While you work on these hawker recipes at home, why not observe the way hawkers do it and borrow a few tips from them - who knows, you may well discover your own style of cooking delicious hawker food. You will be spoiled for choice if you head to Malaysia (Penang, Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur) and Singapore because they have the best hawker food in Southeast Asia, so don't leave before you sample some of the city's specialties. Hawker food is simple, satisfying and easy on the wallet - not to mention delicious. Residents consider themselves true aficionados, so trust them implicitly if they recommend their favorite stall. Otherwise, follow the crowd, and order away.