Showing posts from March, 2016

Taiping , Perak

Finally Those day has come , 3 day 2 night Taiping well planned Eat and play Trip , Covered most of the Foods and place in Taiping and Kuala Sepetang that planned itinerary , get to know the powerful history of Taiping . I Made an Itinerary For the gang to enjoy Fook Seng Restaurant , Slim River We Move from Petaling jaya at 11 p.m and reach Slim River At 12Pm for our lunch THAT FAMOUS with Tapah Steam Fish , After that we stop at Ipoh town for an hour for   The best Tau Fu Fa in ipoh town  that cannot be miss out , went to Nam Heong To take away the best Egg tart  and take away one whole chicken at Aun Kheng Lim Salted Chicken  before get back to North - South highway heading to taiping . Taiping Homestay                   Reach Changkat Jering Tol at 2.30pm But still need to drive further more in for 30 minute to reach Taiping town , we went some wrong road that waste us about 10 minute by blaming the waze apps that won't show me an emotion , LOL . We re

Larut Matang Food Court , Taiping

When you travel to Taiping, it is not necessary for you to dine in a air conditioning restaurant for seafood dinner, the better choice is to try the local Malaysian foods in a famous hawker center , the one place that's always crowded is the Larut Matang Hawker Centre .  There are Malay, Chinese and Indian food for you. Please come with empty stomach and enjoy eating , for those who know Taiping, They call it “Cai Chi” (Hokkien). Many of us call it “Downstair of Larut Matang” also, it’s just opposite to Taiping Jaya Supermarket . Larut Matang Food Court located at Jalan Panggung Wayang is probably the best place to hunt for hawkers' food during the day time . This food court is closed by early evening . With more than 80 stalls selling huge variety of local favourites .  For a taste of Taiping food , The prices here are pretty reasonable too . Stall 78* The Famous Fried Fish Ball Koay Teow with many ingredients such as Fish Ball, Char Siew, Fish Slice, Pork, and Fri

Kang Kao Seafood Restaurant , Kuala Sepetang

Kang Kao Seafood Restaurant (十八丁港口海鲜楼) was one of the famous seafood restaurant in Kuala Sepetang , we went for our dinner here since everyone talk about the delicious of their seafood . This place offers the view and delicious freshly cooked food as well . Kang Kao Seafood Restaurant (十八丁港口海鲜楼) is located at the 2nd floor of the 3-storey building . The ground floor are renovated into a cafe and guesthouses respectively . The special food here is the Curry Prawns and Bread 咖喱面包虾 that is a dish of curry prawns is cooked in aluminium foil and then wrapped with the dough before being baked to the golden brownish bread . Homemade "Fu chuk Yi mai " . The best drink here . Salted Egg Butter Prawn   Kang Kao Homemade Tou-Fu招牌豆腐 Soy Sauce Ginger Pomfret We've all enjoyed the the foods . some of the dishes are really special will reasonable price and delicious . Kang Kao Seafood Restaurant (十八丁港口海鲜楼) 151-A3, River Side,  Kuala Sepe

Fireflies , Kg Dew

After nightfall around 7pm, fireflies in Kampung Dew is another attractive skies getting darker spot to visit. Along the riverbanks of Sungai Sepetang had grown up with mangrove trees called “berembang trees” had attracted fireflies to grown here . These are the trees where the fireflies or "kelip kelip" in the local language congregating the adult male fireflies congregate on the leaf of the berembang tree at night to attract females. Like other bugs their life cycle is eggs, larvae, pupa and firefly. Female firefly lays their eggs on the wet soil 60 metres inland. After hatching the larvae become a predator. The larvae main food is the snails. Its bites on to the snail, then release the toxin to paralyse and digest the snail internally. After that it will suck the digested juice and leave the shell empty. As a predator the larvae consume everything they could hunt. The life cirle of the fireflies is about 6 month with most of it time as the larvae. The adult

Charcoal Factory , Kuala Sepetang

The charcoal factory in Matang (Kuala Sepetang) is located right in the middle of a spectacular mangrove forest since 1940 . Mangrove forest is an important part of the ecosystems around the world and in Malaysia there is fortunately quite some left . It all start with harvesting the mangrove trees . The trees need a certain size which is reached after 30 years . When an area is harvested , new trees are planted and that area is not touched then for 30 years . A charcoal factory with traditional charcoal kilns . here, in Matang, the charcoal is made from greenwood (kayu bakau minyak) , The logs which are approximately five feet long, are stored outside the factory. They are sorted out by their diameter. Those of suitable diameter for making charcoal are stripped of their thick bark; the narrower ones will be used as fuel to provide the heat to make the charcoal . The logs are then lined up outside each kiln ready for the next round of production . There are six of