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Amazing Malaysian

Written by

Norman Musa


18 February 2016

Who’s the author? Norman Musa was born in Butterworth, Penang. He has since lived in the UK for 21 years, opening his own restaurant, Ning, in Manchester but has never forgotten the flavours and foods of Malaysia.

What’s it about? Amazing Malaysian celebrates Malay cooking and its cultural importance. Norman shares recipes that range from his mother's kitchen to the streets of Penang, truly capturing the vibrant colours and flavours of Malaysia. 

Recipes we love: Crispy Soft Shell Crabs, Fried Spiced Chicken, Prawn Curry Laksa, Herbal Rice, Pandan Ice Cream and Nyonya Vegetable Pickle.

Good book for: Anyone interested in understanding and cooking Malaysian cuisine. Norman's insight ensures both authenticity and achievability so it is the perfect book for both the novice and versed.

You’ll like it if: You're already a fan of vibrant Asian flavours. Amazing Malaysian is a selection of colourful, healthy dishes that spark inspiration with just the turn of a page. With a wide variety of dishes, ranging from street food, to seafood, to condiments, you won't get bored when cooking with Norman Musa.

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