The Many Faces of Our Local Dishes


Malaysian street food is not just mouth-watering and alluring; it is also very versatile in nature. We explore a few Penang favourites to see how they differ in appearance and taste from other states in Malaysia.

Chee Cheong Fun

Rice noodle rolls, affectionately known as chee cheong fun among Malaysians, is a staple among the Chinese across South-east Asia.These are thin, tight rolls made of steamed rice noodle sheets, constituting a peculiar appearance that resembles pig’s intestines, therefore giving rise to its moniker, “pig intestine noodles” (chee cheong fun).

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