Tag Archives: Sarawak

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 …

Kulung, Most Delicious River Fish In Sarawak

While fishes like Empurau and Semah is the most sought after fishes in Sarawak, there’s one fish that not much people know. Unlike Empurau and Semah, this fish is not as expensive as those other two. But, for those who have tasted this fish, they will admit that it is more delicious or as delicious as Empurau and Semah. That fish is called “ikan Kulung” by the Ibans in Sarawak. We are not sure its name in English or its scientific name but if you mention ikan Kulung, those who knows will know it.

Like we said, it’s not as …

Cabeijo Restaurant, Sibu, Sarawak

Recently we went to a restaurant called Cabeijo in Sibu, Sarawak. We are a big fan of a dish called Lalapan. The best one we’ve had was in a restaurant called Muara Restaurant in Miri, Sarawak but this might be one of its contenders for serving that dish. One thing that is so different is that, this restaurant served a different type of sambal.

Sambal is sauce or paste made from a mixture of some ingredients such as chili, shrimp paste, garlic, ginger, shallot, lime juice and many other ingredients. Some sambal are different from each other, even the ingredient …

MaxisONE Home Broadband Now In Sarawak & Sabah

You read that right, Maxis brought their fibre home broadband to Sarawak and Sabah under their MaxisONE Home Broadband plans. On 8th of August 2017, Maxis revised their home broadband pricing and made several changes to it. From that, they have also extended their fiber home broadband to Sarawak and Sabah. Before this, Maxis home broadband only available in Peninsular Malaysia. Customers in Sarawak have to settle for TM’s Unifi but now they have another option to choose from.

Maxis mentioned that their MaxisONE Home Broadband will be using the same HSBB network that was built by TM and is …

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