Food culture is a big part of life in Malaysia. Malaysian cuisine is a fusion of Indian, Chinese and the native Malay (which is similar to Indonesian). Probably half of the tourist attractions you must do while in Malaysia are the different food items you need to try. That's why we have a whole page dedicated just to Penang food :)
Street food is where it's at! Motorbikes would form impromptu drive-thrus at the street stalls
Not the best photography or presentation, but these three were probably our top favourites: satay, poh pia, and char kway teow
Onde Onde (dessert)
The best samosas
Freshly squeezed juice from the street vendors was super freshing. Starfruit juice was our favourite!
We signed onto a walking food tour to learn about Penang breakfast food.
Tour Stop #1: Half boiled eggs with soy sauce, kaya toast, and local "white" coffee
Tour Stop #2: Curry Mee
Tour Stop #3: Char Kway Kak
Tour Stop #4: Otak Otak
Koay teow th'ng
Tour Stop #5: Ais Kacang with durian ice cream
We did a cooking class and learned how to make three Nonya dishes. Amazing!
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