The Specialties in the Cat City
Cat Town's Delicacies
Kolok Mee or Kolo Mee is a simple dish of springy noodles (very ďQĒ - a Hokkien term for extreme springiness!) with seasonings, lashings of Char Siew oil and slices of Char Siew (Barbeque Pork). Thatís it. So simple, so delicious! It can be served dry or in soup. Either way, in each bite of the Kolo Mee, the flavorful Char Siew oil gives it the added oomph.
You can get Kolo Mee anywhere, anytime in Kuching. You have not been to Kuching if you have not tasted this local dish. Yes, there are Halal versions too sold by Muslims - it is topped with beef slices instead of porky Char Siew. Lastly, itís very affordable too! If you lacks pocket money, try to take kolo mee for lunch, it helps.
CHAR KWAY TEOWChar Kway Teow, literally fried flat noodles is a popular noodle dish in Kuching. It is made from flat rice noodles, approximately 1 cm or slightly narrower in width, fried over very high heat with light and dark soy sauce, chili, prawns, cockles, egg, bean sprouts and Chinese chives You may have heard a lot about the famous Penang Char Kway Teow, but please do not ignore the existence of Kuching char kway teow, take a bite and you will get hooked by it.
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