Introduction Daniel Yap, author and photographer, captures emotions and feelings felt by one who travels and seeks for food in Malaysia, a country where foods are rich with years of heritage and myriads of cultures. Through his photographs, he showed the process of food preparations. He caught the natural emotions of the sellers as well as their buyers. “Malaysia’s street food is not just food; its years of cultures that was passed on through generations, tradition of ages never forgotten and also architecture, the architecture of food.” The pictures were taken at the busiest streets in town, from the bustling night market located at Sunway area, to the infamous Alor Street located along Bukit Bintang. Petaling Street, located near to the Central Market, was also ventured by the author.2
Night market at Sunway areaGood and cheap food can be found at night market. Variety of mouth-watering food waiting you to explore. 3
The vendor were very busy in preparing the food since he needed to handle 2 stoves. The customer can’t waited to have his dinner.4
Customers queued up to buy the delicious delicacy. 5
This vendor was focusing on frying Kueh Tiaw. It is a type of delicious food you6 shouldn’t missed.
Different emotion were shown bydifferent customers when they enjoyingthe delicacy.Eating along the street is one of theculture in Malaysia which gives youdifferent feelings. 7
Apam Balik, a type of Malay traditional food which the peanut, butter were put on top of the dough.8
The vendor was busy in getting orders and made Apam Balik. 9
The vendor was focusing on cutting the Apam Balik that customers have10 ordered.
Another stall sold Apam Balik in a smaller size with different taste. 11
Kebab, an Arabic food which mixed with Malaysia style has create a different type of taste which can cater to the local and the tourist.12
As the sun started to set, the lights atthe stalls were switched on. By 7:30p.m, a crowd started to form along theroad, and they consists of mostlytourists.Everyone wants to have a taste of localdelicacies. 27
Aluminum-pillows filled with a delicious surprise.44
Customers were enjoying their dinner beside the stall.A clay pot of steaming mushroom chicken and a Portuguese-style grilled tilapia; thatwas a perfect way to end the day. Freshly opened young coconut was the choice ofbeverage for many, if not all, customers. 45