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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 [...]

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 [...]

It’s Small But It’s Delicious!

About duku (a type of tropical fruit) Duku is one of the favorite tropical fruits among Malaysians. Duku is a name in Malay and its botanical family is Meliaceae. I don’t know what it’s called in English. Anyway, the Duku is native to Malaysia and is regarded as one of the most delicious of all [...]

A Malay Delicacy That Is Uniquely Blue

About “Nasi Kerabu” (a type of traditional rice) The east coast state of Kelantan is a charming destination with colorful traditions, interesting pastimes and superb handicrafts. It’s no exception to the Malay cuisine. One of the Malay delicacies being identified as truly Malaysian is Nasi Kerabu. Nasi is a Malay term for rice and kerabu [...]

About “Nasi Tumpang” (a type of traditional rice) Nasi Tumpang is one of several food items identified by the Malaysian National Heritage Department as being truly Malaysian. Regarded as a traditional Malay delicacy, Nasi Tumpang is highly popular in the east coast especially in Kelantan from where it originated. How “Nasi Tumpang” is made Nasi [...]

Possibly The Largest Fruit In The World!

About the jackfruit (nanga in Malay name) Jackfruit is one of many delicious tropical fruits that you must taste. In Malaysia, the jackfruit is quite common among all races and most Malaysians like to eat it. In Malay term, the jackfruit is referred to as “Nanga”. The jackfruit is said to be the largest fruit [...]

How Safe It Is to Hire a Taxi In Malaysia

It is really sad to read news again about a lady who is a tourist from the United State got robbed and raped by two men after being taken on a 80km terror ride in a taxi. You can read more about the news here: Tourist robbed and raped after terror ride This is a [...]

Have You Tried This Bamboo Rice Yet

About lemang (a type of bamboo rice) Lemang is one of the heritage foods in Malaysia that is popular not only among the locals but also among foreigners and all races across Malaysia. The delicious lemang is made of glutinous rice that is cooked with coconut milk in hollowed bamboos. The rice is wrapped with [...]

Tips for Surviving the Deadly Waterfalls

How could something so beautiful be so dangerous? Thousands of people perish at waterfalls each year, but Waterfall Survivors Club founder Joe Yap says that many of the accidents could be avoided if we only had more common sense (like avoiding the deep end or slippery rocks) or paid more attention to the laws of [...]