Fresh-off-the-frying-wok youtiao (油条), a Chinese-style crullers at a morning wet market in Penang. These youtiao are made from scratch by hand and you can watch the vendor kneading the dough, shaping the youtiao, and deep-frying them to a glorious crispy golden brown. I love going to the wet market, there are so many things to see, eat, and explore. We…
If you grew up in Malaysia, I am sure you have seen these colorful little biscuits called “attap chee” in Hokkien. I chanced upon them when I was at the Pulau Tikus wet market in Penang recently. I got a packet for my son; he will soon be able to enjoy all the treats that his mother grew up eating!
When you marry two of the most iconic Nyonya dishes into one, you get the best of both worlds as in this otak-otak lor bak, which is essentially a combination of otak-otak and lor bak. This dish is absolutely beautiful and delectable. Nyonya Breeze 50 Abu Siti Lane, 10400 George Town, Penang
Nyonya spring rolls filled with cabbages, crab meat and served with a Worcestershire-based dipping sauce (at the back of the image). Nyonya spring roll is rather substantial and quite filling, but it’s the deliciousness that keeps me wanting more.
Chestnuts roasted with tiny pebbles and sugar in a big hot wok. The aroma of freshly roasted chestnut fills the air and beckons chestnut lovers from afar…
A hot-off-the-wok Penang Char Kuey Teow (Char Koay Teow)–an iconic Penang hawker food dish. Many foodies trek to Penang just for a plate of Char Kuey Teow. Ah Leng Kafe Khoon Hiang The junction of Jalan Dato Kramat and Jalan Dunlop Penang