Inspirational Malaysian: Hezekiah Asim

“Since young, I have always been passionate about nature and music. Among other instruments, I was drawn to the Sape, especially after it captivated my heart and gave me great peace. Knowing not many youngsters appreciated the sape, I took the challenge to learn this ‘near extinct’ instrument of Borneo from the age of 21. […]

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Sabah Specialty: Tuaran Mee

While Sarawak is known for their Kolo Mee and Penang is known for their Char Kuay Teow, Sabah is known for their Tuaran Mee. Though it originated from a small town named Tuaran, this noodle is one of the most popular noodles throughout Sabah. It is usually served fried and topped with Sabah Hakka Spring […]

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Inspirational Malaysian: Malcom Johnny aka Graato

Pada malam acara pertama Songs & Stories yang diadakan di Kota Kinabalu pada Mac lalu, kami diperkenalkan kepada seorang Instagrammer yang tidak asing lagi di negara kita – seorang anak Sabah bernama Malcom Johnny (lebih dikenali sebagai Graato). Sejak berjinak dengan aplikasi Instagram pada tahun 2013, hobi mengambil gambar untuk berkongsikan keindahan alam Sabah menerusi […]

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Sabah Specialty: Coconut Pudding

One of our storytellers, Gina Yap Lai Yoong, is crazy about Sabah’s coconut pudding for one simple reason: its ‘tau fu fah’ texture. Unlike puddings that use gelatin, the ones found in Sabah is made of young coconut juice and algae seaweed (agar-agar powder), which is the key to ensure its smoothness and softness. Uniquely […]

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