字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 Being back in UNESCO Heritage city Malacca, Malaysia on our one year travel anniversary was the perfect chance for us to eat Thali, an Indian meal made up of various dishes typically including rice, dal, vegetables, roti, papad, chutney and pickle. It is lunchtime here in Melaka and today we're eating at the Selvam Banana Leaf restaurant, which is an Indian restaurant. We've been here several times during the week. It is one of our favorite places so far. It is really popular with locals, so we're going to show you what a Thali set meal looks like. When I was backpacking in India three and a half years ago I subsisted off of Thali, so I'm thrilled to be having the opportunity to eat it again here in Malacca, Malaysia. Thali is an Indian meal that consists of various kinds of dishes. It can be served on a platter or - in this case- we're having it on a banana leaf if you take a look at it down here. It comes with different vegetables, curries and rice. Typically you would eat this using your hand; however, someone has to hold the camera, so I'm going to be using cutlery and Sam will demonstrate how it is done the proper way. Alright boy, dig in. Get them fingers dirty. You mix it around here. There we go. That's awesome stuff. Sam and I ordered two different Thali sets. He is having the vegetarian one and I am having the chicken but the only difference is that I get a little plate with a chicken curry on the side. Everything else we got was the same. We have the same dhal, the same rice and the same chips. Take a bite of that chicken to see how it tastes. I already have a chunk here. It is very tender and you can tell it has been cooked slowly for a long time. It is really good. Is it spicy? Of course, a bit of Indian spice in there. One thing I absolutely love about Thali is the concept of the bottomless refills. You eat until you're fully satisfied. That means if you go through your rice - and you finished your rice and you want more - you call them over and they load you up. It is perfect for a hungry boy. Our Thali lunch came to 22 Ringgit which is roughly $7 USD and that included three drinks, two different Thali sets (including a chicken and a vegetarian) and a roti pisang banana flat bread for dessert. For breakfast this morning we're having one of my all-time favorite foods - dim sum - and there are so many restaurants to choose from here in George Town but I'm going to my favorite. Let's go. There is a recurring theme in most of our morning videos and that is I'm usually not awake and that I'm being dragged out of bed to go do something. This morning it is Chinese breakfast again. What do we got? I believe those are shrimp dumplings. Could I have a cup of tea darling? You may and this is very hot. Burning yourself for love. No dim sum meal is complete without a cup of tea. Sam and his buns. Barbecue pork bun and red bean paste bun. One of the most fascinating aspects of eating at this dim sum restaurant is just how you order the food. All of the different ladies come by pushing these different kinds of carts some of them filled with dim sum and some of them are filled with pao. There are different kinds of buns. They have pork and all kinds of things. You just pick them and they put them right on the table. They have this little bill here and they check them off with the prices. You can see our bill right now and how it is shaping up. I'm sure we'll be ordering more. Which one did you try just now? I got a shrimp and veggie one and it is so tasty. Have a look? One of my absolute favorites is the barbecue pork bun. It just has so much flavor and it is 'wow' delicious. We've been trying lots of different dim sum. I find that the fillings are varied. You can get vegetables, pork and there are some with shrimp and then you have all of the sweet dim sum, which have a red bean paste. Those are the ones I like the most. The ones that I'm not a huge fan of. Again, lots of different variety. One of my favorite things about having dim sum is the social aspect. It is the kind of meal that you come and enjoy with friends over a cup of tea. I'm so full yet I keep eating more. Sam is certainly in his element over here. Today we are having dinner at a great little restaurant that is located right across from the Puduraya bus terminal in Kuala Lumpur and it is Indian food. My favorite! Nothing like refreshing fruit drinks to start your meal. Here is our food. Nice! Thank you! Delicious. What we are having today is called Roti Canai and it is an Indian flat bread. I've got one that has cheese inside and I'm going to dip it in the curry sauce. The roti canai is the Malaysian form of flat bread. Oh yeah! What we're having here is roti canai. Roti means bread in Hindi and Malay. Canai in Malay means to roll out the dough. How do you roll it out? Show us. Nice. It is made with egg flour and water and in special cases where there is special ingredients like this one here - cheese! Sam is feeling a little shy because there is people watching him eat right now. Is it the freckles? Is it the t-shirt? Is it because he is using his hands? It's s spectacle. What could it be? There are two ways to eat roti canai - by hand or by utensil - and believe me I will not give up an opportunity to use my hands. Demonstrate for us. Mix it up really good. That's sloppy! You just wiped it on your pants! No, I didn't. Audrey here will be having it using utensils. I on the other hand am eating like a lady using a fork and spoon. Keeping it classy. So roti canai is thinner than the Indian style Naan bread which a lot of people are more familiar with. It is thin in the same way as chapati for example. You can get plain roti or you get a little fancier with your order and they have banana roti, garlic roti, cheese roti and egg roti. Yes, I had that earlier. Lots to choose from! One of the coolest things when we come here to the restaurant is the little order you get. You just keep tallying it up here on the side and eventually when you're finished feasting they finally give you a total. This is a meal that you can have for breakfast, lunch or dinner. We're having it for dinner right now and I'm pretty sure I'll be coming back for breakfast. Get ready! Okay, so what are you eating right now? Well, nothing better to do at the night market (the Jonker street night market) than to indulge in street food. We've got a refreshing little dish right down here. Take a look at it. Different kinds of jellies, beans and shaved ice with sweet coconut milk and cane syrup. Oh, is it ever good. The perfect way to beat the heat. Okay, so right here we've ordered something that is called carrot cake. I am not seeing any carrots so far but it looks really tasty. Let's see what this is. It smells good. Is it good? How would you describe it? I would say it is like a Pad Thai without the noodles. You have the bean sprouts, you have a little bit of tofu and some egg, peanuts. I don't know where the carrot name comes from. So I just bought some sugarcane juice. It is really sweet and refreshing. I love that they gave us lots of ice. It is perfect. It's perfect for a hot night like this. It is lunchtime here in Malacca, so we're about to go to a Baba Nyonya type of restaurant, which is a mix of Chinese and Malaysian cuisine. This is a real hole in the wall kind of place. It is. I am going to be showing you the Nyonya Laksa, which is spicy curry with a mixture of Malay and Chinese elements. Let's take a look. It is a coconut based curry soup and it has curd puffs, fish sticks, shrimp and clams added to it. It is very flavorful. What I am having next is called Rojak, which is the Malay word for mixture. It is a refreshing salad. Yes. Take a look over here. It is made using fruits and vegetables, so it has pineapple, cucumbers, bean sprouts. It is just a really nice and refreshing salad on a hot day. Oh yeah. The last of our four dishes is called Popiah and it is a spring roll that has an outside like a crepe. I'll show you the ingredients here. It has a sweet bean and soy sauce and it often has turnips and bean sprouts, tofu, peanuts and kind of omelet like. It has got everything going on. Take a bite. Classy! To beat the heat we have some lime juice. Is that refreshing? What has been your favorite dish so far? I've actually like this one here - the Nyonya dumplings - as I've never had this one before. I've tried the others but this is my first time for this. Okay, take a big bite and tell us why you like it. Struggling! What I really like about it is the glutinous rice. It is a unique kind of coating for the dumpling. Also, it is quite sweet inside. It is hard for me not to like sweet foods when it comes to me and my taste buds. What is Miss Audrey's favorite? Well, I've really enjoyed the rice dumplings as well but I think my absolute favorite has been the salad over here. I haven't eaten fresh fruits and fresh vegetables for almost a year because in Korea they cost a fortune, so I'm in heaven right now. I'm just eating and feasting on this. What do you got now - pineapple? Yeah, this is a pineapple. It is a nice sweet treat and the coating on the salad is delicious as well. It is a sweet sauce with peanuts on top, so it is just perfect. We are at our new favorite restaurant in George Town. It is called Kapitan. Restaurant Kapitan. They serve up amazing Indian food. If you like rich savory curries and buttery naans you have come to the right place. Over here we have a tandoori set which I got. It came with a buttery naan bread and some nice curries. We also have Alo Ghobi over here with potatoes and cauliflower and some extra Naan because we just like it so much. We need double the portion. That chicken is superb. It is juicy on the inside and crispy on the outside. Wow! What flavor. How is the curry? It's so good. So so good! Aside from being a great restaurant in terms of the quality of food, the other thing we really like about coming here is that it is so affordable. You can just pick a whole bunch of different dishes, mix and match and you'll get a great meal. One of our absolute favorite dishes so far has been the Palak Paneer, which is really delicious and we've also really enjoyed the Tandoori chicken which is always fresh, crispy and the butter naan. That is good. This is a 24 hour restaurant and we like it so much we're considering coming for breakfast, lunch, dinner and maybe even a snack. It's extremely hot this afternoon and there is only one way to beat the heat. I'd say it is about Cendol time. Must have Cendol! It is Cendol time! Thank you! Here we have our delicious treat. We are having Cendol right now and it is a dessert that is really popular in SE Asia. It is made using shaved ice, palm sugar and it has coconut milk along with little green worm-like creatures that are actually made using rice and beans. That is it. I honestly couldn't think of a more refreshing treat or dessert to beat this heat and humidity. It is just brilliant. What do you have there on that spoon? I've got some beans! Beans? Beans for dessert? That's a first. The green jellies here are actually made out of rice flour and they have sort of a worm like consistency. Green worms! No, they're fine. They're good. I'm a happy satisfied and most importantly refreshed customer. This special one that we're getting outside has a scoop of ice cream in it. It's even more delicious. Okay, what is this little treat? This little tasty treat here that comes in a bag and is five pieces. It is fried banana which was two Ringgit which is like sixty cents. So yummy? It is just as good indoors as it is outdoors. We are at Tek Sen restaurant in George Town in Penang today. Not to be confused with Texan food because this place is actually a Chinese restaurant. And it is spelled T-E-K S-E-N. Background music playing. So this is one of the most popular restaurants in all of Georgetown for locals and if you don't come at the right time you have to wait for a table. And if a restaurant is popular with locals I know I'm going to like it. Background music playing. So this here in the mapo tofu. Apparently, it is one of Sam's favorite dishes and I'm going to try it. Oh, it's so hot. It's like tofu mixed with ground beef in a really rich sauce that is kind of spicy. I like it. Background music playing. Oh, wow. Is that ever good. It's crispy chicken in a sweet plum sauce. Background music playing. That's just your standard fried rice with shrimp, a little bit of veggies and some meat. It's really tasty. Here are some Chinese chopsticks. Better. Background music playing. Nothing quite as refreshing as lime juice. Are delicious Malaysian Chinese feast came to thirty three Ringgit, which is roughly eleven US dollars and it was worth every single Ringgit. Background music playing.