There is definitely much more to a nation’s eating habits than meets the eye.
DAH makan (Have you eaten)?” This is a typical conversation starter for us Malaysians.
Most Malaysians readily admit that eating is a favourite national pastime. As someone who appreciates food and observes eating trends, I can say that how and what a fellow Malaysian eats can tell us a lot about that person.
Many choices are shaped by religious, cultural or health beliefs. Some don’t eat pork or beef or any meat products. Some prefer to use their hands, others a fork and spoon…
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