Malay Traditional Food Knowledge Transfer

Mohd Shazali Md. Sharif, Ahmad Esa Abdul Rahman, Mohd Salehuddin Mohd Zahari, Khairunnisa Mohamad Abdullah
2018 Asian Journal of Quality of Life  
This study offers insight into Malay festive cookery and its importance in the transmission of traditional food knowledge among the younger generation. Respondents were observed in four separate ethnographic investigations involving four Malay families. The results indicate that festive cookery plays a significant role for the younger generation to acquire knowledge about traditional food. Thus, it is vital to conserve the practice of preparing the meal for festive occasions to ensure the
more » ... to ensure the continuation of traditional culinary culture, customs, and traditions.Keywords: Festive cookery; Malay ethnic; Knowledge transmission; Malay traditional food
doi:10.21834/ajqol.v3i10.103 fatcat:jlmtw7wuu5ctnopwkvsizt6rvi