Archive for the tag 'tea'

Aug 04 2011

Drinking and buying tea in Kuala Lumpur

Published by under Food,Shopping

Tea drinking has been part of Malaysian life for hundreds of years, although exactly when the habit started is unclear. The most likely explanation is that it was brought to the country by traders from China. The word for tea in Malay is teh, derived from Hokkien, the dialect spoken in the Chinese province of … read the full post

Jul 07 2011

Where to get a good cup of coffee in Kuala Lumpur

Published by under Food

Malaysia is one of the few places I can think of that has a deeply ingrained culture of both tea and coffee drinking. For the most part, coffee (like tea come to think of it) is served up strong, milky and sweet; an anti-skinny decaff latte if you like. The quality is higher at traditional … read the full post