Friday, August 30, 2013

It Is Otak-Otak!

A few of you have guessed correctly.... The name of this dish is called....
OTAK-OTAK!! 

When the dish was served, I was taken aback... I expected the otak-otak to be wrapped up .. instead it came out on a big plate just like the above .... Well, the taste is somewhat different... it was not as juicy, I preferred it to be wrapped up as it is supposed to be....

Okay... as for the correct answers... They are from...... SK, Merryn, YKristen, Wenn, Angeline and Mun!   Six of you got the answer correct... and since there is only one prize, I have to make a "draw" again... 

And the number that comes out is...............

No. 3.. No.3... That means ykristen is the One who will receive a small token!!

(ykristen, please contact me if you read this! )

Lastly and not least, Thank You All for your comments and joining in the Fun!  More will be coming...  and coming...  :)



31 comments:

  1. Good grief!!! Not wrapped in banana leaf! Potong markah already there... Baked not grilled? Cut some more marks...

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  2. haiyoh STP, why you must stereotype otak-otak?? be more open lah, there can be many ways of cooking it, and i think this steamed one at Assam House taste good too.. :)

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  3. Well, now I need you to tell me what Otak-Otak IS!!

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  4. otah - otah lah.... how come look like that? where is that banana leaf?

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  5. Where got fragrant like that? Totally disappointed to see otak-otak served this way :(

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  6. LOL, it doesn't look like otak otak though :x

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  7. Yaloh. First time I see otak-otak been presented "naked" without wrapper! Hahah!

    Congrats to the winner.

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  8. stp: I was equally surprised too.. :)


    sk: everything came out in BIG portions.. including this.. hahaha..

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  9. ginny: Otak-otak is a cultural food from the nyonya/baba clan.. :) Something really new to you over there..


    chris: stripped naked liow.. hahaha..

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  10. merryn: that was what I meant.. the aroma of the leaf is not there..


    ken: LOL... that is why the guessing!

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  11. rose: hope she contacts me... i cannot find her blog..

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  12. Such a huge piece of otak otak..ehehe

    like cutting a cake

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  13. Yahor!!!!! SK is right! Clever you, SK!

    I forgot that the northern otak-otak is steamed - like the ones in Penang...but wrapped in banana leaf, the bits of fish buried in the wobbly egg custard - different from Muar's.

    Anyway, whatever style, whatever way they cook it...cannot beat the one in Sibu - Payung Cafe! They too have a different style - their own original recipe. Did you try when you were in Sibu, Claire?

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  14. somewhat different but I still like the traditional style.

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  15. Hahaha, I got the answer but also congrats to the winner Ykristen.
    yeohkristen@gmail.com this is her email that she left for me in my previous giveaway.

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  16. I still prefer those steam hot otak otak wrapped with banana leaf

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  17. Otak otak with clothing (banana leave) looks weird. Would call this naked otak otak.

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  18. Typo error - should be * without*

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  19. ling: something like that... hahaha..


    stp: did i or did i not...hmmmm.. i guess i got to go there once again.. really couldnt recall!! :)

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  20. wenn: not so juicy and soft..


    angeline: thank you!! I guess she didnt come by to read the results.. hahaha.. I will email to her..

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  21. irene: LOL.. I should have titled it Naked Otak Otak!!

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  22. got the email and no i do not have a blog but do follow blogs that have good food recommendations. I have emailed you my address.

    Happy MERDEKA to all readers and have a great weekend.

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  23. Congrats to the kristen! Happy Merdeka Day to you and your family Claire!

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  24. Hahaha, error in my previous comment. I meant Congrats to Kristen!

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  25. Not really crazy abt otak otak...gimme lulian I will drool

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  26. I have eaten otak-otak minus the leaves and the taste was different a bit.

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  27. ykristen: thanks.. I will send to you...


    bananaz: Mixture!! hahaha...

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  28. mun: hahaha... the Kristen is very special!


    kathy: me too!!!

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  29. TM: i think not so juicy, right?


    sharon: thanks on her behalf! hahaha..

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