Category Archives: Peranakan

Nyonya Dry Mee Siam

There are two different types of mee siam that Singaporeans love eating. One is the traditional Malay style rice vermicelli with a spicy and tangy thick soup gravy that you eat the vermicelli with; the other is a recently evolved … Read more

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Happy 49th Birthday Singapore!

It wasn’t a very successful experiment: the texture was too soft (the layers cannot be peeled off easily) and the sweetness a tad lacking. But the whole point of this experiment was to make a Singapore flag, an attempt which … Read more

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Layering My Pandan Cake With Eggless Pandan Kaya Filling

Whenever somebody mentions ‘pandan kaya cake’, the brand name Bengawan Solo would come to mind immediately, almost as if one is a synonym of the other. These uniquely green and especially fragrant pandan kaya cakes are not cheap at all; one sells … Read more

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Nonya Kueh Dadar With A Colourful Twist

This teatime kueh is a snack with both Malay and Peranakan origins. In general, ‘kueh dadar’, or ‘kueh ketayap’, refers to rolled up pandan pancakes filled with sweet coconut fillings. It is a common snack readily available at our local … Read more

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A Not So Traditional Nonya Sweet and Sour Snapper Dish

To a mathematician, this might make for an appetising dish because it makes for a perfect S3.  A perfectionist might want to add in yet another ‘S’ – Sweet and Sour Sambal Snapper!

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