Our country’s vibrant delicacies are a delightful reflection of its diverse cultural population. Unique Malay, Chinese, Indian, and, indigenous communities have brought forward the food haven that Malaysia is today. From our nasi lemak to our char kway teow to our roti canai, these dishes represent just a fraction of Malaysia’s delicious goodness.
While our local delicacies are heavenly, they tend to be high in fat, salt, and sugar. However, this doesn’t mean we should avoid them entirely! Instead, we can savour them mindfully by being conscious of the portion sizes and how often we indulge. With these minor adjustments, we can bask in the flavours of our culture while optimising our health.
Now let’s explore ways to enhance some of our local delicacies and appreciate the delightful diversity this Merdeka!
Starting with our mouthwatering nasi lemak
Next up, our irresistable roti canai
We absolutely cannot miss our delectable char kuey teow
The bottom line is that no matter which delicacies we’re eating, we should indulge in moderation. Practising the Suku-Suku Separuh concept is the way to go.
Let this be a guide for us to eat mindfully and march towards a healthier Malaysia. Selamat Hari Merdeka from BookDoc to you!