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The Biggest Citrus Fruit in Malaysia

About pomelo (a type of citrus fruit) The pomelo is a favorite tropical fruit among all races in Malaysia. It’s available throughout the year. As a result, you can see pomelos in almost all places in Malaysia. Not only do the fruit stalls by the streets sell them, the upscale hypermarkets also have got a [...]

The Finest Pear Flavored With Maple Syrup

About sapodilla (a type of tropical fruit). (Malay: Ciku, Chinese: 人心果) The sapodilla might not be a familiar tropical fruit to a lot of people, even for Malaysians, but it is certainly one of the best in Malaysia. At first glance, the sapodilla may not look pretty and it certainly won’t attract you in the [...]

Malaysia Oldest Heritage Food

About Rendang Rendang is one of the heritage food in Malaysia that is considered the best. I doubt if anyone live in Malaysia won’t know what rending is. This special heritage food of Malaysia is also the oldest which dated as far back as 1550s when it is also mentioned in the Malay classic literature, [...]

A Yellowish Sacred Dish

About “Nasi Kunyit” (turmeric rice) Nasi kunyit or turmeric rice, after translated to English, is glutinous rice cooked with turmeric coloring and is usually served with coconut milk chicken curry or beef curry. Nasi kunyit is a famous dish not only among the Malays but also for the Chinese and Indian as well. Historically, the [...]

The Popular Hairy Fruits That Most People Love

About the rambutan The hairy fruit in this context refer to the popular rambutan. The name of this fruit comes from the Malay word for hair, rambut. It is a particularly apt description, for the rambutan looks like a bright red golf ball covered with whiskery hair. These hairs are flexible and not sharp. What’s [...]

About the starfruits (belimbing in Malay name) The starfruit is one of many popular tropical fruits in Malaysia that are enjoyed by all races of different cultures and backgrounds. As the name implies, the starfruit looks like a five-pointed star when you cut a cross section of this fruit. The starfruit is also referred to [...]

About the Mangosteen (Manggis in Malay) Regarded as the queen of fruits in Malaysia, the mangosteen is considered as a perfect balance to the rich “heatiness” of the durian due to the mangosteen “cooling” effect. In fact, the mangosteen has its uses in folk medicine. The bark and skin are used to treat diarrhea, and [...]

Kuala Lumpur, Johor Baru and George Town are among the cities which are gaining reputation as the most expensive ones in Asia. An ECA International survey on the 50 most expensive Asian cities ranked Kuala Lumpur at number 38, Johor Baru (40th) and George Town (42nd). Globally, Kuala Lumpur is placed 210th, Johor Baru (216th) [...]

The King of All Fruits in Malaysia

About the Durians Ever wonder which fruit is loved by Malaysian the most? It’s absolutely the durian which is regarded as the “King of all Fruits”? The durian is not only famous in Malaysia it’s also the most highly prized fruit within the Southeast Asia region. The durian might seem controversial due to its overpowering [...]

The Magical Pangkor Island

Pangkor Island Tourist Guide The name Pangkor may have originated from the Thai word Pang Ko which means ‘beautiful island’. However others believe it may have been a memorial to Pang Kui, a legendary Chinese adventurer said to have lent his skills in seamanship to the bands of pirates this island once sheltered. One of [...]