Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Tiffy's First Holiday......Food & More Food...

we awoke to explore Penang....
we hope???



Tiffy:  not yet CoCo as the hoomans are hungry...

they Can't be THIS hungry....ok,

let me explain HOW they eat....

a bit of this, that and that and
everything under the hot Penang sun...

breakfast....brunch.....lunch...
tea.....late evening snack....dinner....supper

does this explain How they eat?????
we kid you not!!!

they order little dishes everywhere
( geeeez,  these are hawker food
Not tapas!!! )
we went and Every time!!!

here's just Some of the dishes eaten DAILY
yes, daily!!! 

Rojak
a penang style salad with fruits/cuttlefish/
cucumber etc and tossed with prawn paste, chilli
and topped with ground peanuts 


Curry Mee
yellow noodles and vermicelli infused in
spicy coconut curry and with cockles
tofu puffs, cuttlefish, and shrimps as toppings.


Popiah
 jacama (yambean), diced beancurb,
and crab meat wrapped in fresh spring roll


Prawn Noodles
 popular noodle soup with spicy broth made from
prawn shells and heads.
served with slices of hard-boiled eggs, shredded prawns, 
 pork, crispy fried shallots and a spoonful of chili paste. 



Chendol (desert )
pandan flavoured noodles. shaved ice
  red beans in coconut milk and palm sugar syrup.


Fried Oyster Omelette
 fried omelette with fresh oysters, with starch mixed into the eggs.
the key to this dish is Wok Hei (breath of wok) as well as
 the generous use of fresh and succulent oysters


Chee Cheong Fun 
steamed rice rolls with oil, sweet sauce, and
Heh Koe (prawn paste sauce)
  topped with toasted sesame seeds, and fried shallots
and chili sauce (if desired).

and MORE deserts......


Chendol again!

Apong Balik
Malaysian pancake filled with sliced bananas...
delish!!!


Pulut Inti
glutinous rice topped with caramelised grated coconut flesh
  wrapped in a cut banana leaf to resemble a square pyramid.


Kuih Lapis
uses only Tapioca flour and Rice flour
resulting a very soft and tender kueh (dessert )
with
 delicious fragrance from freshly squeezed coconut milk.

 you peel layer by layer
just for the fun of it

(not eaten like this by all,
 but definitely by mumster! )


they are NOT still eating BOL!!!

mumster returned to the hotel and ate again
but that's another post!!!


Finally, some sight see!!!

beautifully restored facade...


read more of the Peranakan heritage here and
here...



this hawker was selling biscuits.....

The Hainan Temple






we don't know about them, but
we ARE tired, not from the sight see
But from their food binge......


just in case you've missed our earlier posts:




till tomorrow,
meeee Tiffy & my sista,
cocobr3
pee ess:  to read more about Penang's food
do try this reliable link

http://www.what2seeonline.com/

10 comments:

Chester said...

Now THAT'S my kind of holiday. Eat, sleep, Eat, sleep.....and so on. Those don't look like the foodables that my PUs eat but I would surely like to gulp them down. Mom would nibble to make sure she liked them before she'd gulp, although the bananas in a pancake got her droolin'.

Enjoy your fantastic fun holiday and I will try to find time to take a peek at those earlier posts that I missed.

Big Brown (((HUGS))) to my two beautiful Malaysian ladiez and to your Mum too!!!!

Woofs and slobbers,
Chester ;0=)

Hound Girl said...

Wow that all looks super yummy but my favorite has to be Chee Cheong Fun!

Have a wonderful holiday!!

Cheryl, Indiana, Shingo and Molly said...

Oh WOW!! Look at all of those nommies!! Did you all get any? The pictures are beautiful too!!

Woofs and Kisses!
The Fiesty Three

Two French Bulldogs said...

What a wonderful holiday Tiffy. Yep those humans are nutty when it comes to foods. We sure would like to visit there one day
Benny & Lily

♥♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥♥ said...

Holidays are all about good things to see and lots and lots of good food - it sure looks like you found both. We will take a little of everything you showed us, especially the prawns.

Woos~ Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

Stewey said...

Love that first picture! Thanks for the birthday wishes!
Stewey

sprinkles said...

That Kuih Lapis is really pretty. I wonder what it must taste like.

Thor and Jack said...

What a great holiday you all had. All that food looks so yummy! Beautiful pictures!

Oskar said...

It sounds like a perfect holiday if you got to share in all of the glorious goodies!

Nubbin wiggles,
Oskar

kissa-bull said...

oh my goodness you gots our mommish droolin for a change tee hee hee we must take a picture on the speedy

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