Sunday, December 14, 2014

Top 27 Foods to try in Kelantan, East Coast of Malaysia

1. Nasi Kerabu
--blue rice (dyed blue using butterfly-pea flowers), with a choice of either Ikan Goreng Kunyit (tumeric fried fish), Daging Bakar (grilled beef), or grilled chicken, usually accompanied with Ulam (raw vegetables -leaves, taugeh/bean sprouts, long beans, kacang botol, cabbage), bunga kantan (torch ginger flower), kaffir lime leaves, shallots, lemon grass, tumeric leaves, Budu (anchovies sauce),  Keropok (fish crackers), Kerisik (coconut-flaked fish), Solok Lada (stuffed green chilli), Telur Masin (salted egg), Kuah (gravvy), air lada (liquid-form chili sauce) etc all meshed up for a burst of appetising flavours and textures.
RM3-4. Cheap, wholesome, and tantalizing.

2. Khao Jam (Thai-influenced Nasi Kerabu)[cowjump%255B3%255D.jpg][P14602113.jpg]

3. Nasi DagangHerbs Spices
4. LaksamDSC_1371
5. Roti Titabp8890682_副本
6. Nasi Kak Wook
7. Roti Cotek
—soft boiled eggs (yolk half-cooked), topped onto/inserted into a crispy Roti Canai, usually served with Kuah Ikan Bilis (anchovies gravy)

8. Keropok Lekor9. Cendol Pulut Tapai10. Rojak AyamIMG-20140810-WA0007_mh1407665899280[1]11. Baba Ice-creamDSC_1923_mh1410926158397[1]

12. Cek Mek Molek—hot tapioca dessert

13. Nasi Air Cherang
14. Ayam Percik

15. Nasi UlamSep 22_00100
16. Keng Som Fish
17. Maggi Ketam
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[p1570122_o%252C%255B2%255D.jpg]20. Toasts & Eggs—this may look rather ordinary, but the quality of toasts & eggs around Kota Bharu, Kelantan is not to be underestimated, benggali bread traditionally toasted using charcoal grill, served with consistently smooth and firm jelly-textured soft boiled eggs, guaranteed for a contented morning.
@Khuan Heong Yuan @White House
21. Serunding—beef floss
22. Durian Crepe77050_526340224051304_5475059_n[8]
23. Kuih AkokSep 22_00081
24. Lompat Tikam
—kuih Pandan + Pulut (glutinous rice) + Santan (coconut milk gravy) + gula Melaka (palm sugar)25. Buah Tanjung, Jala Emas etc traditional Kelantanese kuihs
26. Nasi Tumpang
27. Teh Tarik Madu @Warung Pak Mat Pulau Pisang
teh tarik madu super kaw

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Grandpa’s 80th Birthday @Starview, NWP, Pg.


Friday, October 25, 2013

Frasers Cafe & Espresso Bar @434 Mt Eden Rd, Auckland 1010 NZ



Cajun Chicken Sandwich NZD$19.9
with Salad Greens, Avocado Tzatziki, Hummus & Mango Lime Salsa on Toasted Pide


Monday, October 21, 2013

Circus Café @Mt Eden. Sun World Dim Sum @Newmarket. Devonport Mt Victoria Summit. Devonport Chocolates. Home-roast-dinner

day out with mum and Auntie Hooi/Catherine in her cute Nissan March

1) Circus Café @447 Mt Eden Rd, Mt Eden, Auckland 1024 NZ.


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2) Sun World Chinese Restaurant 新世界海鲜酒家 @2 York Street, New Market, Auckland 1023 NZ.

After having cheese, cheese, cheese, chips and chips for every meal, the Malaysian monkeys were craving for some very-Asian-food, even though when I first stepped into NZ I smirked at mum’s anticipation and idea of eating Dim Sum, 2 weeks later I found myself demanding, “lets go eat Dim Sum”.


蛋塔, 虾饺, 芝麻球, 莲藕饼, 叉烧包, 牛筋, 肠粉.  香片=茉莉+乌龙 Total NZD$40.10


The women went shopping for sheep placenta, rotorua mud, manuka honey & propolis, kiwi fruit essence, lanolin etc 土产 after lunch.

3) Devonport—a town across northshore with lovely quaint cottage homes parading/competing their beautiful porch floral gardens.
Mt Victoria Summit—view of Auckland city skyline from Devonport; urban vs suburban.


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4) Devonport Chocolates, 17 Wynyard St, Devonport, Auckland 0624 NZ.


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5) Home-made Roast Chicken

with crispy skin, gravy, Yorkshire Pudding, baked potatoes, broccoli, cauliflower, onion