World Refugee Day Highlight: The Picha Project x GoCar.

Picha Project Food

Courtesy of The Picha Project

 

“As They Are Putting Food On Your Table, You Are Putting Food On Theirs.”- The Picha Project.


What is your greatest challenge in life so far? Perhaps it might be something that easily qualifies as a first world problem. To some, surviving. In war-torn countries and politically unstable states, millions of people are displaced from their homes and consequently becoming stateless.

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Klang’s Hippiest Hotel For Your Next Staycation: Lax Boutique Hotel.

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A weekend away doesn’t always mean flying off somewhere or spending 5 hours driving up north and, you don’t want to burn a hole in your wallet. Going on a staycation has been increasingly popular nowadays and sometimes all you want to do is get away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

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The Colours of TTDI Ramadan Bazaar

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It’s the time of the year when our Muslim brothers and sisters begin their puasa (fasting) month, and that means the Ramadan Bazaar is back! Familiar to every Malaysian, the bazaar is one of the to-go place to score the best local Malay food and it’s where the colours of food come to life. We’ve managed to visit the TTDI Ramadan Bazaar along Sinaran TTDI and Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad and the varieties of food here was quite overwhelming. Not to mention, we’ve slapped ourselves with the question of what to eat? a few times and to no avail, our visit took longer than it should. Here is a guide to bazaar colours and if you’re able to identify these colours, you’re pretty awesome.

White

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This is a gem! The tepung pelita is a type of sweet creamy dessert made from coconut milk and pandan. Think of the texture like crème brûlée or mousse, except better. RM3.50 for a box of five, grab that thing!

Brown and Yellow

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Dedicated to all things fried and roasted, the shade of brown ayam goreng berempah (fried spiced-chicken) is no second to your favourite spicy ayam goreng from the famous fast food chain down the road.

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Commonly sold by the rod side, the golden brown Keropok Lekor is no stranger to Malaysians of all age. The popular fish crackers originating from Kelantan paired with sweet chilli sauce is undeniably a great munchy enjoyed on any occasions!

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Known as Cakoi or You Tiao, these golden brown fritters goes well with coconut jam dip or even just on its own! Toss in chunks of Cakoi into rice porridge for a chewy texture or pair it with soya milk for a taste of the yesteryears.

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You’ve heard of Nasi Briyani and Nasi Lemak. Introducing the Nasi Tomato, the name itself is self-explanatory and if you’re one of those ketchup advocates, the tomato flavored rice topped with Ayam Masak Merah (chicken in red sauce) demands to be brought home for iftar.

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Will you just look at that colours! These are the condiments to be put together to form only the very best Nasi Kerabu. The Nasi Kerabu is a blue-colored rice eaten with fried chicken and as well as a selection of salad originated from the east coast. If you’re looking for something that is sure to tantalize your taste buds, this dish is what you need for a wholesome iftar.

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TTDI’s Bazaar goer’s favorite stall would be the fried popiah! Arrive any later than 5pm will put you in a long queue. These golden brown fritters with various fillings are served with chilli jam and those crispy popiah skin will make you crave for more.

The Ramadan Bazaar at TTDI has got so much to offer! If you’re planning to join in the hype, the best time to visit would be before 5pm where traffic is less congested and the queues are shorter. At the end of the visit, we definitely brought home a feast and we were stuffed. If there’s anything we should try at any Ramadan bazaar, let us know below!

Tip: If you’re driving, check out the public parking lots in front of Shell petrol station!


 

Nothing should ever stop you from scoring a feast at the Ramadan Bazaar! Take our Nissan Almera for only RM14.90*/hour or RM99*/day and if you’re new to GoCar, you pay only RM84* on the first day and travel anytime when you use the promo code “NEWTOGOCAR” from now to 25th June 2017.

*Effective 1 May 2017 onwards, our rates are subject to 6% GST. T&Cs apply.

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Brownies Bar by The Accidental Bakers x GoCar Collaboration: Your Hari Raya Just Got Sweeter!

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“OOOH Balik Kampung…”

Don’t balik kampung without a box of brownies! Whether you’re spending time with the family or meeting up with your mates, savour the moments and brownies together. From now until 16 June 2017, stand a chance to win one of five boxes of brownies from Brownies Bar by The Accidental Bakers in three simple steps!

Here’s all you need to do!

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Shell x GoCar Series: Beyond The Pumps (USJ 7, Subang Jaya)

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You’ve probably wondered why the station attendant at the Shell petrol station you frequent never gets tired of smiling when assisting you at the pumps, so here are their stories. In this segment of Beyond The Pumps, we bring you the story of Nadzril, the station owner of Shell USJ 7 and how he and his team is committed to putting a smile on every customer’s face.

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