Publication Date: May 17, 2022
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Explore the unique cuisine and food culture of Malaysia and Singapore confidently with this culinary companion. Discover the most iconic dishes as well as regional specialties and how to order and eat them. Also included is a handy etiquette guide with all the dos and don’ts of local customs so that you can avoid looking like an ignorant tourist.
For everybody excited about exploring the unique cuisine and food culture of Malaysia and Singapore, this book is the perfect primer. It introduces the key specialities of each region, covering their history and significance to the local people. Learn about the dishes that you will find on regional menus, how to order and eat them, and other essential words and phrases for navigating the food scene.The extensive section on etiquette covers all the dos and don’ts of local customs so you need never feel awkward or uncertain. From how to sit opposite your hosts (tip: don’t cross your legs), to when and how to eat with your hands.Written by Simon Richmond, who has previously authored Lonely Planet’s Malaysia and Singapore travel guides, this book provides an insight into the country’s best neighbourhoods and latest trends. A dedicated feature also focuses on hawker and street food stalls so that you know what to try and can experience this vibrant and exciting aspect of local life.Regions covered: Kuala Lumpur, Kota Bharu, Kuching, Penang, Melaka, SingaporeIn-depth profiles of Malaysian and Singaporean specialities: nasi lemak, laksa, satay, murtabak, rendang curry, char kway teow, hawker and street foodFor first time visitors, experienced travellers or those who simply love the region, Eat Malaysia & Singapore is a culinary companion packed with beautiful illustrations, inspirational photography and detailed insights that bring the distinctive food and culture of these famous destinations to life.About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and phrasebooks for 120 languages, and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, videos, 14 languages, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more, enabling you to explore every day.'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' – New York Times'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' – Fairfax Media (Australia)
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