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Go Beyond Breakfast Recipes with Ayam Brand™ Baked Beans

Yeah‼️ SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 would like to share about the recipes of enjoying baked beans, other than for breakfast only, you will be amazed that there are many ways to enjoy tasty baked beans for lunch, dinner, snacks etc. So, do continue reading on & enjoy your baked beans tasting with these delicious recipes ya 😃

In Malaysia 🇲🇾, baked beans are commonly associated with the American-style big breakfast or full English breakfast, paired with a generous portion of eggs 🍳, sausage 🌭, beef bacon 🥓 & mushrooms 🍄

Guess what❓⁉️

Baked beans can actually be consumed in so many delicious ways that go beyond breakfast, yes ✅, more than just breakfast, yeah‼️

Ayam Brand™ has curated a series of non-breakfast baked beans recipes to introduce the next generation of consumers to the nutritional value, versatility, convenience &  deliciousness of these protein & fiber-packed beans

Ayam Brand™ Baked Beans 🟠 use specially selected high quality, large northern Haricot beans for the taste & texture. Prepared to a well-tested recipe, it is 🆓 from preservatives & MSG, as well as low in sodium & sugar. Ready to eat straight from the can, it does away with the long soak & cook time for homemade bean dishes

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What’s the health benefits of enjoying the tasty baked beans❓⁉️

Baked beans are high ⬆️ in plant protein & in fiber, making them an ideal affordable protein source for vegetarians[1]  & non-vegetarians alike. The protein in baked beans helps with muscle growth, increasing strength, recovery & repair after a workout. Due to the high ⬆️ protein content, baked beans could be a perfect alternative to meat for vegetarians. The high ⬆️ fiber content in baked beans helps to slow down the absorption of blood sugar, provides a feeling of satiety & gives a steady stream of energy throughout the day[2]

They also contain iron, lycopene & folate[3]. Baked beans in tomato 🍅 sauce are a rich source of iron. Iron deficiency may lead to feeling tired 😩😴, lack of focus & low ⬇️ energy levels & in severe cases could result in anemia. It is rich in lycopene ~ An antioxidant extracted from the tomato 🍅 Lycopene can reduce cell damage through its antioxidant benefits

Notes:

[1] Ayam Brand™ Baked Beans 🟠 include onion in the sauce

[2] https://www.rd.com/health/conditions/health-benefits-of-beans/

[3] https://www.grownups.co.nz/life/food-wine-beverages/baked-beans/

For women planning their pregnancy 🤰, adding baked beans to their diet 3️⃣ months before conception can add folate which helps to naturally increase ⬆️ vitamin B levels.  Folate has been shown to reduce ⬇️ the probability of neural tube defects in babies. Baked beans are virtually 🆓 of saturated fat ~ A delicious way of reducing the risk of heart ❤️ disease

Ohh wowo‼️ Clearly, adding baked beans to your diet can do so much good 👍🏻 Don’t you all agree❓⁉️

Let’s us all try these recipes starring Ayam Brand™ Baked Beans 🟠 to go beyond breakfast 😋🤤

Sardine Baked Beans with Lempeng

Lempeng is the popular Malaysian pancake 🥞 that works as an anytime meal or snack. Pair it with this quick & easy, piquant sardine & baked beans curry for a protein packed meal

Heat oil in a pan, add chopped onion, minced garlic & if you like it spicy, add some finely sliced green chilies into the pan. Sauté until fragrant. Stir in a pack of Ayam Brand™ Chopped Tomatoes 🍅 & some chili paste, cook a while on low heat. Add in the contents of 1️⃣ can of Ayam Brand™ Sardines 🐟 in Tomato 🍅 Sauce & 1️⃣ can of Ayam Brand™ Baked Beans 🟠 Allow to heat through, stirring occasionally until well combined. Add salt🧂 & pepper to taste

Prep time: 10 mins, cook time: 15 mins, serves: 4 pax

Ohh wow 😲 SiennyLovesDrawing is so impressed that she can even enjoy traditional food ~ lempeng with baked beans, surely yummy max, can’t wait to make this recipe for her family members this weekend 😋🤤

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 tbsp chopped onion
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp chopped big green chillies
  • 1 tbsp chili paste
  • 1 can Ayam Brand™ Sardine 300g 🐟
  • 1 pack Ayam Brand™ Chopped Tomatoes 🍅
  • 1 can Ayam Brand™ Baked Beans 320g 🟠

Method:

  1. Heat the oil in a pan, add chopped onion, minced garlic & few green chili in a pan. Stir until fragrant
  2. Stir in the Ayam Brand™ Chopped Tomatoes 🍅 & chilli paste, cook a while in a low heat until oil splits
  3. Pour in Ayam Brand™ Sardine 🐟 & Ayam Brand™ Baked Beans 🟠 Give a stir occasionally until well combined
  4. Before turning off the heat, you can add salt 🧂for the taste. This dish goes well with lempeng & the leftovers could be reheat to consume for dinner

Mini Jacket Potatoes with Baked Beans (Suitable for Vegetarians)

Let’s make your own jacket potatoes 🥔🥔 at home 🏡 as it’s easy to prepare, although they do take some time to bake

Heat your oven to 180°C. Wash 200g of baby potatoes (regular potatoes 🥔🥔 will work, remember to give them a good scrub & more time in the oven). Pat dry & prick all over with a fork. Coat with olive oil & toss with salt. Arrange the potatoes on a baking sheet in a single layer & bake for 40 mins. Cool for 10 mins. Cut a tiny cross into the top of each potato 🥔, then lightly pinch the base to create an opening

Top each potato  🥔 with a teaspoon of Ayam Brand™ Baked Beans 🟠, a dash of chili flakes & a sprinkling of chopped spring onion. To add tanginess, finish with a squeeze of lemon 🍋 juice. Serve immediately

Prep time: 10 mins, cook time: 50 mins, serves: 4 pax

Guess what ❓⁉️

As a cheese lover, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 is gonna use Ayam Brand™ Baked Beans Cheese 🧀🟠 in this recipe, yeah‼️ She wanna enjoy a cheesy jacket potatoes 🧀🥔😋👍🏻

Ingredients:

  • 200g baby potatoes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1  tsp chili flakes
  • 1  tbsp olive oil
  • 2  tbsp lemon juice
  • 1  can Ayam Brand™ Baked Beans 425g 🟠

Method:

  1. Heat oven to 180°C. Prick the baby potatoes with a fork, coat with the olive oil, then toss with salt 🧂
  2. Arrange the baby potatoes on a baking sheet & place in the oven for approximately 40 mins. Then, allow the baby potatoes to cool for 10 mins
  3. Cut a tiny cross into the top of each & slightly pinch the bases to open a little. Now, top with a teaspoon of Ayam Brand™ Baked Beans 🟠 to each, a little chili flakes & a sprinkling of spring onions
  4. To add tanginess, you can squeeze some lemon 🍋 juice on top & serve immediately
  5. Replacing chili flakes with ground black pepper is a fantastic alternative as it reduces ⬇️ heat/spiciness

Spaghetti 🍝 with Baked Beans Sauce (Suitable for Vegetarians)

Here’s an easy dinner or lunch pasta meal using baked beans instead of ready-made pasta sauce

Heat some oil in a pan. Add minced garlic & onion, fry until fragrant. Add half a can of Ayam Brand™ Tomato Puree 🍅 & ground pepper, stirring for 2 mins. Next add 2 cans of Ayam Brand™ Baked Beans 🟠, heat through & stir until well combined. Use an immersion blender to blend into a paste. No immersion blender❓⁉️ Use the back of a ladle to mash or pour the sauce into a blender to whiz

While cooking the sauce, prepare the pasta according to the instruction on the pack. Reserve 1 cup of pasta water for the sauce

Add the cooked pasta into the blended sauce. Combine well, adding some pasta water until the sauce reaches the consistency that you prefer

To serve, garnish with chopped parsley. You may replace Ayam Brand™ Baked Beans 🟠 with Ayam Brand™ Baked Beans Cheese 🧀🟠 if your kids prefer a creamier texture & cheesier tasting pasta 🍝

Prep time: 10 mins, cook time: 15 mins, serves: 4 pax

Ingredients:

  • 450g spaghetti
  • 25g of fresh parsley
  • 1 liter  water
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 tbsp chopped onion
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp ground pepper
  • 1 can Ayam Brand™ Tomato Puree 160g 🍅
  • 1 can Ayam Brand™ Baked Beans 425g 🟠

Method:

  1. Add spaghetti  to a pot of well salted boiling water. Once you have reached  al dente, drain off the water & set aside
  2. Now, heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Add minced onion & garlic, stir occasionally for 5 mins
  3. Pour half can Ayam Brand™ Tomato Puree 🍅, ground pepper & a whole can of Ayam Brand™ Baked Beans 🟠 which blend into paste
  4. You can add the cooked spaghetti with half a cup of the salted pasta water. Stir until well combined & let it simmer for another 5 mins until the spaghetti  is softened
  5. A minute before the end of the cooking time, garnish with fresh parsley. You may replace Ayam Brand™ Baked Beans 🟠 with Ayam Brand™ Baked Beans Cheese 🧀🟠 if your kids prefer a creamier texture & cheesier tasting pasta 🧀🟠🍝

Ohh yes, SiennyLovesDrawing & her little niece loves cheesy pasta 🧀🍝 too, how about you all?? Hands up cheese lovers 😃

This recipe suitable for kids, yeah‼️

Baked Beans Patties (Suitable for Vegetarians)

This dish takes it inspiration from South Indian vadai & Middle Eastern falafel. Turn it into a sandwich or wrap, akin to a falafel sandwich, serve as a side dish to any main meal or have it as a snack

Ohh woow‼️ This recipe really a creative one‼️ SiennyLovesDrawing personally impressed 👩🏻👍🏻 with this tasty & healthy snack idea, can be her next burger or sandwich patties for sure

Stir-fry finely chopped carrots, green chilies & Ayam Brand™ Whole Kernel Corn 🌽 with salt until softened. In a big bowl, add in softened carrots, corn, green chilies & drained Ayam Brand™ Baked Beans Light which has 48% less sugar. Then, mash all the ingredients together completely. Add some corn flour to this mixture to create a workable dough. Add some finely minced ginger, onion & coriander leaves to the mixture & mix well using your fingers. Season with salt & chili powder to taste

Shape into medium-sized patties. Coat patties in breadcrumbs & arrange on a plate. Heat oil in a shallow frying pan. Fry on 1 side until crispy, then flip & crisp up the other side. Fry in batches & do not overcrowd the pan

Prep time: 10 mins, cook time: 20 mins, serves: 4 pax

Ohh woow‼️ This recipe really a creative one‼️ SiennyLovesDrawing personally impressed 👩🏻👍🏻 with this tasty & healthy snack idea

Ingredients:

  • 200g finely chopped carrots
  • 100g breadcrumbs
  • 25g  coriander leaves
  • 3 tbsp corn flour
  • 1 tbsp minced ginger
  • 2 tbsp chopped onion
  • 3 tbsp chopped big green chillies
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 can Ayam Brand™ Whole Kernel Corn 425g 🌽
  • 2 cans Ayam Brand™ Baked Beans Light 425g

Method:

  1. Stir-fry finely chopped carrots, green chillies & Ayam Brand™ Whole Kernel Corn with salt until soften
  2. In a big bowl 🥣, add in softened carrots, corn, green chilies & drained Ayam Brand™ Baked Beans Light which has 48% less sugar. Then, mash all the ingredients together completely
  3. Add some corn flour to this mixture to create a workable dough. Add some finely minced ginger, onion & coriander leaves to the mixture & mix well using your fingers 🤌 Season with salt 🧂& chili powder to taste
  4. Add in finely minced ginger, onion & coriander leaves & mix well using fingers 🤌 Then season with salt 🧂& chili powder, combine once again
  5. Gently shape the patties to the medium bite-size. Coat the patties in breadcrumbs & arrange them on a plate 🍽️
  6. Heat oil in shallow frying pan. Pan fry the patties in batches till they crisp on both sides
  7. This dish could be served with chilli sauce & the leftovers can be fridged & reheat for next day lunchbox

So, what you all are waiting for❓⁉️

Ayam Brand™ products are widely available from Aeon Big, Giant, Cold Storage, Jaya Grocer, Village Grocer, Bens, Hero, Mydin, TF Value, The Store/Pacific, Econsave, Matahari or visit the Ayam Brand Official stores on Shopee & Lazada via 🛒🌐   https://shp.ee/jcaxuai

Let’s grab some Ayam Brand™ Baked Beans 🟠 & enjoy preparing & tasting these delicious 😋🤤👍🏻 healthy recipes

What To Eat In Sabah of Malaysia

Hey all 👋🏻☺️, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 would like to share about the food she has enjoyed during her Sabah trip this time, do hold your saliva 🤤 while reading her foodie story here ya

Ohh ya…When you’re at Kudat, must buy & enjoy this famous tasty prawn 🦐 crackers, absolutely addictive tasty to enjoy 😋🤤👍🏻 especially during road journey. A special thanks 🙏🏻💕 to Mr Tommy Soo, her tour guide from Borneo Exclusions for this yummy snack treat 😁

Do check out her FB albums posted on her recent Sabah travels via 📸🌐 https://www.facebook.com/siennylovesdrawing/posts/pfbid0ZDMHAhaGmYqvWuMmDbWeXULFXRZzbCmkwXLT9XuXX7dyMQzewNmpb64uqe2M6mpDl & 📸🌐 https://www.facebook.com/siennylovesdrawing/posts/pfbid0hTUKekAVLMxXLKie9P3fxuXwJmU6Z64iq1V1CtxC4qe7duzjn5ycX9Qmc3dXjWcul & 📸🌐 https://www.facebook.com/siennylovesdrawing/posts/pfbid0wJbxEQ8CQLnTL4QKdESdBoWWp5Aa79kqqJ8ym2bnkLYuh6mx1HyaHUkfrKZM8p4Jl

So, what to eat in Sabah❓⁉️

Kudat

James Tambakan Fish Farm 🍽️🐟

Yeah‼️ SiennyLovesDrawing & her travel mates really enjoyed the healthy delicious yummy live & fresh seafood dishes, either steamed or boiled 😋🤤 after a 🔟mins boat ride 🛥️ from Kudat Esplanade Sidek ⚓ or Kudat Marina Jetty ⚓

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You can opt for fish snorkeling 🤿 & feeding fish 🐟🐠 here. Do check out her happy fish farm visit & fresh live seafood lunch enjoyment TikTok clip captured 📹🌐

Address📍: 🔟mins boat ride 🛥️ from Esplanade Sidek or Kudat Marina Jetty

FB🌐: https://www.facebook.com/jamesfishfarm/

Restaurant Hock Cheong 福昌 🍽️

She had a happy full tummy dinner here 👍🏻

This restaurant is a famous venue for wedding lunch or dinner opted by most of the local Sabahan in Kudat as it serves delicious 😋🤤 foods

All dinner dishes ordered so so yummy tasty 😋👍🏻 personally she enjoyed the butter prawn the most from this dinner

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Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/ohJsqtrQCQfhmXMy8
FB🌐: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=154929537938987&__tn__=C-R

Rainbow 🌈 Kitchen / Rainbow 🌈Herbs

Her travelmates & herself enjoyed the breakfast served here, the well known dish serves here is Tom Yam soup 🍲

SiennyLovesDrawing has tried from her travel mate order & loves the creamy milky non spicy Tom Yam served here

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She has ordered the fish head noodles served here, she is not too into the flour coated of the fish when she chewed on the fish meat. However the soup really a good boiled & with typical Chinese style cooking 👍🏻

Do note that the serving portion here is smaller because it serves as breakfast ya ☺️

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/F4XygZFqvbruofhq8

Operating hours: 7am – 1.30pm

FB🌐: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rainbow-Herbs-Kudat/428416687215555

Rungus Longhouse @ Bavanggazo village

She was here to meet Madam Agnes Angkung for Litai art making activity ~ It’s colour beads hand making accessories whether necklace, bracelet etc. The motif on the accessories is known as ‘Vinusak’ which means flower in the Rungus language

SiennyLovesDrawing so happy that she learnt this for the 1️⃣st time & got to make herself a pair of Litai earrings during this hand making workshop

Special thanks to Madam Agnes for her patience in guiding her during this hand making workshop. She is very friendly in her teaching & guiding. Highly recommended this workshop & read more via her earlier story ~ Arts In Sabah ~ via 🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2022/07/26/arts-in-sabah/

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She actually enjoyed the home cook Rungus cuisine as lunch here, yummy 😋🤤 tasty. She also gets to enjoy lunch with Madam Agnes & her family members here. Absolutely a memorable tasty lunch

Visitors may opt for a homestay in long house experience here with breakfast, lunch & hand making experience, can be a customized package ya

Her happy Litai hand making learning & enjoyed Rungus lunch TikTok clip captured 📹🌐

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/he3zVrnCV7LiYZQ56
Website🌐: https://www.sabahtourism.com/destination/kampung-bavanggazo-rungus-longhouse/

Keningau

Lai Pao Chicken Wings

Yeah‼️ Dropped by to takeaway the famous fried chicken wings ☺️

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Special thanks to Ms DG for her recommendation, SiennyLovesDrawing 1️⃣st time to enjoy a slightly sweet taste coated fried chicken wings here, it’s yummy tasty 😋🤤 to chew on the juicy tender bites, however just slightly oily, it’s still a nice try ya

Do check out for her TikTok clip ya 📹🌐

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/Sk2cxa9Ec95kiims9

Website 🌐: https://laipaofriedchickenwing.business.site/

Kris Vin Delicatessen

She has enjoyed the famous Nasi Lemak with fried chicken 🍛🍗 & then takeaway some bakery items

Once stepped in, you will be welcome with buttery bakery smell, yes ✅, smells so good & tempting

Do check out for her happy breakfast time TikTok clip captured ya 📹🌐

She loves her takeaway choice of a yam bun & a slice of chocolate cake 🫓🍰 to enjoy during her road trip 😋👍🏻 during long car 🚗 ride to Tenom & KK

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/rbZXDkFYGyMMNJDk9
Operating hours: 9am to 5pm

Tenom

Lai Brother Cafe

She has enjoyed its famous Tenom fried noodles

It’s tasty that you have tasted the good fry of the noodles “wok hei” in Cantonese dialect. Also the style is similar to our Cantonese Ying Yong noodles ie. Fried noodles topped with thick egg gravy served with roasted pork, fish cake & vegetables

Do check out for her happy Tenom noodles 🍜 tasting TikTok clip captured ya 📹🌐

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/ShXWEQYdu54uxVs58
Operating hours: 6am to 10pm
Website🌐: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Product-service/Lai-Brother-Cafe-%E8%B3%B4%E6%B0%8F%E5%85%84%E5%BC%9F%E8%8C%B6%E9%A4%90%E5%BB%B3-110316644173136/

Kota Kinabalu (KK)

Tana Restaurant @ Toojou Hostel

It’s a restaurant serving nordic-inspired food with a local twist. Absolutely must try the red snapper served here, so fresh & tasty 😋👍🏻

Do check out her TikTok clip captured to view the impressive mural arts @ its staircases 📹🌐

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/vZUXmgoHx5av6iLSA

Operating hours: 11am to 12am

Website🌐: https://mural.toojou.com/ & https://www.toojou.com/foods-drinks

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Borenos Fried Chicken, Alamesra

It’s 🆕 outlet since Apr 2022 & she has got a privilege to meet & chat with the friendly founder, Ms Janice

It’s a Sabah’s local healthier version of fried chicken as Ms Janice herself loves fried chicken personally, less oily, yet crispy juicy to chew on. It’s famous for full-spring chicken 👍🏻😋

SiennyLovesDrawing personally loves her 1️⃣st bite chew on the fried chicken drumstick 🍗, the tasty juicy with great 👍🏻 fragrant in her mouth 👄, absolutely satisfied. A must try local Sabah friend chicken

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Ohh ya…Insider news that Borenos is expanding to West Malaysia soon, yeah 👍🏻 Also in plan to expand to overseas too in the future. Proud & happy to note our local Malaysian brand with plan towards international

LinkedIn album 📸🌐 https://www.linkedin.com/posts/siennylovesdrawing_travellocal-foodie-happyeating-activity-6948947618836197376-BBHz

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/qjgdaySwvN7mJG4M6
Operating hours: 9am to 9pm
Website🌐: https://www.borenos.com/

My Native Sabah, Plaza 333

She has enjoyed traditional Sabah cuisine for dinner here. It’s an authentic restaurant that serves Sabah’s unique native traditional foods

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LinkedIn album on the murals 📸🌐 https://www.linkedin.com/posts/siennylovesdrawing_travellocal-foodie-happyeating-activity-6949536184041676800-23Ra

It’s a nice place to try & taste the traditional cuisine of different tribes in Sabah, it’s also a bar to relax with friends after your meals here

Ohh ya…It serves also the live or fried edible nutritional protein sago worm 🐛 named Butod, more info via 🌐 https://www-mysabah-com.cdn.ampproject.org/v/s/www.mysabah.com/wordpress/sago-worm-butod/amp/

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Ohh ya…In this restaurant, also a parrot 🦜 mural painting by Cracko Art Group 😍🤩 Do check out & listen to her voice over about her Sabah art exploring TikTok clip via 📹🌐 https://www.tiktok.com/@siennylovesdraw/video/7116705559709371674

Address📍: https://g.co/kgs/bHKe19
Operating hours: 11.30am to 8.30pm , except Sunday
FB🌐: https://www.facebook.com/mynative.sabah

Kwong Sup Ikan

She has enjoyed a big bowl of bitter gourd soup vermicelli with a mix of both fresh fish & fried fish slices as lunch here

The fresh fish slice is tasty to enjoy with a sense of fresh sweetness, while she is not to enjoy the fried fish slice, she prefers more dried fried, as she doesn’t really like the taste of flour coated on the fish slice. Just her own tasting preference ya ☺️

The bitter gourd soup base is slightly plain to her taste buds & not bitter. She would have preferred a thicker bitter taste soup base. She has tried a sip of the tomatoes soup 🍅🍲 base from her travel mate’s bowl, it tastes better as compared to bitter gourd

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When stepped in to its air conditioning dining area, you will be amazed with the 1️⃣st aquarium ♒🐟🐠🐡🐢🦀 concept murals by Oka.studios (IG: Oka.studious)

LinkedIn album 📸🌐 https://www.linkedin.com/posts/siennylovesdrawing_travellocal-foodie-happyeating-activity-6951365938277453824-QigF

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/esnzdUiFiR5wkoeA9
Operating hours: 7am to 5pm
FB🌐: https://www.facebook.com/KwongSupIkan/

Flypod Cafe & Lounge

She met with her friend, Sky Tee for a good long chat at the comfy cosy lounge (With Karaoke 🎤 available). It’s beautiful when the micro optics lighting is on at this lounge, magical & relaxing to chill here

You may enjoy alcoholic 🍺🥃🍷🍸🍶or non alcoholic drinks 🥤🍹☕🍵 here, as well as karaoke 🎤🎶

During her stay with Flypod Hotel, she has enjoyed her time at this lounge area for her work & drafting blog posts. Also she enjoyed watching the air planes 🛩️🛫🛬from here

Do check out her TikTok clip captured via 📹🌐

LinkedIn album 📸🌐 https://www.linkedin.com/posts/siennylovesdrawing_travellocal-foodie-happyeating-activity-6951474588706877440-km8L

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/TJji9fTFX9hxA4PKA
FB🌐: https://www.facebook.com/flypodhotelkk/

Flypod Restaurant

Had breakfast here ~ A cuppa Cappuccino ☕ & The Triple Decker sandwiches 🥪 Very generous portion & tasty to enjoy 😋👍🏻

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She was here several times during her stay with Flypod Hotel. Personally she loves ❤️ the comfy environment here while she works & drafting her blog posts here

The dragon fruits juice here actually served with its own planted dragon fruits, refreshing good 👍🏻

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She appreciates the staff here who are friendly to help her to look after her belongings while she went for a quick toilet break ☺️

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/xz8sMEnskbg64mby5
FB🌐: https://www.facebook.com/FLYPOD.R/

Papar

Kak Anna Restaurant

Enjoyed a cuppa of her favorite hot honey lemon🍯🍋 here to rest after walking under the hot sunny ☀️😎 day

SiennyLovesDrawing loves the interior design with a collection of antiques here. A cosy comfy dining space for relax chilling moments ☺️while enjoy some local foods

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/62cCMvvaJUYfwjHg9

Restaurant Fu Yee

Had a fresh tasty seafood dinner 🍽️ 😋🤤 & then back to Flypod Hotel with a happy tummy for a comfy night rest 😁💕

A speciality must try dish here is the Steamed Wine Prawns with Egg White 🦐

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Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/rkTqjvoKa5CnuP1i9
Contact no. : Ah Pan +6016-842 3197

A special thanks to her 🆕 friend, Sky Tee who brought her here 😃😁

Kundasang

Flypod Kinabalu Mountain Lodge

Checked in here & SiennyLovesdrawing really enjoyed the steamboat dinner 🍲🥘😋👍🏻 while enjoyed the nice 🆒❄️ weather here

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 is fully charged & energised from her good night rest here. The peaceful calm environment here making her easily fall asleep on the bed 🛏️, it’s absolutely a good place for resting, highly recommended 👍🏻

Then enjoyed her favorite hot green bean soup (From earlier night supper as she missed it due to fall asleep unpredictably from the cosy comfy room 🛌🏻), hot honey & fried noodles as her brunch here 😋🤤

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Highly recommended👏🏻👍🏻 SiennyLovesDrawing really enjoyed her great stay here 👩🏻❤️💕 Do read more of her story via 🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2022/08/11/amazing-scenic-getaway-in-kundasang-sabah-of-malaysia/

Do check out her FB album via 📸🌐 https://facebook.com/100057989202221/posts/pfbid02m68VDUGsTMKoWq9ZzPCDsEfVBbMnehN9W8ih878Si2RatnJuPhXW7oBYoiVpkoUSl/

Do enjoy her TikTok clip captured from her awesome stay here via 📹🌐

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/P2Xi6gndiqDLthnt8
FB🌐: https://www.facebook.com/kmlsabah/

Kokol Hill

NG Kokol Santai Cafe

She has enjoyed nasi goreng kampung with fried egg 🍳 as breakfast with Aunty Silis & Uncle Niun, the founders of this cafe & camping site. They are so friendly to chit chat with

Delicious 😋🤤 food served at this cafe with nice view to enjoy, yes ✅, you can catch both sunrise 🌄 & sunset 🌇 view from here ya 😍🤩

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There is a camping site next to this cafe

Hmm…Instead of camping 🏕️ at the camp site, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 was forced to camp in the cafe area as the rain just like down pouring heavily non stop ☹️ Do read more via 🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2022/06/30/best-moments-in-kota-kinabalu-kudat-keningau-tenom-of-sabah-malaysia-%c2%b7-day-by-day-itinerary/

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/xePRn7ZGZoy9ayKm9

FB: https://www.facebook.com/ngkokolcampingsite/

Kedai Kopi Nyuk Pau Baru

She has enjoyed famous Ngiu Cap aka mixed beef noodles 🍜 lunch here with Aunty Silis. It’s Aunty Silis’s favorite dining whenever she does her shopping at this small Menggatal town

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SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 loves the nice beef fragrance of this bowl 🍜 then to enjoy the tender juicy beef 🍖 Highly recommended as you will note the local crowds here

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/2pobyv23cm9wsks59

Hmm…What else SiennyLovesDrawing not to miss the local foods in Sabah❓⁉️

Quick quick comment below or any of her social postings shared above, sharing is caring as always ya ☺️

All about Shopee app, online shopping, ewallet, ecommerce, ShopeeFood, ShopeePay, app, ShopeeAmbassador

Malaysian sellers participating in Shopee’s 9.9 Super Shopping Day for the first time achieve over 5 times uplift in sales

Yeah‼️‼️ Do you all enjoy Shopee shopping 🛍️🛒🌐🧡 just like SiennyLovesDrawing  the recent 9.9 Super Shopping Day❓⁉️

Guess what❓⁉️

Health & Beauty and Home & Living categories proved popular, with most buyers coming from areas including Johor Bahru, Kuching & Kota Bharu

Shopee continues to offer more value and fun for shoppers and sellers during its 9.9 Super Shopping Day. The start of the End of Year Sale season concluded on a high, with local sellers in Malaysia who were participating in Shopee’s 9.9 Super Shopping Day for the first time achieving an average sales uplift of more than 5 times on 9 September, compared to a usual day.

Health & Beauty, Home & Living and Mobile & Accessories emerged as the top categories sold during the shopping festival’s peak day.

Interestingly, despite the recent announcement that face masks are no longer mandatory indoors except in certain situations, masks were still one of the most sought-after products on 9 September. Treats and snacks for cats and storage products such as folding boxes, cake boxes and paper bags also proved to be a hit among consumers. The latter may be a sign that local sellers are preparing for anticipated orders in the coming months.

Those living in Johor Bahru, Kinta, Seremban, Melaka Tengah, Kuching and Kota Bharu were busy checking out their shopping carts during 9 September. These locations registered the highest number of orders in the country, outside of Klang Valley.

Meanwhile, live streaming continued to provide enjoyable and interactive shopping experiences to users. Within the campaign period from 26 August till 9 September, Malaysian shoppers spent over 2 million hours watching streams on Shopee Live. Buyers also had fun while shopping, with a total of over 24 million game plays on Shopee Prizes during the same period.

All about Shopee app, online shopping, ewallet, ecommerce, ShopeeFood, ShopeePay, app, ShopeeAmbassador

ShopeePay was also a preferred payment method for checking out by users when purchasing items on Shopee during the 9.9 Super Shopping Day. Within the first two hours of 9 September, there was a 9-times uplift for orders paid using ShopeePay, compared to an average day in the previous year. In the last two years since the pandemic, users are likely more accustomed to paying using cashless payments methods like ShopeePay for ease of use as well as value in terms of rewards.

ShopeeFood since starting in November 2021 has helped many users to connect with merchants that are both big and small through the integrated platform offered by Shopee. Micro merchants especially benefit greatly from the ecosystem as the platform helps merchants to expand their businesses in the post-pandemic period by connecting them to a large base of online users available on the Shopee mobile app.

This is evident based on the Top Dishes ordered by users during the 9.9 Super Shopping Day. Across all the five locations (Kuala Lumpur/Putrajaya, Johor, Penang, Sabah and Ipoh), most users took advantage of the great discounts and promotions to order their favourite local staples like Roti Canai, Satay and Nasi Ayam Penyet. Besides supporting local F&B merchants, users also ordered a high number of food items like Strawberry Chocolate Chip Almond Milk Frappe, Sushi, Matcha Boba Tea and Pasta based food items.

Kenneth Soh, Head of Marketing Campaigns at Shopee Malaysia said, We’re really humbled to play a small part to help local sellers on our platform achieve a significant level of sales uplift during the 9.9 Super Shopping Day. We can see that our marketing tools and seller engagement features are empowering MSMEs to capture significant growth opportunities in the digital economy. Shopee is looking forward to continuing boosting their sales during the year end, while enabling Malaysians to enjoy the best savings on our platform.”

User Experience ~ BiO-LiFE Eugica Herbal Mouth Spray

Hey all, this time SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 would like to share about her recent user experience with BiO-LiFE Eugica Herbal Mouth Spray. Personally she loves it for a refreshing & soothing natural mouth spray

Yes ✅, JUST spray for relief & comfort with Eugica Herbal Mouth Spray 👍🏻

MEGA BiO-LiFE introduces Eugica Herbal Mouth Spray, a natural & herbal solution for refreshing breath & mouth soothing. It contains a blend of 7️⃣ carefully-selected natural plant extracts and oils which are chamomile flower extract, honey, peppermint oil (Menthol), licorice root extract, eucalyptol, propolis powder & aloe vera powder to work in synergy & reducing ⬇️ bad breath

BiO-LiFE Eugica Herbal Mouth Spray is suitable for all age groups & can be used for mouth soothing & reducing ⬇️ bad breath. It’s also handy during Malaysia 🇲🇾’s current transition to endemic phase, festive 🎉🎊 occasions, hot ☀️ & rainy ☔🌧️ seasons, or when consuming too much “heaty” or oily food

Smokers 🚬 who have other concerns like bad breath or dry mouth, can also use Eugica Herbal Mouth Spray for relief & comfort

BiO-LiFE Eugica Herbal Mouth Spray tastes natural & convenient to carry with you anytime & anywhere. To use, spray 2️⃣ to 3️⃣ pumps directly into the mouth 👄, as often as required ✅👍🏻

If your mouth feels dry & sticky with saliva that seems thick & stringy, you probably have a dry mouth 👄 What can be worse is if you have difficulty chewing, speaking & swallowing, offensive breath & mouth ulcers, which are all signs of an irritated mouth 👄

A dry & irritated mouth is usually caused by viral infection or allergies. However, there are also other factors like ambient air pollution, weather changes & smoking 🚬 that can aggravate the condition. As viral infections are the major causes of dry & irritated mouth, most cases do not require any antibiotic treatment

People usually turn to herbal remedies made of natural ingredients such as honey 🍯, propolis, aloe vera 💚 & peppermint 🌿, which are commonly used for anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, cooling & soothing to relieve the symptoms of dry & irritated mouth, such as bad breath or mouth ulcers. Now, a mouth spray made from natural herbal ingredients works more effectively while providing on-the-go convenience with BiO-LiFE Eugica Herbal Mouth Spray

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Some of its contraindications,

While all care has been taken to ensure that BiO-LiFE Eugica Herbal Mouth Spray can be used by everyone, kindly consult a healthcare professional before using this product if you are:

  • Known to develop an allergic reaction or hypersensitivity towards any component contained in the product
  • Allergic to bees, bee products, or flowers
  • Pregnant 🤰 or lactating
  • An asthma patient
  • Using it on a child below the age of 12 👧🏻🧒🏻👦🏻👶🏻

BiO-LiFE Eugica Herbal Mouth Spray (RM 15.90 for 🔟ml) is available at independent pharmacies

You can also shop online with doorstep delivery ie. Lazada or Shopee via 🛒🌐  https://shp.ee/jcaxuai

More info via 🌐 https://biolife.com.my/product/cough-cold/eugica-herbal-mouth-spray/

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Things To Do at Lenggong, Perak, Malaysia

Yeah‼️ Happy Malaysia Day, 16 Sept to all 💗🇲🇾💕

Do check out this TikTok clip 📹🌐 captured by Tourism Malaysia on what’s Malaysia 🇲🇾 in siennyLovesDrawing’s eyes 👩🏻👁️ 👁️ 👀❓⁉️

Special thanks for this ya ☺️🙏🏻❤️

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 is a proud Anak Malaysia 💕🇲🇾💗 & always love to share about her home country here, this time she would like to share her recent trip to Lenggong, Perak with Tourism Malaysia 🇲🇾

Ohh yes ✅👍🏻 Lenggong Valley of Perak, Malaysia 🇲🇾 was a little-known backwater town, then with famous news 📰 of Perak Man (Born with congenital deformity) discovery in Gua Gunung Runtuh ie. An archeological team from Universiti Sains Malaysia Penang discovered the 11K years old “oldest & complete” human skeleton 💀 found in Malaysia 🇲🇾 in the early 1990s. It was then successfully being listed as a UNESCO world heritage site on 30 June 2012 with 4️⃣ archaeological sites in 2️⃣ clusters ie. Gua Gunung Runtuh, Kota Tampan, Bukit Jawa & Bukit Sapi. Also listed as Lenggong Geopark since Dec 2021 👏🏻👍🏻

Some archaeological experts have dubbed Lenggong Valley as an open-air museum ~ There is an evidence of cave drawings, skeletons 💀💀 & precious finds of weapons, stone tools, pottery, etc. It covers 1️⃣ of the longest culture sequences in a single locality in the world 🌎 Read more about Lenggong via 🌐 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lenggong & via 🌐 https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1396

So, let’s check out where are the places to visit 📍📍, things to do, local foods to enjoy & hotel accommodations 😃😁 at Lenggong, Perak, Malaysia 🇲🇾

Places To Visit & Things To Do

Lata Kekabu Waterfalls

Let’s discover the Lenggong’s natural gem 💎 ~ It’s a breathtaking sparkly waterfalls that resides in Taman Eko Rimba Lata Kekabu 🌳🌳 Other than waterfalls, there are natural pools & suspension bridge 🌉 with a spectacular view from the top 😍👍🏻

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 really enjoyed here as a calm & peaceful place to explore the pristine beauty of flora & fauna, the plunge for a refreshing dip & swim in the cooling natural mountain stream 🏞️

Do check out her happy nature time exploring this waterfall TikTok clip captured via 📹🌐

This park is well maintained with lots of good signboards to alert its visitors of their safety 🦺 whether the waterfall areas are suitable for swimming 🏊🏻‍♀️ or water 🌊💦 splashing fun. Do pay attention to the signboards, let’s be safe while enjoying the natural beauty here ya 🤗

The waterfall is just less than 15mins of a slow walking 🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏻from the entrance using the provided trails. Not to worry, it’s absolutely simple easy flat walking ya 👍🏻 Also with jungle trekking route if you are adventurous hike 🥾

Tips📌: Suggest to bring a towel & spare clothes for a change, there are public toilet 🚽 here ya

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/k8ELAFZKWT3TTda77

Tasik Raban

It’s an abundant still water with a beautiful 😍🤩 view of the valley of mountains ⛰️🏞️ For nature lovers, you will definitely be amazed to enjoy viewing the flora & fauna that can be explored here

Canoeing aka kayaking 🛶 & boat ride 🚣‍♀️🚣 in Tasik Raban, in the middle of Titiwangsa Range & Bintang Hijau Range to enjoy watching the dusk scenery & sunset 😍🌄🌅

SiennyLovesDrawing absolutely loves her sunset time here 🌅🌄🚣🏻‍♀️, so so relax while enjoying the beautiful sunset moments ❤️

Visitors can enjoy cycling here too 🚴🏻‍♀️🚴🏻‍♂️ & fishing 🎣 lovers can enjoy fishing with sampan boat 🚣🚣‍♀️ Not just that, visitors can opt for an overnight stay here either with Resort Tasik Raban or camping 🏕️

She has enjoyed high tea ☕🍰🍮 in front of the Resort Tasik Raban area, yes ✅, just by the lakeside under the flysheet & tent setup by Skycamp aka Skytrex Adventure, also had a good chat with the founder of Suak Saudagar Expresso to learn about coffee ☕ making & cafe latte art from him too 😃 Do continue reading on as she then enjoyed a great heritage dinner at his cafe home 🏡 too. Highly recommended & advance booking required for heritage dinner preparation 🍽️👍🏻 It’s so chill relaxing to enjoy chit chatting & high tea here

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/kZ7CtqRJ3XmihKA48
FB: https://www.facebook.com/tasikraban

Ladang Ternakan Madu Kelulut KAB

This stingless bee (Aka Kelulut in Malaysia 🇲🇾’s national language 🐝) farm is surrounded by forest reserve 🌳🌳

Hence, the honey is formed from the forest herbs flowers, each type of Kelulut 🐝 actually will harvest different taste of honey 🍯 whether a mixture of sour & sweet taste or pure sweet taste, absolutely unique 😃👍🏻

SiennyLovesDrawing loves the stingless bee 🐝 honey 🍯 sipping experience at this farm

Not just that stingless bee honey 🍯 offers different health benefits for own healthy consumption too, it’s a good gifting idea 🎁, so you can grab a bottle via its official online Shopee store named Atiah_Badek via 🛍️🛒🌐 https://shp.ee/jcaxuai , let’s support local business 💪🏻🙌🏻👍🏻

Do check out her happy visit & sipping kelulut honey 🍯 TikTok clip captured via 📹🌐 https://www.tiktok.com/@siennylovesdraw/video/7142250606634274075

Address📍: https://g.co/kgs/dYPzjM
Website 🌐: https://ladang-ternakan-madu-kelulut-kab.business.site/
FB: https://www.facebook.com/Madu-Kelulut-KAB-100568029078552/

Lenggong UNESCO Caves Expedition

It was a guided caving expedition by representatives of Lenggong Geopark Expert & National Heritage Depertment to conquer the Gua Kajang, Gua Memerang, Gua Asar, Gua Ngaum, Gua Puteri, Gua Kubah, Gua Gelap & trace back its glory back to the stone age. These caves are the 1️⃣st excavation sites in Malaysia 🇲🇾 in the year 1917 👍🏻🤩

Gua Kajang is 🔟mins drive 🚗 from Gua Gunung Runtuh where 2️⃣ female skeletons were found at the entrance of this cave. 1️⃣ of several caves in Bukit Kepala Gajah limestone massif, also was the site of the 1️⃣st cave archaeological excavation in Malaysia 🇲🇾 back in 1917, fragments of pottery, stone tools & food residues were uncovered here. The pottery discovered here claimed to be the oldest recorded pottery in Malaysia 🇲🇾 for the production & usage of pottery

This is an interesting cave with a unique tunnel-like structure together with fascinating stalagmites & stalactites. It offers instagrammable spots to capture lovely OOTDs with a ❓ & ♥️ shapes, amazing 😍🤩

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Gua Memerang with its name that a memerang aka otter looking natural formed within this cave
Gua Asar with its name from the Muslim prayer Azan Asar was played when this cave was discovered
Gua Ngaum was 1️⃣st site discovered in 1990 by a team from University Science Malaysia. It was named ‘ngaum’ after a tiger 🐯🐅 was heard roaring outside the mouth of the cave soon after it was discovered. Food remains, stone tools & potsherd ie. fragments of broken pottery were the evidence of human habitation around 7K years ago, wow 😲
Gua Puteri is a slightly challenging cave to reach, all have to climb & hold the ropes to avoid falling down. It offers interesting natural limestone formations inside it, SiennyLovesDrawing has observed the sculptures of a princess, a Malaysia map 🗺️ & a frog 🐸 during her recent visit
Gua Kubah is with windy 🌬️ moments to walk in, a very spacious cave comparatively
Gua Gelap is the cave that you can see the fruit bat 🦇 here, you will smell their poo 💩 once you step in this cave. Guess what❓⁉️ Their 💩 makes great 👍🏻 fertilizer for plants

Do check out her happy hike & explore the caves TikTok clip captured via 📹🌐

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/Yxwpv8NJZkBM43s79

Lenggong Valley Tour

It was a guided tour by the representatives of Lenggong Geopark Expert & National Heritage Depertment, as well as Mineral Department

Bailey Bridge 🌉 at Kampung Belum Baru was an instant yet strong wooden bridge built by the Squadron Army in 3️⃣ days which is part of the main road that is used daily, when you’re here you will sure observe the heavy vehicles to/ from this bridge 🌉 with goods transporting

Hmm…So shy to share that SiennyLovesDrawing accidentally fell down from this bridge 🌉😂 while snapped photos, luckily just her right leg 🦵, if both her legs, she will be dropped to Sungai Perak & she doesn’t know how to swim 🏊🏻‍♀️😰😱 Thanks God, she was safe with a memorable bruises moment during this trip 😂

LoL 😆, this was the photo & the broken hole 🕳️ as you observed behind her in this photo was how her right leg 🦵 got fell down. Moral of the story is we as visitors & travellers need to be careful with our surroundings while busy taking photos or videos. During dinner on that night, she had a chat with the Majlis Daerah Lenggong team about her incident & she was told that they have submitted requests to the Jabatan Kerja Raya to continuously repair & maintenance this bridge 🌉, some of the maintenance work already on going, just that finding suitable wood to replace the broken parts of this bridge 🌉 take time as not easy to find the equivalent wood quality

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 greatly appreciates the actions taken to ensure the locals & visitors’ safety at this heritage bridge moving forward 🙌🏻👍🏻
Telaga Biru is a rare geopark site that features natural occurrences from the ground that is said to have health benefits for skin disease & anti aging. It’s recommended that to cook this well water 1️⃣st before consume it ya

Luat Bridge 🌉 is a scenic & panoramic view of 2️⃣ majestic range, Titiwangsa & Bintang Hijau. Get a glimpse of Bukit Bunuh, a site of a meteorite impact, read more Malaysia’s national language via 🌐 https://ms.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bukit_Bunuh

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/hSXDdjux3nFC7Qvn7

Mini Amazon Expedition

From Pengkalan Pipit, then to experience Lenggong scenic backwater tour. Yes ✅, it’s an enjoyable mini Amazon expedition by boat 🚤 through Tasik Raban & Sungai Perak

During the boat ride, listened to the history of a sunken village named Kampung Raban in the 1940s, the Peacock Bass fish 🐟 which is native to the Amazon, the original sites of the film Anna & The King, Operation Mekong, as well as the village house with famous Petronas Hari Raya 2003 advertisement named Janda Beranak Tujuh

Do continue reading on her riverside lunch at Kampung Durau under Food section below with a TikTok clip captured ya 😋👍🏻

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/oaPEpVa1GUXTFTAL7
Website: https://mini-amazon-kampung-beng.business.site/

Pekasam Making at Pekasam Warisan Utara

Learning how to make Pekasam ie. A famous traditional food from scratch

Guess what⁉️❓

Lenggong is known as the best Pekasam export dated back to the 70’s

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has learnt the whole process of Pekasam making from here

Don’t ever underestimate the power of salt 🧂 in creating delicious 😋🤤 traditional dishes

Do check out her Perkasam making process TikTok clip captured via 📹🌐 https://www.tiktok.com/@siennylovesdraw/video/7141615743786929434

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/GmBcYHEdRJpQ8uTZA

Food 😋🤤

Abang “Uu” Roti Canai & Murtabak

SiennyLovesDrawing really enjoyed her beef murtabak & iced Neslo breakfast served here 😋👍🏻

Not just that Abang Uu is so friendly that he allowed her to flipping roti, lol 😆😆 Do check out her happy flipping roti & Murtabak eating TikTok clip captured via 📹🌐https://www.tiktok.com/@siennylovesdraw/video/7137309691100646683

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/fG6iXxYHsS5y6kxP7

MYKP Kg Chepor Riverside

MYKP meant for My Komuniti Perikanan ie. My Fishing Community

SiennyLovesDrawing had great 👍🏻 time here & highly recommended you all to enjoy Lenggong cuisine lunch with local delicacies & scenic view of Perak River & its surrounding mountain valley by the beautifully built lookout bamboo tower here

Do check out her happy dining TikTok clip captured 📹🌐 Ohh ya…Must listen to her voice over in this TikTok clip ya 👩🏻💕🇲🇾💗

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/kwNmH8dE5S72QFaU6
FB: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kg-Cheporlenggongperak/257775090922460

Deer Farm, Kampung Luat 🦌🦌

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻💕 had great 👍🏻 time enjoyed local delicacies high tea among the deer 🦌🦌with a vast view field with free-running deer 🦌🦌

Do check out her TikTok clip captured 📹🌐

Yes ✅, Lenggong area with lots of deer 🦌🦌 It’s absolutely a great 👍🏻 chance to get personal & up close with the deer 🦌🦌while you dine here. the deer 🦌🦌 just so so friendly, no need to worry ya 😃👍🏻

You may contact En Wafiy via 📱+6019-2339101 who has started this space for about 1.5 years

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/AhhfAhf3ewUM534m8

Suak Saudagar Expresso

Enjoyed heritage dinner here, yes ✅, a “gastronomical-time-tunnel” experience that serves traditional menus ie. Kebebeh, Pindang Daun Semiar, Kemahang & many more 😋👍🏻 in an old village house

Personally, she really love the taste of Kebebeh for the 1️⃣st time here, so so delicious 😋🤤 to enjoy. Do check out her happy dining TikTok clip captured 📹🌐

Love the antique collections display in the dining space here, just like a mini museum 🤩

Ohh ya…Day time is a cafe for all to enjoy a cuppa ☕, the owner is the one that passionately shared & conducted coffee making workshop at Tasik Raban as shared above 👍🏻 This place at day time is a cafe to enjoy a great cuppa ☕, highly recommended for all coffee lovers to dropping by whenever you’re at Lenggong, Perak

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/YQ8Cs4k2HZbCekgk6
FB: https://www.facebook.com/suaksaudagarespresso/

Riverside Lunch at Kampung Durau

Yes ✅, as shared above, during the mini Amazon expedition cruise ride, she has visited to the approximately 11 families that still inhabit in Kampung Durau ie. 1️⃣ of the few villages that only accessible by water transport 🚤

Also enjoyed feast on tasty home cook village lunch, also the fruit salad aka Rojak Buah here is absolutely tasty delicious 😋🤤 yummy max 👍🏻

Highly recommended you all to stop by the villages during your river cruise 🛥️ for the local traditional delicacies prepared by the locals here

So, let’s support the community tourism, do opt for a river tour & then opt for a village lunch to support the Lenggong community tourism ya 💪🏻🙌🏻👍🏻

Ohh ya…Do grab a souvenir from here ~ the fruit rojak sauce @ Kampung Durau is absolutely tasty, not to miss ya 😋👍🏻

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/ZwDwzmPGDc3SHg9i7

Hotel Accommodation 🏢

Branda Sungai Sumpitan

Checked in to a hidden nature bed & breakfast concept accommodation here with my room mate for 2️⃣ nights stay here 🛌🏻😴💤 during recent trip with Tourism Malaysia

This place was launched since May 2022, yes ✅, a 🆕 space

SiennyLovesDrawing absolutely enjoyed a splendid, 🆓 from hustle & bustle, tidy & clean chalet stay experience, especially love the beautiful scenery here 😍🪟

A happy serenity in nature chalet or glamping stay if you’re a nature lover ya 💚🌳🌳👍🏻

Guess what❓⁉️

You can basically just walking down from the staircase in front of your room to the river for a cooling river swim, yes ✅, right open your room door 🚪 to be at the river side 👍🏻😁

Not just that, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 actually has dine in here for breakfast, lunch, tea time & dinner at Rumah Makan Exotik Lenggong during her recent trip as she enjoyed her comfy stay for 2️⃣ nights here 😃 Superb love the foods here, Lol 😂😆 ha…ha…
Absolutely a nice place to enjoy meals served here for a great 👍🏻 variety of local foods & accompanied by the natural sound of river flow 😁 Ohh ya…It serves delicious deer 🦌 dishes here ya 😋👍🏻 Enjoyed BBQ dinner with the performance of local band mic 🎤🎵🎶

She has got fireflies in her room ✨with shine blinking accompanied her asleep 🛌💤 in the dark, absolutely a happy surprise of the fantastic 😍🤩 moments with nature surrounding here

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/AQf6dzmAU4YUcdyt7
FB: https://www.facebook.com/lenggong360/

So, let’s plan your travel to experience the beauty & heritage of Lenggong, Perak, Malaysia 🇲🇾, for sure you will never regret ya 💗👍🏻

Familiarization Trip Media Promotion Program of Selangor State Halal Industry 2022

Updated 16 Sept 2022, 10.45am
Yeah‼️ The Selangor State Government through the the Islamic Affairs, Consumer Affairs & Halal Industry Committee of the State of Selangor are coordinated 🤝🏻 by the Selangor State Economic Planning Unit (UPEN) & Selangor State Media Organization has recently organized a Familiarization (FAM) Trip Media Program for Promotion of Selangor State Halal Industry 2022 🇲🇾

Yeah‼️ SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 was being invited as media member to participate 📧, special thanks for trusting her blogging & content creation passion 👩🏻‍💻✍🏻

Speaking during the Selangor State Halal Industry Promotion Media Familiarization (FAM) Trip Program 2022, The Honorable Tuan Mohd Zawawi bin Ahmad Mughni 👨🏽‍💼, Chairman of the the Islamic Affairs, Consumer Affairs & Halal Industry Committee of the State of Selangor said, “The halal ☪️✅ industry is basically not only focused on halal food products only as previously understood, even they are including the service sector such as logistics, packaging, branding & markets. It also includes products like pharmaceuticals, personal care & cosmetics, finance, entertainment, investment, tourism etc.”

With this, the Selangor State Halal Industry Promotion Media FAM Trip Program 2022
with aim to introduce the diversity of halal industries found in the State Selangor across various sectors, encourages & provides opportunities to entrepreneurs / halal industry entrepreneurs among small & medium industries to promote their products

Program’s objectives
1. Introducing halal industry products in Selangor;
2. Introducing the diversity of Selangor’s Halal industry across a wide range of sectors such as the manufacturing industry & halal services;
3. Encourage & give opportunities to entrepreneurs / industrial entrepreneurs halal among small & medium industries to promote their halal products;
4. Educate by presenting accurate & convincing information continuously to the community about the halal industry of the State of Selangor;
5. Educate & encourage industry players who have obtained certificate status Halal Malaysia stores information & documents their activities as records & case studies for the reference of other industry players who have not yet get the recognition of Malaysia’s Halal certificate;
6. Be a space & opportunity for the State Government, especially the Committee Stay Halal Industry to convey wishes & inform everything efforts & initiatives designed & planned by the State Government regarding the development of the state’s halal industry

He explained again, the Covid 19 pandemic that is hitting the world today is not the only 1️⃣
affecting the world 🌎 economy, even participating in changing the landscape of people’s lives

“We will diversify programs like this so that we can help to some extent halal industry players in the state of Selangor to continue survival in the 🆕 norm.” he added

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Some of the Muslim friendly/ Shariah Compliant/ Halal products & services being discovered during this FAM trip are,

Do stay tuned for next blogging from SiennyLovesDrawing soon with the detailed of her own experiences with each listed above ya ☺️ 

Homemade Mooncake Recipes With Air Fryer

Yeah‼️The Mid-Autumn Festival 🥮🎉🎊 is approaching, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 would like to share the air fryer homemade mooncakes recipes 👩🏻‍🍳🥮 here which are being shared by Philips Domestic Appliances

If you don’t have an air fryer, worry not; feel free to check out the latest Philips Airfryers on their official website via https://www.philips.com.my/c-e/ho/cooking/airfryer-top/airfryer-xxl-smart 🛍️🛒🌐 The latest Philips Airfryer which is equipped with smart sensing technology can automatically adjust time & temperature during cooking & overcome baking fails for 🆕 bakers ya 👍🏻

Hmm…. Though there are a variety of mooncakes 🥮🥮 that can be found in online stores, supermarkets & elsewhere. As everyone knows that festive foods can easily lead to weight gain ie. The sweet & glutinous mooncakes are also well-known as calorie bombs for their high ⬆️ oil & sugar contents

If you want to eat well without putting on a lot of weight, try using the air fryer which has been focusing on oil-free & healthy cooking & baking. With just a few simple steps & an air fryer, you can easily bake delicious & healthier Mid-Autumn Mooncakes 🥮🥮

Happy baking ya👩🏻‍🍳🥮

Sesame Mooncake ⚪🥮 

Dough:
✅ Freshly ground black sesame powder 20g
✅ Cake flour 190g
✅ Unsalted butter 100g
✅ Egg wash 15g
✅ Icing sugar 45g
✅ Whipping cream 20g
✅ Coconut milk 10g

Black Sesame Filling:
✅ Black sesame mooncake filling 216g
✅ Freshly ground black sesame powder 24g

Directions for Mooncake Filling:

  1. Wrap a suitable amount of black sesame seeds in tin foil. Put into the air fryer & bake at 160°C for 5️⃣mins. Cool the seeds completely before grinding them into powder with a food processor
  2. Mix the black sesame ingredients. Divide the mixture into 20g pieces. Roll the pieces into balls ⚪⚪ & refrigerate

Directions for Pastry:

  1. Mix & sieve the cake flour & sesame powder
  2. Leave the butter 🧈 at room temperature until soft. Add the icing sugar & sieve
  3. Stir in the egg wash, whipping cream & coconut milk
  4. Add the sifted cake flour & sesame powder. Knead the mixture
  5. Knead well. Wrap in cling film & refrigerate for at least 1️⃣ hour

Directions for Mooncake 🥮:

  1. Take the pastry dough out of the refrigerator. Divide it into portions weighing 28g each & knead into a ball ⚪
  2. Place the dough under cling film. Then, flatten it into a circle with a hand or rolling pin. The dough pieces should be thinner along the rim
  3. Wrap 1️⃣ piece of sesame filling in the dough
  4. Sprinkle flour on the mooncake 🥮 & mould. Knead into a cylinder & place it in the mould. Press lightly with your hand
  5. Turn the mould upside down. Press 🔟 times & remove the mooncake 🥮
  6. Refrigerate the pressed mooncakes 🥮🥮 for 1️⃣ hour
  7. Preheat the Air fryer at 200°C for 🔟mins. Spray water on the mooncakes 🥮🥮 before placing them on the baking tray. Bake at 200°C for 4️⃣mins & then bake at 180°C for 2️⃣mins
  8. Remove the baking tray along with the mooncakes. Brush on syrup & bake for 1️⃣min

Assorted Nuts Mooncake 🟤🥮

Dough:

✅ Egg 1 piece 🥚
✅ Sugar 50g
✅ Unsalted butter 🧈 150g
✅ Baking powder 1/2 tsp
✅ Plain flour 300g
✅ Custard powder 30g
✅ Evaporated milk 40g
✅ Olive oil 10g
✅ Egg wash 1piece

Red Bean Filling:
✅ Macadamia nuts 30g
✅ Pine nuts 10g
✅ Red bean paste 50g

Lotus Paste Filling:
✅ American walnuts 30g
✅ Lotus seed paste 50g

Directions for Mooncake Filling:

  1. Combine the walnuts & lotus seed paste, form small balls 🟤🟤 as stuffing
  2. Combine the macadamia nuts, pine nuts & red bean paste, form small balls 🔴🔴 as another stuffing

Directions for Pastry:

  1. Mix the egg, sugar, butter & baking powder. Add plain flour & cuspowder, mix well & knead into a dough. Then add evaporated milk & olive oil, mix well knead to form the crust

Directions for Mooncake 🥮:

  1. Divide the dough into small portions about 40g each & roll each portion flat
  2. Wrap a lotus seed stuffing or red bean stuffing in each dough. Put into a mooncake mould plunger, press hard to release the mooncake 🥮
  3. Put into the air fryer & bake at 160˚C for 🔟mins. Take out & brush with the egg wash. Return to the air fryer & bake at 150˚C for 5️⃣mins. Again, take out & brush with the egg wash. Return to the air fryer & bake at 190˚C for another 2️⃣mins. Served cold

Purple Potato Mooncake 🟣🥮

Dough:
✅ Purple potato powder (baking) 25g
✅ Cake flour 190g
✅ Unsalted butter 🧈 100g
✅ Icing sugar 45g
✅ Egg wash 15g
✅ Whipping cream 10g
✅ Coconut milk 10g

Purple Potato Filling:
✅ Purple potatoes (peeled) 240g
✅ Butter 🧈 10g
✅ Granulated sugar 30g
✅ Whipping cream 10g

Directions for Mooncake Filling:

  1. Cook the purple potatoes 🍠🍠 Peel & mash with a fork. Add the sugar, butter 🧈 & whipping cream. (If the mixture is too watery, thicken it with a small amount of starch.)
  2. Divide the purple potato filling into 20g pieces. Roll the pieces into balls 🟣🟣 & refrigerate

Directions for Pastry:

  1. Put the icing sugar & butter 🧈 into a big bowl 🥣 Whisk well
  2. Stir in the egg wash, whipping cream & coconut milk
  3. Sieve the cake flour & purple potato powder into the mixture. Knead well. Wrap in cling film and refrigerate for at least 1️⃣ hour

Directions for Mooncake 🥮:

  1. Take the pastry dough out of the refrigerator. Divide it into portions weighing 28g each & knead into a ball 🟣
  2. Place the dough under cling film. Then, flatten it into a circle with hand or rolling pin. The dough pieces should be thinner along the rim
  3. Wrap 1️⃣ piece of purple potato filling in the dough
  4. Sprinkle flour on the mooncake 🥮 & mould. Knead into a cylinder & place it in the mould. Press lightly with your hand
  5. Turn the mould upside down. Press 🔟 times & remove the mooncake 🥮
  6. Refrigerate the pressed mooncakes 🥮🥮 for 1️⃣ hour
  7. Preheat the air fryer at 200°C for 🔟 mins. Spray water on the mooncakes 🥮🥮 before placing them on the baking tray. Bake at 200°C for 4️⃣mins & then bake at 180°C for 2️⃣mins
  8. Remove the baking tray along with the mooncakes 🥮🥮 Brush on syrup and bake for 1️⃣ min

Matcha Red Bean Mooncake 🟢🥮

Dough
✅ Low-gluten flour 180g
✅ Coconut milk 10g
✅ Matcha powder 10g
✅ Unsalted butter 🧈 100g
✅ Whipping cream 20g
✅ Egg🥚15g
✅ Icing sugar 45g

Red Bean Stuffing
✅ Red bean paste 240g

Directions for Mooncake Filling:

  1. Divide the red bean paste into portions of 20g & gently roll each into a ball 🔴 using both palms
  2. Keep the filling in the refrigerator for later use

Directions for Pastry:

  1. Whisk together the icing sugar, softened butter, egg, whipping cream & coconut milk until well blended
  2. Add the sifted low-gluten flour & matcha 🍵 powder & knead the mixture into a dough
  3. Wrap with plastic wrap & refrigerate for more than 1️⃣ hour

Directions for Mooncake 🥮🥮:

  1. Divide the pastry dough into portions of 28g each. Roll each into a small ball & flatten each out with your palm. Place a portion of red bean filling on a flattened dough. Wrap the dough around the red bean. Seal the dough & softly roll it into a ball 🔴
  2. Put a mooncake into the stamp mould (lightly greased inside with vegetable oil for easier release), one at a time
  3. Cover with plastic wrap & freeze for more than 1️⃣ hour
  4. Put mooncakes in the air fryer basket. Switch on & set the device at the indicated time & temperature: 160 degrees, 9️⃣ mins
  5. Open the air fryer & spread some syrup* on the surface of each mooncake
  6. Continue to bake for 1️⃣ min
  7. Place the mooncakes on a plate & serve

Raising Conservation Awareness with WATER: A Musical

Yeah!! It’s September now, time flies : )

If you’ve been following SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻’s blog stories here, you would have read about her recent art collaboration with WWF Malaysia on tiger 🐅🐯 conservation, read more via 🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2022/07/29/roar-for-life-eco-festival-in-conjunction-of-global-tiger-day-by-wwf-malaysia/

This round she 👩🏻 would like to share about her recent media attendance to witness the official media launch to raising greater conservation awareness with WATER 💦: A Musical 🎵🎶🎼 presented by Somerset Music & Mr Chin San Sooi 👴🏻

WATER 💦 is a musical 🎵🎶🎼 Tiger 🐅🐯 calls the animals for a meeting to discuss man’s act of deforestation which leads to the pollution of rivers. All the 7️⃣ animals affirm the sacredness of Mother Earth 🌍, ohh no no…🙅🏻‍♀️

Guess what❓⁉️

The musical 🎵🎶🎼 is interactive. The audience are invited to sing 🎤 & dance 🩰 together with the cast members, wow‼️ Absolutely gonna be an exciting & interesting musical experience with a meaningful conservation awareness raised, bravo‼️

It’s a collaboration 🤝🏻 between playwright/director, Mr Chin San Sooi 👴🏻 aka nickname in Mandarin 山水 Mountain Water, with music by Ms Joanne Poh 👩🏻‍💼 of Somerset Music, the audience can look forward to this 60mins of memorable cum interactive engagement with the cast members. Ms Joanne 👩🏻‍💼 & the cast members have proudly shared during the launch that the music is catchy & interactive for audiences to sing 🎤 & dance 🩰 along with all cast members during the musical play. Wow‼️ SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 is looking forward toward it, how about you❓⁉️

Mr San Sooi 👴🏻 said at the official media launch of WATER at Warung Old China in Kuala Lumpur (KL), West Malaysia 🇲🇾, “I was contemplating writing a play on the topic of conservation when I read of the deforestation that was taking place at the National Park 🏞️🌳🌳 in Pahang, Malaysia 🇲🇾 many years ago. I was too earnest & the muse eluded me, till now.

When the covid lockdown began, Mr San Sooi 👴🏻 spent 4️⃣ very productive months occupied, with the end result of finishing 8️⃣ scripts: 2️⃣ satires, 3️⃣ musicals, 2️⃣ monologues & 1️⃣ operetta. So, that is how WATER 💦 : A Musical 🎵🎶🎼 is flowing out to the Malaysian audience in this post-covid environment

It’s really a privilege for SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 to be at this official media launch to hear directly from Mr San Sooi 👴🏻, Ms Joanne 👩🏻‍💼, Mr Khang Nanyao 👨🏻 & some cast members of their involvement & preparation of this musical play 🎵🎶🎼

Do check out her TikTok clip captured from her media attendance via 📹🌐

Mr San Sooi 👴🏻 continues to share that: “A musical 🎵🎶🎼 is more difficult to realise as it is very challenging to compose a piece of music 🎵🎶 to lyrics written by another person. I approached Joanne 👩🏻‍💼 to compose the music. Joanne in her own right is a piano teacher, runs a music school & has sung in choirs & performed on stage. I gave her a year to work on the music. I am glad that Joanne Poh took up the gauntlet with our 3️⃣ musicians.”

He 👴🏻 further explained to the media members that during the covid lockdown, he basically spent time on eat 😋, sleep 💤😴 & write ✍🏻, repeat almost the same daily & then produced this play 🎵🎶🎼 He always wanted to create something relating to pollution & conservation. He just sat down to write without any ideas, then this play materialized naturally. Bravo‼️

He 👴🏻 also admitted to the media members that personally, he is not good in music, not a single note. He understands the difficulty of composing music 🎵🎶 from play, so he spoke to Joanne 👩🏻‍💼, a music teacher, singer, pianist & more to invite her to compose music for this play. Joanne actually being modest & hesitant to Mr San Sooi’s invitation at the beginning, she managed to produce the music for this play after 1️⃣ year. Yeah‼️

Ms Joanne 👩🏻‍💼 then shared with the media that a total of 8️⃣ songs, each animals represent in each music. Why took a year❓⁉️ She was procrastinating at 1st, hence delaying it when she was invited by Mr San Sooi 👴🏻 To her, music 🎵🎶 actually comes when you don’t want it from her music experiences. She would like to have her music on how to connect with the audiences. Also to her, the animal’s gender in this play actually makes a difference in her music creation. It’s neutral & simple to looping mind 🧠 when connecting with music 🎵🎶 Even for children/ students 👦🏻👧🏻🧒🏻, to educate them on pollution & conservation through music 🎶🎵 Of course different for adults & teenagers will be also different. The children will come with adults (ie. Parents/ teachers) to the play, so using appropriate music 🎵🎶 to tight in the play script content is really important to connect with the audiences whether during or even out from the theater that the audiences still remembering the conservation messages from this musical play 🎵🎶🎼

She 👩🏻‍💼 further explained that she was hesitant to Mr San Sooi 👴🏻’s invitation at the beginning because it’s totally 🆕 to her to put music in this educational play. She was lacking of confidence with totally something 🆕 to her music experiences. She took a lot of courage because she understands well that this music from her needs to be put on stage for the public. At last, she decided to still give it a try. Yeah‼️ Ohh ya…Ms Joanne 👩🏻‍💼 also shared that she was at 1️⃣st worried about the generation gap with Mr San Sooi, 81 👴🏻 who is actually on par with her grand parents age. She appreciates the trust from Mr San Sooi with her to put tunes to his play script created. In fact, she has total freedom in her music creation to this play 👍🏻

WATER 💦 is a combined effort by us in an act of creativity with the members of the cast. The oldest cast member is 61 year old Hilda Looi 👩🏻‍🦱 & the youngest cast member is school girl, Kirsten Wong, 13 💁🏻‍♀️ Together with designer, Khang Nanyao, we have set the stage with the different cast of characters through head gear specially created headwear for Mousedeer 🦌, Tiger 🐯, Elephant 🐘, Monkey 🐵 & Wildboar/ Warthog 🐗 In a small but significant way, we hope that WATER 💦 : A Musical 🎵🎶🎼 would make people be more aware of the environment & treat it with respect & concern. The play could lead to larger issues like conservation of the seas & oceans 🌊,” added Mr San Sooi 👴🏻

Mr Khang Nanyao 👨🏻 shared during the official media launch that the animal’s head gears were all 3D printed for current edge trending technology. So, the weight of each is not heavy & does not spoil very fast. These head gear with PLA plastics is possible to recycle ♻️, but it may require special techniques to recycle them

Hmm…Importance of technology over the nature/ being environment friendly❓⁉️ Personally, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 as a go green 💚 person would think of using a more environmental friendly materials in producing the head gears would be more meaningful to this play on conservation initiative & awareness 💪🏻🙌🏻👍🏻

Mr Khang Nanyao 👨🏻 further explained to media members that he appreciates the trust from Mr San Sooi 👨🏻 as he has full control on the hear gear design, yes ✅, basically everything on his own ideas & no restrictions of head gear ideas for this play. It’s actually both the spiritual design with technology design at the same time. He did an open head helmet instead of a covered mask as requested by Mr San Sooi 👴🏻 His artwork more on live vs death ~ More scary side. Started making a difference in this play by adding in past & future elements to his head gear design. The cause & effect of humans made. To Mr San Sooi 👴🏻, the white side of the head gear signifies spiritual to him. It’s an interesting interpretation of the head gear created. It took average 4️⃣ days to produce a head gear of the animal, except 5️⃣ days for the elephant 🐘 head gear

One of the cast member, Madam Hilda Looi 👩🏻‍🦱 has shared that her 1️⃣st play was when she was in 18 yrs old & this musical play is her 2nd involvement as Elephant 1🐘 Being the oldest cast member in this musical play, she is looking forward to working with the younger generation. While the youngest cast member, Ms Kirsten Wong 💁🏻‍♀️ is not doing much acting before her involvement to this play as Monkey 1🐵 It’s really a good 🆕 experience to learn new things. While another cast member, Ricky – shared that it’s his 1️⃣st play as Elephant 2🐘 in this musical play & a lot more to learn

Mr San Sooi 👴🏻 has added at the end of the official media launch that all cast members will start the rehearsal of this musical play in early Sept. Ohh yes, it’s on going now, so your ticket booking & purchase surely motivating & boosting encouraging vibes to all the cast members ya 😀 Let’s support local Malaysian artists 

The Environmental Protection Society Malaysia (EPSM) is excited with this musical 🎵🎶🎼 which highlights the growing consciousness in Malaysia 🇲🇾v& worldwide 🌍 on the protection of the environment & is pleased to support raising the animal conservation in a creative form

The musical 🎵🎶🎼 is also proudly supported by Warong Old China (The venue of official media launch), GTM Art & Stationery Suppliers, Yudimama & Little Heritage House

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So, let’s support 💪🏻🙌🏻👍🏻 this meaningful conservation musical play 🎵🎶󿀬 it will debut from 21 Sept 2022 (Wed) with daily show @ 8.30pm till 25 Sept 2022 (Sun) @ 3pm at Damansara Performing Arts Centre (DPAC), Petaling Jaya, Selangor, West Malaysia 🇲🇾

Performances Date & Time🗓️

  • 21 Sept 2022 (Wed), 8.30PM
  • 22 Sept 2022 (Thu), 8.30PM
  • 23 Sept 2022 (Fri), 8.30PM
  • 24 Sept 2022 (Sat), 8.30PM
  • 25 Sept 2022 (Sun), 3.00PM

Genre: Musical 🎵🎶🎼

Venue📍: Blackbox, Damansara Performing Arts Centre (DPAC), Petaling Jaya, Selangor, West Malaysia

Performance Duration: 60mins

Ticket 🎟️ Information:

  • RM48.00 (Normal)
  • RM38.00 (Concession: Student/ Senior Citizen/ Disabled)

Age Limit: 5️⃣ years & above

Ticket 🎟️ Office:
Address📍: H-01, DPAC, Empire Damansara, Jalan PJU 8/8, Damansara Perdana, 47820 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, West Malaysia
Contact no. ☎️📞📱: +603-40650001 & +603-40650002

Ticket 🎟️ booking 🌐: http://www.dpac.com.my/page/ticket/bookTicket/view/1132.html

More details about WATER 💦: A Musical 🎵🎶🎼

Cast Members ~ In Order of Appearance

  • Mousedeer 🦌~ Ivan Liew
  • Tiger 🐯 ~ Kevin Wong
  • Elephant 1 🐘 ~ Hilda Looi
  • Elephant 2 🐘 ~ Ricky Kee
  • Monkey 1 🐵 ~ Kirsten Wong
  • Monkey 2 🐵 ~ Tan Xin Ni
  • Wildboar/ Warthog 🐗 ~ Alain Boey

Musicians

  • Loh Khang Zheng ~ Guitar 🎸
  • Alyson Seah ~ Drums 🥁
  • Ng You Qi ~ Piano/keyboards 🎹

Biodata of CHIN SAN SOOI 👴🏻

  • Educational Qualification: B.A.(Hons.) in English, University of Malaya (1964)
  • Scholarship Award: British Council to Central School of Speech & Drama, London (1969)

Teaching Experiences:

  • – Anglo-Chinese Secondary School, Ipoh Pre-University Class (1964-69, 1970-73)
  • – Regional Teacher’s Training Centre, Ipoh (1966 –67)
  • – Taylor’s College, Kuala Lumpur Victorian HSC/South Aust.HSC, Australia(1974-1979)
  • – Private Tutoring (1980-1984)
  • – Prime College, Kuala Lumpur Cambridge Certificate A Level Examination (1985-1989)
  • – Wholesome Centre of Learning, Petaling Jaya, Selangor Founder Member (1991 -2000 )
  • – Prepare students for the ESOL grade examinations & Effective Communication & Speech & Drama Performance Certificate conducted by Trinity College, London since 1996
  • – Private Tutor

Award 🏆:

  • – 16th Pride of Workmanship Awards 15th Feb 2003 by the Rotary Club of Ipoh in recognition of outstanding performance in the teaching profession having served with dedication, commitment & pride in the chosen vocation
  • – Nominated for Best Director in the Boh Cameronian Arts Award 2003
  • – Conferred as a legend of Malaysian theater by Boh Cameronian Arts Award 2015
  • – Designed the Power of the Voice course & has been conducting it since 1985. Companies & Corporate bodies which benefited from the above course: TV3, MetroVision, Bloomberg Malaysia, Teachers Training College, Kuala Lumpur, Price Water House, BMG Malaysia, Cosway Direct Marketing Co., Malaysian Pineapple Board, Johore, Sabah Tourist Department, Methodist Girls School Malacca, Jerneh Insurance, Kuala Lumpur, College of Foreign Economic Relations HCM City, Vietnam, Sunway College Kuala Lumpur, Lifelinks Singapore, Seimans Kuala Lumpur, Applied Information Management Services (AIMS) Sdn Bhd, numerous Toast Masters clubs , Malaysian Development Bank (2013), English Department, San Yat San University Guangzhou (2015), dividuals, professionals, students in Malaysia & Singapore & from China, Indonesia & Japan
  • – Conducted a course on Public Speaking to AON (Risk Insurance)
  • – Conducted a 3-day Drama Workshop (2005) organised by the Ipoh Rotary Club in Ipoh
  • – Designed & conducted a course in speech & drama for 6 year olds for the Edventures Child Enrichment Centres in the Klang Valley
  • – Edited: Dining with Dragons by Carol Selvaraja & Butterfly by Bernard Tsai
  • – Wrote & directed the following plays: Lady White (A re-telling of the Madam White Snake Legend), Morning In Night (musical) published in 2016, Yap Ah Loy the Play, Reunion (musical) published in1994, Kuala Lumpur Sentral (musical)
  • – Also directed many Shakespearean plays & local Broadway Musicals among others since 1964
  • – Invited by,
  1. East West Center, Hawaii to direct Emily of Emerald Hill by Stella Kon in 1986
  2. Chinese Theater Workshop, New York to direct Zhang Boils the Ocean in 1996

Founder Member of,

  • – Five Arts Centre 1984
  • – Chinese Opera Club, KL 1992
  • – Currently, as Artistic Director of The Canticle Singers since 2002
  • – Chin San Sooi (Playwright/Director) actively engaged in all aspects of theater
  • – Studied Speech & Drama at the Central School of Speech & Drama London in 1969 under a British Council Scholarship

Wrote ✍🏻 & directed the following plays,

  • Lady White (1977, 83 &89) Ipoh, KL, Penang; Morning In Night – musical (1980) Ipoh, KL; Yap Ah Loy The Play (1985); Reunion – Musical (1994) published 1994; KL Sentral/ Brickfields – Musical (2001) Refugee:Images (2006)

Directed through the years,

  • 1964 -A Shakespearean Feast (Excerpts) on his 400th Anniversary
  • 1965- As You Like It
  • 1965 – Brigadoon
  • 1967 – Anni Get Your Gun ( Ipoh, Taiping )
  • 1966 – Othello
  • 1966 – Romeo & Juliet (Penang Free School 150th Anniversary production)
  • 1967 – Merchant Of Venice
  • 1967 – The King & I
  • 1968 – Amahl & the Night Visitors
  • 1969 – King Lear
  • 1969 – The Sound of Music
  • 1969 – Arms & The Man
  • 1970 & 1974 – Macbeth (KL, Ipoh)
  • 1971 -The Breeding Pair (Two one act plays by Stella Kon)
  • 1971 & 1976 – Fantasticks (Ipoh, KL, Penang, Seremban)
  • 1972 & 1991 – Camelot (Ipoh, KL)
  • 1973 – West Side Story
  • 1974 – The Caucasian Chalk Circle
  • 1975 – Flower Drum Song (Seremban)
  • 1976 – Gbena Bendu
  • 1977 – Fiddler on the Roof
  • 1979 – The Battles of Coxinga
  • 1984 – Emily of Emerald Hill ( & other innumerable occasions seeing through more than 206 performances: Seremban, KL, Ipoh, Penang,,Tawau, Kuching, Singapore, Johor Bahru, Melacca, Hawaii, also invited to perform in Vancouver, Canada in Sept 2006, Wollongong & Sydney Feb.2011
  • 1987 – Three Children ( KL & Singapore)
  • 1989 – Three Children & My Grandmother Said (KL, Ipoh)
  • 1996 – Zhang Boils The Ocean (New York) for Chinese Theater Workshop
  • 2002 – Two From Galilee for The Canticle Singers
  • 2003 – The Rose of Sharon
  • 2004 – Do You Hear The People Sing?
  • 2004 – The Season of Light
  • 2005 – The Gift Goes On
  • 2006 – Refugee:Images
  • 2007 – Flower Drum Song
  • 2007 – For the Love of Music
  • 2008 – A grand Night for Singing
  • 2015 & 2016 – Macbeth (Chinese Opera Costumes)
  • 2017 – Produced The Splendour of Tai Hei
  • 2019 – Monologues
  • Acted in Henry V (1959), Twelfth Night (1960 & 1978), Julius Caesar (1964), As You Like It (1965 & 1972), Merchant of Venice 1967, Arms & the Man (1969)
  • Produced The Cord in 1984, The Splendour of Tai Hei in 1993 & Ang Tau Mui in 1990, Artistic Director for Yudi’s O Old Tunes in 2000, Rendezvous & Songs Borne by the Wind (From China to the Nanyang) in 2001, Rhapsody of a Songbird 2002, Lin Dai, The Star of Stars 2003
  • – Produced An Enchanted Evening (Yudi & Tan Wei Han) in March 2006 for the Ipoh Rotary Club
  • – Artistic Director & choreographer for The Canticle Singers from 2002
  • – Co-founder of Five Arts Centre & Kuala Lumpur Chinese Opera Club

Biodata of JOANNE POH 👩🏻‍💼

A music graduate 👩🏻‍🎓 of University of Malaya majoring in Voice in Performance, Joanne is a vocal, choir & piano tutor. She works extensively with students from all walks of life including special needs

Focusing on Autism Spectrum Disorder, she serves as a panel consultant & tutor for the NASOM MAESTROS (1️⃣st Autistic Choir in Malaysia 🇲🇾)

In 2015, the Voice of Hope Kuala Lumpur (VOHKL) was founded by Joanne where she leads as Music Director where she can continue to serve the community through theatrical & stage works

Biodata of KHANG NANYAO 👨🏻

Khang is a self taught designer in multiple art mediums, specializing in paper architecture, drawing & illustration. Although making head wear is new to him, this has always been on his list of art mediums to explore

The musical 🎵🎶🎼 gave him the chance to learn & create head wear. Khang is currently working as a freelance designer & making video content of his art on the YouTube channel Crafty Edges

The head wear design is intended to question the cause & effect of human actions with the past & future of the animals calling the forests 🌳🌳 their home. The low polygonal design of the head wear signifies the importance of technology over nature 🌳🌳