This year during Ramadan we had two special berbuka puasa meals, aka two fast breaking meals. The big one at the Yemeni restaurant you already saw in the previous post. This one was at the parent’s of one of Iris’s students house. Got it? They are a Bangladeshi family so the food was all Bangladeshi. … More How To Lose Weight in Malaysia Part 35- The OTHER Berbuka Puasa edition
Iris: So I thought that since we were fasting again this year, might be fun to write down our thoughts in the blog…and then blog all the great Yemeni food we’re having tonight when we berbuka pusa! Iris: 5:15 am: It’s too early. I want to sleep, but also, I want to eat. So it’s … More How to Lose Weight in Malaysia Part 34- The Berbuka Puasa Edition!
It’s time for that great tradition of our travels, the one with the misleading title about losing weight when in reality I put on like 2-3 pounds! As I think I mentioned before, our focus in Australia was two fold: Beer and burritos. Or at least Mexican food. It ended up being mostly burritos but … More How To Lose Weight in Malaysia Part 33-The Australia edition!
Selamat Tahun Baru Cina! Well, a day late but still! The past few days were Chinese New Year. Their calendar goes by the moon so obviously it is a bit different than a western calendar. It is the largest human migration in the world. Not here so much, but in China obviously it is … More The Chinese New Year Mega Edition-How to Lose Weight in Malaysia Part 29
Yes, 1.5 years. The time has just flown by living here in Kuala Lumpur. I blame the heat. Oh, and all the fun we are having! First, here are the links to our previous editions of the survey: https://kiinkl.com/2016/01/08/our-six-month-survey/ https://kiinkl.com/2016/07/04/our-12-month-survey/ And of course, for those of you who are good at reading a calendar, this … More The Six Month Survey-The 1.5 years edition
So a note first: we were only in Bangkok for one day. So the amount of food we ate is not that great, hence these being a kind of short post. Thai food is one of my favorite cuisines and it did not disappoint. So a second note: I think living in Malaysia has made … More One Night in Bangkok-Part : How To Lose Weight In Malaysia Part 28
Last time we talked about the river. So let’s move on. Now we are off the river and ready to explore! Our first stop was the King’s Palace. Long story made short, we did not go in. It is a really big complex and we had other sites we wanted to see. Plus I would … More One Night in Bangkok-Part 2 The Temples
Ah alliteration, how I love thee! Well the title says it all. Once again, I forgot to take pictures of all the food we ate in Hanoi and Vietnam. I would say that overall Vietnamese food is not my favorite. Compared to it’s regional neighbors it comes across as a bit bland. That said, one … More Hungry in Hanoi-How to Lose Weight in Malaysia: Part 26 the Hanoi files!
Obviously this post will be all about food, as usual, but more specifically it will be about all the food I made my poor mother eat when my parents came to Malaysia. A little back story first for those of you who do not know my mom. My mom eats like 3 things: bread, oatmeal, … More Sandy Heise is a travel all star: How to Lose Weight in Malaysia-Part 25
It’s time for some Nickelback lyrics: It’s been awhile! Wow, seriously, it has been way too long since I have done a food specific blog. Well, in clearing out my phone I found some photos of food and figured hey, I have to write about this! On the left, Rote Tissue or something spell like … More The Lost Files- How to Lose Weight in Malaysia: Part 24