Penang Offers Much More for the Connoisseur than Just Hawker Food

By Chang Jia Ying

February 2016 FEATURE
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It is not only its street food that entices the world. Penang has many other yummy fares. Penang Monthly takes a look at four of them.Over a Century of QualityFounded in 1856, Ghee Hiang is a heritage brand name which originated from China in the late Qing Dynasty. “We initially started off with traditional confectionaries,” says Ch’ng Huck Theng, Ghee Hiang Manufacturing’s seventh-generation director. “Then, we brought in sesame seed oil in the 1930s.” Despite facing uncertainties during outbreaks of...

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