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 The Sunflower Was At Full Bloom

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07.50 am – Had soft boiled eggs,

oats and

banana toasts for breakfast.

08.08 am – The sunflower at full bloom!

Yeah! At 8 days old.

08.11 am – Showered this fella.

10.01 am – Wasn’t home when the postman came.

Went to Jelutong’s post office to collect

this letter which just arrived.

The compound which I’ve already paid more than a month ago.

10.49 am – Mid morning snack.

12.44 pm – Arrived at my uncle’s house in Pulau Tikus for prayers. Honestly, the only thing that I enjoy are the conversations I have with my uncle, aunt, and cousins.

And with this fella too.

Offerings for my late grandfather.

The paper money that’s supposed to end up in heaven.

Hot ah~

01.43 pm – Had an awesome filling lunch afterwards.

03.16 pm – Got my caffeine fix.

06.59 pm – Arrived at De Tai Tong Cafe for dinner.

Passed the shop a few times before and today, I made it an effort to try them out.

I like their way of selling dim sum and chu char together for dinner. Had pork ribs (very good!),

sesame seed balls (very good!),

egg custards (very good!),

chrysanthemum tea,

sang mee (very good!) and

char hor fun (very, very, very, very good!).

The name card.

Directions.

10.00 pm – The International @ home.

FC Rating : 7/10

12.00 am – zzzzzzZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

The Sunday I Kena Saman For Parking At A Yellow Line

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10.30 am – Went to Anson Road’s Restoran Zim Sum for breakfast.

Super packed!

Had sesame seed balls,

egg tarts,

siew mai,

fish balls,

har kau,

chee cheong fun,

pork ribs with preserved black beans and

a lo mai gai. FULL as hell.

11.30 am – Checked out Little Penang Street Market.

Took a walk around the place.

RM50 a day. hmmm… Sounds reasonable.

12.00 pm – Ho say! The effect for parking along a yellow line.

12.30 pm – Replenished some ingredients.

05.00 pm – Green tea v6.

07.00 pm – Joo Leong for dinner.

The standard condiments.

BEST!!

08.30 pm – Papayas for supper.

09.30 pm – Children of Men.

children of men

FC Rating : 7.5/10

12.00 am – zzzzzZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzz