we awoke to explore Penang....
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...
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
a penang style salad with fruits/cuttlefish/
cucumber etc and tossed with prawn paste, chilli
and topped with ground peanuts
yellow noodles and vermicelli infused in
spicy coconut curry and with cockles
tofu puffs, cuttlefish, and shrimps as toppings.
jacama (yambean), diced beancurb,
and crab meat wrapped in fresh spring roll
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......
Malaysian pancake filled with sliced bananas...
glutinous rice topped with caramelised grated coconut flesh
wrapped in a cut banana leaf to resemble a square pyramid.
uses only Tapioca flour and Rice flour
resulting a very soft and tender kueh (dessert )
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
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:
meeee Tiffy & my sista,
pee ess: to read more about Penang's food
do try this reliable link