Posts Tagged ‘spicy’

Bought some raw ingredients for today’s lunch. Went into the old IT room, which was turned into a store room now, to cook our stuff in there. A meaty meal, rather pushing my strict diet to the limit.

... cooking streaky bacon.

... cooking streaky bacon.


... everyone is busy with their own tasks.

... everyone is busy with their own tasks.


... laying the medium rare bacon onto the bread.

... laying the medium rare bacon onto the bread.


... canned food, rendang chicken.

... canned food, rendang chicken.


... Kuma's mix of spicy tuna with cherry tomatos slice and streaky bacon strips.

... Kuma's mix of spicy tuna with cherry tomatos slice and streaky bacon strips.


... next up, cooking the back bacon.

... next up, cooking the back bacon.


... back bacons and streaky bacon.

... back bacons and streaky bacon.


... scraping off the bacons from the sticky pan.

... scraping off the bacons from the sticky pan.


... delicious looking back bacons.

... delicious looking back bacons.

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Went to Ajisen Ramen in Sunway Pyramid with the ladies. AT told me that Ajisen is having a promotion on 2nd bowl of ramen for RM1 with T&C applies. The ladies were ok with the idea despite it’s in Sunway Pyramid. Despite the lacked of available parking space, I managed to slot into a makeshift parking space.

... cold green tea.

... cold green tea.


... my fish fillet ramen.

... my fish fillet ramen.


... ALGJ's spicy beef ramen.

... ALGJ's spicy beef ramen.


... LGFL's Peking duck ramen.

... LGFL's Peking duck ramen.


... KUMA's spicy duck ramen.

... KUMA's spicy duck ramen.

Rating: 5/10

Most of my fish fillet went to the ladies. There was nothing to shout about on the ramen. The soup was normal. Still, the tom yam or the volcano ramen has better soup base. I wanted to order the hot plate ramen. Unfortunately, I was told that those aren’t ramen, it’s hot plate. To me, it’s still served with ramen. But the waiter insisted that it’s hot plate. Gosh, who are gonna eat hot plate, literally? So, we were left with soup based ramen.

Then, the RM1 for 2nd bowl of ramen is for the cheaper priced ramen amongst the 2 bowls. Since we were having 2 duck ramen, which cost RM20 and RM21, only the cheaper ones like my fish fillet ramen and spicy beef ramen get the RM1 price tag. I was thinking that I’d want to split the bill, but the guy insisted that we can’t do that, despite we were occupying 2 separate tables. How lame was that? Even Nando’s allowed me to split bill.

Anyway, our bill came up to RM60 inclusive of all the taxes, which kinda surprised me even with the almost 50% off the bill kind of promotion.

Location: N3 04.363 E101 36.431

... been craving for it since the start of my stric diet days.

... been craving for it since the start of my stric diet days.

Rating: 5.5/10

Despite having nasi lemak for breakfast, it wasn’t such a complete nasi lemak at all. Mainly due to my strict diet, I had to discard those anchovies and the nuts. So I was left with just the rice, eggs and the chili. Nevertheless, it was a good breakfast, especially good when you were monk (on food) for so long. The egg yolk gone bad on me on the last bite though, which was rather yucky.

Went for dinner with TSL and WWS. TSL can’t decide on what to eat when I showed her a blog categorized with Subang & Sunway eateries. In the end, I decided to crash into SS18 area and see for ourself what to eat. If we can’t find anything there, then it will be TJ Haus.

Fortunately, TSL spotted the Shanghai food. So without further ado, I parked my car nearest to the restaurant. It was just a few shops away from TJ Haus itself. I wonder do they serve Shanghai dumpling (上海小籠包)?

The lady boss that took our order, her Mandarin dialect was different. I supposed she’s from Shanghai, being that it’s Shanghai home cooked food. I couldn’t tell if it’s really genuine Shanghai style but all I could do was imagined that I was at Shanghai having some home cooked food because the ugly truth is, I’ve never been to Shanghai.

... the restaurant's name was so small, all I noticed was the word "Shanghai".

... the restaurant's name was so small, all I noticed was the word "Shanghai".


... I chose this 香辣豆腐 over the usual 麻辣豆腐 (malat beancurd) to try out the differences.

... I chose this 香辣豆腐 over the usual 麻辣豆腐 (malat beancurd) to try out the differences.


... plain stir fried siu pak choi.

... plain stir fried siu pak choi.


... this spicy sour soup (酸辣湯) was a decision made based on coin flip, between this and stir fried nian gao (Chinese cake).

... this spicy sour soup (酸辣湯) was a decision made based on coin flip, between this and stir fried nian gao (Chinese cake).


... this golden phoenix fish (金鳳魚) in sour spicy sauce was recommended by the lady boss.

... this golden phoenix fish (金鳳魚) in sour spicy sauce was recommended by the lady boss.


... the boss asked if I was a journalist before giving this card to me.

... the boss asked if I was a journalist before giving this card to me.


... get a stamp for every RM45 and above. Collect 8 stamps and receive a free seafood dish valued RM30 or above.

... get a stamp for every RM45 and above. Collect 8 stamps and receive a free seafood dish valued RM30 or above.

Rating: 6.4/10

Our dinner tonight was full of spicy stuff. I hope WWS didn’t have to have war with her WC after the dinner. Fortunately, Shanghainese’s spiciness ain’t anywhere near what I couldn’t withstand, so I guess it’s fine for her. The spicy beancurd was served in a clay pot. I was glad the portion was moderately enough for the 3 of us, not too much. It as a little sour but I couldn’t recall if I ever felt spicy in it. I guess I should have opted for malat beancurd. Anyway, a lesson learnt today. Then came the vegetable. It tasted rather bland but I guess there’s a very good reason for it. You’ll find out later.

Halfway through, TSL tossed coin to decide on adding on spicy soup or stir fry nian gao. The coin says spicy soup. While I was eagerly anticipating for the fish after ordering the spicy soup, the soup came first. I was shocked at the size of it. It could easily fit 10 people. The soup looked very much like beancurd soup (豆腐羹), except it’s spicy. The soup was quite diluted and pretty tasteless except sourness. We were offered vinegar for those that prefer more sour than it is.

Finally, when the fish came, it was soaking sauce. After a couple of pretty bland tasting dishes, I was expecting too much of the fish. I guess I was a little disappointed on the sauce. The fried fish itself was quite tasty actually but it should have been fried a little longer so that the crispiness stays longer before getting soggy. Finally, I’ve had 3 bowl full of the soup, while TSL had 2.5 bowl and WWS chickened out, she had only 2 bowl full. I’ve estimated the leftovers and it does really serves up to 10 pax or bowls.

I keep asking them to order what they wanted to eat because I intend to claim the bills until I suddenly thought of what if the place doesn’t accept credit cards? Then I notice the flyer holder has American Express printed on it. It lessen my worries until TSL assured me that she has the money to pay. Fortunately, the place does accept cards. Then later we were presented with the promo card by the boss himself. He was asking if I was a journalist. He should have treated me the dinner then I would’ve told him what he wanted to hear.

I might come again to try out other because the price was quite reasonable. The fish for RM25, spicy beancurd for RM12, vege for RM9, pretty standard price, though it could hardly beat Canton Fare‘s. RM10 for that soup, averaging RM1 per pax if it serves 10 pax. The rice were RM3.90 for 3 pax and Chinese tea was a measly RM3.50. No wonder the tea was so tasteless too.

I still can’t make out what does BnY mean.

Location: N3 04.364 E101 35.087

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I now have a closer alternative to my favourite malat pan mee (麻辣板麵) which is just at DoReMi. Today, I finally has got the chance to give it a try.

... it's the spicy panmee that I like, and it's a lot closer to my place.

... it's the spicy panmee that I like, and it's a lot closer to my place.

Rating: 5.5/10

Despite looking the same, but the soup was not as tasty as the one from De Happy Land, neither was the noodle. The anchovies were a lot less too. I guess if I want the best malat pan mee (麻辣板麵) in town, I gotta travel far, otherwise, this is still acceptable.

Location: N3 07.192 E101 34.765

Today DC wanted to buy a cute toy, so we, a bunch of colleagues went to Sunway Pyramid. EL came to meet up with us. Then they decided to eat Ajisen Ramen. At first I was thinking of having something lighter. Unfortunately, there weren’t many choices when they don’t agree on having Senjyu Sushi.


… free flow of cold green tea.


… shallots chopped into pieces.


… EL’s Volcano Ramen and it’s really really spicy, as he claimed. I tried, indeed it does. Burning my mouth through my through the moment I put it in my mouth.


… AT’s Spicy Chasiu Ramen.


… HL’s Fish Ramen but I saw half an egg only though.


… DC has to keep fit after paying so much for his cute toy, so he had the cheapest food for the evening, pork tare.


… as for mine, it’s Sizzling Plate Kung Pao Chicken Ramen.

Rating: 7/10

EL’s Volcano Ramen’s soup was really nice. He warned me that it’s gonna be really spicy. At first, from the look of it, it doesn’t look that spicy. When I had a sip, I finally understood what he meant. It wasn’t exactly the kind of spicy that burn your tongue like hell’s inferno but it’s more like sourish spicy stuff that attacks your throat. If you are not careful, you’ll choke on your own soup. I’m looking forward to give it a try the next time, now that I know how it taste. But that bowl of ramen costs nearly RM20. As for mine, it was exceptionally… good. It’s kind of different from the rest because it’s dried and the noodle was sizzling when it was served. It was sweet and salty, more sweet than salty with a lot of shallot. I’ll definitely go back again for second round.

Location: N3 04.363 E101 36.431