raya (Malay cookies) in Malaysia are so tasty, especially the kuih
nenas (pineapple cookies).
Traditional cookies 'Kuih
Putu Kacang' and 'Karas' sold at the Warisan Mak Chah booth are the Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali's favourites whenever they are doing 'Raya' shopping at the Pekan Rabu Complex here.
It includes the iconic ketupat (rice cakes wrapped in palm leaves), rendang (meat cooked in coconut milk), pangat pisang (banana in sweetened coconut milk), kuih
lapis (layered pastry) and Teh Tarik tea.
There were different noted dishes offered at the fiesta, including Satay, a dish of seasoned, skewered and grilled meat, served with a sauce; Nasi Lemak, the national dish of Malaysia and a fragrant rice dish cooked in coconut milk and pandan leaf popular in Singapore, Brunei and Southern Thailand; Nasi Ayam, a dish of poached chicken and seasoned rice, served with chilli sauce and garnishes; and Kuih
Gelang, famous Malaysian sweet.
Others were nasi tomato and ayam masak merah, and kuih
seri muka (Malaysia), nasi katok and bubur pulut hitam (Brunei), sack kor ang jangkak and borbor thnot (Cambodia), bubur ayam and kue lumpur (Indonesia), pher and kaho sang kha gna (Lao PDR), nan gyi thoke and shwe kyi (Myanmar), laksa and pandan cake (Singapore), khao kluk kapi and bua loy nam kati (Thailand), and pho ga and nem/cha gio (Vietnam).
supplier Nik Faizah Nik Abdul Rahman is also enjoying lucrative returns this fasting month as demand is especially high during Ramadan.
In Sudan, many families enjoy aseeda, a sweet dish made from wheat and honey, while in Malaysia kuih
, colorful, sweet cakes are consumed.
PENANG ISLAND CAFE Cheng Yap and John Kevany will be serving Malaysian barbecue chicken satay, noodles and Top Hats, aka Kuih
Pai Tee - crispy shells filled with vegetables.
Also featured were delightful but rarely sampled regional specialties: rempeyek and keripit from Brunei; kuih
bakar or baked custard from Malaysia; ohnnho khauk swe Soup from Myanmar; and other exotic dishes.
Rentokil Initial expands the 'insect-horizon' by serving an array of exotic local flavoured cuisine such as Locust Satay, Roasted Cricket/ Mealworm Kacang Putih, Kuih
Lapis served with Crickets and Yam Cake served with Mealworms here at the 2014 ASEAN Pest Summit today.
A small business operator of traditional culinary expressed that his 'kuih
business' suffered a loss of about RM300, 000 when all equipment and materials, including flour and sugar were destroyed in the flood.
At this last stop, visitors will enjoy the hospitality of the local 'kampong folks' be treated to cultural performances of Ghazal Music and the traditional Malay dance; get to know traditional games of Congkok, Teng Teng and Batu Seremban; and view the art of ketupat and malay kuih