• Food Guide Health & Wellness fair
    July 8, 2019
    In conjunction with our Health & Wellness fair, here are 6 food categories that you should look into for a healthier diet!
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  • Refreshing Water Remedies To Stay Healthy
    July 4, 2019
    It goes without saying that Malaysians love their food, especially their local ‘comfort’ foods. Whether our favourite foods are necessarily the healthiest, however, is a very different story. For those who can’t stay away from local delights, here are a few recipes to try out for a healthier spin on some of our best-loved meals.
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  • Avocado Desserts You’ll Love To Make
    July 4, 2019
    It goes without saying that Malaysians love their food, especially their local ‘comfort’ foods. Whether our favourite foods are necessarily the healthiest, however, is a very different story. For those who can’t stay away from local delights, here are a few recipes to try out for a healthier spin on some of our best-loved meals.
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  • Healthier Malaysian Comfort Foods for the Soul
    June 24, 2019
    It goes without saying that Malaysians love their food, especially their local ‘comfort’ foods. Whether our favourite foods are necessarily the healthiest, however, is a very different story. For those who can’t stay away from local delights, here are a few recipes to try out for a healthier spin on some of our best-loved meals.
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  • Healthy Recipes That Are Perfect for Raya
    May 31, 2019
    As Ramadan comes to a close, we’re giving sahur a healthy twist with energy smoothies to last you through the day! Aside from being jammed-packed with nutrients, it also curbs cravings on top of boosting immunity to ensure a happy and healthy Raya is on the horizon. Try these recipes for a refreshing start to your sahur.
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  • Soul Smoothies to see you through Ramadan
    May 14, 2019
    As Ramadan comes to a close, we’re giving sahur a healthy twist with energy smoothies to last you through the day! Aside from being jammed-packed with nutrients, it also curbs cravings on top of boosting immunity to ensure a happy and healthy Raya is on the horizon. Try these recipes for a refreshing start to your sahur.
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  • The Best Kind of Date Ideas
    May 9, 2019
    Dates are the quintessential staple for any buka puasa agenda. As these fruits are jam-packed with natural sugar and fibre, it assists in slowly restoring low blood sugar levels after a long day of fasting. While these are beneficial to health, it might not always be the most exciting of snacks. Luckily we have a few healthy, data-centred recipes for you to try out this Ramadan!
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  • Delicious Easter Snacks That Aren’t Chocolates
    April 6, 2019
    Easter is synonymous with chocolates and all things sweet. But too much of anything can make you sick. Instead of overindulging in sugar, spice, and everything nice, we’re going to share 4 of our favourite Easter-themed snacks that the entire family will love. Let’s begin!
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  • Milk it for What It’s Worth
    April 5, 2019
    Plant-based ingredients have taken the world by storm and for good reason; it’s as good for our health as it is for the environment which makes us healthier and more conscious consumers. We’re going to share a few of our favourite plant-based milk and recipes you can try at home using it. But before we get into the tasty bits, here’s what you need to know about the ingredients.
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  • Health is Wealth: Organic Ingredients You Need
    February 28, 2019
    In line with our ongoing Health & Wellness Fair, we want to share some of our favourite ingredients to cook with that you can pick up for yourself at the fair! In this blog, we highlight organic ingredients and healthy recipes that are perfect for breakfast, brunch, and dinner, plus the benefits it’ll bring to your health! Let’s begin.
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  • Add A Go Chu Jang Twist To Everyday Dishes
    February 26, 2019
    Thick, spicy, sweet and oh-so-yummy. Just a few words that describe go chu jang perfectly. This fermented chilli, garlic and rice-based sauce has been a staple in many Korean households for hundreds of years. The best part? It goes with almost everything and we’re about to prove it to you. Here are a few recipes for you to spice up your usual lunch and dinner ideas.
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  • 4 Cleansing Juices You Need After CNY
    February 1, 2019
    After indulging in lots of glorious food for Chinese New Year, the best way to ease our body back into its regular lifestyle is with cleansing juices to make up for the fresh goodness we may have missed out on during the festivities. Here are 4 of our go-to recipes when we need a pick-me-up:
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  • Food: The Language of Love
    February 1, 2019
    They say the way to someone’s heart is through their stomach, and what better way to express how much you love your significant other on Valentine’s Day by cooking them a meal? We’ve put together a list of recipes ranging from easy to slightly difficult levels that you can try making yourself!
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  • Village Grocer Chinese New Year Hampers 6
    5 Perfect Hampers for Chinese New Year
    January 14, 2019
    We’re just a few days away from celebrating Chinese New Year which means it’s time for spring cleaning, grocery shopping and hamper gifting! Seeing as Chinese New Year is about good luck and renewal, the gifts we send should reflect those wishes.
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  • 6 Must-Try Recipes for 2019
    January 2, 2019
    The new year calls for fresh beginnings - and what better to revamp than our diets? Here’s a list of six incredibly delicious and healthy recipes you have to try this year. The recipes are a mix of food trends for 2019 and ingredients we should use more when we cook. Your palate will thank you for it. Let’s get started!
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  • 4 Christmas Basket Ideas For Your Loved Ones
    December 12, 2018
    Christmas is here! And being the most wonderful time of the year means we’ll be spending ample time contemplating what gifts to buy our loved ones. It’s always tricky to buy presents because: 1) we’re unsure if they’ll like it or 2) we don’t know if they already have the gift we have in mind.
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  • The Green You Need: Broccolini
    December 7, 2018
    With the wide range of vegetables available at grocers, it’s easy to be confused about their differences and how to cook them — especially if they look similar, just like the fresh greens we’re talking about today! In this blog post, we share the benefits and easy recipes you can make with our fresh pick of the month, broccolini. Let’s get cookin’!
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  • Thanksgiving Recipes You’ll Be Thankful For
    November 8, 2018
    We’re fast approaching the end of the year which means one thing: Christmas is on its way! But before we get to the most wonderful time of the year where gingerbread houses, festive ornaments and presents are displayed everywhere, we get to celebrate the pre-event to Christmas that is Thanksgiving! This celebration is meant for people to express their gratitude to the family, friends, and blessing they have in their lives. And in the spirit of being thankful, we’ve put together a menu of sorts that your tastebuds will thank you for. Let’s begin!
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  • Easy Refreshing Mango Recipes to Try at Home
    November 8, 2018
    Mangoes are a great source for fibre and have high levels of vitamin C; it takes care of your immunity, helps with indigestion, lowers cholesterol and makes for an appetising base for refreshing recipes. Our fresh product of the month is the Australian R2E2 — it’s not a character from Star Wars, promise — which is known for its sweet mild flavour and firm texture. It’s only available between November and February, so we’ve taken the opportunity to show you 3 easy ways to use this fresh fruit to add nutritional sweetness into your day!
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  • Tis' the season to be vegan
    October 7, 2018
    Being vegan isn't necessarily an easy thing to do especially when you’re starting out. You may not even know what kind of foods are under the "okay-to-eat" list. So to help you out, we've come up with a little list of substitute foods for vegans!
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  • Pumped On Pumpkins
    October 7, 2018
    In the spirit of our favourite day in October that is Halloween, we look to the iconic squash plant that’s most popularly associated to the spooky celebration to create 3 recipes that are guaranteed to spice up your kitchen. Let’s get cooking!
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  • Say Hello To Pomelos
    September 7, 2018
    As we’re nearing the mid-autumn festival in Malaysia, you will probably see more of these fruits popping up around town. Pomelos are considered the ancestors of the grapefruit. They taste sweet and slightly sour too. It’s said that pomelos are a lucky fruit because they’re believed to be one of the Moon Goddess’ favourite fruits. However, luck isn’t the only magical thing about this fruit. Due to it being rich in nutrients and minerals, pomelos can aid in fighting urinary tract infections, reducing chances of cancer, and improve the overall health of the heart. So, what can you do with this exotic lucky fruit? Here are a few things you could try!
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  • What Your Favourite Mooncake Flavour Says About You
    September 7, 2018
    The Mid-Autumn Festival is upon us! Which means it’s time for family reunions and a generous serving of delicious mooncakes. Like most things in Chinese culture, the significance of mooncakes during this celebration is one that’s symbolic; its roundness represents togetherness and its shape also complements the harvest moon which is believed to bring prosperity for families. In recent years, mooncake flavours have evolved. Some for the better while some are slightly questionable (i.e.: durian cheese and salted bean), and if you are what you eat, then the flavour you choose has something to say about you.
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  • 3 Ways to Add a Twist to Your Favourite Malaysian Snacks & Drinks
    August 17, 2018
    Malaysians live to eat, and most of us probably have something perfect to eat for every hour. In conjunction with our Local Merdeka Fair, we’re mixing up the way some of your favourite Malaysian food and drinks are served.
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  • Korean Greens That Got Painted Red
    August 6, 2018
    We all remember the K-Craze that happened a few years ago. It started with K-Pop, went on to K-Dramas, slowly transitioned into K-Culture and finally, we arrived at K-Foods. The traditional, staple side dish would without a doubt be Kimchi. It’s often enjoyed with rice, meat, noodles and even on its own. That’s not the only way to enjoy kimchi though. Here are a few recipes with a dash of kimchi to spice things up.
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  • Spreading the Great Taste of Australia
    July 13, 2018
    Living in Malaysia, you may have seen Marmite at home or on menus in local restaurants. But have you ever heard of Vegemite? They look the same, sound the same and some might even say smell the same. But in actual fact, they’re pretty different. Not sure what to make with Vegemite? Don’t sweat it, we’ve got a few recipes you can try.
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  • Welcome to Melon Heaven
    July 13, 2018
    By now, you must’ve heard about these melons that have taken the world by storm. They originate from Japan and are considered a “luxury fruit” due to their extravagant price tags. Some people say it’s due to them being super delicious, and they’re right! They melt in your mouth and taste sweeter than most fruits.
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  • BITES is here!
    June 5, 2018
    Member deals, rewards and many more! BITES is created for you, our shoppers! Find out why you should be a BITES member today!
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  • A Healthy Dose Of The Ordinary Fruits
    May 31, 2018
    Living in Malaysia, we’re lucky to be able to enjoy a wide variety of fruits, including tropical fruits from our own backyard as well as imported fruits from abroad. Try something new this month and add some refreshingly delicious sugar apricots from Turkey and peach donuts from Spain to your grocery list!
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  • Easy Recipes To Whip Up For Dad
    May 31, 2018
    Dads are like real life superheroes, so this Father’s Day, why not reward them with the gift of food! Here are some sure fire recipes broken down into snack, starter, and entree that will get your dad’s taste buds jumping.
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  • Keep it Fresh This Raya With These Local Ingredients
    May 10, 2018
    This month, expect to see some of the freshest local ingredients in Village Grocer grown right at home, and let us show you how to make nutritious and authentically Malaysian meals to break fast during Ramadhan!
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  • Cherry Desserts You Need to Try
    May 8, 2018
    The cherry on top of anyone’s day is having dessert after a meal — and the best ones are sometimes made with it too. So the next best thing to satisfy this craving, is learning how to make it at home yourself. Let’s start with something simple.
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  • The Many Ways To Enjoy Tortilla Wraps
    April 12, 2018
    As we host the Baby & Kids fair this month at Village Grocer, we thought it’d be a good idea to also highlight one of the more interesting (and tricky) aspects of having a baby: feeding them.
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  • Homemade Purées Your Baby Should Try & Why
    April 12, 2018
    As we host the Baby & Kids fair this month at Village Grocer, we thought it’d be a good idea to also highlight one of the more interesting (and tricky) aspects of having a baby: feeding them.
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  • Prepare for fun meal preps!
    March 12, 2018
    So you’ve settled into a workout routine and now you need to start eating healthier by meal prepping. The idea of preparing a week’s worth of food may sound daunting or boring but it doesn’t have to be that way! Let’s see how we can spice things up.
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  • Ladies Night: Easy Easter Cocktails
    February 12, 2018
    Now, we know Easter is more fun for the kids but what about all the Mum’s who have been hard at work all week? Just for you, we’ve compiled some of our favourite chocolate flavoured cocktails to enjoy while you unwind.
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  • 5 Spring roll recipes for Chinese New Year
    February 10, 2018
    Chinese New Year is almost upon us and now’s the time to prepare ourselves for the celebrations! Have a prosperous reunion dinner and fill your family’s tummies with these yummy spring rolls. Fun fact: Eating spring rolls especially during Chinese New Year symbolises wealth and success for the coming year.
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