Nook Presents Nostalgia Kampung Baru In Collaboration With Social Media Sensation Azfar Heri

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23rd JANUARY 2024, KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral’s Nook is delighted to announce a flavourful collaboration with renowned social media sensation, Azfar Heri. Drawing inspiration from the hidden gems of Kampung Baru and the cherished moments shared over meals with loved ones, Azfar will reveal his signature dishes, some of which were featured in his cooking videos and are now brought to life at Nook’s Ramadan Buffet, offering an authentic essence of Nostalgia Kampung Baru.

Azfar, a passionate culinary enthusiast with a massive following, will showcase his signature dish alongside a selection of other mouth-watering specialties:

Sambal Ayam Sos

Azfar’s Sambal Ayam Sos: Azfar’s signature Sambal Ayam Sos, boasting an impressive 467k views on YouTube, takes centre stage, promising a spicy and savoury delight.

Sambal Tempoyak Kalsom: This dish pays homage to Azfar’s grandmother – Nenek Kalsom, showcasing a unique combination of fermented durian, pucuk ubi, and petai. Handed down through generations, this special sambal adds a distinctive and indulgent flavour to the culinary experience.

Ramyeon Goreng Basah

Ramyeon Goreng Basah: Featuring prominently in one of Azfar’s highly-viewed YouTube videos titled “MAGGI GORENG BASAH RECIK AHHHH BASAH – SMAMSMAT EP7,” which has garnered over 1.8 million views, this dish takes a creative turn. Infused with Azfar’s culinary flair, the fried noodles are reinvented using ramyeon noodles, ensuring a satisfying experience of comfort food with a unique twist.

Bubur Kacang Hijau Kg Londang: Embraced as a cherished family dessert in Azfar’s hometown of Melaka, this recipe holds a special place in the hearts of the locals. It introduces a delightful twist by infusing the classic green bean soup with the rich flavour of durian.

Puding Karamel Fabulous: A pink rendition of caramel pudding, echoing Azfar’s unique style and creativity, promises a visually and gastronomically delightful experience.

Azfar’s Teh Beng Kaw: Quench your thirst with Azfar’s favourite drink, a specially crafted Teh Beng Kaw, perfect to complement the rich flavours of the buffet.

Expressing his excitement for the collaboration, Azfar Heri commented, “Bringing the flavours of Kampung Baru to life at Aloft KL Sentral’s Nook is truly an honour. The recipes I’m showcasing come from my YouTube channel and family collection, each holding a special place in my heart. I’m thrilled that these recipes are now taking on a tangible form, allowing me to share these culinary delights with the public through this unique Nostalgia Kampung Baru Buffet.

Azfar and Chef Amir

Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral’s Executive Sous Chef – Chef Amir Hamzah also shared his enthusiasm, stating, “Collaborating with Azfar Heri has been an incredible experience. His passion for cooking and dedication to preserving the essence of the local delights aligns perfectly with our vision for this Nostalgia Kampung Buffet. Together, we’ve curated a menu that celebrates tradition while offering a fresh and exciting culinary experience.”

In addition to Azfar’s creations, the Nostalgia Kampung Baru Buffet will feature other nostalgic specialties, including the signature Nasi Lemak Pintu Gerbang of Kampung Baru, a Shell Out station with mixed seafood in original and Kam Heong sauce. Elevating the culinary experience, the buffet will feature a live carving station for Kambing Bakar Berempah, live cooking of Roti Canai and Murtabak Ayam. Additionally, Ramadan bazaar favourites such as the Sate Station and Roti John will be available.

Azfar Cooking

Seize the chance to savour Nook’s Nostalgia Kampung Baru featuring Azfar Heri, available from March 13 to April 8 2024, RM178 nett per person. Separately for Nostalgia Kampung Baru Buffet for corporate and large family gatherings, our Ballroom will be accessible for dine-in from March 20 to April 3 2024, at an attractive price of RM138 nett per person. For more information or to make reservations, please WhatsApp (+6012 338 3095), call (+603 2723 1154) or email kulal.b&

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