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Press Release

Taste Of Malaysia By Malaysian Guest Chef From Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

From 31 May to 9 June 2013, Shangri-La Hotel, Dalian will invite Malaysian chefs from Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur to prepare traditional and authentic Malaysian cuisine at i Café. During this period, guests can enjoy teh tarik with Malaysian cuisine, and have the opportunity to win the return flight to Kuala Lumpur and accommodation at Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

To cook authentic cuisine for the Dalian food gourmet, the Malaysian chefs are bringing with them many traditional Malaysian ingredients and sauces, including curry, cream of coconut, lemon grass, turmeric, chilli, pepper, citronella, perfume, paste sambal and more. Beef, chicken, fish and shrimp with coconut will be used to prepare more than 30 kinds of Malaysian dishes, including Mixed Seafood Soup in Tamarind and Turmeric Stock, Chicken Curry with Potato, Satay, Fish Head Curry, Chicken in Spicy Coconut and Turmeric Gravy, Braised Beef with Spices and Grated Dried Coconut, Chicken with Fresh Turmeric, Prawn in Spicy Tomato Gravy, Spicy Fried Rice, Yellow Noodles with Curry Gravy and many more.

Laksa is the most representative Nyonya food in Malaysia. In laksa, rice noodles or oily noodles boiled in hot water are placed on the bottom, followed by boiled bean sprouts with shredded chicken meat and fried eggs. This is topped with boiled shrimps and laksa sauce, which is a mixture of curry sauce and coconut cream. Every bite stimulates the appetite, making it unforgettable from the first taste.

Satay is the not only the special kebab of Nanyang, but also one of the most unique traditional foods in Malaysia. Salted beef, mutton and chicken are baked in moderate heat before serving with tasty satay sauce, which is made of peanut butter, coconut sauces and juvenile prawn. Satay tastes even better when eaten with traditional Malaysian rice wrapped in coconut or pandan leaves, cucumbers and onions.

Guests can also enjoy a teh tarik live show by a Malaysian Tea Specialist with Malaysian cuisine. Teh tarik has been praised as an “Oriental Cappuccino.” One of the most popular tea drinks in Malaysia, it provides a distinct aftertaste. 

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages more than 85 hotels under the Shangri-La brand with a room inventory of over 34,000. Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services. Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, mainland China, Fiji, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in mainland China, India, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Qatar, Sri Lanka and the United Arab Emirates. For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at www.shangri-la.com.

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