For everybody excited about exploring the unique cuisine and food culture of Malaysia and Singapore, this book is the perfect primer. It introduces the key specialities of each region, covering their history and significance to the local people. Learn about the dishes that you will find on regional menus, how to order and eat them, and other essential words and phrases for navigating the food scene.
The extensive section on etiquette covers all the dos and don’ts of local customs so you need never feel awkward or uncertain. From how to sit opposite your hosts (tip: don’t cross your legs), to when and how to eat with your hands.
Written by Simon Richmond, who has previously authored Lonely Planet’s Malaysia and Singapore travel guides, this book provides an insight into the country’s best neighbourhoods and latest trends. A dedicated feature also focuses on hawker and street food stalls so that you know what to try and can experience this vibrant and exciting aspect of local life.
Regions covered: Kuala Lumpur, Kota Bharu, Kuching, Penang, Melaka, Singapore
In-depth profiles of Malaysian and Singaporean specialities: nasi lemak, laksa, satay, murtabak, rendang curry, char kway teow, hawker and street food
For first time visitors, experienced travellers or those who simply love the region, Eat Malaysia & Singapore is a culinary companion packed with beautiful illustrations, inspirational photography and detailed insights that bring the distinctive food and culture of these famous destinations to life.