Guan Heong Biscuit Shop
160, Jalan Sultan Iskandar
30000 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Tel : 605-241 2399 / 017-573 6277
FB : Guan Heong Ipoh
Business Hours :
Mon – Sat 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. ; Sun 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
This year Mooncake festival, I ordered a box of Shanghai Mooncake from Guan Heong Biscuit Shop through their delivery service. My family and I like it so much and decided to try their other range of biscuit products.
My previous post here :
“There are numbers of traditional pastry shops that began their business since our parents’ time and still carry on their business operating till now. One of it is the Guan Heong Biscuit Shop at Ipoh New Town that opened for business since 1918. That’s almost 100 years!
Mr. Sitt Kun Shan, who was brought up from a bakery family from Zhen Jiang, China founded his bakery business in 1918, as the first bakery shop in Ipoh New Town. The name Guan Heong was adopted signifies his passion to serve the original and high quality taste of pastry to his customers in the Hokkien translation. As the name shows, the basic philosophy it expresses is that we must present fresh pastry using high quality ingredients and no artificial flavoring.”
Apart from their traditional pastries like Phong Pheah, Tau Sar Pheah, and Kaya Puff, I thought to try out their signature biscuits range that kinda caught my fancy, which are the Salted Egg with Meat Floss Biscuit, Meat Floss Biscuit, and Dried Pork Biscuit that made from wheat flour, sugar, shortening oil as the main ingredients.
Meat Floss Biscuit
Stuffed with generous amount of meat floss and pandan flavored lotus paste, it has an interesting texture with well-balanced of savory and sweetness taste. Handmade and oven-baked till a nice golden brown, the pastry layer has a tempting buttery taste that flaky in texture.
Salted Egg with Meat Floss Biscuit
Exactly the same pastry layer and filling as previous biscuit, but this one with additional salted egg that to me is like heaven. The aromatic creamy salted egg gives another depth of texture with its super rich unique taste. I finished two pieces by myself with much satisfaction.
Dried Pork Biscuit
I have not tried dried pork (bakkwa) with a pastry biscuit and this was my first time. Fit well to my taste buds, it had the bites texture (since it was real bakkwa) and quite filling as well. Taste towards the savory type, it diffused a very tempting porky smell once we cut it into half. Wonderful.
Overall, I enjoyed Guan Heong’s innovation of their signatures. Puffed and flaky, Guan Heong is bringing simplicity to another level, and gives these classic biscuits an ‘meaty’ twist with addition of the savory meat floss and dried pork.
Packed in 9 pieces per box, each biscuit is individually sealed to keep its freshness. Good to consume yourself as well as the perfect gift for any occasions such as baby full moon, house warming, corporate client’s appreciation or even souvenirs if you are travelling at Ipoh, the packaging is nicely presentable with a classy traditional touch of it.
Guan Heong does offered postal delivery service to places all over Peninsular Malaysia, so for more information, do check out their official website at www.guanheong.com or facebook page at www.facebook.com/guanheong.ip.
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