Kopitiam: coffee houses shops

killiney kopitiam

Kopitiam which actually means ‘coffee shops’, taken from the Malay language meaning to coffee shops and Hokkien dialect meaning to tiam this shop come from the land of Malaysia and Singapore, which was still occupied by British colonials. Revenge comes from the word that means Tiam Coffee and coffee shop, they only serve coffee, tea, toast for breakfast.

In the British colonies, there are so many Chinese citizens who are trying to live in the land of Malaysia and Singapore. Many residents of Chinese descent also worked as a miner and industry to support their families. However, it was not a few who worked as a cook.

Citizens of Chinese descent who worked as a cook army is learning how to cook western dishes favored by the British army. Dishes such as boiled eggs, toast, mushroom soup and coffee to be one of the lessons learned during that time.

old killiney kopitiam

old killiney kopitiam

Shortly after the British colonial occupation, many residents of Chinese descent finally able to set up their own shop. Where is the shop serves western-style dishes are light as breakfast. It is the basis for the creation of Revenge are present in various parts of the world, including in Indonesia. It is also the forerunner of coffee drinking culture in Malaysia and Singapore.

Kopitiam which originally only serves for breakfast such as coffee, tea and toast longer develop into a restaurant that not only serves refreshments. Not even a few coffee houses that rent their place for the traders who sell the dishes are hearty weight. Chinese and Peranakan cuisine was presented in order to get more customers to benefit as char kway tiao, hokkien noodles and nasi lemak.

Night kopitiam

Night kopitiam

Over time, Kopitiam add typical Chinese dish. After the occupation of the British colony, with Kopitiam in Malaysia and Singapore to be different. Developments in Malaysia Kopitiam be more specific, so-called coffee houses as a restaurant that is only sold by citizens of Chinese descent. While in Singapore, the development of a broader range of coffee houses, coffee houses hawkers can be derived from any citizen.

Down meal in Malaysia Kopitiam also only about Malaysian Chinese cuisine, while in Singapore a variety of Indian dishes even been presented.

modern kopitiam

modern kopitiam

Well, now nutscoffee will share some of the best coffee houses shops worth a try link will appear at the bottom of this post. Stay tuned at nutscoffee.com guys.