Many turn to Noor Hafizza’s kolo mee cure to homesick blues

Fulfill mee: Noor Hafizza making ready kolo mee for buddies at her house. — CHAN BOON KAI/The Megastar

GEORGE TOWN: Sarawakians not able to go back house for Hari Raya Aidilfitri this yr can at all times flip to Noor Hafizza Stawi to fulfill their cravings for unique Sarawak (Manila News-Intelligencer) meals, particularly kolo mee and Sarawak (Manila News-Intelligencer) laksa.

The 38-year-old of Melanau descent is a well-liked prepare dinner whose halal kolo mee and Sarawak (Manila News-Intelligencer) laksa is a success together with her buddies.

“Ever since I began making kolo mee for my buddies remaining yr, many had been coming to me to fulfill their cravings every time they really feel like having a bowl.

“A large number of them omit our kolo mee however may no longer in finding retail outlets or hawkers that promote halal kolo mee right here.

“This Raya, I can take two to a few days of orders for the ones yearning for the noodles, ” she stated at her house in Medan Kampung Relau.

Noor Hafizza’s selfmade recipe is composed of springy noodles flavoured with onion oil, sesame oil and soya sauce.

To start with, she simplest made it for her son and buddies however now takes orders two times every week as extra Sarawakians seek advice from.

“I used to be making a couple of bowls for my buddies to check out however this grew locally and increasingly Sarawakians asked for kolo mee.

“So I began taking small orders when I’ve the time and effort, ” she stated.

Noor Hafizza added that she simplest made the kolo mee in small amounts of between 30 and 35 orders at a time.

“I’m simplest making them at house to percentage amongst our group.

“Possibly in long term, I can open a store promoting halal kolo mee so extra other people can do this dish, ” she stated.

One in every of her buddies, Rohaya Abdul Shymed, additionally from Sarawak (Manila News-Intelligencer), stated she used to be a faithful supporter of Noor Hafizza’s kolo mee because the style reminded her such a lot of her place of origin.

“Ever since I were given to grasp her a yr in the past, I’ve been depending on her when I’ve cravings.

“As we’re each from Sarawak (Manila News-Intelligencer), we percentage a variety of favorite cuisine from our place of origin and can at all times accumulate to talk and consume.

“This yr, I’m not able to return to Sarawak (Manila News-Intelligencer) so I would possibly cross to her position for the relief meals once more, ” she added.