Thursday, December 5, 2013

Pillow Dumplings Along Cintra Street, Penang

From Hutton Lane, we adjourned to Cintra Street to get some "Bah Chang" (Dumplings) to take back to Ipoh. Love the Bah Chang there but I think their sizes have somehow "shrunk" compared to those days. From the price of RM2.50, they are now sold at RM3.50 each... Well, it is not surprising considering that everything has gone up by now and still going up every now and then....

Along the way, I stopped and took some pictures...
Campbell House now a boutique hotel...
Here is the Chang shop...
There are a few types of dumplings sold here... 
I prefer the white glutinous rice type of dumplings with lots of beans...
They started in 2000?
Here are some of the choices...
Their steamed yam pudding is not bad too..
And their Ang Tau Sar (Red Bean Dessert) is not to be missed as well..
Back in Ipoh, I steamed this up for my dinner...
 I call this Pillow Dumpling (Jum Tau Choong)
Filled with yellow beans, salted egg and meat..
Come to think of it, I still have one left inside the freezer! 

36 comments:

  1. Oh you call it pillow dumpling? haha! Looks yummy! : )

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  2. I like the red bean soup, with dried mandarin orange peel (chan pei), i guess cantonese prefer that unique flavor :p

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    1. I also love.. too bad I didn't have much time that day cos the bus won't wait for me.. hahaha...

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  3. i like to eat bah zhang too~ wanted to go there try one day~

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  4. So cheap! Here RM5, big though...but now no more. Nobody bought, I guess, too expensive.

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    1. The price varies accordingly too... there are RM5 ones.. but I prefer these whitish ones...

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  5. yoh, i love eating "jung" leh.. and i see they have quite a variety of "jung" on sale, you only bought two home ah?? i remember i can eat 2-3 at one go and that's one meal for me, haha~~ :D

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    1. I bought quite a few.. distributing them and I kept two for myself only.. hehe...

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  6. Seldom see this type of bak chang. Shape doesn't matter as long as it is nice. Like meat and not bean fillings.

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    1. Oh you dont like beans? I don't like meat so much.. hahaha.. ok, next time we can exchange.. hahaa..

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  7. my neighbour makes white (triangle) dumpling too. Love it to the max!

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    1. So Nice!! My neighbour also makes but brownish types :)

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  8. When I see the name pillow dumpling, it got me all excited & I was really curious. I love dumplings too!

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    1. Too bad nowadays I cannot eat as much as I wanted to compared to younger days!! hahaha..

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  9. I like to eat bah changs too but may get indigestion if eat a big one.

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    1. Yes, same with me too! That's why I always told my kids, eat when young.. come old age, this cannot take, that cannot take... have to eat little bit of this and that only..

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  10. Well, I can't help but notice how pretty your plates are!

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  11. I loves to eat chang but can't eat to much due to indigestion...

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    1. Same with me lar... eat moderately ok one..

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  12. My favourite always... with lots of the mung beans! And we have a habit of eating it dip with sugar!

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    1. yes.. dip with fine sugar, nice hor? I do that too.. but not always.. jaga health! :)

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  13. Pillow dumpling? So weird the name. Ha :D

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  14. Seldom see this bak chang around nowadays. MOstly the pyramid-shaped chang!! Enjoy your chang ok? Lol!

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    1. Yes, Rose.. not many shops selling these type of chang now..

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  15. I love bak chang. I recalled that these pillow dumplings are sold opposite "Loh wong" at Ipoh. Not sure whether they are still there anymore. I haven't been there for a while.

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    1. Not sure, dont think I seen them there.. but in Central coffeeshop, there are some but not pillow ones.. :)

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  16. I'm going to Penang next weekend! I'll give this one a try coz I love bak chang! :)

    Thanks Reana!

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    1. HB, you can try out other varieties too! Happy Food Hunting!!

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  17. Penang One? We have that here too!

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    1. Great... next time lead me there! hahahaa...

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  18. I've been looking for something similar.

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    1. You can try out this next time when you visit Penang..

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