Malaysian food represent not only one particular kind of food but a unique culinary spectrum originating from Malaysia’s multi-ethnic population that has grouped together sampling tastes, ingredients and cooking methods from each other.
Malaysians relish and celebrate their diverse food choices. It is not uncommon to drive for hours to taste the nice food.
Each state in Malaysia has something different to offer in terms of culinary delights. Kuala Lumpur has the most diverse offering of foods from all over the world. Indulge in gourmet fusion cuisine created by talented chefs in designer restaurants, or sample an endless amount of goodies found practically bursting out of malls, store fronts and side-street hawker stalls.
Melaka is a home to delicious Baba Nyonya food, much of it served in quaint cafes in historical shophouses. Penang is hawker stall heaven while Ipoh receives many day trippers who come only to savour local favourites.
Kelantan is the cradle of Malay culture and serves exotic Malay food rich in flavour and colour.
This multi-cultural array of food has now come to be known all over the world as Malaysian Food.