Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Hakka ... is in my blood

So coincidently, both of my wife and my mum is a Hakka...
Besides that they are the eldest in their family.......
I am having a tough time because of that....

I always influence by Hakka food.....

Few weeks ago, I was at MidValley...
We decided to have our dinner at Ying Ker Lou.. (hakka cuisine restaurant)...


We had these :-

Hakka lui char.. My wife loves it ..
but not me .. I don't like the gravy...

I ordered this .. Seafood pan mee..
I love it .. the soup is very nice ...
I dont feel thirsty after the meal...

Kao choy chee cheung fun...
the skin is really soft and nice....
but kinda salty...

Now u c the scallop and now you don't ...

This is the best thing that I like about this restaurant..
No MSG...

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    1. I like YKL.. simple and nice..
      n no MSG

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  2. I also dont like the lui char much..once awhile ok...

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    1. I can't eat lui char..
      my face will become pale when eat the lui char..

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  3. I don't really like Hakka food. Doesn't suit my taste buds..

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    1. Same here, not really fancy Hakka food.

      Can take once a while~

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    2. ooo i like those mui choy kau yuk, mui choy steam mince meat....
      nice with a bowl of white rice...

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  4. I like the food at Ying Ker Lou and all Hakka Food!

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    1. ooo .. one day lets go together..

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    2. Sure boh? You belanja me ok - Billionaire Ahem Gates!!

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  5. My friends always target the Hakkas as very crazy people but intelligent academically and the best cooks. You agree with them?

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    1. not crazy but very fierce ppl.. lol

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    2. Are you saying your mom and fui fui are fiery women?

      Ahem......

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    3. Don't worry....his python lagi ganas and can tame any wild beasts!

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    4. TM, you have yet to try wrestling with his python, how you know ganas??

      Fui Fui has a magic flute to tame python and anaconda!

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  6. Since I am a Hakka food fan, you can invite me over to dine at your kitchen. We can talk python and snakes whole night.

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    1. *Bromance*

      Bulu roma naik...

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    2. Actually I am scared to meet this deadly Ahem Chai... You think his python might strangle me?

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    3. You are a very confused man, TM.

      Sekejap thick-faced ask ppl to invite you to his house for dinner.

      Sekejap scare he might eaten you alive.

      I think you are going to enjoy him, so what the heck, go and remember to take video for remembrance :p

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    4. I tell you... SP & TM better not meet each other and be drunk! Later dunno what they do. Wrestle phytons la, apalah @.@
      Bwahaha

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    5. Lina you better come along as my safety insurance!

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    6. Yer... takmau lah...
      scared of you two (or 3 sekawan in SK come also). @.@

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    7. okie we have double date ..
      TM and SP.. petai and SK.. ahem ahem ahem ...

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    8. Double dates? 3 Bananas & 1 Donut..!!!

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  7. I like Hakka lui char too, but it is hard to find tasty Hakka lui char in my area.

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    1. I think there are not many Hakka food stalls in the North. All my earlier years in Penang, I had never eaten Pan Mee or Lui Char Fan... KL got many good hawker stalls everywhere!

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    2. i don't like hakka lui char!! like eating grass only, though i've not even tried once lah, but it smells like eating grass, haha~~

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    3. KNN...You damn smelly Thambee, always eat tosai and curry mutton with cheese only! The Lui Char is so damn healthy green vegies that you will shit out greeeeeeeen sai. Good for my rose plants to grow flowers!

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    4. anay, those tosai and cheesy curry mutton with extra paneer are all your cookings for Thambee lah.. next time Anay must cook hakka lui char for Thambee.. now where are those CUPCAKES??? :D

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    5. I second, SK! Eating lui char is like eating grass, no, let me put it my way. Drinking lui char is like drinking grass juice. LOL!

      I don't mind that bowl of rice + greens + nuts. But I can't take the soup. It tastes too 'green'~~

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    6. Ooops! I heard "CUPCAKES" in big letters!!! Ok Thambee, it is forgiven but not forgotten!!

      The green Lui Char soup looks like the blended Iced Longkang Moss!!! Bwahahahahaha!!! I love it. Hmmmn!

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    7. it is Chlorophyll drink...
      I can't take it.. my face become pale when I eat lui char...
      my mum and my wife loves it..

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    8. I never had before. Taste like whhat ah? It look like taste bitter geh.

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    9. Anything healthy, not nice i also can take one. But then, lui char is really nice.

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  8. you only have half hakka blood in you lah.. but later your Little Ahem will have 75% hakka blood lah, haha!!

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    1. but why both your wife and mum hakka people give you problem leh?? you don't like to eat hakka food?? or they always scold you in hakka behind you, and you don't understand what they mean?? :D

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    2. very simple one lah.. you go and ask fui fui how to say "hanging a pen in the room" in hakka?? :D

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    3. Choi!!! SK Thambee kotor niaaaa...!!! Kaneenia Ngee hau mau?

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    4. Anay, we must be kotor a bit, or else cannot go on par with this Ahem Chai you know or not?? :p

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    5. No way you can be kotor and tiau like Ahem Chai.. He is a concentrated species extracted from the Indah Water's shit pond near Taman Desa!..... Muahahahahaha!

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    6. lol .. sk how you know these?
      kamala always ask you to hang your pen in her room?
      kakakakakaa..
      annay tm .. lol ..aihhh .. yah le becoz of your dirty shit flow to the Indah Water's shit pond and I accidentally fall inside..
      now I am contaminatd with your shit liao....

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    7. Aduhai!!! Kena my shit pula! LMAO! Damn kotor laaaa deii..

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  9. i've been to this Ying Ker Lou few times.. and all the time i order their Hakka Pan Mien, the simplest and most original type..

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    1. don't like the seafood lah, i actually prefer seafood to be cooked on their own.. don't like them to be mixed inside soup.. that's why i don't eat the seafood in seafood soup, tomyum etc..

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    2. you give me separate plates of fried clams/oysters/mussle and prawns then i'd happily finished them.. if mixed together, errr, not fancy at all..

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    3. but i found that they don't serve the ikan bilis separately in a sauce plate already.. now they just dump into the noodles or even not serve at all..

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    4. What's the different between Hakka Pan Mien and others? The ingredients or the soup?

      But I see ikan bilis and sambal is a must in all pan mien.

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    5. The noodles are so flat like Tape Worms! The soup is boiled with ikan bilis and diced with pucuk manis leaves! The chilly sambal is ggrrr..ggrrrr with small green chillies that is good to use at funerals if you wanna cry......Oooo la la... I love Pan Mee!

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    6. Muahahahaha, TM, do you need to add the sound effect ggrrr..ggrrrr??

      SP can actually do that?? I mean ggrrr..ggrrrr sambal with his stick?? LOL!!!

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    7. Yiaks!!!! His sambal will be sticky and glue your throats. Bluek! Phtoooi!....

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    8. now a new virus come out .. grr grr grr...
      kakaka... the main secret of a good pan mee is the chili paste...
      love it...

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    9. Ooo pan mee nice ah..wokay will take note. But i prefer the bilis separately

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    10. Pan mien is nice, but skip SP's homemade sambal. Your throat will get itchier after eating them. Or worst glued together, yucks!!

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  10. actually the one i always have is the 肉丸刀削板麵, actually is the normal 麵粉糕 lah.. i prefer this more than those noodles type of 板麵..

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    1. not bad at all, and i always go there for the lunch set RM12.90 comes with drinks and dessert also.. hehehe!! now makes me feel like eating 板麵 lah~~

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    2. You typing in Tamil ka? I dont understand laaaa....

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    3. Anay tarak belajar ke?? those on top are Chinese characters lah.. your Tamil language translation of the above is below:
      தமிழ் விக்சனரிக்கு வருக! இது சொற்களின் பொருள், மூலம், பலுக்கல் அடங்கிய, கட்டற்ற பன்மொழி அகரமுதலியொன்றை உருவாக்கும் கூட்டு முயற்சி. இங்கு எல்லா மொழிச் சொற்களுக்குமான பொருள்களும் விளக்கங்களும் தமிழில் கொடுக்கப்பட வேண்டும்.

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    4. set lunch for RM12.90 with meal, drinks and dessert is OK...
      aiyo.. first SK talk in Hakka and now tamil.. keng...
      sorry le now annay tm only belajar A Cup B Cup C Cup.... sawadee kup .. kup kup kup...

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    5. அகரமுதலியொன்றை Ahem Ahem Ahem உருவாக்கும் கூட்டு Python முயற்சி. இங்கு எல்லா மொழிச் சொற்களுக்குமான பொருள்களும் விளக்கங்களும் தமிழில் கொடுக்கப்பட

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    6. ஆறுமுகம் என்ன நீ என்ன சொல்கிறாய்? வெறுமனே தான் Google Translate பயன்படுத்த வேண்டாம் .. Ahem Ahem மற்றும் பைத்தான் பின்னர் எளிய ஆங்கிலத்தில் சொல்ல வேண்டும், அது வெட்கப்படவில்லை நினைக்கிறேன்??

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  11. I like their pig stomach soup.. yummy! and their pan mee also very good..

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    1. ooo i never tried their pig stomach soup..
      hmm one day must try...

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  12. Had lui char once at my chinese friend's house during CNY, her mom made them and they tasted nice, bitter and all. it's healthy stuff right?

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    1. it is a very vege food ..
      this is what I could say.. :)

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  13. The Hakka food here very nice?
    Wahhh....you really 'clean' the mussel hoh! =p

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  14. My mum is a Hakka as well... and my entire family loveee leu char. =)

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  15. I love lui cha!! I normally order Lui Cha when I am there and never had chance to try other stuff. Perhaps I should give it a try next time

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  16. Eh, you make the mussel disappeared just like how Yan made the guy next to her table disappeared :p

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    1. for sure not photoshop lah, he makan that into his stomach already~~

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    2. yah le it is in my stomach liao..
      no photoshop.. betul 100% genuine

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  17. SP, your pan mee also looked yummy to me. I like pan mee also.

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    1. I like pan mee too but susah mau find good halal one lor... :(

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  18. I love Lei Cha! Hey I feel that most men dislike the soup/gravy, hehe, my hubby and my dad also dont like :P

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  19. I don't like Hakka Lei Cha, everytime I eat I sure rejected, because of the Lei Cha soup.. oh my god.. worst than i ate eat durian.. zzzz.... -_-" the rest of Hakka food ok to me but not Lei Cha =X

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    1. me too..
      there is one of of leaves that they use and i can't take it..

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  20. my father's side is hakka, so maybe i could be a distant cousin of your wife :D

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  21. Yiks....you have Hakka roots ka?Me too but the sad thing is I cant speak much of Hakka. I can understand but when speak that time people will laugh

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  22. will try out the place when i have the time. kekeke. Like the look of the Pan mee

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  23. Eyewwwwwww!!!! Liu char!!! No, thank you... LOL!!! I want to go to Seremban to try the Hakka mee - looks very nice! Will go on Sunday, I think.

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    1. Which Sunday?? Count me in!!! :-D

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    2. You're in Seremban weekends, right?

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    3. wah seems like a date like that?
      ooo when i come to seremban say that want to bring the car for mandi.....

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    4. Aduh SP...u nvr confirm that date with me le ma...so ma bring car go mandi lo..
      SP...u oso make urself available la...come for Hakka Mee again la!

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  24. I like Seremaban's Hakka mee, every time went there either closed or have yet to open, kei hei..Beside the lui char, the rest of the foods look not so Hakka ler, hehehe..

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  25. hallo i am also Hakka!

    i loate the lui cha, but i love the ingredient and the cha, i thought it tasted too chlorophyll-like?

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  26. I have never tried the lui cha before but have heard so much from my Chinese friends. Must try when I am in Mid Valley, that being very tempting.

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  27. KK is dominating by HAKKA people but sadly, I don;t know how to speak any Hakka. Love to learn Hakka a few. As far as I know, I noticed Hakka like to eat salty things =P

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  28. I haven't tried lui char before. Wonder how it tastes like.

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    1. oh, my husband is Hakka too but he doesn't speak Hakka to me.

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  29. Nice meh the food at Ying Ker Lou? Not sure about you, but I don't quite like this restaurant. Maybe I had bad experiences with it.

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  30. One thing good - no MSG. This is good, otherwise will feel thirsty after the meal

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  31. This is kinda near for me... I should go and give it a try since I'm also heavily influence by Hakka also :D

    Latest in room8five: What Is "Chic"?

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  32. Lui char - I just tried this dish for the first time last year and I love it!

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  33. ah, good food, i really love sea foods and they are my favorites.

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  34. Although I have not tried Hakka Lui Char, the sight (or look) of it made me think it is not as tasty as others described. LOL. But I like their Hakka Pan Mee though...

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  35. no MSG in this kind of food will be . . . taste very light? XD

    anyways, I like pan mee and chee cheung fun :D :D :D

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