozan Stop, adjacent to the Kaiyukan
10 min from Universal City Port by Captain Line fast shuttle ferry

Check out my trip to Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, you can see more fishy here:

Categories: Going Places · Land of the Rising Sun - Japan · Vlog

Day 1: KCH-KUL-KIX | Reload Kansai One Pass, Set Up a Futon

October 22nd, 2019 · Nobody Surrendered

Day 1 of my Osaka summer holiday that happened in August. My first time trying to do a travel series on my own. One-man show… Gosh… It’s overwhelming! I had to take care of my luggage, find my way(luckily I have someone to help on this part), film myself, be aware of my surrounding, handling the camera, microphone, and cable, and so much more.

If you would like to follow my Kansai travel series, do hop over to my Youtube channel(https://bit.ly/lovebellbelle) and subscribe to my channel.

If you don’t want to get the Kansai One Pass, you can also get ICOCA card, they have the same usage:


Categories: Going Places · Land of the Rising Sun - Japan · Vlog