Penang Cuisine: A Gastronomical Delight
() - May 4, 2006 - 12:00am
Food is a favourite topic in Malaysia. Visitors will discover that Malaysians enjoy sampling the variety of their cuisine influenced by Malay, Chinese and Indian cultures. Malaysia offers Asia's best variety of cuisine given it's wide array of cooking styles and traditions. Truly, the cuisine of Malaysia is an art form in itself.

It's time to discover Penang Cuisine, " A Gastronomical Delight". F-O-O-D is the four letter word that Penang is renowned for. The endless varieties of mouth-watering Malay, Chinese and Indian foods reflect the different cooking styles and tastes of this multi-racial population. Known as a hawker's paradise, the rows of hawker stalls along the streets of Penang makes piping hot treats available anytime of the day. This hawker food culture started in the beginning of the 19th century when male hawkers began to sell food to the largely male population from China and India.

Today, Penang is popular for it's hawker food favorites such as Hokkien Mee, Char Koay Teow and Penang Laksa which are sold all over the country. Besides, hawker stalls, Chinese restaurants offer Cantonese, Szechuan, Hokkien, Teochew and Hainanese food delicacies like dimsum, rice porridge, fried oyster and omellete. It is evident that once in Penang, you'd be truly missing much if you don't venture beyond the food you're most accustomed to. Visiting Penang evokes your senses - the smells from the open fire kitchen plus the sight and taste of the food promises a culinary adventure late into the night.

Where2book Travel in cooperation with F&B World magazine joins Tourism Malaysia in discovering the gastronomical delights that is authentic to Penang. Indulge in a month long culinary expedition to this island state in the north-western coast of Peninsular Malaysia which starts this May 2006.

You may visit Where2book Travel at 10th Floor Rufino Pacific Tower 6784 Ayala Avenue corner V.A. Rufino Sts. Makati City or call at phone numbers 8926919, 4910085,09197993069 or 09175413469 and look for Ms. Aileen Armando. You may also send your inquiries at cecilles@where2book.com.

Contact Person: Eva F. Carmona
Telephone Numbers: 8120770/8174581
Fax Numbers: 8120770/8163158
Email Address: eva@tourism.gov.my

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