Pulau Tikus is a great neighbourhood, especially around the wet market area on Jalan Pasar, to find organic health food shops and vegetarian eateries. Take a trip around Pulau Tikus to check them out. This is an update of a previous post on health food shops in Penang. Continue reading
The veggie food scene in Penang is ever growing and it’s always exciting to see new vegetarian eateries in Penang opening. A survey was posted on the Penang Vegetarians Facebook group to ask members what their favourite vegetarian eateries were in 2015. Continue reading
Cloud Dreaming Vegan Cake House is a small boutique cake shop offering vegan heaven on a plate. With its relaxing ambience, cosy alcoves and comfy sofas, it is ideal for intimate encounters. NOW CLOSED FOR BUSINESS. Continue reading
Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is a flavour enhancer that is regularly added to Chinese food to make it taste delicious. Even if you eat at MSG free restaurants, you can’t get away from it. MSG lurks in thousands of other products such as processed meats, soy sauce, stock cubes, crackers, frozen foods, salad dressings and even baby food and formula. Continue reading
Vegetarians and vegans can be broadly divided into those who eat and like mock meats and those who prefer to avoid them. Ken Morgan takes a look at what mock meat is and whether it is a good idea to eat it. Continue reading
Sunday buffet lunches are popular as it gives people a chance to relax with their family and friends. Suzanne Morgan tried the Sunday buffet lunch at Nutriland Vegan Health Food Centre and was pleasantly surprised. Continue reading
Real Food has now arrived in Penang. Run by people who are passionate about ethically sourced, healthy and meat-free food, they have chosen to make food from scratch with only fresh ingredients. Suzanne Morgan and her husband Ken tried it out.
Singaporeans Jee Yang and his wife, Serene, have branched out and brought their meat-free concept restaurant to Penang. Jee Yang explained that they wanted to Continue reading
Idealite Wellness Restaurant offers a wholesome dining experience with delicious and creative vegetarian food.
Idealite advertises itself as Malaysia’s 1st wholesome dining place. As you step inside it certainly looks bright, clean and inviting with crisp white walls, light wooden floors and comfortable seating. Continue reading
For those who are not fans of shopping malls or live north of the island, Queensbay Mall might not be on your to do list. So for the sake of research for Penang Spirit, Suzanne Morgan took a trip to Queensbay Mall and was pleasantly surprised by what it had to offer.
Queensbay Mall is located in Bayan Lepas, close to Penang Bridge and is currently Continue reading
I Love Vege in Queensbay Mall is a rare find, a vegetarian eatery in a shopping mall, run by a committed vegetarian who wants to show people that meatless food can not only be healthy, but tasty and satisfying.
The menu has a decidedly international flavour to it, but is heavily influenced by the simplicity and tastiness of Japanese cuisine. Continue reading