Ambuyat is a traditional dish commonly eaten usually during special events as a substitute for rice. Imbue is derived from the interior trunk of the sago palm. It is hard to find shops serving ambuyat around Kota Kinabalu as the it require a long and tedious process to prepare ambuyat. Luckily Le Meridien launch Ambuyat as the “Taste of Discovery” dish specially created by Chef Rondi
Hinava for appetiser, Hinava is also part of Taste of Discovery dishes
Ambuyat, a glue-like dish will surely tickles taste buds especially with its side dish as dip.
double pronged bamboo stick (Candas) used to eat the Ambuyat
Ikan assam pedas, the side dish or dip
Strong taste Kangkung belacan
Chef Rondi take time to explain to us how to eat ambuyat
The correct way to eat ambuyat is by twirlling it around a stick, Dip it into the sauce and swallow.
Chef Rondi demo on how to eat ambuyat
Ambuyat is available at Circle Restaurant, Le Meridien.
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