After a 3-year absence, Malaysian-born, Australian-based TV presenter, cook and ex-restaurateur Jackie M returns with a new web series, Wok Around Asia, and this time around, she hopes to recruit the help of local foodies, chefs and food bloggers to find the best street food that Malaysia has to offer.
“A few years ago when I was in Penang, a local blogger brought along some takeaway Chee Cheong Fun to one of my filmed cooking classes at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa,” says Jackie.
“He was very keen for me to try it because it was an atypical take on the iconic dish. That display of authentic food passion stuck in my memory, and I’ve now come to think it’s actually a brilliant way to try out some of the best street food in town. In the limited time I have, I’d rather not spend half a day hunting down a famous dish as I’ve done in the past, only to find the stall closed or the dish sold out.” Continue reading