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Wellington’s Malaysian night market

August 15, 2011

Wellington’s Malaysian night market

If you love all the bright lights, smells and excitement of the night markets so familiar throughout Asia, Opera House Lane is the place to be on Sunday 21 August.

Malaysia Kitchen is bringing New Zealand’s capital city its very own Malaysian night market as part of this year’s Visa Wellington On a Plate festivities.

There’s free entry and dishes featuring the best of authentic Malaysian street food produced by some of Wellington’s best-loved Malaysian restaurants.

The Malaysian festivities are in celebration of the Malaysia Kitchen Programme for New Zealand, a campaign to introduce kiwis to the flavours and delights of the diverse Malaysian cuisine.

Malaysia Kitchen Night Market, 4pm to 7pm, Sunday 21 August, Opera House Lane, Wellington

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The Malaysia Kitchen Programme for New Zealand
The Malaysia Kitchen Programme celebrates the heritage and cultural diversity of Malaysian cuisine, from authentic traditional delicacies to complex gourmet fusions of subtle flavours and rich spices.

Malaysian cuisine is a blend of Malay, Chinese and Indian food traditions which makes up the fascinating interplay of delicious flavours.

The Malaysia Kitchen Programme promotes Malaysian restaurants in New Zealand and encourages Kiwis to try Malaysian cuisine. It features a series of exciting epicurean activities and events to engage and delight the taste buds.

The programme is initiated by the Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE). There are more than 45 Malaysian restaurants in New Zealand, 25 in Auckland and 20 in Wellington.

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