Recipe for Nyonya Bak Chang, bamboo leaf wrapped glutinous rice dumpling filled with pork, mushrooms, candied wintermelon & the fragrance of pandan.
Recipe for Nyonya Sambal Timun, a refreshingly punchy Peranakan salad of cucumber, pork & chicken gizzard tossed with spicy sambal & fragrant herbs.
Finally… recipe success for Kueh Bangkit, a hard to make melt-in-the-mouth coconut sago cookie that’s often seen and enjoyed during Chinese New Year.
Delicious & innovative home recipe for shell-free Ayam Buah Keluak that’s adapted for Peranakans living in countries where the whole nut can’t be acquired.
Instructional post detailing the fundamentals, intricacies and pitfalls around wrapping these bamboo leaf Chinese dumplings. With photos and videos!
An Idiot’s’s Guide to Chinese Herbs for cooking. It lists a basic ingredient set-up for your pantry that lets you cook many Chinese dishes.
Recipe for my home’s own version of Masak Ayam Pongteh, a Peranakan (Nyonya) stewed chicken dish involving the used of preserved soya beans.
A migrant’s Reunion Dinner for Chinese New Year’s Eve in Melbourne, Australia. We cooked a mix of Peranakan (Nyonya) & Cantonese CNY dishes.
Had a go at making homemade Nyonya laksa (Singapore style) from scratch. Even the paste ingredients were hand-pounded. Not easy.