Friday, 29 June 2012

PauPau @ Korea Palace, Crystal Point (re-visited)

Well, we have choose Korean cuisine for Father's Day celebration this year. This would be a great attempt for my father to explore more variety of cuisine than traditional Chinese cuisine all the time.
Here we are at Korea Palace which is located at Crystal Point, heading to craving for nice Korean foods.

It is quite busy during the lunch hours.

Rice Tea (Complimentary)

Side Dishes (Complimentary)
The baked sweet potato with sesame are quite fragrant and delicious.

We are using the online coupon for Kimchi Jigae and Duck Bulgogi for only RM38 instead of RM76.

Kimchi Jigae
Previously I have tried the Kimchi Jigae at Korea Palace (Tanjung Tokong), and this hot and spicy Kimchi stew are still in my mind. However, the Kimchi Jigae served here are less spicy. So, at least now we are able to finish it.

Duck Bulgogi
The Duck Bulgogi is a stir fry sliced duck with special sauce, carrot, spring onion and sprinkle with sesame seeds. The sliced duck are quite flavorful and definitely suitable to eat along with rice. 
(Rate: 3.5/5)

Onmyeon Noodle (RM 17 + 10% Charges)
Onmyeon Noodle is served with prawn, mussel, squid, seaweed and egg. The noodle served is like longevity noodle (Mi Sua) and the soup have strong pepper taste. 
(Rate: 2.5/5)

Dessert (Complimentary)

Dessert Drink (Complimentary)

Set Lunch Menu for RM 10 + (Monday to Friday)


Korea Palace, Crystal Point
Address: 1-1-27, Crystal Point Corporate Park, Tun Dr Awang Road, 11900 Penang.
Business Hours: 12pm to 3pm; 6pm to 10:30pm (Daily)
Contact: 04 - 899 7900

Map to Korea Palace, Crystal Point

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Tuesday, 19 June 2012

PauPau Honey Coffee Sugar Scrub

Why want to spend more since you can DIY the best body scrub at a lower cost. It is very simple to make the body scrub and all the ingredients needed can be easily buy from the store or direct get from the kitchen. Besides, Coffee Scrub has several benefits too: As a natural antioxidant which help prevent premature aging, As a exfoliates for the skin which give you younger and fresh skin, The caffeine in the coffee help increase blood flow and may eliminate the appearance of cellulite, Massaging your body with coffee scrub also help to release toxin and fat held in your skin too.

So, today I am going to share with you how to make "Honey Coffee Sugar Scrub" to pamper yourself. 

Ingredients: (Portion for two)
8 tablespoon fine brown sugar
1 tablespoon coffee powder (Do not use instant coffee)
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon olive oil (If you prefer a more oily body scrub, then you may increase to 2 ~ 4 tablespoon)
4 tablespoon honey

Add brown sugar, coffee powder, ground nutmeg and ground cinnamon into a big bowl.
Add olive oil and honey.

Stir it well until all ingredients are wet enough.

Thursday, 14 June 2012

PauPau @ Rubin Mardini Cafe & Restaurant, Tanjung Bungah

Rubin Mardini Cafe & Restaurant, not only served for Turkish meal and also some local delights at a very reasonable price too. Rubin Mardini Cafe & Restaurant is located strategically at Tanjung Bungah. Overall, the environment are quite spacious and cozy.

There are various type of foods in their menu, from Turkish cuisine to local delights too.

Turkish Tea (RM 2.50 Nett)
Actually we are quite excited as this is our first time try out Turkish cuisine. So, we ordered the Turkish Tea as our curiosity urge us to do so. The Turkish Tea is served in a mini cup and the scented of the tea are semi-strong only and taste like mild chinese tea. We did not ordered the Turkish Coffee as according to the staff, it is like espresso and very strong until you might be awaken throughout the night.

Fresh Salad
The Fresh Salad is consists of lettuce, tomato, carrot and onion with dressing of olive oil, vinegar and nutmeg powder. This is definitely a low calories salad which is suitable for diet people. 

Lentil Soup (RM 5 Nett)
The Lentil Soup is quite aromatic with some spices such as bay leaves, cumin and garlic and the taste is likely mixed bean soup. 
(Rate: 3/5)

Mushroom Soup (RM 5 Nett)
The Mushroom Soup have plenty of mushroom chunks and sprinkle with dried parsley. The mushroom soup is quite creamy and it is more to milky taste.
(Rate: 3/5)

Hoshav (Compote) - RM 7 Nett
Hoshav is a stewed apple and apricot and served with syrup. Hoshav is a type of Turkish style cold soup, of course to us it is something like a dessert. According to my father, the syrup is not so sweet for him.

Turkish Pizza (Lahmajoun Mutton) - RM 11 Nett
The Turkish Pizza (Lahmajoun Mutton) is using a thin piece of dough based with minced mutton, finely chopped green pepper, tomato and onion. The Turkish pizza based is like the Indian Naan bread, and the minced mutton are so fragrant and flavorful.
(Rate: 4/5)

Pizza (Mutton) - RM 12 Nett
The Pizza (Mutton) is like ordinary pan pizza, the round bread is spread with tomato puree and add-on with mutton, tomato, green pepper, onion and then topped up with cheese. This Pizza (Mutton) is taste fine, but just slightly salty to me.
(Rate: 3/5)

Menu of Rubin Mardini Cafe & Restaurant

Turkish Baklava

Rubin Mardini Cafe & Restaurant, Tanjung Bungah
Address: Permai 32, 12 Lebuh Lembah Permai 4, 11200 Penang.
Business Hours: 11am to 9pm (Daily)

Map to Rubin Mardini Cafe & Restaurant, Tanjung Bungah
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