Chinese New Year in Malaysia By Lloyd Green February 8-9 Malaysia is a cultural hive of tradition, ancient customs and a blend of ethnicities that ensures a diverse and multi-cultural life. Chinese New Year is one such time when all Malaysians come together to celebrate the nation’s Chinese roots and of course the first […]
A waft of freshly cut ketupat fills the air. On the stove, the chicken curry simmers slowly in the pot. Even the beef rendang has been cooked to perfection.
The plates, cups and utensils are neatly arranged and small jars filled with crispy cookies. The cookies are made early as these can be stored in airtight containers.
The house is spick and span, and new with a fresh coat of paint. Everything is new (or almost new!) and neat and tidy to usher in Hari Raya Aidilifitri.