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Satay from the southern state

SATAY may seem like a simple hawker’s delight as it is basically skewered meat served with peanut sauce, but there is more to this grilled delight that makes it so appetising.

Satay Johor serves juicy chicken, beef, lamb and intestine satays along with a serving of onion, cucumber, nasi impit and sweet peanut sauce with hot sambal.

Spotlight on grill station and nasi kandar

PUCHONG folk and those living nearby who want variety and the comfort of a hotel buka-puasa experience can head to Four Points by Sheraton Puchong this Ramadan.

A diner helping himself to the dishes at the nasi kandar section. — Photos: CHAN TAK KONG/The Star

Street food setup to draw diners

PUTRA World Trade Centre (PWTC) in Kuala Lumpur offers diners the option of breaking fast in a setting similar to a Ramadan bazaar.

Suzaini (left) and his team, which includes Malay sous chef Mohazam Ahmad, have gone the extra mile to perfect the special dishes being offered for Ramadan.

Serving up the best of 13 states

SIGNATURE food from 13 states in Malaysia will be the highlight of Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur’s Ramadan buffet.

There is an assortment of starters, including kerabu.

Vast spread of hearty kampung favourites

EASTIN Hotel Penang’s Warna Warni Ala Kampung buffet enlivens the breaking of fast with an extensive range of rustic delicacies.

Have the chefs carve you a helping of Kambing Panggang BBQ to go with flavourful Nasi Briyani.

Feast hitting all the right notes

HOTEL Equatorial Penang is rolling out the red carpet to welcome diners to its ‘Marhaban Ya Ramadhan’ buffet dinner at the halal-certified Nada Lama from May 17 to June 14.

Steamed fish with salted vegetables and bean curd is one of the main dishes at Hotel Equatorial’s Nada Lama.

Exciting discovery of aroma, sight and taste

TO GET the originality in taste of dishes from a particular state in Malaysia, fastidious cooks are known to source for ingredients native to an area.

Kuih bakar and kuih cara are among the traditional Malay treats at the dessert section.

Combined effort to serve best of local fare

BEING away from the country for 12 years has inspired chef Alexander Chong to present a Ramadan buffet with the best of Malaysian cuisine.

Try the Ikan Bawal Goreng Berlado with nasi minyak at the Malay Kitchen.

The draw of handmade ikan parang fish ball in Seri Kembangan

YOU cannot deny the fact that it is difficult to find fine handmade sai tou (wolf herring or ikan parang fish) fish ball noodles in the Klang Valley.

Each bowl of You Fishball Noodles is served with generous servings of handmade fish balls, fish cakes, yau mak choy (romaine lettuce), fried fu chuk, as well as fish dumplings topped with chopped spring onion, celery, preserved mustard and fried shallots. — Photos: LOW LAY PHON/The Star

Arabian theme for its debut buffet

BEING a new property in Petaling Jaya is a good thing for Sheraton Petaling Jaya as curious diners will want to know what’s different on the menu.

Lamb tagine with cous cous.