Google Celebrates Various Ways Malaysians Eat 'National Dish' Nasi Lemak With Doodles
They even included its supposed "origin story" in it.
If you had nasi lemak for breakfast this morning while working on your laptop, you might have wondered if Google was spying on you
Netizens are abuzz over the tech giant's decision to switch out its logo with a doodle celebrating the "national dish of Malaysia" nasi lemak today.
According to the Google Doodle page, the illustration has also reached Japan, China, Australia, United Kingdom, and Ireland.
Users who click on the Doodle will be treated to a visual delight that details the process of cooking nasi lemak
The video also shows the various ways nasi lemak is served, including "bungkus"-style.
San Francisco bay area illustrator and game artist Alyssa Winans is the creator of the gorgeous visuals, while the music was composed by multi-instrumentalist Silas Hite. The video was produced by Google program manager Colin Duffy.
Google also put together a short explanation on the delicacy, including its supposed origin
"According to legend, the daughter of a widow named Mak Kuntum accidentally spilled coconut milk into the rice pot. 'What did you cook?' Mak asked and her daughter answered. 'Nasi le, Mak!' (Rice, mother!)," Google explained.