if you are a city boy, then, you may like the rustic feel of a small pekan like Bidor where people sell fruits like fresh guavas, jambu air and etc by the roadside. When I was there, they also sell rambutans. Now, I am much smarter and will not believe food blogers 100%. Ten may write that the foods are so yummy, so nice, so sedap, so great but all I need is one to tell me the truth.
Category: Hawker foods
Hakka pork and drunken chicken
I must make it a point to take pictures of the coffee shops I go to because my memory failed me easily. Now, I cannot remember the name of this coffee shop where I ate Hakka pork and drunken chicken wantan mee. The location is at the corner of Penang Street (not Penang Road) and […]
Is Pan Mee really from Sabah?
Over here in Penang, we only have a few stalls selling Pan Mee and all of them usually call their stall Sabah Pan Meen. When I was in Sabah, I actually did not find a single stall selling Pan Mee. Then again, I didn’t go to that many hawker places so I cannot be sure. […]
The lure of lok-lok is too strong to resist
Recently, I have been meeting a lot of cancer patients and sadly, one gets cancer even with good eating habits. However, I am always reminded of what foods to avoid and though I know cockles and shellfish are some of the most ‘toxic’ stuffs, I sometimes give in to temptations. In as much as I […]
Fear Factor is made of these lok-lok
After my 40 days of vegetarian diet, I was dying for lok-lok. I went to Padang Brown for lok-lok but I was going to eat alone as hubby hates lok-lok. I don’t have the heart to ask the uncle to set up a table just for me alone. So, I took a bunch of these […]
Porridge – Difference between Teochew and Cantonese
Porridge though sounds the same is not entirely the same when it comes to the different dialect groups of the Chinese. Although porridge here is cooked using rice, the style of cooking is entirely different. Cantonese porridge is cooked till mushy and you cannot see the grains of rice. Usually, they added dried seafoods like […]