Friday, July 25, 2014

World Cup With BolaBears And Dominos Pizza!

World Cup. Pizza. And Bears.

That’s the combination for last Sunday night during the World Cup Finals between Germany and Argentina.. cos Domino’s Pizza Malaysia threw a Bear themed World Cup Finale viewing party.

And lucky me, was invited!

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[middle] Hasfahlinda Hassan, Senior Manager, Marketing Domino's Pizza Malaysia & Singapore, addressing guests in her welcome speech at Domino's Football Final Viewing Party

There was a host of games and activities before the ‘live’ match.

Amongst them.. a pizza box folding contest, the human foosball game, and the Instagram contest (for the most likes).

Fans at Domino's Football Final Viewing Party showing off their skills as they participated in the football-related games and activities.

Well, being an avid Instagrammer.. I chose to focus on this one, which I thought I had a fair chance to win.

While some were busy playing the other contest.. me, I had a mission to win. So some of you, my friends, would have received messages from me.. requesting for Liking my picture on IG (thank you!). But alas after 1 hour of “hardwork”, sad me didn’t win despite having about 150 plus likes when the contest ended.

The other I did before the game started - well to get my face painted. I have painted my face with Brazil colours just the week before.. and since they are not in the finals, I went ahead with supporting Argentina.

I also took some photos with fellow bloggers… who were rather divided between the support for the night (see their painted coloured faces!).

Soon, it was time to get ready for the biggie. But first, to grab the pizza! I chose the ultimate Hawaiian pizza (my all time favourite).

Fans at Domino's Football Final Viewing Party enjoying the pizza maker's offerings

And finally it was time for the game to begin! So grab our bean bags, and got comfortable we did!

'Beanbag' chairs were specially prepared to cater to the viewers' comfort during Domino's Football Final Viewing Party.

I’m sure the Bear supported Argentina that night too!

After some suspense and “fake” excitement (cos of the offside Argentina goal).. the whole event has ended. And while the world celebrates, it was my turn to head back to catch some sleep.

All in all, I was glad to have attended this event though it did disturb my sleeping hours. But hey, when football comes with pizza and bears.. it’s all worth it! :)

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Wolverine Vs BearMan (Video And Behind The Scenes)

X-men. Oh how I love the movie. So much so that I actually watched it twice! 

And of course, my favourite character from the movie is non other than Wolverine. His quirkiness and macho-ness.. makes him one of my top 3 favourite superheroes!

And so for my latest video, I decided to "cosplay" Wolverine. 

I first got my hair cut with my regular stylist. And I simply mentioned to him.. that this time, it's gonna be Wolverine style. I actually kinda like my Wolverine hair :P

The rest of the costume was fairly easy - I have a black jacket. So I only rented the claws and belt. Oh and for the beard, I got it at one of those knick knack costume party shops in Plaza Low Yat. 

Did a bit of trimming to the beard.. and voila! I became Wolverine! :P

And to make it interesting, I also introduce a "character" that I kinda create myself, BearMan.

This is the average, "bear-next-door".. a regular, just like most superheroes who conceal their superpowers. But of course, the BearMan likes more stuff than the average guy. 

Power wise, well.. he is rather powerful for he gets whatever he wants with the snap of his fingers. Call that magic. 

So well, I did the shoot in a couple of hours, and the video is titled.. Wolverine vs BearMan. And so without much further ado.. here it is!

I do hope you have a good laugh watching it!

*Oh and just to share, a friend of mine drew a "fanart" for me. Awww!

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Making Beautiful Ice Cream Food (Wall's Scoop Of Happiness Workshop)

Ice cream. Oh how much me love ya!

But hey, if you thought that ice cream is limited to just being served in cups (no matter how pretty).. well, you're in for a treat. 

For recently, I attended the Wall's Scoop Of Happniess Workshop.. and got a kick of making beautiful ice cream food!

The event is conducted by popular Instagrammer/ Iger, Samantha Lee, who is known for her beautiful and cute food she makes for her family. 

In this rather unique workshop, she shows the things she does best - which is making beautiful food, but the twist is to make sure it comes with ice cream. 

Her very first task is to ensure that she has all the ingredients and props in hand. These can be from fruits to berries, gummy bears, sweets, and those cake toppings. 

To make sure she gets the right food design, she usually sketches her work before she makes them. 

And then, it was time to roll up her sleeves and start "cooking"!

Some things can be pretty straight forward.. while some things need a bit of imagination and creativity (especially on what to use to make the design). 

And of course comes the hardest part - as she says... the ice cream! It's hard because it melts fast, and it's not that easy to get a full round shape scoop that's neat too (and perfect for the camera). 

But of course, she is a pro, and she made 3 designs that day!

Kawaii Japanese lady, made from the ice cream!

Pirate at the sea! I like the orange boat!!

Let it go... it's Frozen "Elsa" and the Snowman!
Oh but she's not the only one who had the hands on experience that day. All the invited bloggers had a chance too and make our very own fantasy come true!

As my friend, +Caroline Ng May Ling likes Minnie Mouse much.. we decided to go along with the theme. +Eric Lee Huangshi , the designer with the background kinda did most of the job, while we helped out with getting the right ingredients as props. 

Tadaa.. our Minnie Mouse icecream, in her Disnyeland castle. It is pretty, ain't it? :P

The proud Minnie Mouse fan with the Minnie ice cream. 
And finally.. it's our time to eat our own ice cream. I dived for the Minnie's ears first hahaha! 

This workshop has been truly a wonderful experience. I really never knew food (and ice cream) can look that cute! And that the making process can be that fun!

Me with the lady of the day.. Samantha Lee!

Now maybe I will consider to go back to doing some cooking.. some bear food perhaps? 

Saturday, July 12, 2014

4 Must Try Korean Burgers (By Bulgogi Burgers)

Burgers, ah how I love them. You can say that it's probably one of my favourite food.

More so with the mushrooming of burger restaurants.. making KL really a burger heaven. Most of them revolve around Western recipe burgers.. but then comes these must-try Korean burgers!

Yes, what? Korean burgers - you read it right.

These are not your typical burgers, but made of special ingredients from the Korean kitchen - kimchi, pickled radish, gochujang (Korean chili paste), fresh vegetables and gooey fried egg delicately crafted into compact charcoal bun burgers for your enjoyment.

4. Bibimbap Burger

Think Bibimbap minus the rice, and packed into a burger instead. Oh an yes, look at the egg!

Ingredients: home-made premium beef patty, topped with sprouts, carrots, zucchinis and a sunny side up. 

3. Kimchi Burger

Oh I love Kimchi, and if you do too.. this will be THE burger! 

Ingredients: Kimchi layered with mushrooms, lightly sautéed Kimchi and a
perfectly seared handmade beef patty, sandwiched between flavourful charcoal buns. 

2. Spicy Gwangyang Burger

While I went for the Kimchi Burger, many of my friends preferred this burger over that. In fact, they can't be far wrong. Cos, it sure tastes spicily good too - owing it mainly to the tender sliced beef brisket drenched in the the barbeque Osam sauce!

Ingredients: tender sliced beef brisket in BBQ Osam sauce, button mushrooms and onions, slivers of melted American cheese. 

1. Unyang Burger

The "big mac" of the family and mother of burgers in Bulgogi Brothes is the Unyang Burger. Stacked highly, this hefty burger is a combination of the best 2 burgers - the spicy Gwanyang and the Bibimbap Burger. I know that if I'm super hungry.. this burger will definitely be the burger to bite into!

Ingredients: home-made premium beef patty, layered with American cheese, beef brisket in savoury sauce and beautifully garnished with crispy shredded potato sandwiched in a toasted charcoal bun. 

All the burgers in Bulgogi Brothers comes with their signature side dishes (UNLIMITED!) and also the crispy homemade sweet potato chips! You can guess I had my fair share of kimchi! 

*Bulgogi Brothers have outlets in Pavilion KL, Paradigm Mall, MidValley and e@Curve. More info can be found at Bulgogi Brothers Facebook.