Siew Yoke (Roasted Pork)

Posted by mamabok | Amusing/Bizarre,Chinese,Food From Home | Monday 23 February 2009 6:23 pm




See that lil’ piece of siew yoke on the side..??  yes.. that one.  Courtesy of Mr Choo from the Chinese restaurant.  Truth be told .. i’m not a great fan of siew yoke… never wanna touch them .. when i was home.. but after 9 yrs in Canada.. and no siew yoke to eat.. you can imagine my delight when i got a piece of it.  Why he only gave me one piece..  God knows..???!!!??  but beggards can’t be choosers right..??  but there were some duck meat too.. and the mushrooms were home cooked on my own.. and i made a meal outta it.  Told yer.. it’s nice to know the boss of the chinese restaurant .. but his rice.. was too dry .. i used my own rice.

19 Comments »

  1. Comment by cindyke — February 23, 2009 @ 8:02 pm

    ummm…roasted duck is one of my favorite!!!

  2. Comment by mommy of three — February 23, 2009 @ 10:05 pm

    Visited NS three times and my husband loves the Chinese food served in small out of the way restaurants. I think he enjoys the feeling the sense of pride that Chinese restaurant owners from small towns have about their traditions and culture.

    Mamabok, perhaps we may look you up the next time we are in the East Coast.

  3. Comment by mommy to chumsy — February 23, 2009 @ 10:58 pm

    so nice of Mr. Choo. simply delicious.

  4. Comment by Lina — February 24, 2009 @ 1:26 am

    hmmm…8 oranges symbolize fatt fatt during e CNY n he gave u only 1 pc of ‘siew yoke’ only ah :-\

  5. Comment by 8poh — February 24, 2009 @ 3:58 am

    Siew yoke (roast pig) is our favorite but too bad it is so fattening. Thank you for all your work. :)

  6. Comment by becca — February 24, 2009 @ 9:38 am

    roast pork is good, but it is true that it’s a bit fattening.
    lol restaurant rice is never as good as compared to rice from home

  7. Comment by queen c — February 24, 2009 @ 6:56 pm

    I think Mr Choo gave it to you by accident because he was probably chopping up siew yoke and peking duck and there was one piece he forgot to give to customer.
    Mama Bok, did you find a cantonese version of Looking for a Star.
    Thanks!

  8. Comment by queen c — February 24, 2009 @ 6:57 pm

    I love siew yoke only when its fresh.. as for peking duck.. i think sometimes it has sow taste.. do you know what i am talking about. lol
    or maybe i am weird.

  9. Comment by gracie — February 24, 2009 @ 7:46 pm

    the duck looks yummy, i should eat that for dinner too. mama bok, thanks again for all your work

  10. Comment by flora — February 24, 2009 @ 9:47 pm

    roast duck is good but i love pekin duck da best where u put sauce in da middle of a thingy hehe watever dat is call a piece of duck cumber slice n roll it up den u can eat it

  11. Comment by samantha — February 25, 2009 @ 10:14 am

    Mamabok… love the way you wrote in your food blog.. its so entertaining. Cant believe that the siew yoke and siew ngap at NS looks so alike to what we have back in Malaysia.. Wonder whether they taste as good.. BTW.. million thanks for loading the TVB drama series.. you are the best mama….

  12. Comment by Shy — February 25, 2009 @ 11:19 am

    I love all BBQ Stuff. That duck looks yummy. I had that for dinner yesterday too :) bought it at T&T supermarket. Not the good as some other places i’ve tried but still pretty good. I would like to try the ones in hong kong someday.

    Thanks for all your great work! Just wanted to let you know how appreciated you are!

  13. Comment by Ryan — March 6, 2009 @ 5:31 pm

    Omg omg omg this looks so good! Your making me hungry now lol

  14. Comment by Alan — March 6, 2009 @ 6:31 pm

    omg this looks so good :) how do you make this?

  15. Comment by bebe — March 9, 2009 @ 8:52 pm

    i love these but then it will kind of… make you fat, so i don’t eat as much as i use too

  16. Comment by tan — March 14, 2009 @ 11:44 am

    thanks for the show again.you must have spent a lot of time in your food website.really great.

  17. Comment by tracy — April 8, 2009 @ 9:57 am

    hihi, mama bok^.^ hapi birthday o~~ selamat harijadi, sheng ri kuai le,
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  18. Comment by bunessa — April 8, 2009 @ 4:19 pm

    mmmm suen yok!!
    they’re so good!! it’s one of my favorite =D

  19. Comment by Stephanie — April 9, 2009 @ 5:46 am

    Mmmmmm…. roast duck.

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