The Friday I Made Kaya

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07.38 am – Went to Weld Quay’s Wisma KGN for

Beng’s

hokkien mee.

~yum~

08.31 am – Showered this fella.

10.49 pm – Took Vivian to Vashnavee Beauty Parlour in Queen Street to

get her eyebrows threaded.

Pick a pattern.

Not exactly pleasurable.

11.19 am – Dropped by Jelutong market’s coconut stall

to buy 200g of coconut milk.

11.37 pm – Peng Yang chicken rice for lunch.

Awesome chicken.

Kiam chai boey.

Chicken rice chilli.

Lunch.

Extra.

04.55 pm – Prepared the ingredients before making kaya.

Half a bowl of sugar.

1 bowl of eggs.

1 bowl of santan.

1 pandan leaf.

Boiled the base of the double boiling pot with water while

beating the ingredients.

The bubbly mixture.

After the water boils,

the top of the double boiler is

put in.

The kaya mixture is poured in and the heat is lowered to low. Stirred for about half an hour and

got this.

Makes up to about 2 small jars.

05.51 pm – Sent my comforter to Batu Lanchang’s Dobi Damai.

2hr laundry is a service you must pay extra so I chose the normal service.

The receipt for collection 3 days later.

07.02 pm – Ate minced pork with tofu,

stir fried jicama,

stir fried vegetables and

soy sauce chicken

for dinner.

10.52 pm – Lepak in QEII.

03.28 pm – Went for midnight tim sum in Restoran Fun Tea Garden.

The tim sums.

05.00 am – zzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzz

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