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Cameron Highlands

Cameron Highlands is a highland region located about 20 km east of Ipoh and about 150 km north of Kuala Lumpur in Pahang, Malaysia. At 5,000 ft (1,500 m) above sea level it is the highest area on the mainland, and enjoys a cool climate, with temperatures no higher than 25C and rarely falling below 12C year round. The area is popular for it’s tea plantations and jungle walks.

Melaka

Melaka (a.k.a. Malacca) is the capital of the Malaysian state of Malacca.
Traditionally, the spot where Melaka stands today was the center of Malaccan history. It was the capital of the Malaccan Sultanate and the center of the Malay world in the 15th and the 16th century before it fell to the Portuguese in 1511. Centuries of colonization by the Portuguese, Dutch and the British have shaped the architecture of the town.

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Kuih Ketayap

dessert | Malay
Kuih Ketayap, Kuih-ketayap
Kuih-ketayap
dessert with sugar and coconut flakes in a green rolled up pancake

The pancakes is made with the classic ingredients water, sugar, egg and flour. The green colour comes from pandan leaves and food colouring. The filling consists of caramalised palm sugar (Gula Melaka), brown sugar and coconut flesh.



Where to find?
most commonly found at the road-side stalls selling take-away breakfast snacks

Kuih Ketayap on Wikipedia:

Kuih ketayap is a cylindrical shaped kuih with caramelised grated coconut flesh inside and a green pancake skin wrapping it. This is done first by rolling the pancakes around the coconut filling, then folding the sides and finally rolling it again to form cylindrical parcels.

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