Saturday, June 7, 2014

Pick Your Pickles @ Solaris Dutamas

Souring our love for Solaris Dutamas, this cheerful little shop is an Aladdin's cave for pursuers of preserved food products.

From guava to grapes, papayas to plums & mangoes. RM5 for 200 grams, RM12 for 500 grams, RM30 for 1.5 kilograms.

Vividly colourful, potentially piquant & pungent.

It's not all about fruits though. Also available: Garlic for RM7, olives for RM15.

For something sweeter: Dried fruits that cost about RM12 per bottle, spanning the likes of kiwi fruit, cranberries & apricots.

We picked & packed some pickles up & paired them with a wine dinner graciously hosted by Prakash of Wine Daddy.

Prakash is blessed with the services of a gifted cook who whips up quite the spread.

Keep up to date with Wine Daddy on Facebook for info on their events.

Pick Your Pickles' olives & garlic? Delicious.

Their dried fruits proved enjoyable too; an addictive snack, absolutely.

And of course, wine makes it all indisputably better.


Pick Your Pickles
A3-UG1-9, Solaris Dutamas, Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 017-922-7472 (Call first to check on opening hours)


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14 comments:

  1. No, thanks. People always say that fat people do not like sour things, any truth in that or is it just me? I'm not into pickles though I don't mind having a snack of acar with keropok.

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    1. Suituapui: i'm usually not a pickles person either (though most of my family is, so there might be some genetic predisposition there, heheh) :D

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  2. I am not a pickle fan...the only pickles I eat are Bick's sweet pickles. However, I love the way they have them displayed, and the red shelf is very attractive. Dishes are very nicely presented.

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    1. Linda: true, i'm generally wary of pickles too, since i'm not into sourish food. but you're right, the presentation here was quite appealing :)

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  3. Hmm if the dried fruits ones are not sugar coated or sugar added then it can be a healthy snack! :)

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    1. Rebecca: true, they tasted quite well-done, definitely not overly sugary :)

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  4. Err i am not a fan of pickles but this place is definitely a good place to shop for pickles nevertheless

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    1. Ken: yeah, fans of pickles can certainly rejoice! :)

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  5. I like mango and papaya pickles, haven't had that for ages.

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    1. CK: my aunt also likes mango pickles. I should get a packet for her someday :)

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  6. Not a fan of pickles... but I SEE WINE. 0.0

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    1. Eunice: heheh, thanks to Wine Daddy for the wine! :D

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  7. Hey Sean
    Love your blogs on where to eat what. I stumbled across a place off Jalan Ipoh, in a quite residential area of taman tasik indah area. You need to try their burmese noodle soup-Mohinga- to begin with. I can't recall the address but I think the restaurant was called Quick Meals.

    Anne

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    1. Anne: thanks for the kind words. i haven't heard of Quick Meals but i like Mohinga, so i should check it out. thank you for the recommendation :)

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