Visitors, coming for the first time to Malaysia, are
surprised by the local food.
The Malaysia cuisine is a melting pot of a variety of neighbouring
influences. It comprises three main groups: Malay, Chinese and Indian with
each having its own distinct style of cooking. Coconut and coconut milk are
major ingredients in many Malay dishes, which are generally served with rice
or noodles. Eating out in Malaysia is a real gastronomic adventure. There is
such a great variety; spicy Malay Food, a seemingly endless variety of
Chinese food, exotic cuisine from North and South India, as well as Nyonya
and Portuguese Food.
Food in Malaysia is incredibly safe, with high standards of hygiene
prevailing even on the street stalls. The hawkers in Penang and other major
towns are licensed, and these are renewed periodically. Enforcement officers
from the Health Department and Municipal Councils also conduct regular
checks on hygiene and cleanliness.
There are many famous hawker
stalls in Malaysia that's famous for their speciality whether it be Malay,
Chinese, Indian or local creations. Out of the many states in Malaysia,
Penang hawker food stands out as a top tourist attraction.
Drinking water in Malaysia is generally considered safe straight from the
tap, but many locals do tend to boil the water first, so it may be wise to
follow their lead.
The most highly appreciated Malay dish in Malaysia is, without a doubt,
On the next sites you can find
the most delicious recipes you must have eaten when you come to Malaysia.