'Many cultures in a spoonful'

"Think of it as happy cooking," Christina Arokiasamy says. "Malaysian food is a journey of taste. Sweet, sour, salty, spicy and savoury hit your palate at the same time. And that is a glorious palate that is happy and dancing with flavours"

PHOTO: Penny De Los Santos; Penang's famous char kway teow, a Malaysian street food favourite, relies on its broad cross-cultural medley of spices. Christina Arokiasamy's latest cookbook pays homage to the flavours she remembers from her childhood experiences on the Malaysian island. 

Laura Brehaut, Postmedia News
Originally published on June 7, 2017; National Post
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