Famous local snacks in Malaysia – Mouth-watering delicacies to try

When in Malaysia, take some time off your shopping to explore the various snacks and dishes that make this destination a forefront in the culinary world!

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Durian flavoured popcorn

Popcorn, in general, is a favourite among kids and adults, alike. Malaysia brings about a unique twist to popcorn by making it durian flavoured. If you’re ready for your taste buds to experience a different kind of taste, then durian flavoured popcorn is for you to try and explore.

 

Seaweed strips

This snack is most definitely not for those that do not enjoy weird tastes as you’re basically eating rectangles of toasted grass that have been sprinkled with a good amount of salt. This snack may not be found in any of the best restaurants in Kuala Lumpur, but you’ll easily find this in the snack shelf of most grocery stores.

 

Durian chocolate

Durian isn’t for everyone, but if you’re one of the lucky ones that enjoy it, then it turns out to be an addictive food. When in Malaysia, you’re bound to find an entire section of the chocolate aisle dedicated solely to durian flavoured chocolates. It’s up to you to decide whether it’s a great paring or not.

 

Nasi Lemak

Although not your typical snack, Nasi Lemak is a famous dish that you can enjoy during your time in Malaysia. You’re bound to find this delicacy at almost every restaurant and make it a point to step out of your Malaysian hotel, the likes of Silka Maytower, Kuala Lumpur to explore and look for this dish!

 

Sweet potato balls

Sweet potato balls are exactly what it sounds like, crunchy exterior with a fluffy and chewy filling that’ll keep you going!

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A Great way to enjoy street food in Kuala Lumpur – One of the best Culinary Experiences

An obvious reflection of its population, the street food of KL is predominantly a vibrant mix of Malay, Chinese and Indian (although, influences from across South East Asia and beyond with Sumatran, Javanese, Japanese, Thai and Arabian are all in the pot.) There are many streets and street shops that serves fabulous culinary delights. Ascott Sentral Kuala Lumpur serviced residence is strategically located in Kuala Lumpur Sentral, a unique ‘City-within-a-City’ development designed by renowned architect Dr Kisho Kurokawa. This luxury apartments are one of the best Serviced apartments in Kuala Lumpur. The hotel gives easy access to best commercial hubs in the city, entertainment, shopping and many dining areas. The apartments come with a full equipped kitchen, dining areas and elegant bathrooms as well as daily housekeeping and many more modern amenities and facilities.

 

One of the main streets for fabulous Malaysian culinary delights, is the Jalan Alor Street. Offering the tastiest barbecued chicken wings in town, Wong Ah Wah headlines the plethora of Chinese restaurants along Jalan Alor. Formerly a measly little stall, the always crowded eatery is now an integral part of KL’s busiest food haven. Most of the stalls on this street operate until the wee hours of the morning, making Jalan Alor a popular destination for Changkat party-goers. Hakka noodles are hard to find in KL, and Toast & Roast on Jalan Alor serves the best Hakka Noodles. Honey-glazed char siew is one of KL’s most alluring street food tempts. Some of the most intensely charred pork can be found at Meng Kee. The pork here is sweet and yields a crunchy exterior, pairing nicely with the sticky rice. For Breakfast the Pasar Baru Bukit Bintang market, not only boasts a variety of fresh produce but it’s also a favorite breakfast haunt among locals.

 

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Dining at Kuala Lumpur- spice up your life with authentic Malaysian food

Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur has many hotels and restaurants as well as street shops that sell authentic Malaysian cuisines as well as international range delicacies. Travellers visiting the city can consider a stay at one of the 4 star hotels in Kuala Lumpur such as Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral that offer guest’s luxury accommodation with modern amenities and the opportunity to dine in the best restaurants of the city.

Malaysian delicacies are quite spicy, as almost all dishes are combined with different varieties of chilli. Many restaurants in hotels such as Nook provides guests with signature dishes such as the Wagyu Beef Rending, Sarawak Lasa, Nasi Lamak which is a rice dish cooked with coconut milk and is considered as the national dish of Malaysia. The ambience of the restaurant is similar to that of a jet, with a green and white theme. Apart from restaurants the city of Kuala Lumpur has many street shops that present a different kind of dining experience for the visitors. The Jalan Alor area is famous street that has rows of street stalls selling food that represents best of Malaysia, for reasonable prices. Visited by many foreigners, the atmosphere created in the night is quite over whelming.

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