Friday, November 27, 2009

Tasik Raban , Lenggong,Perak











Currently i'm in my hotel room in Ipoh(Impiana Casuarina Hotel) . Just came back from xploring kuala kangsar and lenggong. The north south highway was pack and it took me 3 hours plus to get to Ipoh. I had plan to start my journey at 0900hrs after prayer but due to unforseen circumstances i had to start my journey at 1100hrs and arrive at Lenggong 4 hours later.It was my first time in lenggong and i must say that i love the kampung and lake scenery at Tasik Raban.

Tasik Raban is a mecca for IKAN PEKASAM ( fish fermented with grilled rice) and they even have their own PEKASAM NATIONAL CENTER(Pusat Pekasam Kebangsaan) here . Not actually sure its function but i guess it's some kind of institute for ikan pekasam.Not many people are aware that our federal government had declared Lenggong in 1999 as the center for the national pekasam production center and hence the formation of PUSAT PEKASAM KEBANGSAAN. Maybe in the near future our government will also form SALTED FISH NATIONAL CENTER,he he.

I was told that the best pekasam in town was PEKASAM WARISAN UTARA which had won the Perak State Pekasam Competition , i had bought 10 packet of pekasam warisan and i can't wait to go back to KL to sample the ikan pekasam.

After this will head to Restoran Nasi lemak Ayam kampung for dinner.

7 comments:

  1. I have not tried pekasam before. Fish fermented with grilled rice? Sounds interesting and look delicious :) How do you eat pekasam?

    Salted Fish National Center? LOL! That's not good for Malaysians - taking food with too much sugar and salt :)

    Sup Belut?

    Cheers!
    mylo

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  2. mylo - you should try it . Fried with chili and onion and you eat it with rice.

    sup belut really taste like sup ikan keli .belut and ikan keli have the same texture and taste

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  3. Ooooh! I LOVE spicy stuff. Chillies & onions with perkasam - COMBOLICIOUS!

    Will try to look for perkasam in our local hypermarket :)

    Cheers!
    mylo

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  4. try to look for pekasam warisan utara.ikan pekasam is an acquired taste

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  5. Hah! baru percaya memang wujud eh pusat pekasam tu!!! Ingatkan cam tempat2 laen, kecik-kecik je sepanjang jalan!! Wow weee.... pekasam yang favourite!!!!!!

    (teringat duduk diperantauan, bulan posa memang pekasam larr lauk idaman.. Huuu)

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  6. Nak tahu info-info best dan menarik mengenai ikan Keli,jemputlah datang ke...
    http://kelipenang-aquamutiara.blogspot.com/
    Salam ukhwah dari Penang... :)

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  7. you should try pekasam ikan belanak, u can found it at pasar minggu Kuala Kangsar.

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