He said traditional dishes like satay, laksas
, nasi goring, chicken curry, popiah, and all traditional pastry were on offer at the event.
To the Malaysian Laksa, I gave an "A." Unlike the other laksas that are good but too rich, too thick and spicy, this one was just right.
Now that would be fairly easy until one sees the long list of interesting soup combinations: Signature Halibut (Original, Spicy or Szechuan Spicy); Parsley and Century Egg Fish; Chaochou Style Dried Fish and Minced Pork Fish; Malay Laksa; Watercress and Almond Fish; Gingko and Pepper Fish; Tomato and Pumpkin Fish; Thai Tom Yum Goong and Dan Dan Peanut Chili.
Everything seemed to just fall into place effortlessly, from tucking into Malaysian laksas
and noodles at just pounds 6.50 a bowl, to never having to queue for the toilets.
I'm very fond of laksa, which is , cucumber, chilli, fish sauce, lime juice and palm sugar.
I'll be cooking three Malaysian dishes, a laksa a grilled prawn and mango salad and a stir-fried black pepper crab dish from Malacca, but I'm also cooking a couple of British favourites a John Dory chowder with Cornish cider and a slow roasted dish of belly pork with carrots cooked in apple juice.