For anyone who feels intimidated by the list of ingredients in many of these recipes, go ahead and dive in! There is no reason to live without him at your table...
Here's a few ideas about why he is so successful.
Once you have visited the Pok Pok shrine in Portland, you must have the cookbook and all the accessories.
I feel like I saw him at his last small club appearance and the next time he comes to town it will be a stadium show.
If you want to learn more about cooking Malaysian food here are a few titles I enjoyed reading that will provide you with the recipes, information about ingredients and more about the wonderful people who live there and make the cuisine what it is.
The web site for Malaysian Kitchen has lots of information about the cuisine, photos of ingredients, dishes and events in the USA.
Robyn Eckhardt lives in Georgetown, Penang and writes about other cuisines as well, but I don't think anybody writes about Malaysia better than she does.