THE “LAST” FEAST?
Felt like forever since I last wrote about Ipoh food, ain’t it? Thought that I could be running out of ideas on what to eat back home? Close ….
But no cigars.
It has been more than a month since my last homecoming. I can barely remember details nowadays; everything runs at an extremely sluggish rate with foggy recollection of the nitty-gritty happenings merely passing through the mind. Work has been slightly unforgiving this December. The last deadline ever?
Or could this be a sign of growing old?! Maybe. Or the imposing aura of the Apocalypse? Who knows? But here I am; sipping on warm syrup laced with ginger and screwpine leaves (pandan, to you and me) with bobbing balls made from glutinous rice flour; in white (filled with crushed peanuts and sugar) and pink; with less than an hour to go before the clock strikes twelve; proving once and for all ….. that this IS a new beginning rather than an abrupt end.
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