Batu Lancang market : Kalipok and hua chee

This is Penang’s Hokkien pronunciation of curry puff – Kalipok. I bought these tiny curry puffs from the Batu Lancang market for 20 cents each. It is really tiny and good for one mouthful only. There are several fillings like dried shrimps sambal (sambai hairbee), bak hoo (meat floss) and peanuts. You can’t miss the […]

Penang Road : Kek Seng durian icecream and aiskacang

I do not know if readers are aware of the story where this senior Australian man who wanted a taste of the Kek Seng durian icecream before he died? He was formerly stationed in Penang under the Royal Australian Airforce F (not sure the F stands for what 😛 ) and before he died, he […]

New Lane : Almond dessert

I am not sure why Chinese almonds and the normal almonds we eat are totally different. The regular almonds are nutty and good while the Chinese almonds smell like cockroach! Oh well, at least that’s how I think it smells. However, it is extremely nice to slurp a hot bowl of sweet almond soup with […]

Sweet jelly from Bukit Tambun

Bukit Tambun is a fishing village located on the mainland in Batu Kawan, under the Penang state. I will blog about the place and its seafood later. One of the attraction from Bukit Tambun is their sweet jelly. These jellies are eye candies. They come in so many shapes, colours and flavours. The above photo […]