I’m posting this up for the benefit of my friend. She’s a novelist friend who is from another part of the world. She asked me what Malaysians typically have for breakfast.
I told her we mostly have nasi lemak and roti canai for breakfasts (well, at least that’s what I usually have for breakfasts). And at times, we also indulge ourselves with traditional cakes. Some can be sweet while some others are savoury. Unfortunately for my friend, I’m the sort of person who knows how to eat more than anything.
Can any of you tell me the real the names of some of these traditional cakes?
Cucur badak, ondeh ondeh kacang and… uh…traditional sugar-coated donut…
Not sure what these are called, but they’re some sort of sweet apom.
Pulut udang… glutinous rice with prawn sambal wrapped in banana leaves.
I don’t know what these are called, but I definitely know how to make these. I used to make these when I was younger. It’s made from a mixture of flour, water, salt and tumeric powder along with some meat and sliced chillies.
Apom. These are usually eaten with shaved coconuts.
Pancakes? Uh… I have no idea what these are called.
Cooling kuih sagu topped with shaved coconuts.
Chocolate kuih lapis.
Pink coloured kuih lapis.
Not sure what this one is called.
Cleffairy: Do you have a habit of having breakfast? Or do you skip it altogether?