In a recent twist of events, former Canadian Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, has found herself in a playful food debate after praising Singaporean Nasi Lemak as the most delicious breakfast in the country.
In a Twitter post, McKenna shared a picture of her breakfast plate with the caption: "Nasi Lemak! The tastiest breakfast in Singapore."
The image showcased a plate of Nasi Lemak adorned with chicken, a slice of egg, anchovies, and crackers.
Little did McKenna know that her post would ignite a storm among netizens, particularly from Malaysia, who vehemently denied her claim and staunchly defended the scrumptiousness of Malaysian Nasi Lemak. Some netizens insisted that Malaysian Nasi Lemak was superior and far more delicious than its Singaporean counterpart.
However, McKenna quickly jumped into the playful feud to clarify her statement:
"It seems I have stirred up the anger of the Malaysian people, who proclaim Nasi Lemak as a Malay dish and claim it's tastier there (in Malaysia). I'm not saying I disagree. I will have to visit Kuala Lumpur soon and taste it for myself!"
To add to the comedy, McKenna even admitted that the Nasi Lemak she had in Singapore had a scarcity of sambal and was quite small in portion.
Now, here's where you come in! Why not suggest the ultimate, mouthwatering "port" of Nasi Lemak in Malaysia?
Malaysians and Singaporeans share a unique bond when it comes to food, and friendly banter about culinary preferences is a common occurrence between the two cultures.
This banter often revolves around their diverse culinary traditions, local specialties, and even the origins of certain dishes. It is important to note that this banter is typically light-hearted and rooted in a sense of camaraderie and shared heritage.
Let the hilariously delicious debate continue!