BANGKOK, April 4 — The inaugural Penang Avenue Meals Competition in Bangkok yesterday that supplied a variety of Penang fare was an enormous hit.
The pageant had 12 cubicles promoting the island’s greatest conventional and genuine dishes equivalent to char kuey teow, nasi kandar, penang white curry noodle, asam laksa, nasi lemak, mee udang, pasembur, chee cheong enjoyable, rojak buah, and sotong kangkung at a lodge right here.
Moreover these, much-loved Malaysian dishes nasi lemak, roti canai, the favored teh tarik drink in addition to conventional desserts just like the muruku, bingka ubi (tapioca cake), cucur badak, kuih ketayap had been additionally out there on the occasion.
The meals ready by Malaysians residing right here utilizing their very own secret recipes attracted greater than 300 foodies, together with Malaysians and foreigners residing in Bangkok and close by provinces.
The pageant was organised by Kelab Malaysia Thailand (KMT) with the help of the Embassy of Malaysia, Bangkok.
Malaysian Ambassador to Thailand Datuk Jojie Samuel officiated the occasion.
Jojie mentioned the pageant aimed to advertise Malaysian cuisines, particularly Penang dishes, to meals fans and Thais.
He mentioned it was additionally an initiative to advertise Malaysia’s tourism trade.
“Many Thais learn about Penang as they’ve visited the island earlier than. Due to this fact, we wish to convey Penang’s flavors to Thailand.
“We hope Thais and expatriates dwelling right here take alternatives to attempt Penang road meals and go to Malaysia and Penang when the borders reopen,” he mentioned.
In the meantime, KMT president Bobby Tai mentioned the pageant was an initiative to convey Penang road meals to its lovers in Bangkok.
“Since most individuals know and love Penang for its array of scrumptious road meals, it is just apt to organise this occasion to supply well-known Penang meals.
“Many meals fans seemed ahead to this occasion particularly now with journey to Malaysia restricted since early final 12 months (as a result of Covid-19 pandemic),” he mentioned. — Bernama