Food Wars and Cultural Listings: How a Small Island State Pulled the Rug from Under Its Larger Neighbours

My first article for the year in the Vibes.com 😊 Unesco listings: A means of cultural appropriation? https://www.thevibes.com/articles/culture/13632/unesco-listings-a-means-for-cultural-appropriation Continue reading Food Wars and Cultural Listings: How a Small Island State Pulled the Rug from Under Its Larger Neighbours

Food Trail: Gopeng

Gopeng isn’t usually a food stop for travellers plying the highway between Kuala Lumpur and Penang, with most choosing to stop in Ipoh for breakfast or lunch. But Gopeng has its share of unique dishes, ingredients and finds that are not only made with fresh ingredients from around the district but cost a fraction of what you’d pay in larger towns. 1) Gopeng ‘Lai Fun’ The above is ‘Lai Fun’ a dish made up of noodles and paired with tofu, fu chuk, ikan bilis (anchovy) fish cake and other accompaniments and condiments. It is a ‘Hakka’ dish brought in and … Continue reading Food Trail: Gopeng