Upcoming courses in June & July
Category: Hawker Food
Food courts are a popular lunch and dinner stop for locals and tourists alike.
Basement Food Court, Jalan Hospital (formerly Ashby Rd) (GPS N 04° 36.166′ E 101° 5.681′) It is now called Angsana Ipoh Mall but everyone knows it as Greentown Mall. It houses UO Superstore, Nagoya Textiles, Guardian, numerous other shops and a good number of mobile kiosks. Knowing Ipohites’ propensity for ignoring name changes of any [...]
For the benefit of our outstation friends who come to Ipoh for the sole purpose of having a good meal, instead of focusing on a particular hawker food, Ipoh Echo will be featuring a particular place to eat. Since time immemorial, most of us remember the corner coffee shop across the road from Kamdar – [...]
Pisang Goreng (Goreng Pisang) or deep-fried banana fritters, whichever way you say it, is one of Malaysia’s favourite tea-time snacks. Usually sold at roadside stalls, there are mainly two kinds of batter – Chinese or Malay. Chinese batter is crispy whilst Malay batter makes a crunchier texture. Some customers even ask for extra bits of [...]
Nasi biryani is a traditional Indian Malaysian rice-based dish with a signature reddish-orange color and a strong, spiced flavour.
We are looking again at Laksa Asam (or Asam Laksa) but the halal kind, in other words, Malay laksa. When compared with Penang laksa, the gravy of Malay laksa is not as thick and comes with a slice of hard-boiled egg. You won’t see bits and pieces of fish floating around because the fish is [...]
The roast duck with its shining reddish-brown skin, seen hanging in the windows of Chinese restaurants or hawker food stalls, is synonymous with any good Cantonese food joint.
This soupy dish of rice vermicelli (meehoon) with deep-fried fish head is becoming more popular as people begin to appreciate fish head, which is usually made into a curry. It’s a one-dish meal which is a little sour (just like laksa) but has excellent tasty bits of fried fish head, eaten with meehoon (vermicelli). Because [...]
Claypot noodles, also known as Yee Mee or Poh Chai Noodles, are a type of crispy noodles made from wheat flour and palm oil
Thengai Paal Appam, or popularly known as just ‘Appam’, is a lovely crepe-like pancake made from fermented rice and coconut milk , and eaten dipped in delicious coconut milk.