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Travel • Phuket June2016 (Part 2.1)

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Finally, I decided to write about this overdue Part 2 of our Phuket trip! (hahaa!)
You may read about our awesome first 3 days spent at Novotel Karon, if you haven't. Phuket Day 1 Phuket Day 2 Phuket Day 3
We check-out of Novotel Karon on the 4th day morning, presuming we could do an early check-in at Novotel Vintage Park. Alas! We were wrong! We took a 20mins cab to this hotel that's centrally located at Patong and perhaps due to its good location, it was really crowded! There were also groups of tourist booked under travel agencies. The hotel lobby looked rather old. Dissapointment # 1.

The staff suggested we go to the kids club,swimming pool or just chill out at the club lounge since we arrived before 10am and no rooms were available. We decided to go to the kids club as the swim wear & stuffs were all in our luggage. Stepping into the kids club, I sank into Disappointment # 2. It really cannot be considered a club, more like a tiny spare room with toys salvaged from dunno…

Recipe • Flying Noodles tutorial + Braised Ee Fu Noodles

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I'm sharing a quick & easy recipe of Braised Ee Fu Noodles, it's one of Lil K's favourite & he calls it "T-shirt Noodles" 😅 because Ee Fu sounds like "clothing" in Mandarin. So... Ee Fu = T-shirt, geddit? 😃😃😃
And of late, "flying noodles" seem to be very popular on social media! Since it's the month of Halloween 👻👻, I thought it would be fun to trick my kids! I'm sharing the tutorial to create "flying noodles" at the end of this post.


Braised Ee Fu Noodles
Ingredients (1-2pax serving):
1pc Ee Fu Noodles 2 cloves Garlic, minced 1/4 boneless Chicken breast, sliced 3 Prawns,remove shell & slice half lengthwise 2 Crabsticks, cut into 8pcs Carrot, julienned Handful of Bunashimeiji mushroom Coriander & Spring onion to garnish
Seasoning: 1/2tsp Sugar 1tsp Light Soy Sauce 1TBS Oyster Sauce Dashes of Dark Soy Sauce 80ml Water
Method: •In a separate bowl, lightly season chicken breast & prawns. A pinch of the seas…

Recipe • Pad Kra Pao Moo

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Pad Kra Pao is a dish that my hubby loves to order when we dine at Thai restaurants. It's a flavorful spicy stir fry of Thai holy basil with choice of meat. More commonly, pork or chicken are used.


I'm sharing Pad Kra Pao Moo here 😊 and that is, Thai basil and pork stir fry. Instead of holy basil, I'm using Thai sweet basil and u may substitute pork for minced chicken/beef too.
Ingredients: 120g minced pork 2 cloves garlic, chopped 2 strings of long beans, cut to 1.5cm thickness 2 pcs of baby corns, diced generous bunch of Thai basil leaves 2-3 red chilli padi, diced*
Seasoning 1: 1tsp Sugar 1/2tsp Light soy sauce 1tsp Huadiao wine Dashes sesame oil 1.5tsp Cornflour
Seasoning 2: 1/2tsp sugar 3/4TBS Oyster sauce 1/2TBS Fish sauce^ 1/2TBS Light soy sauce^ 30-40ml water Dashes of Dark soy sauce

Method: •Marinate minced pork with Seasoning 1. Leave in the fridge for at least 3hrs. Remove from fridge about 30mins before cooking.
•Heat wok & add about 2TBS cooking oil. •Fry chopp…