The popular Kedai Makanan Lidiana at Tanjung Bungah, Penang.

The many vegetable dishes that are served at Lidiana’s.


The dishes that we had for lunch today(31/01/09).


This is Tempeh, or tempe in Javanese, is made by natural and controlled fermentation process that binds soybeans into a cake form. It is especially popular on the island of Java, where it is a staple source of protein. The tempeh was stir fried with some sweet sauce, which was quite appetizing.

Wish to know more? please click here.

4 comments

  1. thenomadGourmand // February 2, 2009 at 1:06 PM  

    wahh..was that for 2???

  2. pixen // February 3, 2009 at 3:05 AM  

    One of my favourite Malay Food stall. In the photo, I think you tried the Ikan Terubuk or Ikan Sumbat? Lydiana is know for their Ikan Terubuk which has many bones!

  3. worldwindows // February 3, 2009 at 10:39 AM  

    This is good Malay good. Not many around. I enjoyed the authentic spices and herbs.

  4. gill gill // February 4, 2009 at 12:42 AM  

    thenomadGourmand: ofcoz not :P, that was for 6 of us..heee

    pixen: i dont know what is the name in malay, but i know that in cantonese - "Ngang Mei" fish...usually you can get this kind of sambal stuff fish from economy rice stall.

    worldwindows: agreed, their cooking is not oily at all.