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Calamansi Juice With Sour Plums.

Create: 03/01/2017 - 19:01
Calamansi Juice With Sour Plums.

The refreshing drink or local Chinese cocktail at Chinese coffee shops is known as Kat Chye Shin Mui. It is yellow lime or Calamondin with preserved sour and salty plums. I found it a bit too salty and ordered another without the sugar and salt coated dried plums. There was only one solitary dried plum in the drink, anyway.

Thirst Quencher At Yik Mun

Create: 01/08/2017 - 15:39
Thirst Quencher At Yik Mun

Asam Boi is a local drink with preserved plums (shin mui) floating in it. The dried plums from China are salted, sugar coated and sourish although the drink may also have tamarind and/or limau kasturi (calamansi) added for stronger colour and flavour. It is a refreshing, tangy, cold drink on a hot afternoon.

Besides Hainan White Coffee, Yik Mun also serves Limau Asam Boi at RM 4.50. Quite expensive, I know.

Panasonic Lumix GM-1, ISO 200, f5.6, 1/400 sec.