My brother in law (Ben’s younger brother) and my niece came to pick me up from my father’s place to their home in Kepong Baru where Ben grew up.
My sister in law had bought back the breakfast from the wet market as she’s worried that the item that Ben requested me to try is sold out.
We had Putu Mayam, an Indian snack. It is a vermicelli like rice noodle served with shredded coconut and brown sugar.
This is Ben’s favourite, “G Cheong Fun” (rice roll) served in curry sauce.
My sister in law also bought a version with sweet sauce and various “yeong tau foo”. Continue reading
My sixth hawker’s food adventures include the following:
Mushroom and Chicken Feet Wonton Noodle. This is RM6 or RM6.50 (about CAD2).
The wonton noodle came with a bowl of vegetable soup.
My father had a bowl of Vegetarian Laksa. A big bowl is RM5.50 (about CAD1.70). Continue reading
This is another of my hawker’s food experience.
Malaysian style coffee, sweetened with condensed milk. This is RM1.60 (about CAD0.50).
Finally, I got to try the fish head noodle. This is RM6 (about CAD1.80).
“Jin Lung Bao”, a crispy pancake, RM2 (about CAd0.60). Continue reading
My family had an early Chinese New Year reunion dinner because my sister’s family and I will be going to Penang on the Chinese New Year eve. My brother in law’s family is in Penang and he goes back there every Chinese New Year.
We had steamboat (hot pot in Canadian’s term) for the reunion dinner. We went to Lao Wang Steamboat.
As Chinese New Year is near, “Yu Sang” is already being served in the restaurant.
We had “hoi jit” (jelly fish) instead of raw salmon in the “yu sang”.
We wished each other good health, good fortune, good advancement in studies and career while mixing the “yu sang”. Continue reading
My brother in law brought me and my niece to The Summit in Subang for shopping while waiting to pick my sister up from her company’s Chinese New Year luncheon.
The was a Chinese New Year couplet calligraphy competition going on. The event was filmed by some TV crews.
Here are the decorations in the central lobby.
My sister and family brought me to Setia Walk Mall to have dinner. This mall is filled with mostly Korean and Japanese restaurants.
We had dinner at Ticket to Korea. We were expected to wait for a table as this place is busy but we were surprised that its not full yet.
There is only one banchan being served here, kimchi.
The good thing is that the server come by to refill the kimchi often.
We shared a couple of dishes, the one above is the Ham and Sausage Soup. Continue reading
My sister bought half a dozen of Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tart from Leisure Mall.
I heard about Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tart from a Malaysian Makan Club. Kind of overpriced.
They even have a chocolate version. Continue reading
After the dentist appointment, we continued to explore Leisure Mall for a bit longer before its time to go pick my niece up from her Girls Brigade meeting.
My sister felt a little hungry and we stopped for tea time at Old Town White Coffee.
We had the combo meal with Oldtown white coffee. Our choice of snack is below. Continue reading
After lunch, my sister dropped my niece for her Girl Brigade’s meeting. Then we went to Leisure Mall as she had a dentist appointment in the nearby shop lot. We walked around the mall since we had some time to kill.
An interesting decor using recycled water bottles.
Here are some photos of the Chinese New Year decorations in the mall.
The walkway that connects to another building is decorated with different theme on different level.
On this level, it’s nostalgia theme. Continue reading
My sister came to pick me up from my father’s place and then go to pick my niece up from school for Chinese New Year activities.
We had lunch at a wet market near the school. My niece has Pok-Pok Noodle. Its a dry mix noodle without the dark soy sauce.
The Pok Pok Noodle came with a bowl of soup with pork and fish balls. A large one is RM6.50 (about CAD2).
My sister had a bowl of Pork Noodle Soup with Rice Noodle. Her small bowl is just RM5.50 (about CAD1.70). Continue reading