Melaka, 26 June 2014 - For the 5th consecutive year, Philea Resort and Spa, Melaka is giving out free bubur lambuk to the public before the Ramadan month sets in.
About 100 resort associates get together starts from 9.00am this morning to prepare the traditional bubur lambuk. The bubur lambuk, a must have delicacy during the fasting month, were distributed to passing vehicles in front of the resort, which was turned into a drive-through.
The ‘bubur lambuk ala Philea Resort and Spa, Melaka’ has been a regular delicacy enjoyed by Malaccan for the past four years.
“This was our fifth year embarked on the bubur lambuk giveaway Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme. The objective of this programme is to express our appreciation and to strengthen the relationship between the associates and the local community and to mark the holy month of Ramadan”, said Lim Beng Weh, the Hotel Manager.
The porridge was prepared by the culinary team led by Executive Sous Chef, Fezerin bin Senafi. After hours of cooking 400kg of rice, 10kg of dried shrimp, 20kg of cashew nuts, 50kg of chicken and 50kg of beef plus condiments, it was finally ready at 2pm for distribution to the public. This tasty and filling delicacy contains both flavors which are chicken and beef making it an ideal Buka Puasa dish.
“We have also given out approximately 400 packets of bubur lambuk for underprivileged communities include Rumah Seri Kenangan Cheng, Kompleks Rumah Anak Yatim Fatimah Al-Zaharah (KAYFAZ) and Rumah Budak Laki-Laki Tun Abdul Aziz”, mentioned Tee Mei Fong, Senior Marketing Communications Executive.
The event was graced by the Guest of Honour, Datuk Wira Hj. Othman bin Muhamad, Speaker Dewan Undangan Negeri Melaka and Datuk Lim Chow Beng, Director Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia, Melaka.
Also during Ramadan, the classic buffet themed ‘Culinary of Malaysia’ will be available at the resort from 29 June to 25 July 2014. Guests will be spoilt for choice with generous spread of special occasion dishes and cuisines from all around the 14 different states of Malaysia. The buffet is priced at RM75++ per person and RM45++ per child.