A Malaysian Blog about Food, Family and Friends – by Lyrical Lemongrass
1. “Queue up and you’ll get your food faster,” the lady at the stall said in a low voice. “If you order and go back to your place, you’ll have to wait longer for your food.” In Malay, our language of communication - “Awak tunggu sini order ar, awak dapat cipat-cipat lor. Awak duduk ar, nanti tunggu lama [...]
I’m a char siu slut. I love all types of char siu (barbequed pork). But the best ones are usually the ones that are sweet (but not necessarily sticky like, say, the one found in Salak South), slightly charred and melt-in-your-mouth. Now how does one explain “melt-in-your-mouth” in relation to meat? Well, imagine that you’re [...]
Food, for me, is a means to an end and not an end in itself.
Food, for me, represents the love of family, the fellowship of friends, and the community and communality it brings.