Chinese New Year is almost over. And this food blog didn’t feature a single Chinese New Year dish! How horrific!
Yet this CNY is one of the busiest for me. There was this one day where I have a few hours notice to cook lunch for 30 pax. And that falls on the same day when I was planning to cook dinner for another 30 pax.
All that cooking, rushing and stuffs eventually wore me out. I fell sick since last Sunday until now. So, that’s why I didn’t update a single post during this festive season.
We went to Langkawi for a short holiday and decided to be adventurous and drove up to Satun in Thailand. Satun is the getaway to some really beautiful islands but unfortunately, the websites ‘ignore to mention’ that one needs a three hours boat ride to these islands.
Anyway, now we know where to drive to if we want a nice island gateway. We no longer need to drive to Terengganu for Redang. We can go to Satun and head to Koh Pileh.
Satun is a majority Muslim Thais so their foods are halal, mostly. But the weirdest thing is, even at Tesco Lotus (a huge modern hypermart), they have non-halal stalls side by side with the Muslim stalls. They serve from the same plates and cutleries too!
We had two meals at the foodcourt in Satun Tesco Lotus because the stalls by the roadside were rather dirty.
As I am on vegetarian fasting (with an occasion bites of fishes), my choice of foods were pretty boring.
So, I could only droll when my sons tucked into some delicious Thai fried chicken while I ate somtam or green papaya salad.
I will post about the Hole in the Wall restaurant in Langkawi next.