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Selangor, Malaysia: Porcupine Meat and Other Exotic Food at Restoran Lembah Bernam

Posted on June 24, 2015

If the Javanese and Perenakan dishes of Selangor failed to impress your adventurous stomach, drop by Restoran Lembah Bernam, a roadside eatery at Tengah Pasir village in Sekinchan, Sabak Bernam district. The specialty here are exotic Malay dishes. Before returning to Kuala Lumpur on the final day of Eat Travel Write Selangor Culinary Adventure, we dropped by this restaurant in the middle of nowhere for one-of-the-kind cuisine that could probably make it to Fear Factor. While native Malay fare such as friedRead More

Feasting on Delicious Seafood in Selangor, Malaysia

Posted on June 23, 2015

Located along the Malacca Strait, the state of Selangor has access to rich fishing grounds and, consequently, has become a seafood destination for weekenders from Kuala Lumpur. Our introduction to the local seafood started with a cooking challenge at The Kabin Hotel, a new boutique beach hotel constructed from container vans located at Pantai Remis (Remis Beach). Tour participants of the Eat Travel Write Selangor Culinary Adventure were first split into groups of three. The challenge started with a scavenger hunt forRead More

Selangor, Malaysia: Touring the Rice Paddy Fields of Sekinchan

Posted on June 19, 2015

Wide and open plains characterize the inland landscape of Sekinchan, a small town in the district of Sabak Bernam in Selangor, Malaysia. During the Eat Travel Write Selangor Culinary Adventure, our tour bus drove through an endless carpet of rice paddies, some of them bore grains of rice and were golden in color. Situated along the Malacca Strait, Sekinchan started as a fishing village in the 1920s. The earliest settlers were Teochew (Chaozhou), native to the Chaoshan region of eastern Guangdong province who speakRead More

Discovering the Javanese Cuisine of Selangor, Malaysia

Posted on June 17, 2015

Looking for a food destination near Kuala Lumpur? The multicultural state of Selangor surrounds the capital, offering an accessible destination for culinary discoveries amongst its diverse communities of Malaysians with Javanese, Banjarese (Banjar), Chinese and Indian heritage, to name the majority. Javanese cuisine figures greatly in the state’s gastronomic landscape, especially in Javanese-Malay villages where visitors can try them at local restaurants, markets and homestays (Visit the official website for a list of recommended homestays in Selangor). Javanese cuisine is theRead More