Monday, May 3, 2010

Away for the Weekend...

This weekend I was away from the kitchen spending some quality time with my dad and sampling some local delights. 

A walk to the local Central Market & Fish Market to have a look at what the fishing boats brought in that morning.....

Fresh Garouper, Rock Cod, Red Snapper, Parrot Fish and some Flounder.

Fresh Crabs... all different sizes and some lalas.

Dried ikan bilis (anchovies) & dried chillies.

An assortment of dried fish all different varieties and sizes.

Sea Cucumbers...

Dried, sea cumber, scallops, prawns, fish maw, squid & ikan bilis.

Yep... It's mango season!

A weekend full of food... steamed tofu, deep fried intestines (I didn't eat this!), fish porridge, tempura, pork tonkatsu, tom yum fish & prawns, fish noodle soup (lots of thickly sliced garouper, fish cake!), kit chai ping (preserved plum and fresh lime iced cold), sashimi and sushi.

Jacob enjoying a bowl full of handmade noodles and having a treat of sesame seed ice cream.... mmmm yum!


  1. I am a pure Veg. I can only think of the noodles and the sesame icecream and those fruits. Nothing else i guess. Have a great day. :-)

  2. Lots of unusual vegies here too! I'll must take some pics of those for you.

  3. Thanks! A cutie with an agenda for curiosity and climbing!!

  4. I am drooling over everything!! I love the market esp this type of markets. I wish I knew how to cook sea cucumber though, i love them!

  5. There's so many things to see at the markets! I'm not sure how to cook it either.
    I'll have to take some photos of the Sunday handicraft markets.




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