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Malaysia
Taman Negara

Taman Negara National Park was established in Malaysia in 1938/1939 as the King George V National Park. It was renamed to Taman Negara after Independence, which literally means “national park” in Malay. The total area of Taman Negara is 4,343 km².

Pulau Redang

Pulau Redang (or Redang Island)  is a beautiful tropical island off the east coast of peninsular Malaysia in the state of Terengganu. Most travellers visiting Redang come on pre-booked packages from one of the resorts on the island. It is a more up-market destination than Perhentian Islands.

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Yee Sang

Salad | Chinese Teochew-style raw fish salad, traditional dish for Chinese New Year

CNY Reunion Dinner

Festivals / Specials | Chinese The Chinese New Year reunion dinners held on the eve of Chinese New Year (the first day of the celebration). It is the most important meal as the whole family comes together preparing and eating the meal

Pan Mee

main dish, noodle dish | Chinese Hokkien-style egg noodle soup and one of the few Chinese dishes that are served with Sambal Belacan

Char Kway Teow

main dish, noodle dish | Chinese Popular pan fried noodle dish with egg, vegetables, chinese sausages and cockles

Lok-Lok

snack | Chinese a variety of meat, tofu and vegetable on sticks to dip in boiling water

Pasembor

main dish | Chinese, Indian salad with vegetables and prawn fritters topped with a thick spicy-sweet peanut sauce

Cantonese Yee Mee

main dish, noodle dish | Chinese crispy noodles with an egg-based sauce, meat, squid, prawns and veggies

Kopi Tiam

restaurant type | Chinese, Fusion, Indian, Malay Chinese coffee shops, modern versions sell all kinds of Malaysian dishes

Steam Boat

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

Hainan Cham

beverage | Chinese, Fusion hot drink made of combination of coffe, nescafe and tea

Fried Mee Hun

main dish, noodle dish | Chinese fried thin noodles with vegetables, shrimp and meat

Wantan Mee

main dish, noodle dish | Chinese mee noodles with wantan (dumplings with minced meat)

Popiah

side dish, snack | Chinese fresh spring roll

Bak Kut Teh

main dish, Soup | Chinese popular Chinese pork soup with tofu and salad leaves

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Bergedel

side dish | Indonesian, Malay mashed potato patties with vegetables (sometimes also meat)

Chapati

side dish, snack | Indian, Mamak basic flat indian bread made of dough, water and salt

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