Much ado about noodles

By |2021-05-07T16:13:22+08:00May 7th, 2021|Categories: Identify Photographs|

There are different ways of cooking mee. The most common are by frying, by stewing and by steeping it in boiling water for a few minutes and transferring it to a cold bath. If we wish to have the mee fried or boiled, we add meat or fish and some spices to make it tasty. It is important to use a little pepper dust. Mee steeped in boiling water and then washed in cold is the most popular form of mee. It is generally served with hot tasty soup.

I am sure many people would like to know which is the best mee stall in Ipoh. According to my taste the best mee is sold in a stall in Leech Street, at the entrance to Panglima Lane, and by the side of a restaurant. The owner of this stall is a Cantonese. He has been selling mee the greater part of his life and his mee is very delicious. He has a wife and a son to help him and is generally surrounded with customers. [read the full article here]


We thank Kong Tet Siew for the above article, which was featured in the 1952 edition of The Michaelian. While we’re on the topic of noodles and such, does anyone know which mee stall the writer was referring to?