Ambuyat – Traditional Sabah dish at Le Meridien KK

Ambuyat is a traditional dish commonly eaten usually during special events as a substitute for rice. Imbue is derived from the interior trunk of the sago palm. It is hard to find shops serving ambuyat around Kota Kinabalu as the it require a long and tedious process...

Tampui/Tampoi fruit

While strolling around Tanjung Aru town market, we come across a fruit we never seen before. The seller told us the name of the fruit is buah tampui. Tampui  is known as 單貝果 in chinese name and the scientific name is Baccaurea macrocarpa. Apparently...

the Wild Bakas bar and grill – Pork, Bakas and Payau meat at one place

There are many Bar & Grill around Kota Kinabalu but nothing can come close to the offering at The Wild Bakas Bar & Grill. They proudly serve pork, and they also serve Bakas(wild boar) meat and payau(deer). If you looking for a different kind...

Logan bakar, grilled coconuts and coconut puddings at Sulaman Road, Tuaran

A trip to Tuaran must include a stopover at Sulaman road area where there are many stalls alongside the road serving Lokan Bakar, coconut puddings and grilled coconut. Lokan Bakar means BBQ clams. The clams are collected from the mangrove nearby. The hygiene level...

3 exotic foods of Sabah you should try

Nonsom Nonsom is made by using fermented fresh water fish, salt rice, and Pangi fruits. Freshwater fish after fermented will taste like cheesy and the taste is provided by the pangi fruits which are readily available around Sabah. Best serve with white rice. Nonsom is...

Sinalau Bakas – Exotic smoked Wild Boar meat

wild boar sabah
On the way to Kundasang from Kota Kinabalu, you will notice a few stalls alongside the road with signs displaying "Bakas" or "Sinalau Bakas". Sinalau means smoked and Bakas mean wild boar in Sabah. The villagers along the road especially Kampung Kelawat area are...

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