Ranked 7 – most delicious food in the World
Penang is well known for it foods and accordingly to recent CNN Survey, Penang Assam Laska was voted no.7 most delicious food in the World. This is not surprising as Assam Laksa is very much liked by the locals.
According to CNNGo guide to lifestyle, shopping, hotels and restaurants, its describes Penang Assam Laska as “poached, flaked mackerel, tamarind, chili, mint, lemongrass, onion, pineapple…..an addictive spicy-sour fish broth with noodles. It added that the Penang Assam Laska was especially great when fused with ginger “that’ll have your nose running before the spoon even hits your lips.”
Although, this dish originated from Penang, it is commonly and easily available anywhere in Peninsular Malaysia, you can find this in hawker stall, food court as well as exclusive restaurants, of course, the best Assam Laska is still from Penang hawker stall. This is definitely a dish worth going the extra mile for!