One of the easiest one-pot meals is chicken stew. This is the ultimate in comfort food and it is easy to prepare too. Best of all, you can eat it on its own or with some soft warm bread or fluffy steamed white rice. Perfect for a lazy weekend or during cold rainy days.
This is another pork soup with vermicelli but with a different twist. Bak Kee th’ng (Starched Pork Soup) vermicelli is a soup of deep fried pork slices in starchy soup with garlic and cabbage. An authentic Hokkien cuisine which is becoming less and hard to find, and many people are more familiar with oh mee (oyster noodle) then the bak kee vermicelli soup. It is not mere plain pork meat balls or plain minced pork but seasoned minced pork dipped… Read More »Bak Kee vermicelli
Popiah basah is like a Vietnamese summer roll or a vegetarian Malaysian buritto version which is simple and delicious, except the skin or wrapper is of different texture and thickness. Unlike the Chinese poh piah, which is has diced shrimps, the Malay or Indian muslim version of the Popiah is vegetarian based. It is also called popiah basah which translated as wet popiah. Popiah Basah is a simple dish, the popiah fillings consist of jicama, bean sprouts and eggs. The shredded jicama… Read More »Popiah basah
Penang has been famous for its ‘buah jeruk’ pickles for many years. Nothing says Penang more than the sweet and sour pickled fruits known simply as ‘buah jeruk’ which leaves fans craving for. It is said that this is due to nutmeg growing in abundance in Penang, which is one of the main pickle options. Pickled fruits are not something new or original to Penang as various versions of pickles from fruits to vegetables are available all over the world… Read More »Buah Jeruk
Packed with the goodness of Chinese herbs, the soup is as warming as it is nutritious for those seeking something to strengthen their immune system. A bowl of herbal duck soup noodle is a satisfying meal on a cold rainy day when you are craving something warm, fragrant and flavourful. A bowl of this fragrant herbal soup usually consists of tender braised duck meat served with mee sua or noodles and garnished with spring onions. The soup is known as… Read More »Herbal duck soup noodle “Ark Thooi mee suah”
If you love prawns, this famous hawker fare is definitely a must-try when you visit Penang. Those who love seafood soup will love to have a bowl of hot and spicy Hokkien Mee. The Penang Hokkien Mee and also known as Prawn Noodle is one of the favorite food for Penangite. Penang Hokkien Mee is different from the Kuala Lumpur or Singapore as Penang Hokkien Mee is a soup base noodle and where else Kuala Lumpur and Singapore is stir-fried. … Read More »Penang Hokkien Mee
Much has been said about Penang’s famous nasi kandar; people from other states come in droves for a taste of the fluffy white rice drenched in a spicy mix of curries served with a wide array of dishes. Malaysians will tell you that the best nasi kandar can be enjoyed is in Penang where it all started by the Indian Muslim. It is a meal of steamed rice which can be plain and served with a variety of curry-based meat,… Read More »Nasi Kandar