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Top Street Food of Penang Vol. 2

April 10, 2013

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After weeks of hard work I finally completed the second volume of “Top Street Food of Penang” eBook. Hopefully you will like it as much as you liked the first volume. These eBooks are the outcome of my trip back to Penang recently. I wanted to bring back a souvenir for the followers of The […]

Five Days to Go

April 3, 2013

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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

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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 […]

Hawkers Delight

February 20, 2013

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It has become a ritual for my sister and her husband to take KuKu and myself out to supper during our annual reunion. I had been eager to get to the night market and soak up the red lantern in its magic life of fire. Seeing KuKu again would always be top billing on this […]

A taste of what is to come….

January 31, 2013

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Yup Penang is well known in the whole wide world for it 🙂

Weekly Photo Challenge: Illumination

January 16, 2013

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Today I am taking up the Weekly Photo Challenge of the Daily Post. The word ‘Illumination’ reminds me of the Chinese Lantern, which plays an important role in the culture I grew up in. It symbolizes the brilliant culture of China that was brought along by the early Chinese migrants to Penang. In ancient China, […]

Warm, nourishing, simple and sweet

December 31, 2012

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Grandfather came here an expert clock-and-watch man, at a time when such instruments were objects of great pride and status. He and his brother soon established a small but thriving business in the heart of the old town. They did better than to walk among kings, as here was the domain of the King’s profligate […]