Netizens outraged over Insta famous ‘disrespecting’ traditional food

One netizen said stop disrespecting other people culture.

By Huzraifah Atikah

Ambuyat is one of the famous traditional food in Brunei, Sabah and Sarawak.

It is also known as Linut and is best served hot and eaten with side dishes such as fried fish and spicy sauce.  

However, Insta famous Hafiz Mahamad recently posted a video about his wife, Shafiqah Aina eating Ambuyat with a caption ‘Ambuyat challenge, she cannot swallow’.

In the video, Hafiz had challenged Aina to eat the Ambuyat and seeing Aina struggling to swallow it, Hafiz jokingly said ‘macam telan kahak’.

This has caused a huge misunderstanding among netizens especially Bruneians, Sabahans and Sarawakians.

It seems Hafiz’s words and Aina’s reaction has caused netizens to feel like they were disrespecting the traditional food.

Here's what some netizens said: