Street food

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Roasted Makhana

June 17, 2016 Indian

…lotus seeds or foxnuts. Next time, this is what I’m going to snack at the movie theaters. As long as I can sneak in some. Guilty as charged and I am not ashamed one bit to admit it.

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Grass Jelly {Cincau}

July 21, 2015 Beverages

Hello friends!!! Summer is scorching here in Florida and we have been gobbling up as many watermelons as possible. It’s natural to go overboard with watermelons. And grass jelly for that matter.

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Teh Tarik — Malaysian “Pulled Tea”

January 24, 2014 Beverages

… translated as “pulled tea”. It might sound cliche, but dare I say teh tarik will knock your socks off? A Malaysian staple beverage, I’m already missing teh tarik even more than my usual morning coffee. Apparently, condensed and evaporated milk has that effect on you.

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Cekodok Pisang {Banana Fritters}

November 22, 2013 Desserts

I have gained a few pounds since visiting my parents. And I’m OK with that. Can’t complain when I’m so well fed and spoiled by mom’s cooking. Not to forget the irresistible street foods here in Malaysia. It’s all well until I return to normalcy, and onto a treadmill. Till then, I’ll continue to ignore […]

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Char Kuey Teow

September 24, 2013 Malaysia

When in Malaysia, you take street foods for granted. It never feels like you’d ever need to learn how to whip up char kuey teow, chendol, mamak mee goreng, curry laksa etc… When there’s abundant street stalls/hawkers and weekly evening markets offering arrays of delicious street foods, why bother making it at home? Right?

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