So, fellow Malaysians (I know I know, I am not a Malaysian but I do love this country and here my home is) and the rest of the world. A quick demonstration of a matsaleh (white foreigner) who doesn’t want to join the fast food hype by cooking a very simple non-Malaysian, but delicious meal!
My focus in this post is the obesity side of body shaming, while there also is the opposite site. Usually in form of anorexia or other severe forms of undernourishment, which often is life threatening. Also these patients, never. ever. shame them!
Slowly but surely I discover more and more about Malaysia and that’s terrifyingly amazing! To celebrate our anniversary we made a 3 day trip to the East Coast of Malaysia and the next few blog posts will be about that. It’s not like a diary style of writing, but more taking you with me through the most memorable experiences. This starting episode is about humans vs nature and the transition to a new comfort zone.
I am Dutch. And I seriously live a very good and content life here 10.000km away from the country I left. However. Some Dutch food I really always can eat or drink – Dutch coffee (have lots at home! Yeeeyyyy) and cheese (crap have none and import is too expensive lah) that is, and some comfort food […]
Today was such a day, at least, a part of it. Before I was home permanently in Malaysia, Hadie spend quite some time with her parents. That’s easy, it’s the same house, though we divided it in two parts. However, the garden we share and we basically all the time can hear from each other […]
Nasi – lema-what?? Let me explain. Mat saleh/matsaleh/how-ever-you-write-it, means…. me! Or, anyone with a white skin in Malaysia, either living permanently or a tourist or whoever. In another post I mentioned Malay, Malaysian-Chinese and Malaysian-Indian as main ethnic groups beside the original inhabitants, but, maybe Malaysian-matsaleh can be a minority ethnicity as well?!?! Anyway, there […]
Somehow, no matter where I travel through Malaysia, getting to know my new country, everything revolves around food. I think I have mentioned food already in many posts about Malaysia and, true, many good moments are in presence of food! It was Friday. And on Fridays we always have our ‘cheat day’ from cooking ourselves […]
All revolves around….. Heat! That’s an obvious no-brainer, still it has its consequences in daily activities.
Are you ready for it?
Since about a week (?) I started a new website I invite you to follow! Little Maryam! Healp Daniel, tell me more I’m already interested! Yeeey, thank you for being interested, I gladly tell you more! At home we have a garden. We already have mango, rambutan, coconuts, lime and bananas. Oh and Ayah, my […]
It was still before midday. The sun was out, not too warm, just yet, and it was quiet. That particular morning, a couple of days ago, to me a morning not to forget. My parents in law “gardening” and harvesting coconuts, to break them, and having nice coconut juice!
How satisfying good and healthy food can be!
The story of food and personal experience with food and my mother’s cancer. I walk you through my general look on food to go deeper into each element of food and its function to the body. The red line is how food related with my mother’s disease.