Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Trip To Penang For Food And Desserts

Last Saturday my girl and I set out on a clear sunny morning... we took a slow drive up north to Penang island for a two nights getaway, a day after I "unofficially" retired.  
I can see clearly now, the rain is gone,
I can see all obstacles in my way
Gone are the dark clouds that had me blind
It’s gonna be a bright ... bright....
Sun-Shiny day.
 
Mama started the engine rolling down the tunnel... 
till we reached the Panglima Bukit Gantang resthouse...
then the small girl took over the wheel... 
because mama knows the roads are "straighter" and easier to monitor....
let her have a "feel" of how it is on a highway..... 
but of course, mama's turn before reaching the toll... 
So hungry we were... we ended up going to Perak Road...
Taking yam rice at Canton shop...
Salted Vegetables soup with meaty balls and varieties....
Long time I didn't take salted vege soup..
Ordered a small bowl of pork knuckles, beancurd and one egg....
The bill came to around RM14...
 Next, we ended up in Prangin Mall.... 
At the Teochew Chendol Stall
In time to watch some "A-Go-Go" dancers in tune with some 1970s songs....
.... at the same time enjoying our bowl of cendol at the Teochew stall...
Creamy and Santan-ic as usual.....
Time to lose some calories after that.... 
We walked for a couple of hours doing some "window shopping"
before we proceeded to check in to our hotel at Tanjung Bungah...



31 comments:

  1. I thought it was you dancing on stage. Ooooo...stewed egg!!! I like!!! Lovely weather, so nice...not like here. :(

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    1. Sunny weather... I heard cooling weather down south... but hot up north...

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  2. You are really enjoying yourself!

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  3. Claire, wah! I missed yam rice so much, long time have not eaten yam rice. All the food so yummy. And that bowl of cendol, I must go for it next time I visit Penang.

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    1. Lets make a kepox trip next time... wahhh..too many programs lined up la

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  4. Retirement life, enjoy rite? Food looks good and I love that bowl of cendol.

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    1. If got money, enjoy..no money then gloomy.. hahaha

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  5. Wow that's a lot of food for two girls, yup girls.. Rice, soup and balls, pork knuckles, egg, nice wor.. So nice can tarn sai kai in Penang with little girl, hou meang 😝

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    1. Don't think of weight then one will enjoy... :)

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  6. bad example of the mama!!! one of her hand was making the v-sign and the other was not on the wheel!! hmmm, must drive like the small girl lah, both hands on the wheel and above the 180-deg line!!!

    oooh, i just love that Salted Vegetables soup with meaty balls and varieties!!! so tempted to have a bowl right now leh.. the hot soup and the salted veggie plus all the variety of balls.. i like!!!

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    1. Mama can do.. girl must not do... two seconds... ok.. not without two hands on the wheel..then dangerous!

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  7. salted veggie soup is my fav, what more with lotsa 'liews' ...i can eat bowls of rice with it!

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    1. Appetizing soup... but I can eat only bowl.. too full liow..

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  8. Mother and daughter bonding time! With good food and desserts, nice! Why "unofficially"?

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    1. Oh, thanks for explaining. You are now only clearing your annual leaves, is it?

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  9. The soups both look so good! So special, the day after your retirement to have a special getaway with your girl! Does she have a drivers license or is she still leaning?

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  10. Oooh. A go-go show on stage! Nice.

    Yummy meal. I like that salted veggie with meatballs soup.

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  11. A-go-go? Mea lei geh? I never heard this term before..

    Me and my siblings have opposite driving experiences as your daughter. My big bro and lil sis first long distance driving experience is to drive to Melaka without our parents' knowledge. Me, my first is when I drive to Penang for interview, I basically received the call then immediately packed up, told me shell shocked mom and left..

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    1. hahaha... you lagi geng!! I will be worried sick if my girl were to do that....

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  12. tu baru authentic teochew cendol LOL

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  13. Never been to Penang...the food is sooooo cheap compare to East Malaysia.

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