Strong-smelling tuhau, made from shredded wild ginger mixed with chilli, garlic and lime juice, which can be eaten on its own or used in stir fries or fish dishes, is a traditional food from Kota Kinabalu, on the Malaysian island of Borneo. Photo: [email protected]

Eat like a local in Kota Kinabalu – 5 great dishes to try on the coast of Borneo

A richer, medicinal-tasting version of the pork rib dish, bak kut teh, tuhau – a smelly, spicy shredded ginger condiment – and lemon coconut jelly are among the local delights

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Strong-smelling tuhau, made from shredded wild ginger mixed with chilli, garlic and lime juice, which can be eaten on its own or used in stir fries or fish dishes, is a traditional food from Kota Kinabalu, on the Malaysian island of Borneo. Photo: [email protected]
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