streetfood

Wanton Mee

    When it comes to noodle for breakfast, most of the time children will ask for Wanton Mee. It is children all time favourite. It has the sweet with slight salt and chewy noodle. Wanton Mee is a delicious serving of noodles in either dry or soup version. The dry version uses a dark soy base while the soup traditionally comes with chicken or pork broth. The ubiquitous wanton noodles is a common hawker fare that is simple in its preparation,… Read More »Wanton Mee

    Buah Jeruk

      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

      Poh Piah

        Chinese poh piah or Chinese fresh spring roll is commonly popular eaten as snack or as a starter for lunch or dinner. It is a non-fried vegetable spring roll made with special white spring roll skin filled with shredded vegetables The Chinese fresh spring roll – commonly called poh piah in Penang – is stuffed with a medley of shredded vegetables and sometimes a sweet clear vegetable broth is ladled over it when serving. Think of it as a Chinese… Read More »Poh Piah

        Banana Leaf Rice

          Banana leaf rice, is very much part of the few favourite local food in Penang particularly along Little India within the George Town Heritage zone. The term ‘banana leaf rice’, or just ‘banana leaf’, is used to describe a popular dish, which is essentially an Indian thali. Originally from South India, the dish consists of a mound of plain rice, with three or four different vegetable dishes served on a banana leaf cut to fit the glorious spread. The meal… Read More »Banana Leaf Rice

          Fried Mee Jawa

            It looks similar like Indian Mee Goreng but the taste differs slightly. Because of its similarity, Mee Jawa goreng is often confused with Indian Mee goreng. The attraction on this noodle is the crunchy groundnuts. The fried noodles itself is not spicy. Ensure you squeeze the given lime cut on the noodles while serve hot. You will enjoy the sweet and sour taste when noodles enter your mouth. Typically this noodle dish is fried with gravy made from tomato sauce… Read More »Fried Mee Jawa

            Char Koay Teow

              Char koay teow, when translated, simply means fried flat rice noodles but this dish is more than what its name meant. This is Penang most well known famous street food that everyone love to have it. Any Malaysian who travel to Penang will tell you that they must have a plate of Char Koay Teow. A plate of fried flat rice noodles may sound like a simple dish but it is not easy to find a really good plate that… Read More »Char Koay Teow