One of the things I wanted to try while in Malaysia, just because I knew I would have some free time, is to make home-made bacon. I bought some Pink salt from Kalustyan’s back in New York, and toted it over here. I don’t think I am going to try to smoke it, just because […]
LadySuff gets here eggs from this egg guy at the market. She bought probably 6 dozen eggs today at 29-40 sen a piece. Some were for us and some for AuntySuff. Some of the country chicken eggs go for 60 sen a piece depending on where you buy them.
One of the breakfasts that I like having here is Roti Canai. The c is normally pronounced ch here, so it sounds like Roti chanai. It’s basically a fried type of doughy flatbread. We went to market again today to get meat fish and veggies, and had breakfast there. The guy is sort of like […]
I bought a dodge truck a few months back. It’s a beater, but my first truck, so I’m fond of the dodge brand for that reason. Anyway, when I got to Malaysia, there were more pickup trucks than I expected. I only really remembered seeing cars and delivery type trucks the last time I was […]
The first time I saw eggs this way, my first reaction was that I had accidentally walked into the secret non-refrigerated egg storage area at the Tesco, but this is just how they sell eggs here. Just on the shelf. Sometimes people store them in the fridge when they get them home, but often not. […]
Chinese herb shops are still pretty active in Malaysia, at least Chinese parts of Malaysia. LadySuff gets a batch of herbs pretty regularly and this is how it looks when she gets them. She basically brings in a formula, 2 grams of this, two grams of that, and he weighs it out and makes a […]
Where I am in Malaysia they mostly use propane for cooking, instead of piped-in natural gas. Some newer construction uses electricity for stovetops. Today the propane delivery guy came by and replaced a tank for AuntySuff.