Spicy Garlic Lemon Butter Sea Scallops Recipe

Mother’s Day is fast approaching but we’ll be celebrating this weekend instead, as on its actual day, my second grandson will be having his BAEK-IL 백일 (100th day celebration). Back on track, have you planned your Mother’s Day home dining menu or book that restaurant she’s been wanting to go? Please note that flowers and … Continue reading

Thai Steamed Lemon Fish Recipe – Pla Kapong Neung Manao (ปลากะพงนึ่งมะนาว)

I still have several whole fish from the fishery port so this time, I cooked something that my family would order whenever we visit a Thai restaurant – Pla Kapong Neung Manao (ปลากะพงนึ่งมะนาว), which is Thai-style Steamed Fish with Chilli, Garlic & Lime, but I did not have lime so I used lemon instead and … Continue reading

Ministry Of Rojak By Abdhus Salam Rojak

We had Penang food for lunch that afternoon and looking around, I was amused by a signboard “Ministry of Rojak”. I had thought the shop to be selling music CDs (somehow the name brought to mind, Ministry of Sound) or different types of salad since rojak, to me, means “chap pa lang” (a bit of … Continue reading

Baked Salmon Recipe

A few days ago, Vanessa tried an online grocery delivery service called Go Fresh. The vacuum-packed perishables of ham, beef, salmon, and chicken breasts were delivered in a styrofoam box packed with some dry ice. Last night, Van broiled chicken breasts for dinner and so this morning, I reciprocated with a baked salmon for her … Continue reading

Lao You Ji Fish Head Steamboat Seafood Restaurant 老友记鱼头火锅海鲜

The last time we met was during the CNY period at Imperial Treasure Super Peking Duck Restaurant after Adrian’s scary heart attack incident and it’s about time we gather again for some food, booze and gossips but more importantly, we had to celebrate, albeit a belated one, Paulina’s birthday! I had called/texted to wish her … Continue reading

Delicious Makan Trail In Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia! Part 5 (Yong’s Steam Bot Garden 泳池海鲜生锅園)

Steamboat meal was excellent. Ricky’s friend said there are a few steamboat restaurants in Batu Pahat but Yong’s is well known among the locals for their fresh tasty food and reasonable prices. Indeed, we saw a good turnover of diners during our dinner. Benny said he liked the fact that the broth was not overly … Continue reading

Delicious Makan Trail In Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia! Part 4 (Da Bei Shui 大杯水)

While we were at Kedai Makanan Swee Kee, Benny noticed a banner across the street (in front of a food centre) informing their regulars that Mee Jian Kueh had moved to Da Bei Shui Kopitiam. These were the two places we wanted to go and now that they are housed under one roof, our route … Continue reading

Delicious Makan Trail In Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia! Part 3 (Kedai Makanan Minuman Ah Soon 阿顺猪杂汤)

Our next destination was supposedly a heavenly tasting snack but our roving eyes caught a crowded kopitiam selling fish head beehoon shop, Kedai Makanan Minuman Ah Soon 阿顺猪杂汤. Needless to say, the gluttony part of us detoured from the original route and we dashed swiftly to it. All of us agreed that this unexpected discovery … Continue reading

Delicious Makan Trail In Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia! Part 2 (Kedai Makan Swee Kee 水记炖品)

Tony mentioned a no signboard fish ball noodles stall which comes highly recommended by Johor Kaki readers from Batu Pahat. He’d missed this stall during all his previous visits to Batu Pahat and was hoping that it would be opened today. As luck was on our side, the stall was opened for business that morning. … Continue reading

Noryangjin Fisheries Wholesale Market 노량진수산시장 Part 2

After more than an hour of shopping for the best buy (or so we thought), we went to the second floor where half a dozen of restaurants are equipped to cook your seafood. We went to the one recommended by the fishmonger. I am not very impressed with they way they handled our cockles and … Continue reading