10 Best Things Made With Salted Egg Yolk In Penang


Hello, fam! While scrolling through all our posts, we have noticed we didn’t have a post that is solely dedicated to the goodness of salted egg yolk! That is about to change because we are bringing you the 10 Best Things Made With Salted Egg Yolk In Penang. It is a mixture of sweet, and savoury, so we are sure you will find something that you will bound to love in this post! Let’s get on it!

10 Best Things Made With Salted Egg Yolk In Penang

1. Salted Egg Yolk Buns

Photo: Fu Er Dai (Facebook)

Everybody loves salted egg yolk bun. It is the best thing you will have for breakfast, especially when it is eaten hot. You will notice it immediately when its bright yellow bun. Tear it open and salted egg yolk custard will be uncontrollably oozing out! Salted egg yolk buns are common dishes in a dim sum restaurant. Find it at one of the most famous dim sum restaurants in Penang, Fu Er Dai! But, that’s for the morning, if you are craving for it at night, you can always head to Tai Tong Restaurant!

2. Salted Egg Yolk Cornflakes

Photo: Roots Dessert Bar (Facebook)

Salted egg yolk made its way to snacks! It is very famous with fish skin and potato chips all the way in Singapore and nowadays, you can find them in shelves at major supermarkets. One of the best dessert bars in Penang uses a different base to make this addictive snack, cornflakes! You can find it at Roots Dessert Bar! Their version of the addictive snack is super crunchy and it will remind you of Chinese New Year cookies. It comes in a very sleek bottle and it is perfect for gifting.

3. Salted Egg Yolk Cheesecake

Photo: Moody Cow Cafe Penang (Facebook)

If you really love salted egg yolk, you really need to try this! Moody Cow Dessert Cafe, located in Transfer Road, is known for their super dense cakes that comes at a hefty price for a single slice. However, it is worth the price tag you are paying because it takes at least three people to finish one single slice. The dark cafe is extremely well known for their local flavour creations including cempedak, durian, and of course, salted egg yolk! For their salted egg yolk cheesecake, they have several creations including one with chicken floss on top.

4. Salted Egg Yolk Croissant

Photo: Love A Loaf Bakery (Facebook)

If you are looking for something similar to salted egg yolk buns something crunchier, you will need to try out salted egg yolk croissant from Love A Loaf Bakery. Their salted egg yolk croissant is to die for. Same as salted egg yolk buns, it is best when you eat it hot. Extremely good when it is right out of the oven. When it comes to salted egg yolk custard, they know how important it is, and trust us, they are very generous with it. There is bound to be an ooze in every single bite!

5. Salted Egg Yolk Pasta

Photo: Sugar On Top: Nagore (Facebook)

Another savoury dish on the list! Have you ever been to Sugar On Top located in Nagore Square? They are known for their desserts. But, did you know that they serve salted egg yolk pasta, too? If you are feeling a little Italian but you can’t let go of salted egg yolk, you know what to do! Their salted egg yolk pasta comes with fried squid, and it is garnished with herbs and tomatoes. There is literally nothing to complain about this amazing dish except for the fact that the portion is pretty small. More, please!

6. Salted Egg Yolk Mantis Prawn

Photo: Wah Chai (Facebook)

One for the Chinese cuisine! Actually, you can find a lot of seafood that is covered with salted egg yolk in Penang. You know it! The most famous dish is probably salted egg yolk crabs. That’s pretty expensive considering you they follow market price. A cheaper alternative will be salted egg yolk mantis prawn that you can find in Eastern Wishes. Believe it or not, they manage to make their salted egg yolk sauce a little sandy it goes so well with rice! It is an all-time favourite, for sure!

7. Salted Egg Yolk French Fries

Calling out all Team French Fries! Fried food with salted egg yolk sauce? Yes, please! You already know that is the best combination ever. We are just wondering why not many places are selling it. Salted egg yolk French fries before truffle fries, for sure. You can get some at Bora Bora, a beach bar located in Batu Ferringhi. To be honest, the presentation isn’t that good because it is just a bar snack, but the flavour is there. It is a good snack to pair with your beverages!

8. Salted Egg Yolk Waffle

Photo: Inside Scoop (Facebook)

Remember a few months ago, Inside Scoop opened their first branch in Queensbay Mall and from then on our lives were never the same again? Inside Scoop is widely regarded as one of the best ice cream makers in Malaysia by making extraordinary local and international flavours. And, you can have them on a salted egg yolk waffle! That’s what dreams are made of! Their waffle is gloriously drizzled with a good amount of salted egg yolk custard and topped off with your choice of ice cream. Yay!

9. Salted Egg Yolk Cheese Tart

Photo: Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tart (Facebook)

Not a local brand, but they have local flavours! Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tart is probably one of the best things ever that landed in our shopping malls right here in Penang. They had also set out a wave for baked cheese tarts in the whole of Malaysia. Do you remember that time that there were so many baked cheese tarts popping up in every location? They are constantly creative and they have embedded local flavours in their baked cheese tart. You can now get salted egg yolk cheese tart at your nearest store!

10. Salted Egg Yolk Ice Cream

Photo: Merry Me (Facebook)

We have ice-cream on our list too! It may come across a little terrifying because it is cold, but, you need to trust us, it is pretty good. You can get salted egg yolk ice cream in a few places in Penang including Merry Me and Utterly. The best news is both of them are available in Gurney Paragon Mall! Merry Me has been making ice cream from local flavours and you can even find flavours like kaya toast. As for Utterly, they switch it up every now and then, so you can’t find it in their fridge all the time.

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10 Best Things Made With Salted Egg Yolk In Penang

That’s the end of out list for the 10 Best Things Made With Salted Egg Yolk In Penang! What are you most excited to try? We hope that there will be more food with salted egg yolk ’cause we just can’t get enough of it. What about you? Let us know in the comments!


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