Browsing All posts tagged under »Hawker«

Five Days to Go

April 3, 2013


I have received really positive feedback on the first eBook. It inspired some to choose Penang as their next destination to visit. Others suggested that I show it to a publisher (which I haven’t thought of). With such encouraging support I can’t wait to share the second volume. In the mean time there is still […]

Top Street Food of Penang

March 8, 2013


The abundance of hawker cuisine in Penang meant that they are seldom cooked at home. Furthermore their preparations are usually laborious. KuKu would only cook on special occasions and to feed many mouths. On any other day she preferred to buy from the markets or hawkers. Although most hawker centres serve a variety of well-known […]

Rise of the Kok Women

February 6, 2013


The story below continues from here. For my grandfather, the shock of war might as well have been fatal. His fortune now won and lost, he never spoke again – retreating forever into a place within himself. Merely surviving the Nian was not a fortune he could live with. To ensure our livelihood, street-vending became […]