What I ate today - the food thread

drron

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Friday evening Eat Street,St George's square Launceston. Three food vans. Lots of families enjoying the sun. DSC07653.JPG .

My first food was from this van. Eggplant and haloumi bun.Was very nice. They are always at the Harvest Market.
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Then I moved on to the Vietnamese van and had a pork and vermicelli salad.Very tasty.
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The third van was a seafood van often seen around Tasmania. It has good food but I was full.
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drron

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Today was the Launceston Thai Festival.
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My first dish was from here.
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It was meant to be Asian BBQ pork on rice but they had run out of BBQ pork so it was stir fry pork in a noodle soup. Didn't look great but very tasty.
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The next dish was from Khao San Street food. Stir fry basil chicken on rice. Quite bland.
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We went out for Tim Sum, Dim Sum or Yum Cha, depending on your preference, at the Emperors Kitchen. This is a restaurant south of the river in Perth that has a good reputation for their Sunday offerings. My son had tried to go there at 12:30 last week and gave up after waiting about 90 minutes for a table. Today we went just before 11:00 and still had to wait about 10 minutes.

As usual lots of different small serves so just a few selections below. Descriptions are as per the menu.

King Prawn & Pork Sui Mai at the top of the photo and Shanghai Pan Fried Juicy Pork Buns

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We had already eaten some of the Chili & Pepper Squid Tentacles plus King Prawn Rice Flour Rolls - the prawns were battered before being placed into the rice flour rolls.


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Turtle shaped Baked Pineapple Buns stuffed with Custard

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I have never seen these before. Deep Fried Almond Egg Yolk Balls. The egg yolks were still runny - extra nice. We couldn't figure out the green colour. It was certainly not Pandan and didn't taste like green tea - maybe just green food colouring.

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All of it was excellent.
 

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