Knowledge on the Malaysian Food Heritage

Authors

  • Adilah Md Ramli
  • Mohd Salehuddin Mohd Zahari
  • Nurhasmilaalisa Abdul Halim
  • Mohammed Haidrin Mohamed Aris

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/ajqol.v2i5.9

Abstract

Traditional food was closely associate with food heritage has become a significant role in the life of society. A study examines how far Malaysian knows about their food heritage identity. A total of 500 respondents located in Klang Valley participate in this study. Findings showed that food heritage been defined as traditional food. There is a significant relationship between genders with the definition of food heritage; the association of food heritage questions. The overall finding revealed that respondent understand the definition, the criteria’s and type of traditional food associated with food heritage.

2398-4279 © 2017 The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, UniversitiTeknologi MARA, Malaysia.

Keywords: Food Heritage; Identity; Knowledge 

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Published

2017-01-01