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‘It’s tamarind, not heroin’: Uncle Roger roasts Rachael Ray’s pad Thai

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  • Malaysian comedian Nigel Ng, better known for his online persona Uncle Roger, reacted to food personality and television host Rachel Ray’s take on pad thai from a 2020 clip of the “Rachael Ray Show.”
  • Ng called out Ray’s use of soy sauce, carrots, basil, mint and edible flowers, among other ingredients.
  • Ray rose to prominence on the Food Network for her show “30 Minute-Meals,” which ran for 11 seasons from 2001 to 2012.
  • The video has garnered over 1 million views since its posting on Sept. 25.

Uncle Roger is not impressed with Rachel Ray’s pad thai recipe. 

In his latest YouTube video, Malaysian comedian Nigel Ng, better known for his online persona Uncle Roger, reacted to television and food personality Rachel Ray’s pad thai recipe from a 2020 YouTube clip of the “Rachael Ray Show.”

‘Use the right amount, not the white amount’: Uncle Roger ‘hates’ chef’s ‘traditional Filipino adobo’

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  • Malaysian comedian Nigel Ng, better known as Uncle Roger, criticized American chef Geoffrey Zakarian’s “traditional Filipino adobo,” as seen in a 2019 clip of Food Network’s “The Kitchen.”
  • The comedian expressed his disappointment in the prominent chef’s take on the Filipino dish, pointing out ingredients that did not belong in the traditional adobo.
  • Adobo is the national dish of the Philippines and a staple of Filipino cuisine.
  • The video, which currently has over 1,450,000 views, has also garnered similar reactions from Filipino viewers.

Uncle Roger criticized American chef Geoffrey Zakarian’s “traditional Filipino adobo” recipe.

In his latest YouTube video, Malaysian comedian Nigel Ng, better known as Uncle Roger, reacted to how Zakarian cooked adobo in an old clip from Food Network’s “The Kitchen” that was posted to YouTube in April 2019. 

Nigel Ng, AKA Ungle Roger, left alleged 5-story brothel in Jakarta with a very unexpected regret

Malaysian comedian Nigel Ng, who rose to online fame for his Uncle Roger persona, recently shared the story of how an investor brought him to a “swanky” five-story “brothel” in Jakarta, Indonesia.

During Episode 32 of the podcast “HAIYAA with Nigel Ng,” which was released on Wednesday, the 31-year-old comedian said he went to Jakarta on Aug. 3 and Aug. 4 as part of his “HAIYAA World Tour.”

Uncle Roger gives his take on Singaporean cuisine: ‘weird, less good version’ of Malaysian food

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  • Nigel Ng, the 31-year-old Malaysian comedian known for his Uncle Roger persona, ranked Malaysian cuisine as better than Singaporean food.
  • The spontaneous ranking was spoken lightheartedly out of national pride. Ng was born in Kuala Lumpur and is Malaysian Chinese with parents of Hokkien heritage. He expresses his nationalism towards his home country’s food, and praises it at the expense of Singaporean food.
  • Uncle Roger is known for his orange polo shirt, strong Cantonese accent, and criticism of Western attempts at Asian cuisine.

Nigel Ng, a Malaysian comedian known for his Uncle Roger persona, ranked Malaysian cuisine better than Singaporean food in a new interview.

Referring to Singaporeans, Ng, 31, told Singapore-based news outlet The Straits Times, “You guys just do a weird, less good version of what we do [in Malaysia], to be honest.”

Comedian Uncle Roger’s joke about Ukraine falls flat with netizens

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  • Chinese Malaysian comedian Nigel Ng, better known as his Uncle Roger persona, received online backlash for promoting his world standup tour in a tweet referencing Ukraine.
  • “Adding some Ukraine dates to my Haiyaa world tour! Stay tuned…” he joked with a laughing emoji after Russia had launched an invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24.
  • Many netizens deemed the joke as insensitive, with Twitter users telling him to apologize.
  • Uncle Roger is currently on his “Haiyaa World Tour,” which has dates set across the U.K., North America, Asia-Pacific and Europe.

Comedian Nigel Ng, better known as Uncle Roger, received online backlash following an insensitive tweet referencing Ukraine. 

The 30-year-old Chinese Malaysian stand-up comedian took to Twitter to promote his world tour on Feb. 24, just after Russia had launched an invasion into Ukraine, by posting, “Adding some Ukraine dates to my Haiyaa world tour! Stay tuned…” along with a laughing emoji.

‘We b*tched about Jamie Oliver for 15 minutes’: Uncle Roger meets Gordon Ramsey in new video

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  • In a profanity-filled seven-second TikTok clip, comedian Nigel Ng (portraying his comedic alter ego Uncle Roger) and celebrity chef Gordon Ramsey meet for the first time.
  • In the caption of the video posted Thursday, Ng calls Ramsey “the king,” adding that they “b*tched about Jamie Oliver for 15 minutes.”
  • Ng rose to viral fame in 2021 with his Uncle Roger persona, who is best known for mocking chefs who poorly reproduce Asian foods, especially fried rice.

Malaysian-British comedian Nigel Ng, portraying his viral character Uncle Roger, met Gordon Ramsey, the celebrity chef to whom Uncle Roger has issued rare praise. 

In the seven-second video posted to Ng’s TikTok on Thursday, Ramsey sports his signature white chef’s shirt and Uncle Roger his distinctive orange polo. The two stand side by side as someone off-camera indicates they can start.