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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.

Brunei

Tiny state in Borneo, sandwiched between Sarawak and Sabah. After it was a big regional player a few hundred years back, Brunei became rich upon the discovery of Oil in the 1940s. For a period time the Sultan of Brunei was the richest person in the world.

Malay Women on Motorbike

Apam Balik

dessert, snack | Apam Balik is a pancake or more like a waffle that is usually filled with sugar, corn and peanuts but there can also be many variations from chocolate fillings to even Durian.

Roti Bom

dessert, snack | Indian, Mamak a variety of Roti Canai with margarine added to the dough

Roti Pisang

dessert, snack | Indian, Mamak variety of Roti Canai with Banana inside

Roti Tissue

dessert, snack | Indian, Mamak very creative type of Roti Canai - cripsy and sweet

Cendol

dessert | Indonesian traditional Javanese dessert with shaved ice, coconut milk and starched noodles

Kuih Ketayap

dessert | Malay dessert with sugar and coconut flakes in a green rolled up pancake

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Roti Canai

snack | Indian, Mamak popular southern Indian dish made of ghee, flour, egg and water

Asam Laksa

main dish, noodle dish, Soup | Fusion, Nonya sour-spicy fish-based soup with noodels

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