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2015-08-09 190 views
I wanted to try the Le Paris Crepe at Hammer Bay but the French chef went back to his country. So I was disappointed as I planned to eat the cheapest and most original crepe in the world! Anyway, just when I was turning back, I noticed the crayfish swimming alive and bomb, I knew I had to have that! They said it costs RM 18 per 100 gram and mine was about RM 27 for 1 small crayfish. I had it steamed and it only arrived at 9.40 pm, which meant the cooking took almost 30 minutes! Alright, I might
I had it steamed and it only arrived at 9.40 pm, which meant the cooking took almost 30 minutes! Alright, I might have exaggerated but then as the Spanish said, it is 'mas or menos 30 minutos!' When the crayfish or Udang Lipan finally came, it was steamed perfectly with lime, small chopped cili padi and it was lying on a bed of raw cabbage. The flesh was so succulent and juicy and fresh. After all, at Hammer Bay, all the freshest seafood are sourced directly from the ocean. One can sit facing the ocean and this is what I call pure enjoyment of life. There were not much flesh inside so I sucked most of it with my mouth. Then I drank the entire soup till it was dry! I am a big fan of anything sour and spicy so the soup was done just the way I liked it. It was sweet from the eggs of the crayfish too. I love the sourish sambal belacan too and the best thing was that it was blended smoothly.
Any seafood by the sea is never complete without drinking coconut juice and they served me a Thai Coconut without me asking as though they knew I liked that type of coconut. The drink was very sweet and fragrant.
But a note for you, please do ensure you do not come on an empty stomach because the cooking takes a very long time. You can pretend you are on an island relaxing (not a city island like Penang).