[MEDIA RELEASE] Masters of Malaysian Cuisine (MOMC) Presents The Durian Cookbook


Kuala Lumpur, Sunday 21st May 2023

The Masters of Malaysian Cuisine (MOMC) unveiled their latest collaborative project, The Durian Cookbook, a publication aimed to broaden international interest in the King of Fruits – the Durian.

Produced in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MAFS), the book consists of 70 private and personal recipes from 8 internationally renowned chefs who make up the core MOMC team.

The MOMC chefs include Johari Edrus, Jackie M Tang, Rene Johari, Debbie Teoh, Zaleha Olpin, Dave Murugaya, Bob Adnin, and Dato Ismail Ahmad.

MOMC founder Jackie M Tang likened the MOMC band of chefs and cooks to Marvel Comics’ Avengers, in that each of them possess unique superpowered talents and skills; use technology to promote Malaysian cuisine; and protect Malaysia’s food reputation by battling those who spread false news.

“MOMC was created not just to promote Malaysian food around the world, but also, to protect Malaysia’s food reputation, from fake news, and from those who think that Rendang should be Crispy,” said Jackie.

The book was revealed at the 30th Triennial ACWW World Conference Day Trip to Multimedia University in Cyberjaya. The event was officiated by Her Majesty Seri Paduka Baginda The Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah Binti Almarhum Al-Mutawakkil Alallah Sultan Iskandar Al-Haj.

With the Pre-Launch Promotional Price of RM160, the book can be purchased online at DurianCookbook.com

For more information, contact jackie@jackiem.com.au / arfahhani@gmail.com
or send a Whatsapp message to Hani Abdullah at 012-2711248

About MOMC

Masters of Malaysian Cuisine (MOMC) presents the diversity of Malaysia and Malaysian food through virtual and IRL cooking demonstrations, recipes, cookbooks, a monthly magazine, cooking videos and other online content.

Our core MOMC group consists of eight internationally-renowned chefs who are television hosts, award winning cookbook authors and Michelin-trained executive chefs.

Our spin-off group, MOMC@Heart, is made up of all our regular contributors who have joined us since MOMC was formed- talented and passionate Malaysian cooks based in Europe and around the world, from all walks of life.

With government agency partners, our program aims to chart a course to create awareness of Malaysian Cuisine, both traditional and modern, across the globe.


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