Business class passengers bound for Australia with Malaysia Airlines will now dine like the country’s royalty on flights departing Kuala Lumpur, including all of the airline’s services to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Darwin.
Also in for a treat: pointy end travellers in either business class or first class (as offered) to London, Frankfurt, Paris, Amsterdam, Auckland and selected destinations across Asia including Bangkok and Jakarta – although not short hops across to Singapore.
Developed in collaboration with Her Royal Highness (HRH) the Crown Princess of Pahang, one of the culinary highlights is Nasi Tumpang with Jelatah, layering Sambal prawns, chicken curry, fish and chicken floss and julienned omelette in a banana leaf cone aside picked vegetables:
Travellers can also look forward to Udang Masak Merah: stir-fried prawns in a blend of dried chilli and red onion with tomato Basmati rice and sautéed okra with onions…
… Dadar Pahang: deep-fried crêpe rolls stuffed with minced beef and potatoes and joined by a mesclun salad and cherry tomatoes...
… grilled beef tenderloin patty with boiled new potatoes, sautéed asparagus, cherry tomatoes and onion sauce…
… and a simple ‘minced beef on toast’ underneath an egg cooked sunny side up, plus chicken sausage, asparagus and grilled tomato:
“The State of Pahang is a Malaysian food paradise waiting to be discovered,” said Malaysia Airlines Executive Chef Zahiddin Dris.
“Along with dedicated chefs from Malaysia Airlines and our catering partner, Brahim’s Airline Catering, we tried up to 20 recipes during a special cooking demonstration session before the final eight dishes were hand-picked.”
These dishes and more are the result of a 10-month culinary journey to every district of Pahang, and will appear on Malaysia Airlines flights through the year’s end.
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