Melaka is not only a historical town, but Malaysia’s undisputed food mecca. People make weekend and day trips out of their culinary excursions, which often become stomach-filling, belt-busting extravaganzas. Everything from Hainese chicken rice balls to sweet, cooling Cendol is on offer on Melaka’s streets, making this small town the ultimate smorgasbord for Malaysian food. Savour the diverse delicacies found here by following our handy guide – you may want to invest in some eating pants.
We applaud their efforts, but you don’t have to commit to dumpster-diving to live a foraging-friendly lifestyle. One of the best ways to incorporate some freeganism into your life is to take advantage of the wild fruits in your area. Odds are much of it is going to waste anyways.