4D3N KL Day 1 : Firefly, Skypark Subang, Super Kitchen Chilly Pan Mee, IKEA, Tak Fok Hong Kong Seafood

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08.25 am – Had apples,

a cup of milk and

soft boiled eggs for breakfast.

09.32 am – Was already at Firefly’s check in counter.

The boarding pass.

Firefly’s ATR 72-500.

10.20 am – Bye Penang! See you in 4 days.

Muffin and

apple juice served onboard.

Nice.

11.02 am – Landed in

Subang’s Skypark Terminal aka

Lapangan Terbang Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah.

12.28 pm – Got picked up by Kar Fei the jobless backpacker and headed for KL’s famous chili pan mee restaurant.

We went to Batu Road’s branch, one of four around KL.

The simple menu.

The awesome crazy hot chili flakes. 2 teaspoonful was more than enough for me.

Super kitchen’s chili pan mee.

The small bowl of soup that came with it.

01.16 pm – Next stop, Ikea. (Ikea did say that they will open 2 more branches in Penang and Johor 2 years ago, but until now, it still has not become a reality. Proof lies here.)

Cool stuff. Expensive, though.

Bought 3 interesting items.

03.06 pm – Next, we walked over to [email protected] to check out what’s on offer at The Library for New Year’s Eve.

Everybody, say hi to my buddy Kar Fei.

04.25 pm – Reached Kar Fei’s house.

The damn small tv.

07.23 pm – Went to Tak Fok Hong Kong seafood for dinner.

Delicious fried mantou.

Delicious pork.

Super delicious cheese crab.

Stir fried vegetables.

Stir fried mantis prawn.

09.23 pm – Went to IOI Mall’s GSC for a movie.

Sherlock Holmes. Best. I’d give it 8/10.

01.00 am – zzzzzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzz

The Saturday I Changed MYR1400 To IDR3850000

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10.30 am – Woke up with a determination to fix the broken door hinge.

10.45 am – Breakfast was apples and

fresh milk.

Bought Sarah’s kuih talam in front of Maybank Jelutong.

2 of the many many varieties.

12.18 pm – Wanted to visit SPCA Penang and see if there’s anything we could help out in, but too bad it was closed when we arrived.

12.43 pm – Went to Lebuh Cintra’s Hsiang Yang for lunch.

Cheap and good economy rice.

01.22 pm – Withdrew lots of money for conversion into Indonesian Rupiah.

01.30 pm – Went to Queen Street’s Vashnavee Beauty Palace to

get Vivian’s eyebrow plucked.

01.44 pm – After that, we walked into every money changer along Jalan Kapitan Keling to compare and get the best rate for MYR to IDR conversion.

1 MYR = 2750 IDR. That was the best rate we could get and M Mohamed Kassim was the highest among all.

02.08 pm – Went to Prangin Mall and bought myself a male to male audio cable for my monitor’s in built microphone.

Not cheap oh.

Went to one of Penang Road’s famous teo chew chendul branches for afternoon break.

Deep fried spring rolls.

Laksa.

Awesome chendul. Tastes the same.

04.19 pm – Going to Bali makes me feel rich. 😈

04.52 pm – Did some grocerying in Tesco.

Bought a pair of pliers.

08.39 pm – Ate Sarah’s kuih talam.

10.54 pm – Went to Raffee for a late dinner.

Delicious!

12.30 am – zzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzz

The Christmas Friday I Ate Kocha Taiwanese Delight

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11.52 am – Had only red apples for breakfast as it was super near lunch time when I woke up.

01.27 pm – Went over to Xuan Xin Restaurant in Gurney for a Christmas lunch with my family.

02.55 pm – Hurried on over to DeSantia Bridal House to join Vivian’s family

choose the studio photographs taken 5 days ago.

07.24 pm – Went to Kocha Taiwanese Delight for the first time.

The set selection was pretty huge, more than 50 over types to choose from.

In the end, I chose from the alacarte menu.

Taiwan’s supposed to be famous for their milk tea so I ordered myself one.

Honey dew milk tea with pearls.

Beef noodles.

Beef ball soup which had a different soup base. Tasted better than the beef noodles soup base. Can’t believe these 6 beef balls cost RM7.50. Note to self, order with noodles next time.

09.00 pm – Met up with Nicky Goh and friends at Gurney Walk before going over to Line Clear for

a tall glass of fresh cow’s milk. Do you know anywhere else in Penang to get fresh cow’s milk?

01.30 am – zzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzz

The Tuesday I Made Garlic Mashed Potatoes

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09.44 am – Breakfast.

12.34 pm – Fixed in the remaining light.

01.25 pm – Lunch.

02.47 pm – Fullmetal Alchemist 37.

04.51 pm – Afternoon break.

04.56 – Started working on the garlic mashed potatoes.

The potato.

Boil it.

While boiling, I received a mail.

Wow. A reusable bag from Public Bank for

registering for the awesome PB Day2Day Visa card.

I’m pretty sure I’m not gonna lug this bag around the mall but it’s useful nevertheless.

Got back to preparing the spices.

Decided to add scallions at the last minute.

Prepared the vegetables.

Soaked it in water.

Cut up the boiled potatoes in half.

Mashed it.

Added the spices and continued mashing it until it became

this.

Boiled the vegetables.

Ta da!

06.00 pm – Power Training @ ZeroFitness.

07.17 pm – Took out my own sambal belacan to eat with the raw vegetables.

Dinner.

Stole some of granny’s glutinous rice balls.

11.04 pm – Supper.

11.11 pm – Drank a small glass of

Jack Daniels.

01.00 am – zzzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

The Tuesday I Cooked Tomato Garlic Spaghetti

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09.04 am – Breakfast.

12.23 pm – Lunch.

01.28 pm – Fullmetal Alchemist 36.

05.09 pm – Afternoon break.

05.11 pm – Tonight’s dinner consist of tomato garlic spaghetti, caramelized onion mushroom and

Italian shrimps.

Wholewheat is more expensive but it’s healthier. It’s easier to win back money than win back health. -Chris Chee 😈

I think that ‘cottura 8 minuti’ means it takes 8 minutes to cook.

85g = 1 serving size.

Lucky for me, I bought this Camry weighing scale a few months back.

Since I was going to have 3 different dishes, the usual 1 serving size was divided by 3.

Waited for the water to boil before

putting the spaghetti in.

The ingredients that are going to make dinner possible.

I was actually surprised to find fresh rosemary in Tesco.

How 8 minuti spaghetti looks like in water.

How 8 minuti spaghetti looks like drained.

Smoked garlic.

Scallions, salt and pepper.

Oregano, garlic, basil and fresh rosemary.

The peeled prawns.

Toss the stuff together and you got yourself a bowl of shrimp marinade.

The chopped mushrooms.

The ingredients to be fried together with the mushrooms.

Accidentally sliced my finger while chopping

tomatoes. The skin of the tomato is damn slippery. (Lesson learned. Chop from inside out towards the end when there’s only a bit left.)

Left everything at the table ready for cooking while I went to gym.

06.30 pmPower training @ ZeroFitness.

07.37 pm – Post workout drink.

Layed out the shrimps

on the grill and let it roast for

5 minutes at 150

The Monday I Ate McDonald’s Prosperity Burger

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08.12 am – Had a chuka tako chumaki for breakfast.

All time favourite chumaki.

12.32 pm – Lunch.

05.54 pm – Afternoon break.

Includes a glass of fresh milk.

07.00 pm – Badminton with buddies.

08.59 pm – Late dinner @ McDonald’s Greenlane. 1st time there since the 2009 major renovation.

Looks colourful yet elegant,

bright and simple,

and also pleasant to look at.

Spent RM12.45 for their

in season Prosperity Burger.

The curly fries that came with the meal.

12.00 am – ZzzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

The Thursday I Made Tuna Sandwich

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08.38 am – Started drinking Sabah Tea,

which is actually black tea.

09.11 am – Breakfast.

09.28 pm – Bought disposable syringes for

sucking the crap in the fighting fish bowls

without disturbing the bubble nests.

12.38 pm – Did you know that accepting friend requests from people you don’t know in Facebook is a recipe for ID theft?

12.48 pm – Lunch.

01.30 pm – How I Met Your Mother s05e10.

05.12 pm – Started preparing dinner.

Tuna sandwich ingredients.

Boiled an egg.

05.25 pm – Sliced up half a tomato.

Cleaned the cabbages.

Took out the cheese.

Let it sit in the fridge.

Celery,

chopped up.

Onion.

Used about half.

Chopped up.

Mixed it together with some soy sauce.

Poured out the remaining chunks of tuna in olive oil.

Stirred well.

Replaced the spring onion with celery.

06.01 pm – Found the youngest female betta picta fighting fish dead.

06.30 pm – Power Training @ ZeroFitness.

07.50 pm – Post workout drink.

08.03 pm – Toasted bread.

The final ingredients waiting to be combined.

Healthy tuna sandwich for dinner.

10.55 pm – Started preparing the meat marinade for tomorrow’s lunch.

Took out the garlic for chopping.

Minced.

Lemons.

Olive oil.

Soy sauce, worcestershire sauce, balsamic vinegar added.

Basil + thyme added.

Last but not least, minced garlic.

Took out the chicken breast and lamb shoulder for

skinning and deboning.

Sliced nicely.

Took out a piece of Reynold’s resealable bag.

Put the meat inside.

Mixed it well with the marinade before

letting it sit in the fridge overnight.

12.47 am – Nip Tuck s06e09.

02.00 am – zzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz