I have been sharing some of my favorite angpow pieces on an angpow collectors group in Facebook and some members have been telling me to continue sharing my memorable stories and so I thought, why not write it down, that way, our kiddos can read about it when they grow up next time, eh?
For those of you who are not familiar or never heard of the words 'Angpow' (also known as 'ang pau', 'ang pao', 'angpau'), here is a quick definition:
Angpow = Red Packet (filled with cash inside) given during festivals
So for today's angpow story, it comes from this piece of lovely angpow:
Today's storytime is about ice cream! Seeing this angpow makes me happy!
Malaysians especially, who remembers the many classical types of ice cream back during our childhood days? I got the pictures below from Google search, these were some of my childhood favorites!
Ice cream lollies in the plastic tube which costs 20 cents? It's just colored syrup poured into the tubes and freeze.
Some came with asam boi inside. Yums!
Then we have the ice cream potong (cube shaped ice creams). Red beans, corns, durian flavors.
Who remembers waiting for the ice cream man? Hearing the comforting horn or bell sound as the ice cream seller sits on his motorbike scouring the neighborhood area and stopping to sell ice cream to kids and parents alike?
Who remembers the magical feeling of peeping into the metal box on the motorbike, trying to see what ice creams are sold?
Those were the good ol' memorable days!!
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