taste of malaysia

Adventure on the Go

A road trip across Malaysia can also be a culinary adventure, as Martin finds out on today's show. Along Malaysia's highways and byways are a wide variety of snack stands and countless roadside cafes and eateries, serving food that the average westerners have never seen or tasted. Coconut shakes, Malaysian famous cendol, piping hot samosas and flavorful shrimp chips, Martin snacks his way across Malaysia.

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  • 2020-08-16T04:00:00-07:00
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Adventure on the Go

A road trip across Malaysia can also be a culinary adventure, as Martin finds out on today's show. Along Malaysia's highways and byways are a wide variety of snack stands and countless roadside cafes and eateries, serving food that the average westerners have never seen or tasted. Coconut shakes, Malaysian famous cendol, piping hot samosas and flavorful shrimp chips, Martin snacks his way across Malaysia.

  • 2020-08-16T04:00:00-07:00
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  • 2020-08-18T16:00:00-07:00
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  • 2020-08-20T16:00:00-07:00
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The Royal Show (Martin Yan with Her Majesty the Queen of Malaysia)

On today's special show Martin trades in his chef jacket for formal wear, all in preparation for his audience with the queen of Malaysia at the royal Istana. This is a very special audience since Martin gets to cook with her Royal Highness. Graceful and charming, Tuanku Hajah Haminah demonstrates her culinary acumen and introduces some of her favorite dishes to worldwide viewers.

  • 2020-08-23T04:00:00-07:00
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  • 2020-08-25T16:00:00-07:00
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  • 2020-08-27T16:00:00-07:00
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Below The Wind

Martin explores both natural and man-made wonders in the spectacular Sabah province of East Malaysia. He tours the magnificent Mount Kinabalu, visiting a nearby farmer's market where he samples roasted wild boar. Afterwards he visits a European-style dairy farm where they make excellent mozzarella and ricotta cheeses, as well as creamy gelato.

  • 2020-08-30T04:00:00-07:00
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  • 2020-09-01T16:00:00-07:00
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  • 2020-09-03T16:00:00-07:00
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The Many Faces of Malacca

Martin explores the many cultural layers of historical Malacca, a UNESCO World Heritage City, embarking on a river cruise to retrace the voyages of early Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch and English settlers. On shore he admires their houses of worship: temples, churches and mosques, all located on the world famous "Harmony Street." For his edible adventures Martin explores Jonker Street, a culinary hot bed of Chinese, Portuguese and Malay delicacies.

  • 2020-09-01T03:00:00-07:00
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  • 2020-09-13T03:00:00-07:00
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  • 2020-09-13T08:00:00-07:00
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Life on the Pahang River

Pahang is the longest river in Malaysia and along its banks we can find a wide variety of human, animal and plant lives. More than a water highway it's a complete ecosystem. Cooking local river fish with durian fruit (called the 'king of fruits') is a favorite among the residents. Martin visits a durian farm in the area where the best 'king of fruits' are grown. Nearby he visits Malaysia's famous chef Wen - a celebrity chef and TV host - to compare recipes.

  • 2020-09-06T04:00:00-07:00
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Peranakan Perfection

Malaysia's Peranakan culture is the main focus for Martin's continual exploration of Malacca. For a brief history lesson Martin stops by the Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum, and several traditional arts and crafts shops on Jonker Street to admire the intricate details of classical Peranakan designs and visits with local families whose lifestyle exemplifies the Peranakan culture past and present.

  • 2020-09-08T03:00:00-07:00
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