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Sunday, August 27, 2017

Confinement Dishes At O'Cafe, Canning Garden, Ipoh

ONE OF MY EX-TREASURY COLLEAGUE WAS BAPTIZED RECENTLY.... When she told me that she was going to be baptized last Saturday, I was very surprised and of course, very Happy!

We know each other since 1990... we worked together in the same department and have been friends since.  Then  14 years later, both of us were transferred to two different government departments, I went to JKR and she in Land office.  But that did not deter us from keeping in touch every now and then... and as I said just recently, she was Baptized and now she is my sister-in-Christ!

This definitely calls for a Thanksgiving dinner... LOL... We did not decide on the place till she arrived... We were still thinking of where to go and when I mentioned confinement food at Canning Garden, she jumped to the suggestion with joy.  She simply loves those type of Chinese confinement dishes even we were past our giving birth period!  LOL....

We called up another ex-Treasury colleague of ours and three of us had a good time catching up and chatting till the shop owner came to "inform" us that it was time to close for the day... that was 8.30pm... And we continued our conversation back in my place till a couple of hours later... LOL.. Ladies, ladies... non-stop chatting!

As for the dishes... we ordered 4 for just the 3 of us....
Free range chicken in sweet chinese wine... RM12.90
Trotters in Black vinegar.. RM12.90
Yes, another confinement dish we love though it is a bit sweet here... 
Sambal Petai aka stinky beans which is to detox our kidneys.. ?
But that night the sauce was a bit over-sour... 
And steamed beancurd with minced meat.... 
Brown rice is served instead of white... 
Yes, our four dishes for the three big eaters such as US.. 
That was why we ate till they wanted to "close shop" for the night... 
The bill came to around RM70... 
I think enough confinement dishes to last for a couple of months.... 


17 comments:

  1. Nice celebration. Lol. Confinement dishes. Those dishes for for body warming. ^^

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  2. Everything I like, except petai, hehe...

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  3. Long time didn't eat there liao....love the confinement dishes also...Lol!

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  4. Such a happy occasion!! I have not heard of confinement dishes. So what is the criteria for food to be confinement?

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    1. They are good for warming up the body especially after giving birth to babies.. hahahaa..

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  5. Eh, when did you change from small eater to big eater? LOL! I love to eat these dishes, so flavourful, definitely need rice to go with them.

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    1. Now that the body has expanded, the stomach can put in more!

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  6. I like the chicken in Chinese wine and the trotters in black vinegar the most but white rice for me instead of brown rice :)

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    1. The chicken in Chinese wine eat le will I get drunk? LOL

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    2. Yes, can get drunk one.. I also dare not drink a lot...

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  7. Petai? I have that too in my post today. Oooo...black vinegar pork leg! I super-duper love that!!!

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  8. They are all delicious dishes and I didn't know that Tofu & Petai are also confinement food. I only thought Trotters in Black vinegar with lotsa gingers are good for new mummies.

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  9. Truly yummy food, especially the pig's trotters in vinegar.

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