1. preparing rice to be cooked

1. preparing rice to be cooked

I’ve been to quite a number of indigenous villages around Malaysia, so I am no stranger to their traditional cuisine.

2. wrap the rice in the leaf

2. wrap the rice in the leaf

As a delegate of the Eat.Travel.Write Selangor International Culinary Adventure 3.0 delegation, I had the opportunity to not only visit Kampung Orang Asli Serigala (Wolf Village) in Sg. Selisek, Kuala Kubu Bharu, Selangor, but also learn how their dishes are prepared.

3. wrap the leaf

3. wrap the leaf

If you know of the traditional ayam pansuh dish, then these are not much different.

4. stuff the packet of rice into the bamboo

4. stuff the packet of rice into the bamboo

They are also prepared using bamboo shoots over a slow fire. The dissimilarity is with the contents placed into the shoot.

5. pour water into the shoot until the rice packs are covered

5. pour water into the shoot until the rice packs are covered

Here are rice and two species of fish. Since no seasoning was used, these dishes tasted original.

6. this is meat prepared for another bamboo

6. this is meat prepared for another bamboo

After savouring these, a lot of ideas came to my mind on how to enhance their tastes with seasoning, adopting the same style of cooking.

7. the rice is cooked

7. the rice is cooked

Cooking in a bamboo is very convenient for those who camp out in the jungle. The bamboo, after splitting into half, can also function as a plate.

8. bamboo fish

8. bamboo fish

If one day you swing by this way, do drop by Kampung Orang Asli Serigala to enjoy the traditional way of life of these indigenous people.

9. another fish

9. another fish

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