Category Archives: Sarawak Food

Wakakakaka Cafe: Kuching

Our original plan was to head to one of Kuching famous Kueh Chap shop for our dinner. Unfortunately the shop was not open probably due to the opening of the ghost gate (a local belief) on our intended visiting day.

While discussing where to have our dinner next since all of us were already  starving to death, one person came up with a suggestion. “Let’s go to Wakakakaka Cafe.”

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Bintawa Kueh Chap: Kuching

They say you must not fail to try Kueh Chap if you are visiting Kuching. This is one of the three famous dishes you must try out in Kuching after the Kolo Mee and Sarawak Laksa.

A bowl of Kueh Chap (non-halal) normally contains herbal broth, pork meat, pork belly, pork intestines, toupok (fried tofu skin), boiled egg, youtiao (chinese cruller) and is normally served with rice flakes or a bowl of rice. If the ingredients sounds familiar to you, yes, this is quite similar to the other famous dish in Malaysia, Bak Kut Teh except the herbal broth used is different.

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Mira Cake House: Kuching

If you happen to be in Kuching, the state capital of Sarawak, please do not forget to try their “Kuih Lapis” which means Layered Cakes in English.  Kuching is famous for this type of cakes and you can find many stalls selling these cakes along the row of a 19th century Chinese old shophouses located at Main Bazaar Street just right opposite the Kuching famous Waterfront.

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