Rambutan

18 08 2008

The rambutan is a medium-sized tropical tree in the family Sapindaceae, and the fruit of this tree. It is probably native to Southeast Asia, although its precise natural distribution is unknown. It is closely related to several other edible tropical fruits including the Lychee, Longan and Mamoncillo. It is believed to be native to the Malay Archipelago. Rambutan in Indonesian or Malay literally means hairy or hairy fruit caused by the ‘hair’ that covers this fruit. In Panama, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua, it is known as mamón chino. There is a second species regularly for sale at Malay markets which is known as “wild” rambutan. It is a little smaller than the usual red variety and is colored yellow.





Heap Hin Dried Strawberries @ Penang Road, Penang

18 06 2008

Love strawberries.. but u r lazy going up to cameron which u can get the dried one.. now i found one in Penang.. where u can get ur dried yummy fresh strawberries.. i love it.. and u know strawberry gal is a fans of strawberries ma..

The strawberries are really alike wif the one in cameron Highlands.. yummy.. if u wan grab them u can go to Chowrasta Market along Penang Road, Pg to get them … yummy .. oishi des ne..

Taste: 4/5
Price: RM 2/100g





Preserved Fruits @ Chowrasta Market, Penang

19 05 2008
U can have more preserved fruits in Penang at Chowrasta Market. I went there again to get some and manage to snap bits of it. Have many to choose like papaya, salak, as well as mangos and others. Free to purchase them .. and packing can be in RM 3 and above and u can choose to combine as well.. yummy





Buah Tarap

29 04 2008


Buah Tarap is one of the famous fruit in Kota kinabalu where this fruit has a strong scent. The fruit is delicious, soft flavoured and can be appreciated from the first bite. The fruit is considered superior in flavour to both Jackfruit and Cempedak.

The appearance of the fruit can be regarded as an intermediate shape between the jackfruit and the breadfruit. The fruit is round to oblong, 15-20 cm long and 13 cm broad, and weighing about 1 kg. The thick rind is covered with soft, broad spines. They become hard and brittle as the fruit matures. The fruit does not fall to the ground when ripe. It may be harvested while still hard, and left to ripen until soft. Marangs change colour to greenish yellow when ripe. The ripe fruit is opened by cutting the rind around. Twisting and gently pulling the halves complete the operation. The interior of the fruit is somewhat similar to the jackfruit’s, but the colour is whitish. The core is relatively large, but there are fewer “rags” and less non-edible parts. Arils are white and the size of a grape, each containing a 15 × 8 mm seed. Once opened, the marang should be consumed quickly (in a few hours), as it loses flavour rapidly and fruit oxidises. The seeds are also edible after boiling or roasting.





Dried Strawberry @ Giant

25 04 2008

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Wanna try dried strawberries but you are not in Cameron. You can try them by buying the packets one from the supermarket. Though the taste is not as nice as the strawberry u bought from Cameron highlands.. but for me.. er .. maybe no way i am buy them even i desire.. but at last i bought dem.. also haha

The taste is weird.. and abit like tipu punya strawberry don know la. My dad is is not fr me is taste like too too weird.. hehe.. and not nice , nOt fully recomended. Found them during my shopping in Giant

Price: RM 4.80
Taste: 1/5





Avacado

6 04 2008

– Avagadro-

Avacado is one of the famous fruits in Sabah where you can get them in the market as well as other places. The Avacado is different from the one in other places cause it is bigger as well as yummy… Other than that, the taste is real good..and the price is cheaper a lot than in Penang a lot

Benefits
• Easy to digest
• Prevents anaemia
• Good acid-alkaline balance
• Good for the blood
• High in monosaturated fats
• Good source of vitamin E and potassium

 





Penang Preserved Fruits a musT!!

26 03 2008


Lets see.. pomelo is a must in Ipoh.. but for Penang.. is a must to try all de sweet and sour tibits .. from Nutmeg, Buah Salak.. as well as papaya and mangos.. It become a must for tourist to bring back to hometown.. besides yummy Tau Sa Pneah.. I love all this especially when u have nothing to do.. u can buy a packet to crunch on ur mouth.. all this preserved food..

Where u can get them?
– Chowrasta Market.. it is located along Penang Road opposite the Police station..

SO, pick wat u wan.. fresh from the bucket 😛