Feature Chef : Nyonya Su Pei

The new year 2016 sees Chef Nyonya Su Pei hitting the ground running as she is being carried forward by the momentum of success she was catapulted into after last year’s incredible George Town World Heritage Eat Rite Festival. With her increasing popularity, Nyonya Su Pei is being kept busy and she laments that last … Read more

Garden Blooms – The Bat Lily (Tacca integrifolia)

Flowering plants, also known as Angiosperms, are the most diverse group of land plants in the world. Existing in different shapes, sizes, and colours, there are more than 95 species of flowering plants in Tropical Spice Garden – ranging from bromeliads to palms, cacti to begonias, and more! However, one genus stood out among all the … Read more

Beautiful Malayan Banded Gecko in the Garden!

Lizards, geckos and skinks…these cold-blooded reptiles could be one’s worst nightmare! However, the nature-enthusiastic staff at Tropical Spice Garden would be thrilled to spot any kind of creepy crawlies! This particular day, we were especially lucky to be able to observe a unique species of gecko – the Malayan Banded Gecko (Cyrtodactylus pulchellus). C. pulchellus is … Read more

Being Vegan : Saving The Planet One Bite At A Time

This wasn’t the first time the gallant Pamela took the mic and stir the wondering minds of her audience. As a vegan and an true animal lover, Pamela shined light on many concealed issues in relation to the impact food industries have on sentient beings and people in general. In addition, she enlightened many of … Read more