The Little Malaysian Cookbook offers tried and tested recipes from renowned food writer, Wendy Hutton, for some of the peninsula's best-loved foods. Find popular hawker dishes such as Hainanese chicken rice, satay with sweet peanut sauce, tangy assam laksa, fragrant nasi lemak and versatile roti jala that can be enjoyed as a snack or main meal. Clearly explained recipes ensure that any home cook can produce these authentic and delicious Malaysian dishes to share with friends and family.
Although a New Zealander by birth, Wendy Hutton has spent the majority of her life in South East Asia, becoming an acknowledged authority on the region's food. She is perhaps best known for her books on Singapore cuisine, having authored the ground-breaking Singapore Food (first published in 1979), The Food of Love (on Eurasian cuisines), Green Mangoes and Lemon Grass among other titles. Since moving from Singapore to Sabah, Malaysian Borneo, Wendy has written more than a dozen books on Borneo's natural environment. She continues to travel widely in Asia, enthusiastically exploring the local cuisines and returning to Singapore as often as possible to enjoy what she regards as some of the world's best food.