Be it in Thailand, Malaysia,
Indonesia, Singapore, Hong Hong or Philippines, hawker food is synonymous
with fast-food which one can dine, drive in , or take home. It is cheaper
than a commercial fried chicken or hamburger, made to order complete with
seasonings, spices and a little bit of everything. Hawker food is not only
tasty, but also gives such a moth-watering aroma. Dieters might find it
hard to resist the temptations.........
Hawkers food first started with a few
food stalls built side by side. Later on, more and more stalls are opened
offering various delicacies and ethnic favorites that are modified to suit
the local taste. Pasembor, Curry mee, Fried noodles, Pau, Leng Chee Kang
and bubur cha-cha are among the most popular "modified" recipes.
Acceptance and support from the
society has encouraged hawkers food business growth tremendously.
Sometimes, a specific location is reserved where twenty to thirty or more
hawkers are 'stationed' to add the varieties of food and drinks to choose
from. Working people prefer buying freshly prepared and warm hawkers food
after a long day at work. This is also another good alternative for a
fast, clean, healthy and economical family eat-outs.