• Coffee,  Malaysia

    What is White Coffee? And is it Worth Trying?

    If you’ve visited Malaysia or done some research on where to go, chances are you’ve heard of ‘white coffee’. Specifically Ipoh white coffee,  a traditional type of coffee that originates from Old Town Ipoh. How is it Made? Beans used to make white coffee are roasted using palm oil margarine, giving it a lighter roast than traditional Malaysian black coffee. Black coffee beans are roasted with sugar margarine and wheat, creating a darker roast. Why “White Coffee”? However, it’s name does not come from the lighter coloured roast of the beans, instead it comes from the way the coffee is served. After the beans are brewed, the coffee is served…

  • Coffee,  Malaysia

    Most Unique Coffee in Malaysia

    The most unique coffee I tasted was in Malacca, a state in the southwest peninsula of Malaysia. We visited it’s capital, Malacca city for two days. One morning we walked down Jonker street in search of somewhere to have breakfast 🍳. To be honest I just desperately wanted some coffee when we found a cute hipster-like cafe called The Stolen Cup: I was planning on getting a simple black iced coffee but as I browsed the menu I noticed a “Gula Melaka Latte”… πŸ€” I’d never heard of this before so I asked our waitress what it was and she told me that gula melaka is palm sugar and that’s…