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Introducing Penang Famous Food, Peanut Barley Candy (Part 10) – With Tripvid

Peanut Barley Candy is an old school snack which is not that common nowadays. The peanut barley candy is made of some crushed peanuts, sugar and some vegetable oil. A lot of younger generation kids do not know the original name of this snack. The correct name of this candy is actually known as “ark am” 鸭颈 (literally […]

Introducing Penang Famous Food, Transfer Road Roti Canai (Part 9) – With Tripvid

Transfer road roti canai is one of the famous roti canai around Penang. This stall has a history for over 90 years and has been passed down to four generations. The roti which is soft on the inside but crispy on the outside, when combining with tender chicken and mutton in a hearty, rich curry […]

Introducing Penang Famous Food, Chowrasta Market Breakfast (Part 8) – With Tripvid

Chowrasta Market is one of the busiest marketplaces in Penang. Along the market, there is a classical Chinese coffee shop selling wonderful Koay Teow Thng and Chee Cheong Fun. A heartwarming bowl of rice noodles served with a thick broth, fresh, handmade fish balls and tender duck meat, and a plate of thin, springy rice rolls […]

Introducing Penang Famous Food, Oyster Omelette in Video (Part 5) – With Tripvid

This oyster omelette stall is located at the junction of Kimberley Street and Carnarvon Street and has been here for 90 years! The omellete was crispy and golden in colour and gave a juicy and soft texture – this is the perfect formula for an amazing plate of oyster omelette. Join Travor James and myself […]

Introducing Famous Penang Food, Putu Mayam in Video (Part 4) – With Tripvid

Putu mayam in Malay or Idiyappam (இடியாப்ப‌ம்) in Tamil is a Tamil dish from southern India. It is now a popular dish in southern India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Singapore. One of the famous Putu Mayam in Penang is located at Pulau Tikus market. This fluffy, aromatic and mouth-watering dessert is a great way to […]

Jaya Bintang Cafe, Bukit Mertajam – An Affordable Cafe

There have always been a lot of coverage on affordable and delicious breakfast in Penang island. However, I believe there are even more of this kind in mainland Penang. One of it is at Bukit Mertajam and the one that I visited is Jaya Bintang Cafe located at Jalan Sungai Rambai. For more details on the food […]

Introducing Famous Penang Food, Air Itam Laksa in Video (Part 3) – With Tripvid

Introducing the famous and delicious Penang Air Itam Assam Laksa. This Assam Laksa stall has been serving delicious bowls for over for 3 generations in 63 years! Currently the young stall owner which is taking over was previously an Engineer. He quit his full-time job to continue this family business. It is truly an inspiring story.