Thursday, August 30, 2007

The stall at Tuaran

A peek of Mt. Kinabalu enroute to Tuaran

Tuaran is an idylic little town that is half an hour away from Kota Kinabalu.
We come up here often to visit my ah-yi and to eat at a stall above the Tuaran market place. The food is yummy and fresh (literally like seafood just out of the ocean and vegetables just harvested from the backyards).


Our recent jaunt there produced an exciting discovery. The original chef had left for greener pastures, and her mum (also her guru) had taken over the kitchen. The menu stayed the same, but we were in for an even better treat than we were used to. Yumz. Mums are truly the best.

Fried Sabah Veggie with Egg

Fish head with beancurd skin and bean paste

Belacan fried wing beans

Wet butter prawns

Fish fillet, lips and skin with a special spicy sauce (I know, it sounds weird, but actually tastes really yummy!)

Translation of name card from top:
Tuaran Market Upstairs

Fui Lee

0168053479

All kinds of Cooking Style: >Tuaran Noodles and Rice

> fish, prawns, char-siew, chicken and fresh meat

> fish mix, fish head, drunken prawn

Operation Hours: 8am to 2.30pm

Note: Be forewarned, it is a stall with restaurant prices.
Love, Heather

5 comments:

Terri @ hungerhunger said...

been there only once. ambience not exactly pleasant. hey, heather, been to Grace Point yet? nice place, clean, quite a bit of choices but not all good. claypot is good, western too. It's at Graceville.doing a piece on it soon, if i find those pics (missing things again).

The Drool Team said...

:) yeah. must block out surroundings and the occasional waft of fish from the market. But the food (especially now with the mum cooking) is really really really good.

haven't been to gracepoint yet. :) will bug mum to bring me. if u say its good, it must be yummy!

Heather

The Drool Team said...

but i really must put a stop to this food madness! my one week back in KK has made me put on a million pounds. my pants are too tight already. sigh. i wish i had better metabolism.

heather

Terri @ hungerhunger said...

u take after ur daddy, likt yi *evil grin n laugh*

Anonymous said...

NEWSFLASH: Meanwhile, back in Kuala Lumpur, frank and iris have gone into withdrawal symptoms from the deprivation of first class KK food.