Friday, November 14, 2014

Mon Kee

This is another brand of Chinese pastries that you can find everywhere. They set up these stalls in many local neighbourhood coffee shops. Their Siew Baos and Egg Tarts are passable for a quick fix.

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  1. I like their version of egg tarts too. Thicker skin and sweet egg filling slurppsss..

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    1. Ah so this one has your stamp of approval!

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  2. What a coincidence! My blogpost is on the same thing today. Hehehehehe!!!!

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  3. When I see Mon Kee I think of egg tarts and siew pau liao.. But I think TK nicer, especially their egg tarts..

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  4. HELLO Mun,

    yeah I see more Mon Kee now than seeing Tong Kee.. I find the pastry from Mon Kee quite nice, though I usually buy their chicken pie and kaya puff instead of egg custard tart and siew bao..

    but selling more and more expensive now.. I remember getting one at RM1.30 initially and now it's like RM1.60?? and those inside malls at RM2 a piece, that's expensive..

    p/s: what do you call siew bao in English??

    Hope you have a good day and a great weekend ahead!! :)

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    1. I think the word siew bao is in English already like the word amok is also in the English dictionary.

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  5. Yeah, you're right...their pastries are just passable! When I'm here, it's not the egg tart, siew pau or kaya puff I'm after....it's a pc of cake (2 triangle pcs in 1 packet actually if I remember correctly). Don't quite know what you call it but it's like a "kai tan koh" (very soft texture) with a thin layer of kaya in between...give that a try next time ;)

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    1. Ok, I will look for this triangle cake you described here when I pass by this stall again.

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  6. me i still stick to Tong Kee. But both Mon Kee and Tong Kee price had increased

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  7. Yes, this one is familiar and can be found outside coffee shops. Their pastries are not bad. Egg tarts is my top choice.

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  8. both Mon Kee and Tong Kee has been around for decades...i used to buy Mon Kee egg tarts/coconut tarts/puffs etc at their stall in Pudu....that was during my childhood days. Not sure if that stalll is still there o not.

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    1. I know that stall in Pudu. I think should still be there. Next time I pass there I will try to spot it.

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  9. Yes, I saw a few here in Ipoh too... I never try any of them before ... too franchised.. quick fix means... just eat and be gone with it, right?... hahahaa..

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    1. Wah I didn't know they even reach Ipoh!

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  10. Time to indulge! Hahaha! Sorry haven't been able to pop by lately; too tied up with events & reviews! Hope you'll have a wonderful Sunday, Mun!

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    1. Thanks for dropping by despite your busy schedule.

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