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Chinese New Year with a twist

Posted by Lapan Cooking Classes on Thursday, January 17, 2013, In : Specials 


 
It's that time of the year when dragons are back in Central London. Yes you guessed it: it's Chinese New Year, the year of the Black Snake... and that sounds REALLY cool. 

So what's the link between my Malaysian cooking classes and the Chinese New Year, literally two different nationalities, right? (although for many people Japanese, Malaysian and Korean are Chinese... tomayto tomahto) 

Wellllll, again a bit of history, just a tiny wee bit won't kill you. So between the 15th and the 16th centu...

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Malaysia Day

Posted by Lapan Cooking Classes on Friday, September 7, 2012, In : Specials 

Another excuse to scoff some tasty food: Malaysia Day.

Every 16th September Malaysians have a day off (and God knows if they have a lot of them!) and what do they do? They eat! They don't so much talk about the weather as about food, their national pastime. See? food distracted me already! So back to Malaysia Day which commemorates the joining of Malaya, North Borneo (now called Sabah), Sarawak and Singapore. Thing is that Singapore got its own independence from Malaysia in August '65... so ...


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