Nothing Says “Malaysia” Like Nasi Lemak Does


Nasi lemak is irrefutably Malaysia’s national dish. And that’s not because Wikipedia says so.

A few years ago, I was travelling to London to attend the World Travel Mart and while looking for a suitable hotel within my budget, I came across an advertisement by a Malaysian-owned hotel promoting its property with this tagline: “Nasi Lemak included for breakfast for the Malaysian contingent”.

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