Impromptu Malacca Food Trip

28 Apr

My husband, (the one that behaves like he’s pregnant sometimes) had some strong cravings for Malacca food. That’s when we decided to make an impromptu trip with my cousins in tow. It has been years since they’ve set foot in Malacca, I guess that’s maybe because they’re fortunate enough to explore Argentina and South Africa instead - lucky buggers!!!


The boys were happy to be in Malacca for a foodie trip.

 We made our first stop for lunch @ Jonker Walk to savour chicken rice balls. Although they were a few other more famous stalls, the long queue and heat put us off. I don’t know how some people do it.  


Nothing like a bowl of fatty cendol to wash it down with :D

We drove around to look for a hotel, and finally settled for this dingy RM68 a night room. We got what we paid for alright! The only advantage was the location, which was a 2 minute walking distance to the mall.

Then it was off for some Portuguese seafood dinner and from the picture you can see the excitment on their faces!

Devil’s Curry

Baked Fish

Kangkung Belacan

Fried Squid

Last but not least, sweet and sour crabs!!

Oh you know the food is good when he does this………

Total damage including fruit juices – RM115, cheap eh?!

This is the sheer look of happiness after he got his FIRST foot massage. Wait, more like from the fact how the masseuse was busy chatting him up for 1 hour!

The next day, before we left, we decided it would be Baba Nyonya food. We headed to Cottage Spice which is probably our third time there coz the food is that amazing.

CHICKEN RENDANG – can you sense my excitment?

Sambal Squid

All gone folks…..all gone!

Last but not least before we said our good-bye to Malacca food – a bowl of cendol, again!

Yup it’s pretty obvious that we love having a foodie trip in Malacca. Thinking of exploring food in Kuantan next!

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12 Responses to “Impromptu Malacca Food Trip”

  1. jen 28. Apr, 2010 at 12:37 pm #

    feel like having a bowl of cendol now especially when it’s boiling hot over here >.<" can't find any good one in ipoh

    • TheMissusBlogs 28. Apr, 2010 at 1:26 pm #

      Wish to have one also. The cendol here no where nice to the ones we had in Malacca. There’s an uncle in Jelapang that sells cendol in his van – it’s not too bad la but Malacca better :P

  2. racekiddo 28. Apr, 2010 at 6:25 pm #

    “the sheer look of happiness after he got his FIRST foot massage”…. Too much arr you !

    • TheMissusBlogs 28. Apr, 2010 at 6:43 pm #

      You know what’s my definition of too much ar? Anand’s photoshopped picture of that Javenese girl, lol.

  3. farah 29. Apr, 2010 at 2:45 am #

    No wayyy crabsss?????Im missing ittttt!!!!!!!Do u know that we cant get crabs in here?:(
    I wallap like mad when I was down in Msia for 4 months!!!!

    • TheMissusBlogs 29. Apr, 2010 at 12:52 pm #

      WHAT? No crabs in France? Wow that’s hard to believe, guess they rather have snails, hehe. I bet you miss crab curry – my mom makes it really well :)

  4. ::Nicole:: 29. Apr, 2010 at 3:52 am #

    is the cendol in malacca taste nicer or the one in pg? hmmmm…

    • TheMissusBlogs 29. Apr, 2010 at 12:52 pm #

      Haven’t had it in Penang but I”m pretty sure nothing beats the cendol in Malacca coz of the thick gula melaka :))

  5. Angel 30. Apr, 2010 at 3:35 pm #

    You should hv bought gula melaka from there and make a bowl for me!!! :oP. I know I am dreaming. SIGH.

    I like the way you describes Anand- he think he is pregnant :oP

    • TheMissusBlogs 30. Apr, 2010 at 3:58 pm #

      Ok next time I go there I’ll buy you 2 packets of gula melaka :))

      Haha yea, he’s the one with cravings thesedays, not me.

  6. Michael Lim 01. Dec, 2010 at 3:57 pm #

    Can I have to Name of the Stall where you have you Portuguese seafood dinner?


  7. TheMissusBlogs 01. Dec, 2010 at 4:46 pm #

    Hi Michaal, it’s Sea Terrace, Stall No 1. We’ve also tried Joan’s but I think Sea Terrace is much better. It gets pretty packed so make sure you go early. Hope this helps

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