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Glorious Malaysian Food

Do you like Malaysian Food? Me too. Look at these photos, how can I not?

Malaysia is a complex country. There’s the religion, history with the indigenous tribes, palm oil and the rainforest, history of immigrants, politics, and many more subjects that make this country interesting. As what the tourism board says, Malaysia represents many races of Asians: Indian, Chinese, indigenous, Malay, and many others in between. So, it’s natural to be complex.

For us visitors, their multicultural background is a good news. It’s like someone said “Let there be food!” In Malaysia, you can eat some of the most popular cuisines: Chinese and Indian, and also Malay food which is a signature cuisine of ethnic Malay’s. Think of how many dishes on a Chinese restaurant menu. Count how many Indian dishes you know. Add more Malay dishes… Malaysians are even serious at taking tea breaks. and now you know why Malaysia is a heaven for foodies. There are cities that’s focused on food tourism, like Penang. Maybe that’s why I’ve been drawn to Malaysia for all these years, and hosting two out of three AWE Conferences there. Food is a great motivation, isn’t it?

From a bowl of noodles to coconut rice, there’s something for everyone. Let’s take a journey into Malaysian food.

Chinese

Chichen Rice

Chicken rice in Malacca

Chicken rice in Malacca

Chicken rice before serving...

Chicken rice before serving…

 

Curree Mee

Penang Curry Mee

Penang Curry Mee – the best I’ve had ever!

 

Laksa

Sarawak Laksa is the king of all

Sarawak Laksa is the king of all

The king of breakfasts!

The king of breakfasts!

Sarawak Laksa

You can’t go wrong with Sarawak Laksa

Penang Laksa

Penang Laksa

Penang laksa is a bit fishy and sour but it has its charm!

Char Koay Teow

Char koay teow

Char koay teow in Penang

Char koay teow

Char koay teow Penang style

Koay Teow Th’ng

Koay teow th'ng

Koay teow th’ng

Prawn Mee

Prawn mee

Prawn mee

Koay Teow Mihoon

Koay teow meehoon

Koay teow meehoon

Koay teow meehoon

Koay teow meehoon

Hokkien Mee

Hokkien Mee

Hokkien Mee

Malay

Nasi Lemak

Nasi Lemak

Nasi Lemak

Nasi Lemak from the famous Village Park in Petaling Jaya

Nask Kandar

Nasi Kandar

Nasi Kandar – it’s rice with everything on it!

Peranakan (Nyonya and Baba)

Nyonya cuisine

Nyonya cuisine

curry kapitan

curry kapitan

a fried roll with pork stuffing

a fried roll with pork stuffing

Indian

Roti Canai

roti canai

roti canai

Indian snack in Penang

Indian snack in Penang

Samosa

Samosa

Dosa

Dosa

Dosa

Banana Leaf

Banana leaf

Banana leaf

Desert

Cendol

Cendol in Penang

Beverages

Kopi

Kopi ice

Teh C Ice

Teh C Ice

Teh tarik

Teh tarik

White Coffee

White coffee

 

Juno Kim
Juno Kim
Juno Kim, Originally from Seoul, South Korea, Juno set off for the wider world to pursue her passion for travel and storytelling. She traveled the world as an award-winning travel blogger and photographer, witnessing the everyday life of different cultures. Currently based in Anchorage, Alaska and exploring this amazing Last Frontier. Follow my journey through @RunawayJuno and Instagram .

1 Comment

  1. Jessica says:

    I think I will book a trip to Malaysia just to eat! My best friend’s mom is Malaysian and she cooks the best food and that’s in NYC can only imagine the taste with fresh ingredients in country!

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