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Sago Worm (botod)

If you looking for gastronomy adventure in Sabah. try Sago Worm if you happen to find one at the local market. The locals call it Butod or butot. You can find it at Tamu or villages in Sabah. Indigenous people at Borneo island have been consuming Butod for generations but its hard to find it nowadays at local market. Butod are ...

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Eat Like A Local – Ang Kim Lam Coffee Shop

In West Malaysia, they call this Wan Tan Mee, but in Sabah, we like to call in Kon lau Mee. Which literally mean dry stir mee in Hakka. This little noodle stall at Ang Kim Lam coffee shop have their loyal customers and every morning you see a lot of peoples waiting for their Kon Lau Mee. Request for chicken ...

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Eat Like A Local – Kedai Kopi Kim Hing Lee

When people think of Sang Nyuk Mian (pork Noodle) in Kota Kinabalu, they think of Jia xiang Sheng Rou Mian 家香生肉面 due to its location at Lintas Plaza and many media from Malaysia and overseas interview and feature them as one of the must eat at Kota Kinabalu. But do you know the origin of Sheng Rou Mian 生肉面 and the first shop to sell ...

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Eat Tarap Sabah Style

Have you try Tarap before? not sure how to eat it? see our video on how to eat Tarap Sabah style! Buah tarap (also called Marang in Philipines) is a fruit that is native to Borneo. They are related to breadfruit and jackfruit. tarap is very easy to open and the the flesh is creamy white. You could pick them ...

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Tenom Eats – The Morning Pork Affair at Tenom Market

A good day starts with a great breakfast. In Tenom, the locals’ favourite place for breakfast is at the 1st floor of Tenom Market (pasar Tenom), where the fresh Hakka egg roll and pork meat ball are being served. There are a few stalls at the non-muslim section selling the same dish. The choices are simple: dry noodle or noodle ...

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