Penang Assam Laksa Recipe by Madam Cheah Siew Mooi of Boon Wah Café

Assam Laksa is one of Penang’s signature street food fare (others famous street food include but not limited to Penang Char Kway Teow and Penang Prawn Mee Soup). It is a Pescatarian-suitable dish that contains no meat except for fish. This appetite-inducing-sweet-spicy-sour fishy (in a good way) noodle soup is well known in Penang, an … Continue reading

Roast Paradise Hakka Noodle 烧味天堂客家面 (Home-made Hakka Noodle Recipe)

I had wanted to eat the famous KL-style charsiu siuyoke fan (roast meats with rice) but the hawker told us (in queue) that the charsiu is sold out and the next batch would be available at around 2pm. Many dropped out of the line but I decided to stay after seeing a customer in front … Continue reading

Yan Ji Wei Wei Seafood Soup 炎记威威食品

We were on our way to Malacca, Malaysia to shoot the Malacca Straits Mosque but before that, we needed some foreign exchange and lunch. Steven said let’s go to Woodlands Centre a stone’s throw away from the immigration checkpoint, “There’s a great fish & seafood soup stall in the hawker centre that you may like”. … Continue reading

Teochew Braised Pork Belly and Duck Rice (滷肉滷鴨飯)

Braising is often used extensively in the cuisines of Asia, particularly Chinese cuisine, where dark and light soy sauce  are the primary seasoning in the rich brown braising liquid. 5-spice and sometimes Chinese herbs may be used. Braised foods are usually meat/poultry based. Dried seafood and dried shitake mushrooms are also common main ingredients for … Continue reading

Cze Char @ 446 F&B 海鮮小廚

Vanessa is off to Japan this morning for a fashion shoot and before she left, we had to fill her with some good old cze char for a couple of days! She googled and saw a post on zi char at 446 F&B 海鮮小廚. The blogger had convinced her we should give this stall a … Continue reading

Teochew Hand Made Sotong Balls Pork Balls Mixed Soup 麥士威83号

It was back in July on Desmond’s off day that we arranged to go shoot SG50 Golden Jubilee Fireworks Rehearsal. By the time we reached our destination, Jubilee Bridge was a sea of people! All the photographer’s sweet spots were already taken by fanatics who’d camp-out as early as before noon so Desmond and I … Continue reading

Wow Wow West Western Food – Serving The Lord On Sundays!

When we arrived at ABC, almost all the hawker stalls within sight were bustling except for one. That stall had a very long queue earlier and we wanted to wait out for it to be shorter but by the time Ross went over to place our orders, they just about half-closed their shutters. The lady … Continue reading

Seng Kee Black Herbal Chicken Soup 成基黑鸡捕品 - Liver & Kidney Mee Sua

Seng Kee Black Herbal Chicken Soup 成基黑鸡捕品 stall a.k.a. Seng Kee Mee Sua (成基麵線) serves a wide variety of soups ranging from black chicken herbal to ginseng pig brain soups but they are most famous for their kidney mee sua (wheat vermicelli). Boon and I were at Kaki Bukit Food Centre last week but did … Continue reading

Tian Nan Xing Minced Pork Noodle 添南兴肉脞面

Boon knew I was sick and wanted to bring me for some tonic nutrition but they were washing up the stalls (they occupy two!) when we arrived 20 minutes before their closing hours. I guess business was so good that day, they’d sold out! We walked around Kaki Bukit 511 Market and Food Centre and … Continue reading

The Roti Prata House

The Roti Prata House is always packed during late night and especially the weekends for those craving for *southern Indian street food cuisine. How do I know? That’s because I’ve witnessed it first hand on the few occasions I went there after my macro sessions since it is opened 24 hours during the weekends. The … Continue reading