Ordering was pretty convenient as we opted for Mother's day set B, surely a complete meal but drinks not included. Before the start to this lunch, we snacked the two tidbits, thereafter the dishes with rice.
The Nyonya & Thai Combination Entree. - lemongrass grilled kebab, batter fried prawns, julienne turnip and carrot with some coriander leaves as stuffing for the crispy pastry hats/ top hats or pie tie and two types of chilli dips. The kebab we then realise is beef, so kept it aside. The prawns we happily crunched the crispiness and the top hats, a new item for the family but they were pleased with the soft mild flavours of sengkuang into the hats and drizzle with the not so spicy dips.
Tom yam Seafood - family members couldn't take the spiciness whereas mum, half-half and myself absolutely loved the spicy-rich broth with cooked to the right texture prawns, fish, sotong and vegetables.
The Beancurd In Traditional Nyonya Style - everyone tucked into the soft tofu, green veggie and mushrooms in a lightly soy flavoured sauce and compliments this dish received for the subtle hints.
Big and bold were the flavours of Lemak Nenas Prawn or Pineapple Prawn Curry as an authentic typical Nyonya dish. The succulent medium size prawns seemed the better half for some compared to the thick, spicy, rich and coconut milk gravy and the pineapples. I however love such a dish, thus, the gravy I tipped over the rice and eat with the tangy-tart fruit.
Next came the Creamy Salted Egg Squid, Thai Chilli Garlic Steamed Snapper and the Devil Chicken/ Ayam Buah Keluak. Okay, goes like this now.- the chewable squids in the salty thick gravy with onion and topped with cekur manis/sweet leaves the least favourable. Really, I wasn't sure why because half-half and I liked it.
The fresh snapper totally soaked in a tangy, spicy, garlicky, light and aromatic sauce definitely the winner and finished off within 10 minutes or so. And the chicken curry, another signature Nyonya dish the family never heard of neither were they interested. Mmm?? This dish with cracked up Malacca "hard nuts' and succulent chicken in a chilli reddish gravy, I was the only want who ate and so much only I could eat.
The drinks as per individual choices - hot lemongrass herbal tea.
The finale was a large bowl of ice kacang - red beans, rice flour cendol, palm syrup and generously drenched with coconut milk, popular among all especially "daddy cool".
Bibiwok offering authentic Nyonya and Thai food in an authentic Nyonya ambiance, I would love to return to but the family I think will be happy with curries and fried chicken at Indian restaurants.
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