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Malaysia
Langkawi

Langkawi is an archipelago of 99 islands in the Andaman Sea, some 30 km off the mainland coast of northwestern Malaysia. The islands are a part of Malaysia’s Kedah state, but are adjacent to the Thai border. By far the largest of the islands is the eponymous Pulau Langkawi with a population of about 45,000. The island is a declared duty-free zone.

The peak season is from December to March when moonson at the eastcoast shuts down most of the Islands there (Perhentian etc.). This makes Langkawi a good island alternative during that time period. Generally though, Langkawi can be visited all year around.

Penang

Penang is the name of an island in the Straits of Malacca, and also of one of the states of Malaysia, located on the north-west coast of peninsular Malaysia. Penang is the second smallest state in Malaysia after Perlis, and the eighth most populous. A resident of Penang is colloquially known as a Penangite. The city Georgetown is the 2nd biggest city in Malaysia and traveller′s hub.

Kek Lok Si Temple in Penang

Asam Laksa

main dish, noodle dish, Soup | Fusion, Nonya
Asam Laksa, Asam Laksa
Asam Laksa
sour-spicy fish-based soup with noodels
also known as:
Asam Jawa

Besides Asam Laksa there are many varitions of Laksa like Laksam, Laksa Penang, Laksa Johor, Laksa Sarawak, Curry Laksa and others



ingedients:
shredded fish, cucumber, onions, red chilli, pineapple, lettuce, mint and thick rice noodles

Asam Laksa on Wikipedia:

Laksa is a popular spicy noodle soup from Peranakan culture also known as Baba and Nyonya, which is a merger of Chinese and Malay elements found in Malaysia and Singapore.

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Asam Laksa
Asam Laksa



related entries:

Laksam

Laksam is a rice noodle dish from the east coast of Malaysia with a white thick fish-coconut gravy and Sambal

Tom Yum

sour and spicy soup originating from Thailand

Green Curry

classical spicy thai dish with a thick soup of green curry and coconut milk

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Steam Boat

food style | Chinese similar to fondue where raw ingredients are thrown in a soup until they are ready to eat

Teh Tarik

beverage | Indian, Mamak most popular drink in Malaysia made of black tea and condensed milk

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