Porcupine rendang, anyone?

Last update: 15/02/2019

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 (Bernama) – Come Feb 19, Pos Malaysia Bhd (Pos Malaysia) will be releasing its first Exotic Food-themed postage stamps portraying three of Malaysia’s exotic dishes: sea cucumber salad, turmeric fried grasshoppers and porcupine steak and rendang.

Just 200,000 of each dish depiction will be issued as RM0.60 stamps and available at post offices across the country.

“There were actually many exotic food in our list, but we’re confident the ones we’ve chosen are unique and enjoyed by many,” said Pos Malaysia stamp and philately unit head, Diyana Lean Abdullah, at a press conference today.

She said the basis for selection included it being halal, apart from distinctive and popular.

According to her, sea cucumbers are found in the shallows and come in pink or grey, and when eaten have a texture like coconut meat.....