03
Nov
16

WHAT A WASTE – 1,500 bowls of Sarawak laksa thrown away?

After setting national record, mall throws away 1,500 bowls of ‘unhealthy’ Sarawak laksa

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 29 – A Sarawak mall has planned to throw away the equivalent of 1,500 bowls of Sarawak laksa that was cooked for its successful bid yesterday to set a record for the Malaysia Book of Records.

Its organiser Debra Sim confirmed the contents of a huge bowl custom-made for the attempted “The Biggest Bowl of Laksa Sarawak” feat at Plaza Merdeka there yesterday would be binned for “being unhealthy”.

“It will all be thrown away because it is unhealthy for human consumption,” Sim was quoted telling local daily The Borneo Post.

According to the local daily, the bowl measuring 1.3 metres deep and 3.1 metres wide contains the Sarawak dish whipped up from various ingredients, including 100kg of Sarawak laksa paste, 225kg of rice noodles, 90kg of prawns, 1,008 eggs, 90kg of bean sprouts, and 80kg of chicken.

Preparation for the dish took 18 hours and involved 15 cooks, the report said.

Secondary school teacher Michael Law had reportedly called up the local daily to complain over the food wastage.

“I saw the function on the Facebook page and called to confirm whether the enormous amount of food was being wasted just to enter the book of records. When it was confirmed, I felt very sad.

“I feel that the minister, who was officiating at the function, should have known what he was doing. He missed the chance to educate the organisers and the public of the good values of not wasting food,” the 44-year-old was quoted saying.

Law was referring to Sarawak minister of local government Datuk Dr Sim Kui Hian, who had witnessed the event yesterday together with local celebrity chef Datuk Redzuawan Ismail or Chef Wan as he is popularly known.

Malaysia Book of Records deputy general manager Mohamad Alex Edward yesterday certified the successful record attempt.

…more
After setting national record, mall throws away 1,500 bowls of ‘unhealthy’ Sarawak laksa
October 29, 2016 – MMO


0 Responses to “WHAT A WASTE – 1,500 bowls of Sarawak laksa thrown away?”



  1. Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


REJECT such a leader!
We cannot afford ridiculously expensive RM55 Billion ECRL!
All that is necessary
for the triumph of evil
is for good men
to do nothing.

- Edmund Burke
When the people
fears their government,
there is TYRANNY;
when the government
fears the people,
there is LIBERTY.

- Thomas Jefferson
Do you hear the people sing?

Archives


%d bloggers like this: