Eye on Asia

Food and Festivals in Malaysia

This is a selection of resources on on food and festivals in Malaysia available from the NLB catalogue or the Internet and is not meant to be an exhaustive list. If you know of or come across more useful resources, please drop us a note so we can share them with our readers.

NLB print and digital resources

Eating together: Food, space, and identity in Malaysia and Singapore

This book examines the connections of food, space and identity within everyday spaces of eating out in public and helps us understand the complex forms of multiculturalism in Malaysia.

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Festivals of Malaysia

As the capital of a multicultural country, Kuala Lumpur is the place to experience a multitude of cultural celebrations and festivals. This book provides a visual journey to enable the reader to see, feel and understand the true essence of these celebrations and festivals.

All rights reserved, Kuala Lumpur: Trafalgar Publishing House, 2015.

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Lonely Planet pocket Kuala Lumpur

This is your passport to the most relevant advice on everything Kuala Lumpur. Marvel at the city’s history, multiculturalism, food and festivals.

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Malaysia: A travel adventure

This book is a visual guide to the charms of the cities of Malaysia including Kuala Lumpur. The reader will be able to witness the city’s famous food culture and the vividly captured colourful festivals.

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Berlitz Kuala Lumpur: Pocket guide

This guide combines lively text with vivid photography to highlight the best that this vibrant city has to offer. This includes an Eating Out chapter that covers the city’s mouth-watering cuisine.

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Best of Malaysian cooking

Best of Malaysian Cooking is an extensive collection of more than 200 authentic and traditional recipes sourced from all over Malaysia. From everyday home kitchens to the royal kitchens, this book showcases the best dishes from every state.

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The best of Chef Wan: A taste of Malaysia

Malaysia’s Culinary Ambassador and Asia’s most notable chef Chef Wan shares 138 of his favourite Asian recipes in this beautiful publication.

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Where to eat the best Malaysian street food In Kuala Lumpur

In this video, food writer Abirami Durai sets out to find the best value-for-money meals in Kuala Lumpur, and discovers that “cheap and good” is still very much on the menus in the capital city.

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