We had hawkers food for the last time before departing from Penang.
We tried a version of Pasembor which has jelly fish.
Penang’s Curry Mee which is Kuala Lumpur’s version of laksa, However its’ less creamy. I prefer Kuala Lumpur’s version. Continue reading
On the last day in Penang, we went to Ghee Hiang to pick up some pastries.
Ghee Hiang has a history of over 150 years.
Ghee Hiang originated from Fujian and became a trademark of Penang.
A shelf displaying its products. Continue reading
On the fourth day of Chinese New Year, we went to a market to have breakfast.
The market has a food court setting like hawkers food court.
I tried the coffee here which is thick and strong.
I had Lum Mee with a thickish like of broth. Continue reading
For the third day of Chinese New Year dinner, my brother in law brought the family to a hawkers food court.
At Super Tanker, we can sample a number of Penang street food.
You ordered your food from hawker stalls on the perimeter of the dining area and the food will be delivered to your table and you pay when the food is delivered.
Here are the food we tried. Penang Hokkien Mee (or Prawn Noodle), RM3.80 (about CAD1.20). Continue reading
After having the laksa, we returned to my brother in law’s eldest sister place. He brought back some laksa for my nieces.
To our surprise, the maid at the eldest sister place already cooked lunch. The above is a nyonya dish which my brother in law’s eldest sister taught her maid to make.
It is called Acar Fish. This is the first time I tried this and I like it. The sauce is a little spicy and tangy, with a lot of ginger.
A curry dish with egg plants and long beans. Continue reading
After checking out the sample house at the Condo Open House, my brother in law brought us to Kim Laksa.
This is a popular asam laksa restaurant in the neighbourhood of Balik Pulau.
This restaurant only sells one item, Laksa in two flavours.
This is the Siam Laksa which is more creamy. Continue reading
On the third day, my brother in law was invited to an open house at a developer’s site because the son of her second sister bought a condo there. So, we went there to take a lot at the sample condo. When we arrived, we saw a car with the number plate PG1 was just leaving because the opening ceremony had just ended.
A rooster mascot giving out golden eggs.
There were hawkers stalls set up to feed the crowds. Free food.
Simple nasi lemak. Continue reading
I was told that the daughter of the third brother of my brother in law always hosts a big reunion dinner.
This year, the reunion dinner was held at Hai Boey Seafood Restaurant in Teluk Kumbar.
We were greeted with tanks of live seafood at the entrance.
The restaurant has an open air setting with high ceiling.
The dinner kicked off with a Fish Salad dish. Continue reading
For the second day of Chinese New Year, we only have to visit one family, which is my brother in law’s 4th brother.
I have never seen so many varieties of Chinese New Year cookies in one home.
Here are some close up photos of them.
These “bak kwa” has an extra dollop of meat on top, this is the first time I had this version. Continue reading
On the second day of Chinese New Year, the drumming of lion dance filled the air early in the morning. I went outside to check out the lion dance in the neighbourhood.
Here are some of the photos I took.
A double lion dance.