After more than 50 years of business in Penang, popiah skin maker, Lim Kim Hoe, 71, still uses his popiah skin-making skills to make a living, and he is finding the demand for popiah skin growing stronger every year.
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Lim’s daughter Rebecca, whose family runs the popiah skin business at Chowrasta Market, said most of her customers are ordinary people rather than restaurateurs.
“This is because popiah, a very thin spring roll skin filled largely with vegetables and some meat, is still a very popular household dish in Malaysia and in neighboring countries.
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Address: 5, Jalan Chowrasta, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang