This Mat Salleh Reviewing Nasi Lemak In Fluent BM Will Make You 'Malu' A Bit

He even uses the word "beb"!

  • Rhys Williams is a Brit who's currently residing here in Malaysia as a food blogger. That's nothing new right? Food bloggers are a dime a dozen these days.

    But when Williams starts speaking in BM, that's when he catches everyone's attention.

  • Williams, who runs a food blog titled 'Mat Salleh Jalan-Jalan Cari Makan', has been residing here for the past three years

    • Williams started learning the Malay language in 2014 by reading books and listening to local radio stations.

      He then took up blogging when a friend told him it would be a good outlet to practice his writing skills in Malay.

      Since then, Williams has posted countless food reviews documenting his ongoing gastronomic adventure here in Malaysia.

  • The latest video features Williams in Kampung Baru, one of the oldest Malay villages in Kuala Lumpur, as he introduces and reviews his favourite nasi lemak stall entirely in fluent, pitch-perfect BM

    • Fun fact: nasi lemak was the first local dish he tried when he first came to Malaysia!

  • He ends up at Nasi Lemak Mak Wanjor, which he calls the "champion of nasi lemak" in the area

    • Willams speaks to the owner, Nazri, who has been helping out at the restaurant since he was 11, to find out what makes their nasi lemak so special.

    • According to Nazri, their rice is the best because they steam it three times.

  • After chatting with Nazri and a few patrons, Williams decides to try it for himself and eats it the Malaysian way - with his hand

    • He compliments the fluffiness of the rice and says that the ikan bilis that is served with the meal is crunchy and not too oily. His final verdict?

      "Serius sedap, beb!"

  • The video went viral after it was posted on Destinasi TV's Facebook page on 13 February. It has been viewed over 700,000 times and garnered over 16,000 shares. Watch it below:

    • Mat Salleh Makan Nasi Lemak?

      Mat Salleh ni suka gila Nasi Lemak!

      Dia claim inilah Nasi Lemak paling sedap dia pernah rasa! Kat mana? Kena lah tengok video ni. Kalau korang suka dan nak tengok lagi banyak, jangan lupa like dan share okay!

      Host: Rhys William
      Cameramen: Amydiamni Roslan Ahmad Zamri
      Editor: Ahmad Zamri
      Producer: Ezzat Roslan
      Location: Nasi Lemak Mak Wanjor

      Posted by Destinasi TV on Monday, February 13, 2017
    • Do follow Williams' blog here for more food adventures!

  • We totally get why Williams is in love with nasi lemak. Even TIME Magazine listed the dish as one of the healthiest breakfasts in the world:

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