Friday, September 30, 2011

Hot Bowl Nyonya Delights

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I’ve heard so much about this place and this is my first time here. This is like my previous experience in Sushi Kappo Miyasaka, where I could miss and kept thinking how good is their curry mee.

Recently I brought my sister and my brother-in-law for breakfast… and it took for about 20 to 30 minutes for them to serve us the bowl of noodles. Apart from that, you gotta be early to grab a seat too, otherwise, just like us the 1st attempt we came and leave without second thought as there were a few of their customers were standing and waiting for a seat.

So, you can imagine how delicious, spiciness, tasty, mouth watering, droolicious about this bowl of Curry Mee!

Of course apart from Yellow Noodle and Vermicelli and the cockles … you have other side dishes like porch chicken, ordinary koay teow soup, chicken rice and other condiments.

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What’s good about this curry mee is their home made chili paste. It’s something that you shouldn’t miss it! It’s hot and it’s like numb your tongue without realizing it. So, you can imagine how spicy it is…


Address & Contact Number
Hot Bowl Nyonya Delight Restaurant
16-A Lorong Abu Siti
10400 Penang
Tel: +604-227 3168

Business Hour: 8am to 3pm
Closed on Monday

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Sukhothai Restaurant

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Once upon a time, there were three sisters, 1 sister had a bunch of boys and the other sister had a lot of daughters, and each of these sisters gave 1 boy and 1 girl to this sister whom is not married. And this sister raised this boy and girl as brother and sister…. This is the story that my cousin from the states shared it in her blog.

The boy is now 73 years old and living in Oklahoma, recently he came back to Malaysia to visit his family and the rest of his cousins. Brought along with him were his son and daughter, whom visited Malaysia in 1974, that time both of them were only 6 years old and 3 years old. It was a wonderful gathering that we cousins have had and also the 24 hours compressed tour of the Pearl of Orient.

Though uncle is aging and it’s advisable not to travel in such tight schedule, but we took him for his favourite spicy food. driving to down town is always a hassle if the traffic is heavy, thus we chose some where near. Have you heard of Sukhothai Restaurant that’s located in Bukit Jambul Country Club? It’s a Thai Restaurant that is open for public… and the food there is absolutely delicious. In fact, many factories over in Free Industrial Zone organized many lunches and dinner over here before.

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When comes to Thai food, most important thing is their Tom Yam (RM18), be it clear Tom Yam or others. You just can’t miss it out. Of course, we opted for Seafood Tom Yam and extra spicy too. It was absolutely help you on your appetite desire.

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My uncle loves beef, further more beef is cheaper compared to the other choices. A curry beef with long beans was definitely tempting to have extra bowl of rice, its named Beef Spicy Curry (RM18).

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Due to religion, we can’t have beef, so we have Black Pepper Chicken (RM15) for the rest of us.

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XO Vegetables (RM14), where you can Petai, Lotus Root, Winged Bean, in the red hot chili paste. That plate of vegetable is appetizing.

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Steam Fish Spicy Lime (RM38), is something that you wouldn’t want to miss, it is steamed with lemon sauce, lemon grass, chili padi, and Kaffir lime leaves. That makes that plate of fish so fragrant, and tempting to wallop the soup too.

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Squid Spicy Curry (RM20) is something that we ordered extra, it comes with Basil Leaf and Long Beans. The squid is definitely tender and fresh.

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Since my aunt brought her grandson along, he definitely can’t have what we’re having. A plate of prawn and egg fried rice (RM10) for him was just nice.




Address & Contact Number
Sukhothai Restaurant
No. 2, Jalan Bukit Jambul
11900 Bayan Lepas
Penang
Tel: +604-6436 754

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Home Cooked Ginger Spring Onion Pork Tenderloin 薑蔥豬肉

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How I wish I can cook like her, the successful blogger Eating Pleasure? She inspired me with all her beautiful pictures and posts on what she’s been cooking for her loved ones. And before that I honestly I have the urge to own a kitchen where I could experiment everything in the pot, or be it in the wok. Sometimes, you just need someone to give you a lift on your arm, a pad on your shoulder and tell you that, ‘hey, you could do it.’

Because of those posts that she’s posted up, that helped me to learn to cook something that I’ve not any confident in it. Ginger Spring Onion Pork Meat is something that my mom has been cooking it, and she said it’s easy to make too. Ingredients are easy to get from the market and it’s simply easy to cook.

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Ingredients
200gm of pork tenderloin, slice into thin slices
10 stalks of spring onions, cut into stripe approximately 2 inches
Ginger cut into thin slices, about 10 to 15 pieces
1 medium red onion, cut into wedges
2 cloves of garlic, chopped

Marinate
3 teaspoon of light soya sauce
1 teaspoon of dark soya sauce
2 teaspoon of oyster sauce
1 teaspoon of sugar
1 teaspoon of corn flour
½ teaspoon of salt

Method
  1. Marinate the meat for about 20 minutes
  2. While marinating, cut those ingredients per what mentioned above
  3. Heat the wok with 2 to 3 tablespoon of oil
  4.  Fragrant the garlic, and add in the marinated meat and stir fry
  5. Stir fry for few minutes, and add in the rest of the ingredients
  6. Continue to stir fry and also add in about 3 to 4 tablespoon of water
  7. Simmer the meat with high flame for about 2 minutes
  8. What says more… dish out and serve with a bowl of steam rice

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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Home Cooked Capsicum Chicken

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After a long quiet break… honestly that didn’t help me to recharge back my energy but to drain out more of it. Was it due to the environment or basically the lazy worm that’s biting my bones?

Since I moved out and got to prepare food everyday, I can fully comprehend how a housewife, a working mother, or a cook face everyday! They have to think what to cook, what ingredients in hand to prepare, what to prepare for the family or their guests. And I am having this everyday… truly salute those that prepare food for those people.

And if you’re creative enough and time permit, you can actually cook something different or refer to a fancy recipe book as reference. But again, that’s always time consuming… for us, I guess we just wanna have a fast one, eat, and clean that’s all.

This is something that I cook and without referring to my ‘cook’ aka my mom. Though it takes a lot of cutting time, but these ingredients that made the dish fragrant, well, at least it makes my loved one add another bowl of rice. :)

Ingredients
2 deboned chicken thighs
1 medium brown onion
1 medium capsicum
3 cloves of chopped garlic
5 chili padi, optional. If you like more spicy, can add more

Marinate
½ tablespoon soya sauce
1 teaspoon dark soya sauce
2-3 teaspoon light soya sauce
½ teaspoon of sugar
Dash a bit of white pepper
Salt to taste

Method
  1.      Cut the deboned chicken thighs into 1cm cube size
  2.       Marinate with those sauces for about 20 minutes
  3.       While marinating, cut the remaining ingredients into cube form, ie. Capsicum, onion, chili padi
  4.       Heat on the wok with 2 to 3 table of oil
  5.       Fragrant the garlic till the aroma fills up your kitchen
  6.       Add in the marinated chicken into the wok… do not stir not flip it over
  7.       Once its half cooked, flip it over and cover with wok lid
  8.       The steps of covering the wok it has to take on a few times, and also stir fry the chicken
  9.       Stir fry till the chicken are thoroughly cooked thru, add in the rest of the ingredients, eg capsicum, onions and chili padi
  10.   Stir fry it till it coated with the sauces and dish out

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