Good Rejects? – Just like an abundance of GOLD; a tray full of irresistible Heong Peng (fragrant biscuits) will just have to do for now. And who cares if the biscuits were not of top notch quality?
In the previous post, I did summarize some of the food haunts I have visited over the course of one week; when the festivities granted everyone with an opportunity to indulge (sinfully) without guilt for once. And of course, the aftermath’s deadly ….
To make Heong Peng of uniformed sizes and of the right texture, with a standardized dollop of molasses; this takes skills.
If you have been one loyal/keen/ardent follower of this blog (please make my day and nod in agreement!), you would have noticed that generally, I stick to eateries and confectioneries that still pride on their original roots; the most authentic of flavours can only be savoured if you’re using charcoal to fry your noodles, charred claypots to cook your claypot chicken rice, and nothing beats ‘heong peng’ (or heong peah) broiled in a specially constructed cement contraption fuelled by coconut husk.
So if you do not mind the extra miles taken to grab something of sentimental values, worthy of your effort (satisfaction guaranteed) of venturing all the way into the residential area of Gunung Rapat in Ipoh, then by all means, do read on ….. Read the rest of this entry »