Thursday, September 23, 2010

Food excursion (part 2)

As mentioned in my previous post, going to Penang is all about food. My sis stays in Penang and therefore, we go there at least once a year.

Having a seafood dinner at our usual haunt in Teluk Kumbar. So, I won't be writing about our lovely dinner meal. You can read some of our seafood experience in our older posts here and here.

My sis loves to tapao (pack) back for us goodies such as ice-kacang, cendol, rojak, etc.. I was yearning for the muar chee this round, but didn't manage to find any. I've also not tried the famous Nasi Kandar in Penang which my sister claims to be nice and cheap compared to KL.

Here's some of the hawker food we tried this round. Makes me hungry just looking at the photos.

Hubby insisted on going for the char kway teow at Macalister Road after our tapao-ed lunch meal of  assam laksa. Didn't take a picture of this cos we've been eating this all the time whenever we are in Penang. The shop is located somewhere near Sunshine Square.

Anyway, topped with huge prawns and crab meat, the char kway teow smell quite fragrant, which I believe could be due to the smell of peanut oil. However, I find this too oily for my liking. Waiting time : 25 minutes

DH insisted that we must try the fried orhh kueh (or is it char kway kak?) at the same kway teow stall in Macalister Road. We had to wait. I don't really fancy this. Something seems to be missing in this. I guess it's the chai-poh or maybe the texture of the kueh. Waiting time : another 10 minutes after our char kway teow.

One of my favourite! Duck thigh mee suah herbal soup at Super Tanker hawker centre.

This has to be one of the best char orh chien (fried oyster). The oyster is quite juicy and succulent. Also located at Super Tanker.

Penang char kway teow in Super Tanker. I like this better than the one at Macalister Road. Still a tad too oily, but not as oily as the earlier on we ate.

Chai tau kueh (fried white radish cake). Quite nice, but forgotten where was this taken.

Hokkien mee (prawn mee) and loh mee. The loh mee here is in a starchy soup with black vinegar, eaten with a mixture of chilli and garlic sauce.

One of hubby's breakfast in the second morning we're there - kway teow t'hng. Quite tasty, but I personally find it a little salty. They gave lots of minced pork in it. Will try this again the next time I'm here.

My sis had this for breakfast in that same morning. Capati laden with sambal and dhall curry. I love the sambal!!

Toast bun with egg and cheese for the kids. They love this and so do I! hehe

We had this for lunch on our third day there. I think it's hakka mee. It's definitely something different from all the Penang hawker food we had. This is surprisingly quite good. We ordered fishballs and some stuffed ladies fingers, chillies, brinjal and bitter gourd. We also tried their braised pork vinegar. A very satisfying meal.

Oh dear, I think I have to go to visit my sis in Penang again soon after writing about all these. Yummy! Yummy!

note : photos are not that clear as it's taken with my old, humble Sony Ericsson handphone.

12 comments:

Anggie's Journal said...

u make me wanna go penang for hunting food ...:P

mumsgather said...

You are making me very hungry!

Babysmooches said...

Anggie, make it a short weekend trip. Sight-seeing + food! ;-)

Mumsgather, I'm feeling hungry as well :P

eunice said...

NICE! hope to go there soon :D

chanelwong said...

sooo hungry lar now...

remmy said...

hey cousin sis maybe u can try the dim sum in pekaka...

it is quite nice...

Remmy said...

hey cousin sis, maybe u can try the dim sum in pekaka...

its quite popular and delicious...

Karen Boo said...

When is your next trip to Penang, sis? Waiting to have makan-makan again:)

Babysmooches said...

Remmy, I think I tried the Pekaka one before. corner shop right? near housing area? quite packed hor. ya, not bad also that one.
MC, we'll definitely go for our makan spree again.

zmm said...

Penang is always about food huh?

2 questions :

1) Where is super tanker? I love oh-jian.. and the photo looks nice.

2) how did you put that little "Baby Smooches" tag on your photos?

Babysmooches said...
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Babysmooches said...

1) Super Tanker is actually a hawker food centre with lots of variety (kids would love the various type of fillings for their famous panckae!) located somewhere in Bayan Lepas, opposite an old market.
I think it's Taman Lip Sin or something.

2)that tag is simply an insertion of that frame and text within the fram :P I do it the old fashion way. I don't use software tools

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