A culinary gem has recently arrived in the vibrant city of Norwich, offering a delightful fusion of traditional Malaysian cuisine and innovative vegan options. My Makan, the brainchild of Matthew Wilcox, Imran Abidin, and Turki Bin Afif, has quickly gained popularity among locals and visitors alike. Let’s embark on a culinary journey that will take us straight to the heart of Malaysia.
New Malaysian restaurant concept opens in Norwich
Within a month, My Makan has opened its second location in Norwich, following the successful launch of its first restaurant in Leeds. The founders, with their expertise in food manufacturing and a shared passion for Malaysian cuisine, aim to bring an authentic dining experience to the people of Norwich.
A Vegan Delight: Exploring My Makan’s Menu
My Makan’s menu is a treasure trove of vegan delights, created to cater to the growing demand for plant-based options. Let’s explore some of the standout dishes that showcase the rich flavors of Malaysia.
Char Kway Teow: A Vegan Twist on a Classic Stir-Fry
Indulge in the tantalizing flavors of Char Kway Teow, a classic stir-fry dish. My Makan’s vegan version features flat rice noodles stir-fried with beansprouts, greens, and a savory dark soy sauce. Diners can choose between prawns and cockles or opt for the vegan alternative with plant-based meat and vegan egg.
Ayam Kicap Berempah: A Vegan Culinary Adventure with Malaysian Spices
Experience a burst of flavors with Ayam Kicap Berempah, a sweet and peppery dish that combines a blend of spices with dark soy sauces. My Makan offers a vegan alternative to the traditional chicken version, using plant-based meat to recreate the distinctive taste.
Nasi Lemak: Aromatic Coconut Rice Redefined for Vegans
Indulge in the iconic Nasi Lemak, featuring aromatic coconut and pandan rice served with sambal and traditional accompaniments. My Makan offers a unique vegan rendition, tantalizingly combining vegan meat rendang with sambal tempeh, providing a plant-based twist to this beloved Malaysian dish.
Nasi Ayam: A Vegan Take on a Malaysian Favorite
Savor the delightful flavors of Nasi Ayam, a Malaysian favorite. My Makan presents a vegan version marinated in a sweet and dark soy glaze. Served with vegetable soup, chili, and soy sauce, and garnished with cucumber and tomato slices, it captures the essence of this classic dish.
Embracing Halal and Vegan Cuisine
My Makan takes pride in its fully Halal menu, ensuring that diners can enjoy their meal in accordance with their dietary preferences and requirements. By also offering a wide range of vegan options, the restaurant caters to the growing demand for plant-based dining experiences, accommodating the diverse tastes of its patrons.