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Penang ‘siput’ paradise

Penang ‘siput’ paradise

GEORGE TOWN: More people are opting for traditionally processed and cooked seafood such as sea snails and shellfish for their natural freshness and unique taste. Despite its hidden location and having opened only three months ago, Yob Siput Bakar in Jalan Akuarium, Gelugor, is attracting a clientele with a menu that includes roasted sea snails […]

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Babies and biscuits

Babies and biscuits

By Alan Teh Leam Seng A trip to Penang is not complete without a visit to Ghee Hiang. Alan Teh Leam Seng wonders what babies have to do with the pastry shop I had just settled down in my hotel room after a tiring three-hour drive from Kuala Lumpur when I received an SMS from […]

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Local Special Products :: ”Tau Sar Pneah” (Green Bean Paste Pastry)

Local Special Products :: ”Tau Sar Pneah” (Green Bean Paste Pastry)

A ball-shaped flaky biscuit with mung-bean fillings with savoury taste. Tau Sar Pneah is sometimes known as Tambun biscuits. Available at most biscuit shops, supermarkets or Chowrasta market. The famous ones are from Ghee Hiang and Him Hiang. About Ghee Hiang A Malaysian brand name built over a period nearing 150 years through careful nurturing, […]

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