Thursday, July 22, 2021

traditional food

Raya traditional food

A vendor selling a wide assortment of raya treats including chicken and beef satay, ketupat, kelupis and lemang tending to a customer buying chicken satay at her stall in Satok, Kuching on Wednesday (May 12).  Photo: Ghazali Bujang

Selukung — a traditional delicacy passed down through generations

BY LUHAT AJANG MIRI: Sarawak is famous for its variety of traditional cuisines from its multi-racial community. Many, locally or otherwise, have tasted the popular umai (sliced raw fish with a mixture of onions, chillies, vinegar, salt and lime juice), pansuh...

CNY food: Symbolism and origins

Food plays a major role during Chinese New Year, and most of them, especially snacks, became staples because they symbolise something in their own unique way. Bringing good luck for the coming year Malaysia has a long-standing tradition with food. Nevermind...

Khee Hiang: Traditional Herbal Tea Shop

The art of brewing herbal tea in China dates back to 5,000 years ago. Over the centuries, many herbs with medicinal properties were discovered and used for wellness purposes. Importing the culture from China to Kuching, Khee Hiang Traditional...

Centre to serve Bidayuh food

KUCHING: Bung Bratak Heritage Centre (BBHC) will serve Bidayuh traditional and original food at Bung Bratak for the hundreds of jungle trekkers and visitors visiting the Bidayuh historical-tourism place in conjunction with the upcoming Malaysia Day on Wednesday (Sep...

Steep in tradition

Gawai Dayak this year is not going to be like all the Gawai of the past, but conditional movement control order or not, traditions do have a way with old folk. Gawai is not Gawai without the ‘poek’ (glutinous...

Keeping the art of making Nian Gao alive

BACHOK: The upcoming Chinese New Year celebration is the best time to enjoy that delicious and mouth-watering kuih bakul or better known as Nian Gao or new year cake as this is when this traditional delicacy will make an appearance in our...

Local spice cube maker eyes overseas markets

JOHOR BAHRU: When Siti Rahayu Abd Rashid was staying abroad, friends would ask her if there were easier ways to prepare traditional Malaysian food. That was how the 41-yearold got the idea to start a spice cube business in...
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Teenage motorcyclist rams Rela man at roadblock

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