For a country that is abundant with various cuisines, there sure is a shortage of movies that revolve around our food.
When you think of movies that will satiate your soul but make your stomach grumble angrily, we tend to think of movies like Chef, Ratatouille, Julie & Julia and even that cooking scene from Goodfellas.
But what about our films? Are there any films within our local film scene that can evoke that same hunger?
On a whim, I decided to watch Kongsi Raya on Netflix without knowing anything about the plot other than the fact that it features Malaysian food.
What I got in the end was a delightful romantic-comedy told exquisitely in three languages (Malay, Cantonese and English) that not only made me laugh, cry and swoon but also rush downstairs to my fridge like a squalor rat to see what I could eat.
So, here are…