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.
In Chinese culture there is a custom to bring the necessities to the ancestors that have passed on. They will prepare food and buy joss goods to burn so that their ancestors will have them in the next world. I accompanied LadySuff and her family to two cemeteries On two different days to remember those […]
I wonder if Rick Perry knows about this.