If you like Singaporean and Indonesian food, then you’re going to enjoy Malaysian food as well. All three cuisines share many similarities thanks to their …
Food experiences in Malaysia
We’ve lived the majority of our lives in Asia so naturally, it’s the region of the world we’re most familiar with. Southeast Asia is our …
Focusing mainly on George Town, this Penang food guide includes some of the most enduring eateries on the island, serving some of the best examples of key Malaysian dishes like asam laksa, char koay teow, curry mee, chendol, and many more.
To be honest, Kuala Lumpur was never one of my favorite cities. It reminded me too much of Manila. It’s big, it’s hot, it’s crowded, and it can often be overwhelming. For us, it was always a point of entry and quick stopover on our way to more interesting destinations in Malaysia.
I’ve been on many of these tours from A Chef’s Tour and this Kuala Lumpur food tour is one of my favorites so far. Malaysian cuisine is too broad and nuanced to encapsulate into four hours, but Chef Faris does an excellent job of giving you the best possible taste.
We had often heard Penang described as the street food capital of Malaysia so it was only a matter of time before we travel-ate our way here. The food is reason enough to go, but if you appreciate interesting architecture and urban art, then you’re going to LOVE Penang.
From disaster to favorite travel memory, this trek through the rainforest of Langkawi didn’t go exactly as planned, but it turned out to be one of our favorite travel experiences thus far.
Known as the “Jewel of Kedah”, Langkawi is an archipelago of 99 islands about 30 km off the coast of northwestern Malaysia. It was awarded UNESCO World Geopark status in 2007 and is home to lush forests, white sand beaches, waterfalls, caves, limestone cliffs, and mangroves.
If I understand correctly, every laksa can be categorized as one of three basic types, though the variations within each style are immense. The three types of laksa are asam laksa, curry laksa, and a combination of the two.
Sate is a seasoned and skewered meat dish that originated from the Indonesian island of Java. Different types of meat are marinated in turmeric and other ingredients before being grilled over coals and served with a variety of sauces, most commonly peanut or sate sauce.