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To Know And To Love Malaysia
 

 

 

 

 
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IN THE LAND OF LEGENDS, AN EXTRAORDINARY LIFESTYLE BECKONS...A DELECTABLE INDULGENCE...MALAYSIAN CUISINE AND DELICACIES

delicacies.gif (43445 bytes)Malaysia is not only well known for its melting pot of cultures but it is also a "melting pot cuisine and delicacies".  There is not only Malay, Chinese, Indian and other indigenous food but also Western and other Asian cuisine.  Eating out need no appointment and is relatively an adventure and inexpensive.

malay_food.gif (28089 bytes)For spicy food, the Malay and the Indian food is available.  The most popular is the roti canai, nasi lemak and satay and banana leaf rice.

Chinese dishes is less spicy and many stalls and Chinese restaurants serve varieties of chinese prepared cuisine.  Chinese food is cooked after a customer places an order and is  served hot.  Chicken rice is one of the common meals  available from stalls.

western_dinner.gif (29987 bytes)Western food can be found in big air-conditioned restaurants and all fast food chains

Stall food is found in abundenance in all Malaysian towns.  Usually the stalls open for business in the evening till late into the night.

Local cakes, cendol and bubur are plentiful and usually taken after the main meals.  It is usually sweetened delicacies.

fruits.gif (36769 bytes)Deserts... Malaysia has a wide variety of tropical fruits which are found in Malaysia all year round.  Banana, starfruits, papya, mangoes, pineapples and guava are the most common fruits deserts.  Seasonal friuts like durian, mangosteen, langsat, jack-fruit are also found.

                              
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