Monthly Archives: October 2017

Delicious Prawn Umai Simple Recipe

Umai is a traditional exotic food of the Melanau ethnic in Sarawak. Although, nowadays, it is loved and liked by many people from other races in Sarawak too. Typically, fish like Bawal and Tenggiri are use to make the Umai but prawn can be use as well. The fish or prawn used to make Umai is raw, just like sushi. So no cooking needed. But if you’re using prawn it need to be dip in boiling water to kill all the bacteria and germs. Here, we will share a simple recipe to make prawn Umai. It’s simple, you can make …

The Delicious & Exotic Buah Engkala

The Ibans, the biggest ethnic in Sarawak, have a lot of unique delicacies made or taken fresh from the jungle. Some of those are now planted in their backyard especially by those in living in the rural areas. One of the unique fruits that have been a delicious food eaten by the Ibans traditionally is the “buah Engkala” or Engkala fruit.

Not only the Ibans eat this fruit, some other people from many other races love it too, such as the Chinese, the Sarawakian Malay and the Bidayuh.

This Engkala is considered as an exotic fruit in Sarawak. Traditionally it …

Daisen Kuroushi Kyoshotei, Yonago, Tottori, Japan

We wrote about Daisen beef here and we mentioned that we had our experience having it at a restaurant called Daisen Kuroushi Kyoshotei in Yonago city. The specialty of this restaurant is Daisen beef. Almost all of their items in their menu have Daisen beef in it. They serve it in many ways, sushi, grilled, torched and raw.

Their signature item on the menu is the Daisen Kuroushi Wagyu course. It consist of 10 meals serve one after another. Started with torched Daisen beef sushi, Yaki-shabu and Yaki-suki as starters. After those three dishes, you’ll be given a piece of …

The Delicious Daisen Beef In Tottori, Japan

When it comes to Wagyu beef from Japan, we often heard about the most expensive and most sought after one like the famous Kobe beef. There are some other beef in Japan that are also expensive and famous such as the Matsusaka and Ohmi beef. Apart from those three, there are also some other Wagyu beef that are almost as equally delicious as those but not popularly known. When we travelled to Yonago in Tottori Prefecture, Japan, we were introduced to one type of beef that we personally think is as delicious as Kobe, Matsusaka and Ohmi. It’s called the …

ANA Hotel Yonago, Tottori Prefecture, Japan

We share our experience on visiting Yonago in our previous post. You can read it here. While we were there, we stayed at ANA Hotel Yonago. We stay there because it’s not far from the JR Yonago Station and also because it was recommended by many.

The hotel located at 53-2 Kumecho, Yonago and it is about 10 minutes walk from Yonago train station. It also about 5 minutes walk from Aeon mall. We find it quite convenient staying there as we can find some restaurants and supermarket along the same streets as the hotel.

ANA Hotel in Yonago …

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