The Saturday I Made Tang Yuan Glutinous Rice Balls

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09.54 am – Went to Kedai Kopi Seng Thor for

this stall’s

lor mee.

10.11 am – Noticed a crowd buying from a kuih stall next to the coffee shop.

I bought myself one of each. Sesame seed balls,

kuih melayu,

tau sar piah,

hong kong new year cake,

or kuih,

kuih koci.

10.18 pm – Went to Thye Huat hardware store and bought myself 2 stuff.

A wireless door bell and

a blower ball for cleaning motherboards, graphic cards and all the other electronic parts of the computer. Was actually looking for a can of compressed air but too bad they don’t have it. Hard to find in Penang.

11.10 am – Went to Kim Soon Auto Repair to get PCJ’s

engine oil changed.

Filled it up with 4 liters of Castrol’s 20W-50 that cost RM40.

Service charge.

12.05 pm – Went home and installed Ousun’s wireless door chime.

01.18 pm – Went to City Bayview’s Kopi Tiam for lunch.

One of the vouchers I won from the photgraphy competition a while back.

The salad.

The mushroom soup.

The very nice fried szechuan chicken rice.

Vinny had fish and chips.

Fruits.

Ice cream.

Coffee.

02.29 pm – Took Vinny’s eye growth to see Dr Khoo.

We arrived not long after he returned from lunch break.

02.59 pm – Started making glutinous rice balls. Took out granny’s food colouring liquid,

the bottle of sugar and

water.

Poured a cup of glutinous rice flour.

Poured about 1 tablespoonful of sugar.

Poured some water.

Started mixing it into a doughy texture.

Split it into half.

One to be coloured red and yellow.

The red dye.

Squeeze, squeeze, squeeze.

Ta da. Orange.

Took a pandan leaf from

the pandan plant in my backyard.

Used it to make the sugar water smell nicer.

Round 1. Ready for boiling.

boil tangyuan

Dropped all of it into another separate pot of boiling water.

You’ll know it’s ready for harvesting when it floats.

Round 2. Start.

Round 2. Done.

Round 3. Done.

Dog paw tang yuen.

We used about 2 cups of glutinous flour which came up to about 8 servings.

04.39 pm – Afternoon break.

Ate the kuihs bought in the morning.

05.30 pm – District 9. A very awesome movie. Lots of violence. 9/10.

Click here for trailer.

10.00 pm – Went to Kayu for dinner.

Nasi kandar.

11.41 pm – Inglorious Basterds. 8/10.

02.00 am – zzzzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzz

The Saturday I Ate Harvest In Cafe

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09.27 am – Breakfast.

12.06 am – Mr Loh the plumber came and

fixed a new rubber thingy.

The worn out rubber thingy.

Total damage = RM20.

01.11 pm – Had Perak Road’s economy fast food for lunch again.

Stuff I took.

The barley red beans dessert.

01.59 pm – Dropped by Homedec ’09.

Checked out all the home appliances, furniture, room decoration ideas, etc.

The array of LCD tvs for sale.

03.29 pm – Went to Batu Lanchang market.

Been a long time since I stepped into this place.

The fruits.

The chicken section.

Bought 1.5kg worth of chicken wings,

apples and

a dragon fruit.

04.23 pm – Washed the measuring cups and

spoons.

Washed the chickens.

Minced garlic.

The recipe.

The ingredients.

The cleaned chicken.

Cooked the ingredients till boiling before cooling it down in

a bowl of ice.

Pouring the delicious stuff over the chicken wings to marinate overnight.

06.00 pm – Fringe s02e06.

08.18 pm – Went to Harvest In Cafe for dinner.

Was full house when we arrived.

Strictly no pork.

The menu.

Added RM 4.90 for a set meal.

Mushroom soup.

Catch of the day.

Honey mustard chicken.

Ice cream cheesecake.

11.00 pm – Moon. MUST WATCH!! KICK ASS MOVIE!!

01.00 am – zzzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzz