Asian Food and Cookery

Asian Food and Cookery

 

Malaysia

i’ve been wondering where can i find halal korean restaurant in malaysia …..i these days really wanted to eat a halal bibimbap.please..

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I tried some Malaysian food last year, but it is a 2 hour drive from my home. I really liked it and I also enjoy cooking. Does anyone have any recipes or know of any good ones on the web? (not overly excited about seafood though).

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I was born in Malaysia and immigrated to US. When I think of Malaysian food, I think of Malaysian Satay (both Chicken and Beef). I am hoping that all ingredients on that recipe can be easily found in US grocery store. Do you have the authentic satay recipe? Please share.

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If there’s one thing that Malaysians love, it’s food. The greeting ‘have you eaten yet?’ is as common as asking about the weather in the UK. It’s a national obsession so enjoy this Malaysian food tour.

There are Malay restaurants, Chinese restaurants, Indian restaurants, Thai restaurants and more. In fact, eating out in Malaysia is a real gastronomic adventure and one of the things that many visitors enjoy most.

Popular Malaysian dishes include satay, nasi lemak, rendang, roti canai, murtabak, laksa, chicken rice, and fried noodles. Western cuisine is also easily available. In addition, all the usual fast food chains are here so there’s bound to be something to enjoy.

It’s not just the range of food, but also the amount of places to eat.… Continue reading

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Malaysian Cuisine by Liz Canham

Malaysia is situated in south east Asia and is rather unusual in that one part lies south of Thailand on the south east Asian peninsular, with Singapore at its tip. This is where the capital, Kuala Lumpur, is to be found. The other part lies across the South China Sea and forms the northern one third of the island of Borneo, surrounding the Sultanate of Brunei.

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Malaysian Mixed Vegetable Curry by Siah Tong Hong

Curry is a popular spicy dish here in Malaysia, enjoyed by people of all races. Malays are known for their “dry” curry like rendang, while Indians have a “wetter” variant that tastes equally great (and hot!).

However, most people have a misconception that usually only meat is cooked with curry. Actually, there’s a lesser-known dish that uses vegetables to cook a curry dish.

Ingredients

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1.  300g cauliflower, cut into flowerets

2.  200g long beans, cut into 1-inch lengths

3.  250g turnips, sliced

4.  1 carrot, sliced

5.  50g cloud ears, soaked and washed

6.  3 packets of fresh young corn, sliced in half

7.  50g of dong fen (Very thin Mung bean starch noodles), soaked and cut into short lengths

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Malaysia has many weird foods (weird even to some locals) to offer, and most of them can easily be found in Kuala Lumpur. However, each state in Malaysia offers its own special delicacy. For example, budu in Kelantan, keropok lekor in Terengganu, cencaluk in Melaka. However, all of them are easily found in Kuala Lumpur. Be sure to treat yourself with these :

Petai – Green beens from the deep jungle, which some people say smell like methane gas. Its popularly cooked in sambal tumis ikan bilis – which is fried chili with anchovies. However, locals absolutely love them eaten raw as ulams (almost equal to the western salad). Petai is also enjoyable grilled or boiled. A typical dipping with petai is sambal (chili paste), budu (a fish sauce) and tempoyak (a paste made from durian).… Continue reading

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A Couple of Malaysian Satay Recipes by Léon Brocard

We’re all familiar with beef satay but I wonder how many of us have tried squid in the same style.

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