Hari Raya 2017

After several years of balik kampung, we’re celebrating Hari Raya in Kuching.  Opah spent Ramadan with us. Hopefully it will be our last Raya before the house is torn down and rebuilt.  Same building, exciting new structural integrity.  Amin ya rabb.

Hari Raya 2013

Selamat Hari Raya!  Eid Mubarak!  Happy Holidays, everybody!  May the fasting and the prayers during the blessed month of Ramadan be accepted from us and from you and may Allah prolong our lives to arrive at another Ramadan in the year ahead, Amin.  

Lemang Raya

Lemang is quintessential Malay holiday food, impossible to find throughout the year, impossible to avoid come Hari Raya.  Lemang is glutinous, or sticky, rice cooked in coconut milk inside a length of bamboo and roasted over an open fire.  The work involved in making it is considerable.  First, locate and chop down a giant piece… More Lemang Raya