drinks

Sirap Bandung (Rose Syrup with Milk) in a glass

Sirap Bandung (Rose Syrup with Milk)

Sirap Bandung or Rose Syrup with Milk is a deliciously sweet and creamy drink that smells of roses. Especially if that rose syrup is homemade! Sirap Bandung Let’s do the pronunciation exercise as usual, first. Sirap = see (short) – rup Bandung = bun – dohng (silent h) Sirap is basically the Malay spelling of …

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teh tarik in a glass, milky tea

Teh Tarik (Delicious Frothy, Milky Tea)

Teh Tarik is practically an old, national pastime in Singapore and Malaysia. It may be a drink, but it’s also a habit; but sadly, one that’s on the decline in the 21st century of fancy schmancy chain store coffee. What is Teh Tarik? It’s tea with milk, for starters. But that’s only half of it. …

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