Nyonya Bak Chang Recipe (娘惹粽 Rice Dumplings)

Nyonya Bak Chang Recipe (娘惹粽 Rice Dumplings)

Recipe for Nyonya Bak Chang, bamboo leaf wrapped glutinous rice dumpling filled with pork, mushrooms, candied wintermelon & the fragrance of pandan.

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Sambal Timun Recipe (Spicy Cucumber Salad)

Sambal Timun Recipe (Spicy Cucumber Salad)

Recipe for Nyonya Sambal Timun, a refreshingly punchy Peranakan salad of cucumber, pork & chicken gizzard tossed with spicy sambal & fragrant herbs.

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Kueh Bangkit Recipe (Melt-in-Mouth Coconut Cookies)

Kueh Bangkit Recipe (Melt-in-Mouth Coconut Cookies)

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.

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Ayam Buah Keluak Recipe

Ayam Buah Keluak Recipe

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.

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How To Wrap Bak Chang (粽子)

How To Wrap Bak Chang (粽子)

Instructional post detailing the fundamentals, intricacies and pitfalls around wrapping these bamboo leaf Chinese dumplings. With photos and videos!

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Traditional Chinese Herbs, The Basics

Traditional Chinese Herbs, The Basics

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.

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Ayam Pongteh Recipe (Nyonya Stewed Chicken)

Ayam Pongteh Recipe (Nyonya Stewed Chicken)

Recipe for my home’s own version of Masak Ayam Pongteh, a Peranakan (Nyonya) stewed chicken dish involving the used of preserved soya beans.

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团圆饭 Tuan Yuan Fan (Reunion Dinner)

团圆饭 Tuan Yuan Fan (Reunion Dinner)

A migrant’s Reunion Dinner for Chinese New Year’s Eve in Melbourne, Australia. We cooked a mix of Peranakan (Nyonya) & Cantonese CNY dishes.

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Laksa Party

Laksa Party

Had a go at making homemade Nyonya laksa (Singapore style) from scratch. Even the paste ingredients were hand-pounded. Not easy.

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Ang Ku Kueh Recipe (红龟糕 - Red Tortoise Cakes)

Ang Ku Kueh Recipe (红龟糕 – Red Tortoise Cakes)

Recipe for homemade ang ku kueh. It is not as difficult as it sounds, but can be a little tedious to make.

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