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 Friday I Went To Blue Reef Fish & Chips

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08.30 am – Soft boiled eggs,

a papaya and

2 toasts for breakfast.

09.30 am – Showered this fella.

10.00 am – Happiest day of the month.

12.00 pm – Air New Zealand’s latest safety instruction video.

12.30 pm – Had lunch.

05.00 pm – Afternoon break!

Just a slice.

07.00 pm – Checked out Blue Reef Fish & Chips for the first time.

Their weekday lunch promo.

Settled on Seafood Galore.

Damn lots of sotong rings.

The salad that accompanied the ‘galore’.

The ordinary tartar sauce.

Mini parting gifts.

The damage.

08.30 pm – Eat, eat, eat!

09.00 pm – He’s Just Not That Into You.

FC Rating : 7/10

01.00 am – zzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

The Sunday I Dropped By Bukit Jambul’s Swisspac

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10.00 am – Had Miss Yap’s muffins,

a banana and

a cup of milo for breakfast.

12.00 pm – Vinny’s Evo 7 had some problems, so

we packed it up and brought it to the store in Bukit Jambul for a 1 to 1 exchange.

12.30 pm – Pumped some gas

on the way.

Swisspac, the store we bought the speakers from.

Had someone check it out.

We got our 1 on 1 exchange. Wee!

01.30 pm – Arrived at Aunt Mary’s in Bayswater for lunch.

The stove.

The sink.

The salad.

The quesadillas.

The creamy mushroom spaghetti.

03.30 pm – Dropped by Midlands Park for

a cup of coconut ice cream. ~yum

04.00 pm – Saw an accident on the way home.

08.00 pm – Went for dinner at Kim Gary’s.

The borsch soup.

The delicious minced pork fries

The delicious honey lemon.

The jelly.

The lousy cheesy creamy mushrooms. Lousy.

The pita bread.

The chilli seafood.

12.00 am – zzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzz