Though small in stature, Kak Ita packs an authoritative figure as she tosses and spins her dough. The sizzle of the oiled pan as it grills the dough is offering amazing temptations to the senses. She’ll carefully watch her dough until it becomes the thin, crispy, and lightly charred Roti Canai that greets every hungry hiker in her small, rustic hut in Kampong Sri Gunung Pulai.
Packing an equally mean punch is her homemade savoury chilli paste that is both sweet and spicy. It’s a “must have” companion to go with the roti canai or the nasi lemak in Kak Ita’s Anggun café, which is open Monday thru Saturday from 6am to 12pm. [Read more…]