Saturday, March 24, 2012

Onde-Onde

Well-prepared Malaysian favorites are what Onde-Onde promises & delivers.

Fresh, crisp toast with butter & duck egg kaya. Would be even more enjoyable if they'd slather more of the rich kaya on the bread.

Curry chee cheong fan. Simple & satisfying; no frills, only a fulfilling, familiar feel.

Cincalok omelet. Can't complain about this; if you think you'll like it, you likely will.

Nasi lemak with chicken rendang. The rice could be more aromatic, but its accompaniments help to punch up the flavor. Good enough, ultimately.

Can't leave Onde-Onde without trying the onde-onde, right? Sweet.

Liquor is unavailable, so head upstairs to Amelio for a splash of Savanna beer.
Main entry on Amelio @ Desa Park City: February 20.


Onde-Onde,
Desa Park City, Kuala Lumpur.
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36 comments:

  1. I like their deco, some of the chairs very colourful! I thought you've forgotten about this place. LOL

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    1. CK: heheh, maybe can get this kind of chair for your apartment! :D and no lah, cannot forget ... but delayed for one month =)

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    2. Hahahahaha... Funny lah the two of you. :)

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  2. I know I should comment about the food, but the dog in the first photo is so cute. LOL.

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    1. Baby sumo: heheh, I prefer beagles & golden retrievers when it comes to dogs, but ya, you're right, I think that cute dog steals the spotlight from the food! :D

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    2. i saw the furkid pic too...ok. we're confirmed parked here for the weekends. never knew it was furkid friendly:D

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    3. Missyblurkit: ooh, they were at a table outside the shop though! Not sure if furkids allowed INSIDE the shop =)

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    4. I don't think furkids are allowed inside the shop, but at least the place is dog-friendly (unlike my area). Dog owners can catch up with each other over chee cheong fun while their dogs catch forty winks.

      I really wanted to pinch the cute dog's cheeks. =D

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    5. Waverly: you might be right about the no-doggies-inside rule. I noticed another outlet at desa park city, a steamboat place, I think, which had a sign explicitly saying so. Maybe someone should open a cafe here that's specifically for pooches and their owners! With a sign that says 'no humans WITHOUT accompanying dogs allowed,' heheh

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  3. Just love those flat-layered CCF...gives me good childhood vibes =)

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    1. Ulric: ooo, the CCF of my childhood is the thinner, more translucent type, the silky ones with soft shrimp in them :D

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  4. Oh.. Onde-onde is one of my favourites of all time. The kuih, not the shop. :P

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    1. Chong: I enjoy the gula Melaka part of the kuih. Oh, and I guess its glutinous texture is not bad too :D

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    2. Oh yes... The burst of gula melaka oozing out of the chewy dough. Lovely!

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  5. love the ais kacang here. superbly rich! the assam laksa is quite good if you like it spicy and sour maximus:D

    love the first pic. (must say again) this will be our new weekend spot with Shalom after her Sunday walkies here:D.

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    1. Missyblurkit: ooo, ais kacang sounds good! I like a thick, milky-creamy version :D I'd definitely like to return sometime to try the other stuff here, including the laksa =) btw, not sure if doggies actually allowed inside the outlet. The first pic I took was of an alfresco seating table outside the outlet entrance =)

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  6. i remember a place called onde onde from my childhood. used to be at the mines

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    1. Michelle: ooo, I wonder if it's still around!

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  7. Onde-onde is my favorite nyonya kuih. I get excited every time I put one in my mouth, the sweet gula melaka is the hidden killer. =D

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    1. Smitten: I think my fave nyonya kuih is the double-layer one with blue pulut on top and glutinous rice at the bottom :D

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    2. Do you mean the one that is known as lan hua (in Cantonese) and accompanied with sweetened kaya? =)

      That's my favorite, you know!

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    3. Waverly: oops I don't know what they're called. But you may be right (again!) :D

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  8. I agree with Smitten By Food!!!! The burst of sweet gula melaka = OMG.
    The kaya in toasts never seem enough! That's why I like Paparich because it comes on the side and I get to slather as much as I want!! :D

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    1. Vien: i'm thinking now of something that could be kinda tasty: toast slathered with both kaya and gula Melaka! :D

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  9. that would be sugar overload!! I like it! :D I tried eating cream cheese and kaya instead of jam the other day and BOY! they taste amazing!

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    1. oops! I can't even click on the reply button! DOH!

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    2. Vien: heh, no worries! Sounds like kaya is more versatile than we might have thought! Kaya with peanut butter? No problem. Kaya with yogurt? Kaya with cheesecake? Probably OK too! I can even imagine vanilla ice cream with a kaya topping :D

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  10. Cincalok ommelete?
    hmm i never taste cincaluk before..
    onde onde is one of my fav kuih...

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    1. Simple person: cincaluk is nice, though some people say it's too salty or strong-tasting for them =) I only eat onde-onde once every few years, I think, heh :D

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  11. a simple toast looks so appetizing, and reminds me of authentic Nyonya foodstuff :)

    Latest: Walk This Way or "Wok Dish Way"?

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    1. Fish: oh yeah, nyonya food is a real pleasure :D

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  12. Looks like a cosy place...any other kueh besides onde-onde?

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    1. Pureglutton; oh yeah, plenty! Kuih koci, kuih talam, bingka ubi & lots more! :D

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  13. is this a pet friendly restaurant too? the onde onde looks so tempting and i like mine with lots of gula melaka oozing out.

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    1. Eiling: i think the pets are allowed at the tables outdoors at least :D heheh, i didn't realize there were so many fans of onde-onde! =)

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