On a recent trip to Penang, Malaysia I got to enjoy LOK LOK – a particular delight! Lok Lok consists of colored sticks, with a large variety of foods and food types, from squid to beef, from fish balls to vegetables and many things in between. Most are put into boiling water for a short [...]
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Across Southeast Asia, street vendors are dishing up steaming bowls of Laksa noodles, choose from rich creamy coconut curries or hot and sour broths filled with oodles of noodles, seafood or chicken, and fresh vegetables.
Penang’s famous Curry Mee is a light coconut soup poured over rice and egg noodles. This is the final photograph from our Malaysian food series brought to you by our roving food reporter Kaitlyn Moore. Kaitlyn finishes her tour in the foodies favorite island of Penang in Malaysia – Thailand’s Southernmost neighbor.
Malaysia’s char kway teow, fried rice noodles with seafood and egg, is similar to Thailand’s Pad See Ew. Join Kaitlyn as she enjoys the food and the beaches on the Malaysian island of Penang.
This Penang Hokkien Mee – prawn noodle soup – is a street hawker favorite, made of a seafood broth and topped with slivers of pork and crispy fried onions. The latest photo from Kaitlyn Moore as she explores the delicious street food available on the tropical island of Penang, Malaysia.
Roti canai is Malaysia’s version of the flat Indian bread roti, which is also a popular snack in Thailand. Teh tarik, or pulled tea, is a traditional accompaniment. This is a combination you’ll find hard not to fall in love with.
Malaysian-style Hainanese chicken and rice is a popular lunch-time favorite and people will queue round the block at busy times. It is very similar to the equivalent Thai dish of khao man gai but differs in one important way…
A bakery in Malaysia crafts tiny Chinese sweet lotus seed cakes. Kaitlyn Moore visits a bakery in China town, Melaka on her quest for the most delicious food in South East Asia.
A dish of rich Malaysian chicken stew, with cinnamon and star anise, from a vendor in Kuala Lumpur. The first photo in our Malaysian Food Odyssey series where our roving reporter Kaitlyn Moore leaves Thailand and heads south of the border to discover the delights of Malaysian cuisine.