Delicious Food Tour in PenangOne of the main attractions of Penang is its cuisine and the exclusive foods that the cuisine of this place offers. There is a common local saying, ‘In Penang, people live to eat. This should be enough for you to gauge how important food is for the culture of the place. The gourmet of the Penang cuisine ranges from fine dining to commonly available street food providing options galore. The unique blend of flavors that this cuisine incorporates is outstandingly unique. The rich culture and heritage of Penang offers a comprehensive range of dishes that are sure to leave you wanting for more. Here are the top 10 dishes that you must try while in Penang.

Nasi Kandar

If the aroma of the aromatic spices is what tempts you in food, this is a complete delight. The dish includes rice, which is served with a variety of dishes and curries. These dishes are prepared with chicken, fish, prawns, squid and beef.

Laksa

Another popular delicacy of the place is Laska, which is available in two varieties. The first variety tastes sour and tangy while the other uses rich coconut milk for cooking.

Char Koay Teow

This fried, flat, white noodles dish is often called as the taste of heaven, and if you have tasted this dish, you are sure to agree.

Hokkien Mee

Many people who visit Penang often recommend this dish. The yellow noodles are cooked in the tasty prawn soup, and the combination is known to be a favorite with locals.

Penang Laksa,Penang Tour Malaysia

Penang Laksa,Penang Tour Channel

The Dishes and Desserts of Nyonya

Cooking is an integral part of the Nyonya community and makes anextensive use of spices and herbs.The dishes form a perfect combination with white rice. Besides, the desserts prepared in this cuisine are colorful and soft textured.

Rojak

Rojak is a unique dish that entails a blend of several vegetables and fruits like cucumber, pineapples, cuttlefish slices and water apples. This mixture is topped with a delicious prawn dressing.

Bukit Tambun Seafood

If you are a lover of seafood, you have all the reasons in the world to visit Bukit Tambun, a place little away from the Penang Bridge. You can have a platter of tasty crabs, succulent prawns and exclusive fish dishes at extremely affordable prices.

Penang satal,Penang Tour Malaysia

Penang satal,Penang Tour Channel

Pasembur

Pasembur is an adaptation of Rojak. Instead of fresh vegetables and fruits, the dish uses fried foods and shredded vegetable pieces. The exciting mix is embellished with sweet sauce made, from peanuts, to give a unique and unmatched taste.

Eurasian food

The Eurasian community is dwindling in population and if you are a lover of their cuisine, finding authentic Eurasian food can be a humongous task. However, you can find a few good restaurants in Penang, which specialize in the Eurasian cuisine and serve special dishes like pickles, the Debel (Devilled) Curry, roasts, sweetmeat, spicy Mulligatawny Soup, patties, stews, kedgerees and pies.

Bak Kut Teh

Penang Chicken Rice,Penang Tour Malaysia

Penang Chicken Rice,Penang Tour Channel

The dish is a traditional Chinese dish and is made from pork ribs, which is simmered into a herbal soup. Extras like pork skin and pork intestines can be ordered to supplement the dish. The dish is traditionally consumed with white rice and is a complete delight for any foodie.

Please note that this list is not exhaustive and the Penang cuisine has much more to offer.   It is only when you visit the place and walk through the streets of Penang that you will be explore the real flavor of the place, not just of its food, but also of its culture.

 

 

Per person Rm199 and minimum 2 pax
*Food price was already include and only street food
Group of 10 person Rm1899
*Food price was already include and only street food
Tour guide hire Rm240
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