|Food In Malaysia
In Malaysia, people of difference ethic heritage live harmoniously, where the majority Malays, Chinese, and Indians have all placed their individual stamp on the local fare. It is bound to have interesting effect o the cuisine of the country.
Visitors often express their delight and amazement at the impressive variety of food.Malaysia consists of many ethic groups: the Malays, Chinese, Indians, Eurasians, Punjabi, Baba Nyonya, Iban, Kadazan, Kelabit, Bidayuh, Melaka Portuguese are just some of them.
Each of them has its own preferred flavours and reflected in the ingredients found in their individual cuisine.As visitors move around Malaysia, they will find much more to discover as the same food may differ from state to state.
Variety is the spice in Malay food. The traditional culinary style has been greatly influenced by the long-ago traders from neighboring countries, such as Indonesia, India, the Middle East, and China. Malay food is often described as spicy and flavorful as it utilizes a melting pot of spices and herbs........More
The Dim Sum has more than 30 items and includes delights such as the baked egg custard, pan-fried carrot cake, baked cake with sausages and turkey ham, steamed seafood dumplings with shark's fin, steamed soft noodles with shrimps, steamed crabsticks stuffed with fish paste, deep-fried dumplings with salted eggs and red bean paste, and very promising-sounding steamed fresh super prawn dumplings...........More
Indian influence in Malaysian cuisine started in the 19th century when large arrivals of Indian migrants were brought into the country as contract laborers to work in rubber estates and on the railways. Some did take the opportunity to set up trade in the textile and food industry. Indian cuisine can be divided into two mainstreams, Northern and Southern Indian cuisine.............More
Nyonya food, also referred to as Straits Chinese food or Lauk Embok Embok, is an interesting amalgamation of Chinese and Malay dishes thought to have originated from the Peranakan (Straits Chinese) of Malacca over 400 years ago. This was the result of inter-marriages between Chinese immigrants and local Malays, which produced a unique culture. Here, the ladies are called nyonyas and the men babas.............More
Kuala Lumpur is the hub of the local entertainment scene, yet there are those who would tell you that there is no place like Penang for hawker food. Others will, however, argue that Ipoh city in Perak offers even greater specialty dishes. But since the general consensus for great hawker food seems to be Penang, we shall concentrate there.................More