Taste of Malaysia with Martin Yan takes viewers on a cultural journey
A new American Public Television series, Taste of Malaysia with Martin Yan, showcases this country’s culturally rich cuisine and also its picturesque landscape, thriving diversity and inspiring heritage. In this 13-part series, the respected culinary expert will prepare a variety of dishes, many with palm oil, visit with local bakers, noodle makers and top chefs, and take viewers on a tour of this Southeast Asian gem, from its ultra-modern capital to its smallest villages.
Malaysian cuisine is surging in popularity
Malaysian cooking is influenced by Malay, Chinese and Indian traditions. Malaysian food is colorful, creative, fragrant and rich with spices such as lemongrass, ginger, cardamom and chiles. Certified sustainable palm oil is an essential ingredient in many recipes.
Lonely Planet ranked eating curry laksa in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s capital city, as the world’s second-best food experience. Get the recipe here.
In this segment from Taste of Malaysia, Martin Yan prepares mulligatawny soup with Chef Nathan from Malaysia’s Smokehouse hotel Cameron Highlands.