Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Simple Lunch At Kampong Koh, Sitiawan

The next morning we set out from Ipoh around 11am for a day trip to Sitiawan. It has been more than a year or two since we last ventured out to this coastal town in Perak. It took me more than one hour drive to reach Kampong Koh and we chose Ah Pek Yeh Loi Heong restaurant for our lunch.
Angry Bird goes well with fresh coconut while waiting for the food to arrive...
While waiting for our food, we shared a Kompiang.. famous biscuit in Sitiawan...
And some sweet potatoes dumplings as appetizers...
We ordered Lala with soup and it came out like this.....
Cucumber boil with Lala... good combination...
The cucumber is soft and the clams are fresh....
Gonna try this one day at home!
Ordered only Flower Crabs cos only two of us can eat these.... 
Crispy fried fish... 
Cannot go without the mee sua with chicken in red wine... 



Four dishes for the four of us....
Bill came to RM75...

50 comments:

  1. Looks different from Sibu Kong piah. How's the taste? I like the fish & mee sua but flower crab, give it a pass.

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    1. More on onions in the kompiah... nice when crispy...

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  2. HHhmmmm, now I want to eat the mee suah. Did you two finish eating the flower crab? Looks quite difficult to eat with all the shells. Not too expensive. Don't think a lunch with crab can be termed as simple, hehehe.

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    1. Yes, each of us took one ... not very big so no problem... flower crab not much flesh but sweeter..

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  3. Your shirt is so cute la.. You also look very the cute leh.. hehe.. Wah first time I see the lala got cucumbers also leh.. Normally the seong tong lala here got soup, ginger, wolfberries and wine only.. Oohhh I dont like crabs, there was once those shell bits got stuck between my teeth, wah feels macam my teeth wana fall apart leh..Mee sua in red wine (and eggs) reminds me of STP, hehe..

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    1. Yes, Sitiawan has many Hockchews there so the food is more or less the same gua...

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    2. Not the same. Ours here, not so original. Theirs like what they have in China - not nice. LOL!!!

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  4. I tried going to Sitiawan once on my way back to KL, but that time my Waze sot sot didn't work, end up I got lost and head back out to the highway..

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    1. Oh too bad.. next time make a trip to this small town with lots of seafood...

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  5. I eat the kompiang before, Ching hometown is Sitiawan, she even buy for me to eat, hehe...

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    1. Great... but must microwave or toast it back before eating...

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    1. You got it! I was thinking and thinking but I couldn't get the right word out.. hahaha..

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  7. Sorry Claire, it's your Angry Birds Tee that caught my attention! Hahaha!

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    1. hahahaa... Angry bird is still in fashion or not?

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  8. wah, i like those kuih and also the clams!! and first time seeing clams with cucumber leh, hmmm, looks good and surely very refreshing huh?? and then, hehehehehe, i also like your tee-shirt leh, that print is so cute!!! :D

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    1. Yes, I also agree... cannot get it in Malaysia.. one of a kind! hahaha..

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  9. wah ... Kampung Koh ... i miss it!

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  10. I miss Kg Koh, ACS Swan. I grew up there :( I want kompiang...

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    1. I see Sitiawan is still the same.. not much changes at all... preserve the authentic buildings and houses..

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  11. I love those fishes! "Sa Zui" right? :D

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    1. Oh yes!! Suddenly the name slipped off my mind when I was writing up the post!

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  12. The biscuit and potato dumpling look best to me. Claire, you are SO cute in your angry bird shirt!!! You look like a teenager. Do you play angry birds?

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    1. NO no, I never played with the angry birds before.. hahahaa.. I mean not the game... I bought this tee in Sacramento... should have bought a few more.. hahaha..

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  13. All don't look nice, taste not nice too - the kompia & mee sua...not like the ones in Sibu. But I heard theirs are the authentic ones, just like the ones on China - ours here ciplak ones...just that ours are nicer, A LOT nicer! Hehehehehe!!!!!

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    1. Have you been there to taste them? The kompia biscuits post will come out tonight... so fresh and nice.. even when bitten also got the crunching sound.. so shiok! The taste... hmmm.... leave you sum si si... hahaha... Arthur, each state has their own special food.. cannot say not nice or taste not nice... depends on individual...

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    2. How can??? How can say taste not nice too? Taste already baru can say whether nice or not mah. Must keep an open mind. If say all don't look nice acceptable la...Claire not professional camera lady mah. Can't snap artistic photos.

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    3. Yes, agreed! My hp not doing credit to the food.. Taste first.. then baru tahu.. maybe end up Liam Liam Lei... hahaha..

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    4. Look can be deceiving, have to taste first then know nice or not...

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    5. Right, Sharon... my camera no good.. hahaha..

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    6. Many tasted already lor...all say not nice. See from the look also not nice, no, thank you.

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    7. This girl, my daughter's friend...from Sg Petani teaching in a small town in Perak is one of them.
      http://suituapui.wordpress.com/2013/12/13/feed-the-birds/
      Many from here in colleges and universities around there also went and tried or their friends bought back for them - of course, in the case of the latter, cannot say lah...not eaten on the spot when hot, so not nice already.

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    8. Well, as I said, it depends on individual buds and also how fresh it is... or where the place that sells.. not all are the same so cannot finalize how tasty it is... some may like it and some may not... so we must try them before we come to any conclusion...

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    9. Hmm...I've been trotting and traveling around Malaysia these days. If there is one thing that I learned about travel is that one should never judge food by pictures. Should try yourself den u will know it is nice or not. Must keep an open mind...else...well...like they say...the world is like a book. Those who doesn't travel...read just one page. The same applies to food.

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    10. Good to hear that you have been traveling lately, Cleffairy... Talking about food, I really have to say this again and again.. it depends on individual taste buds...

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  14. Rm 75 is pretty cheap, especially that's crab that's crab in the dish, I guess usually when having crab, it shouldn't be that cheap, hehe!!!

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    1. The crab cost RM16 for 2.. lala is RM20... the coconuts are expensive.. rm4.50 for one... :)

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  15. Your Angry Bird's mata-mata is so strategically positioned hee..hee...Nice simple food. But I don't like struggling with crabs in the restaurant.

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    1. Oh, actually I didn't see the strategic position.. but I know the V collar is quite low so I wore a tube inside... hehehe.. I don't mind struggling with the crabs cos I love eating them!

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  16. the kompiang look a bit like ham chim peah wor. Inti is what ya?

    I love the look of the lala soup

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    1. Different shop different inti... some with dark sauce and some with white big onions.. eat while hot otherwise got to toast it back before the teeth gets broken! hahaha..

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  17. The food looks good. That kompiang looks like keropok to me.

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    1. This is sold by a lady who came in to the shop to sell... the real kompiang is at another place..

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  18. I must tell you that you always looked young and very youthful when in such bright T-shirts. When posing with your kids, you looked like their sister! I am not polishing apples okay, knowing that I won't earn the kompiang. LOL

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    1. hahahaa... Ok, I accept your compliment full heartedly.. please do not retract your statement! (Next time you come Ipoh, I treat you heong peang!) hahaha..

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