SHANGHAI - Malaysia's eastern Sarawak is firing up the bellies of Chinese tourists after their jaunts into the state's rainforests and other eco-attractions like the Mulu Caves and Bako National Park.
Sarawak's indigenous cuisine has joined the list of attractions for Chinese tourists, known for their penchant for food.
"Sarawak 'laksa' is now a must eat and the Chinese also love fried 'bidin' (jungle herbs) and 'cangkuk manis' stir fry with egg," said Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) marketing executive Catherine Lau whose exhibits at the China International Travel Mart 2008 here included a guide to local delights of the state.
"'Kolok mee', tomato 'kuey teow' and the 'Iban manok pansoh' or fire-roasted chicken in bamboo are also becoming very popular because they can only be found in Sarawak," Lau added.
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