Malaysia’s east-coast cuisine seduces Singaporean author Bryan Koh, who was ‘utterly besotted’ by Kelantan cooking

When food lovers plan eating tours of Malaysia, the first destinations that come to mind are Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Ipoh and Melaka. Author Bryan Koh admits as much when he writes in the introduction to Bekwoh – Stories & Recipes from Peninsula Malaysia’s East Coast (2018), “My mother was born in Penang, her mother, Ipoh, and most of the food that danced out of the matriarchal kitchen in our Singapore home was shaped by their collective palate and memory of their time in Malaysia – the peninsula…

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