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5 Dishes That Fulfill Your Craving Needs When You Visits Sarawak.

If you went to Sarawak, you must have heard of the delicious dishes available in Sarawak. Every year, Sarawak will organize some food festival that is usually attracting to tourists visits Sarawak.

Food Festival Sarawak

There are many places that you can find the craving needs of your appetite in Sarawak. Some of them are very well-known in Sarawak due to the delicious dishes that they serve to their customers.

Each of them is located near the city area and famous amongst locals depending on the city in Sarawak. These 5 dishes are the best for your craving needs when you are visiting Sarawak.

Do not worry, you will easily searching or hunting for these dishes.


Kolok mee or mee kolok is the type of Sarawakian noodle dish, characteristically light and tossed in a transparent sauce.

For the locals, it is the popular dishes regardless of race or religion that served any time of the day for breakfast, lunch or supper.

There was also HALAL kolok mee serve for the Muslim tourists so they won’t be worry to eat these dishes.

Even due the original kolok mee was made from non-halal ingredients, there are many HALAL made kolok mee from the Muslim community in Sarawak to serve the Muslim tourists to have a chance to taste kolok mee.


Laksa is a spicy noodle soup popular in the Peranakan cuisine of Southeast Asia.

The ingredients of Laksa consists of thick wheat noodles or rice vermicelli with chicken, prawn or fish, served in spicy soup based on either rich and spicy curry coconut milk or asam.

It is the best choice for any tourists that love to eat spices dishes when making a visit to Sarawak. Laksa Sarawak has the most saliva-melting Laksa that may fulfill your craving needs.


These traditional dishes are very famous too among the locals. It was also a must-try dishes to fulfill your craving needs during your visits.

Some tourists that are more into traditional dishes tend to try manok pansuh or ayam pansuh as their chosen dishes for satisfactory.

It is a dish prepared by cooking chicken meat in the bamboo stalk, filled with water, seasonings and covered with tapioca leaves from the cassava plant.

4. Umai

Another popular traditional native dish of the Melanau people in Sarawak, and usually eaten by the fisherman.

Umai is a dish of sliced raw fish with a mixture of onions, chilies, vinegar, salt, and lime juice.

Umai has the same characteristics of traditional Sabah Dusun people dish that well-known as Hinava because of the main ingredients. It was regret for a lifetime if you missed out to taste this delicious cuisine.

5. Sarawak Layer-Cake

Nothing as much as good like Sarawak Layered-Cake with much creative design made on the cake that makes it tasty.

Basically for the visitors, they prefer to buy Sarawak Layer-Cake as a souvenir to their relatives. You can find it on the street stalls during your walking or it has its own cake house at Sarawak.

Do not miss this out travelers, you cannot get this beautiful Sarawak Layer-Cake at your place. If there are some, it would not be tasty like the original Sarawak Layer-Cake that only made in Sarawak.

Last but not least, your excitement to visits Sarawak was not only for food cravings or food hunting. You probably would take your journey to Sarawak for attraction too.

These are some places that you need to visits as extra information for your journey based on the city you are visiting.


  1. Bako National Park
  2. Kuching Cat Museum
  3. Kubah National Park
  4. Sarawak State Museum
  5. Mount Santubong
  6. Fort Mergherita
  7. Sarawak Cultural Village
  8. Semenggoh Nature Reserve, Siburan
  9. Matang Wildlife Centre


  1. Sibu Heritage Centre
  2. Tua Pek Kong Temple
  3. Sibu Central Market
  4. Taman Jubli Bukit Aup
  5. Bukit Lima Forest Reserve
  6. Bukit Aup
  7. Sibu Town Square
  8. Lau King Howe Hospital Memorial Museum


  1. Similajau National Park
  2. Pantai Tanjung Batu
  3. Niah National Park
  4. Taman Tumbina
  5. Lambir Hills National Park
  6. Loagan Bunut National Park
  7. Pasar Tamu


  1. Canada Hills
  2. Gunung Mulu National Park
  3. Miri City Fan National Park
  4. Miri Crocodile Farm cum Mini Zoo
  5. The Grand Old Lady No.1
  6. Petroleum Museum

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