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Regional Recipe - Ayam Goreng (crisp fried chicken)

Regional Recipe - Ayam Goreng (crisp fried chicken)
Malaysian cuisine is a delicious mix of Malay, Chinese and Indian. Ayam Goreng, crisp fried chicken, is so popular that it’s on the McDonald’s Malaysian menu!  More Ingredients: 3lbs chicken drumsticks 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup rice flour Vegetable oil or canola oil, for deep-frying MARINADE 2 stalks lemongrass (white part only), roughly chopped 1 brown onion, roughly chopped 3 garlic cloves, peeled 1 inch piece fresh ginger 1 tablespoon fish sauce 1 teaspoon…

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The Ghost Bride: A Novel (P.S.) by Yangsze Choo

The Ghost Bride: A Novel (P.S.) by Yangsze Choo
Yangsze Choo’s stunning debut, The Ghost Bride, is a startlingly original novel infused with Chinese folklore, romantic intrigue, and unexpected supernatural twists, reminiscent of Amy Tan’s The Bonesetter’s Daughter and Lisa See’s Peony in Love. Li Lan, the daughter of a respectable Chinese family in colonial Malaysia, hopes for a favorable marriage, but her father has lost his fortune, and she has few suitors. Instead, the wealthy Lim family urges her to become a “ghost bride”…

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What’s Hot in 2019

Baby orangutan - future old man of the jungle
What’s Hot in 2019
While Vietnam, Thailand and Cambodia are mainstays, Asia Answers is predicting an increase in travel to Borneo. Here is what you need to know about this fabulous destination. Borneo can be a bit confusing to prospective travelers as the island is shared by the Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak, Indonesian Kalimantan and the tiny nation of Brunei. Traveler’s will find the widest array of experiences in Sabah and Sarawak: SWIM WITH TURTLES in Sipadan Island off the east coast of Sabah.…

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