If there’s one thing you could eat for the rest of your life, what would it be? Some would say its tau fu fah. It could be scorching heat and or a gloomy grey sky, this delicious silken tofu dessert is eaten with a clear sweet syrup infused with ginger or pandan! The apple to my pie and the way to my heart! Smooth, silky and slithery, warm or cold they’re the best and they’re everywhere and we’re here to tell you where to and when to for a daily dose of love In Penang
7 Best Tau Fu Fah In Penang
#1 Pearl Hill Soya Bean @ Tanjung Bungah
Known to last the longest in the line of making the traditional tau fu fah withing the island, Pearl Hill is the gem of all for their authenticity and well their silky, fresh and smooth tau fu fah which will the swoon your love even further for this bowl of silky goodness!
Visit their latest joint burrowed between terrace houses at Tanjung Bunga h and indulge in the most authentic-tasting one, as the heirloom recipe is safeguarded for three generations. The texture deserves applause, it’s dense, thick and has intense soya flavour while the sugar syrup tones it down for a more refined mouthful. For RM1.50 you better go big cuz you ain’t going home!
123, Jalan Lembah Permai, Tanjung Bungah, 11200, Georgetown, Penang
Address: 10 AM to 9 PM.Closed on Sunday
#2 Ti Shen Fresh SoyaBean Milk & Beancurd @ Island Glades
Within the vicinity of the housing area, this well-known stall among the neighborhood is there to quench your thirst any time of the day with their soya drink and hot fluffy tau fu fah with an option of brown sugar or white sugar to bring a smile and defeat the purpose of the heat!
Always brown sugar peeps! Never goes wrong. Alike slithering into clouds, the pudding is silky smooth and you can play around your sugary scale. They also sell assorted puluts, traditional Chinese biscuits, and cakes for some nibble.
#3 Beans Heritage @ Armenian Street
If you’re a tourist high chances are, you’ll find yourself at Armenian street! While you’re at it taking shots with the cutest mural paintings, rejuvenate yourself with a nice bowl of beancurd or a cold soya bean drink at this family-owned restaurant located just next to the Lobby of Armenian Street Heritage House for more than a decade, during a pit stop and jump back on the bandwagon of all the other touristy stuff!
#4 Q Bean @ Queensbay
Craving a nice bowl of bean curd in a mall where all those fancy treats are only available? Q Bean to the rescue! Situated on the northern zone of the Mall, expect a wide range of anything and everything to do with soya from ice blended, soy milk to ice-cream (THE BEST) to tau fu fah and pancake. Sourced and made from healthy oya beans from Canada these fresh soybeans, come in terms with, you pay for what you get my friend!
#5 Souper Tang @ Gurney
Spread across the country, this well established Malaysia Chain Restaurant, Souper Tang 汤师父 is renowned for its philosophy that aims to serve nutritious soups. What they deserve to be known for is their Beancurd with Ginger Caramel. if you’ve got a sweet tooth to please at the end of the meal, it would be sinful to not satisfy your cravings. Brought to you extravagantly on a wooden bucket, its worth to leave an extra space for this silken clouds to wash down your palate with a sweet, spicy liquid!
#6 U- Soya @ Bayan Baru
With 11 toppings like chocolate syrup, multigrain, red beans, sunflowers seeds, pearls,almonds and more available complimenting your bowl of tau fu fah, this pioneer of the beancurd selling legacy since 2003 has a made a promise to use only Canada class A non-GMO soya beans to make their soya products without the help of thickening agent, not flavoring!
While the brown sugar is the one and only way to go OG and be pleased, try out their sugar cane or ginger version and be surprised! Extra space in your tummy? pack it up an enjoy it on the way back home listening to some of your throwback jams!
#7 Kampung Benggali Soya Bean @ Butterworth
Fancy a tau fu fah hunt in Butterworth? Visit no other spot then this spot located at Kampung Benggali running for more than 50 years ago, Ng Kung Seng made his own soya bean milk and beancurd pudding since the beginning of time, has made quite a reputation among the residents of the villages there. Today, Ng’s grandson, Ng Wei Lin, is manning the business and they no longer operate from a pushcart. While you’re at it immersing in the hidden gems in Penang, drop by and sooth your thirst with some legit authenticity!