Monday, December 14, 2015

Teochew Porridge In Pasir Puteh

COME MONDAY MORNING...

I overslept!  Supposedly to go out for breakfast with my friend around 9.30am instead of 10.30am by the time I got ready.  A thousand apologies to my friend who was patiently waiting for my whatsapp message, she is smart, she has taken a light breakfast first and mine was the second meal of the day... hahahahaa....

By the time we reached Pasir Puteh, it was almost 11am... time for brunch instead of breakfast and we had a light one at a corner shop where every dish was still fresh and warm.  But I didn't feel like taking economy rice but porridge instead... and these were my humble choices....

While porridge with three condiments.... RM7.60

Preserved radish aka "choy poe" ... Not sure I got it right....
Fresh peanuts with crispy anchovies...
Softened Mui Choy.... 
Sai Mai Loe... mixed fruits....
That was our simple brunch.... 
And after our meal, we proceeded to visit a friend who is not feeling well...
Spend a couple of hours there... 
And collected some pots of flowers from another friend on the way back.... 
Oh, I am not a flower lover and know nothing about gardening...
But I know someone is Really Happy to bring home these lovelies back to her garden of Eden...



19 comments:

  1. I love Teochew porridge but I will always order this and that, everything I would want...and it can get quite expensive at times. Hah!!! For a while, I thought you've gone into gardening - lots of time after retirement. They look nice...but give to me, will guarantee all die one! :D

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    1. hahahaha.. I thought you are good in gardening? I saw some plants in your house before...

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  2. Nice simple dishes, but I would have rice instead hee..hee... I think I know who brought home the flowers :)

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    1. You can guess right, I am sure!! hahahaa

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  3. Nice & simple Teochew porridge. Sometimes simple dishes like this is still the best & can stisfy one's tummy. Yum!!!.. Is the plant for NC?

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    1. Irene, you are really a faithful reader!!

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  4. Those pots of flowers, makes me think of Nancy, hehe...

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  5. Ha ha...looks like our friends know who is the new proud owner of the beautiful plants. Oh Claire, I am feeling so blessed. I was expecting 2 pots of flowers but when I took them out of the boxes, there were 4 pots of different colours. Thank you and your friend so much for the flowers. I hope I know how to care for them. Bless you and your friend for these lovelies!

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    1. Better to give to a lover than a non-one.. hahahaa... As Kathy said, if we plant, they will be in paradise very soon...

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  6. Wah. That someone is adding more beautiful flowers to her already-beautiful garden.

    Nice brunch. I do not mind white porridge sometime.

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    1. Yes, once a while... can cook them anytime too...

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  7. overslept!! how nice!! luckily you do not need to go to work, haha.. so it was indeed a very nice brunch, simple and ching ching dei.. and so happy lor, your friend brought you for brunch, and then to visit a friend who was sick, and then to another friend's place to bring home the plants..

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    1. Yes, all I need is a driver and a companion.. and food.. hahahaa..

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  8. I also just ate teochew porridge! I like to eat porridge because it is easy to swallow. Hope your friend is feeling better after you all visited her to cheer her up. Lovely flowers, I am sure Nancy will take good care of it.

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    1. Yes, someone definitely will.... at least she has the green fingers...

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  9. That peanuts and ikan bilis... the ratio is wrong between the two. Too much peanuts and too little anchovies!

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  10. I am also a Teochew and believe me that I love good porridge very much.
    I was sick last night and woke up hungry near midnight, craving for porridge.
    So I ended up going to McD for the only available porridge at 11:45pm!
    Next time, I should ta bao home and add all the ingredients in your photos!

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  11. Lucky your friend is so patient. Hehehe

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