Further down from Lam Kee wantan mee is a shop called Pau Bantal. I find the name quite cute so I went in to check it out. Whee~ Assorted type of pau with an interesting twist of flavours!
Pau bantal (pillow steamed bun) is not for you to sleep on or hug at night ^o^ The dough is rolled out flat and the paste is slathered on, then rolled back into a log shape and steamed in bamboo steamer. There are chocolate, corn, coffee, etc flavours to choose.
They also have the regular pau containing savoury fillings. If you like petai (stink beans) or nam yue (fermented bean), they have it too :P
Click on the pic to have a larger view. You can buy the pau bantal in a whole baguette shape or individual smaller piece.
The pau dough in kneaded in this big mean machine. Everything is handmade and fresh from this kitchen. *ting!* *extra point*
This leng chai kept teasing me why take pics of pau and not his good-looking face ^.^ Alamak~ *shy* So I bought 4 paus from him. Green tea (I must have this flavour!), pumpkin, peanut and tai pau (big bun).
I gave 2 away to my college mates and I had the delicous green tea. The paste tastes a lot like those green tea fillings in mooncake. Quite good as the bun is soft even when I ate it the next day. Unlike some that make you choke on it because it sticks to the roof of your mouth. The tai pau I cut into half and snap a few pics then kept for dinner. Hehe. The filling is quite dissapointing. I was expecting an egg but none to be found. However there are tender chicken slices in there and the sauce is tasty.
Jln Bunga Tanjung 10, Taman Muda
Open from 7am – 8pm daily