Monday, August 29, 2016

From Brentwood Villa To Giant Crabs At Boddam, Peterhead

WAITED FOR AARON TO COME FETCH US FROM BRENTWOOD VILLA, the one and only guest house which makes one not missing home at all... Mary Moh who is not a stranger to many of us, she has opened a Bed and Breakfast guest house in Aberdeen here. Just opposite Aberdeen University.  A very prestigious location especially for parents and students alike, who can gather and stay at her well furnished rooms, plus on top of that, we can have the luxury to choose our own menu rabging from western food to Malaysian cuisines such as Nasi Lemak, Pan Mee both dry and soupy versions, Roti Canai, Fried Koay Teow and even Satay is not excluded!!  Just type in Brentwood Villa, Aberdeen and her website will appears before your eyes!  Lol....

Back to my post.... From Brentwood villa, we went to Peterhead,an half hour drive to fulfill one purpose.  Boddam is the name of the place where we could purchase giant crabs at a very moderate price.  We bought 8 big crabs and one kilo of velvet crabs plus one giant lobster which weigh one kg... All for the price at only £28!!  I just could't believe it.... And our dinner were just crabs and nothin else... 
At the side of Brentwood Villa whike wIting for Aaron...
A half hour drive to Boddam in Peterhead....
On the way... Nice scenery....
Cloudy skies looming above...
Boddam... A name for a small fishing town....
And while waitingfor the fishermen to getthe goods for us...
Aaron helping a fisherman to lift up the pail...
Two big octopus and two cod fish at £6.... 
The octopus were still alive... 
Another fisherman getting our crabs,,,


Aaron helping to take our goods up...
And our dinner for the evening.... 
Aaron did it by pouring some brandy and lots of ginger into the pot of crabs....
Our standby desserts.....
Yes, our very light dinner... and a very messy one too!!

18 comments:

  1. That sure was a good selection of sea food and at a very competitive price.

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  2. So cheap! Here, you'll get two big ones only...our mud crabs! Can't afford to eat, so expensive.

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    1. Yeah, i get what you mean.. Too expensive there...

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  3. That was a lovely dinner. Crabby dinner. I want too.

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  4. I loves the desserts, hehe... Cannot resist, hehe...

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  5. What a feast! Even after conversion it is cheap LOL! So, please makan puas-puas :D

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  6. The scenery in this fishing town is beautiful. How awesome! You get the fish and crabs straight from the sea!! The freshest! Plus no store to add money to the bill. Aaron must be a very good cook. He must have learned well from you.

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  7. I love your dinner! I would definitely stay at Mary's B&B if I ever go to Aberdeen. Thank you for the recommendation.

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  8. Beautiful scenery! Did you clean the crabs and the octupus?

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    1. Yes, cleaned up with toothbrush... We dint buy the octopus...

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  9. I like the reflection of the sky in the river, so beautiful!

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