Monday, February 15, 2010

Chinese New Year 2010 - 1st Day

We went out to a Chinese restaurant for lunch to celebrate the 1st day of CNY with my in-laws. For the 1st time, we tried the Hakka dish 'Poon Choi' which translates to 'Big Bowl Feast'. The dish is a big bowl/basin filled with everything from duck, chicken, pork, beef tendon, taufoo, beancurd sticks, prawns, dried scallops, vegetables, mushrooms (shitake, abalone mushroom) etc.

It is an interesting dish and tasty. But we were only able to eat about a 1/4 of it at the restaurant. We brought the rest home for dinner tonight and tomorrow night and the next night.... you get the idea of how much was leftover.



5 comments:

  1. that looks like it could feed a village!

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  2. Wow, yum yum yum! Impressive that they even served such an authentic 'Pun Choy'in Oz :)

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  3. wow, the dish look so delicious. i've never tried pun choy before :) does it taste better after a day or two?

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  4. i have not tasted a pon choi before too. bet it get tastier after the 2nd and 3rd day?

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  5. Chin Nee: definitely tasted better on the 2nd day. Did not last till 3rd day :) It's an interesting dish that one should try at least once.

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