Category Archives: Peranakan

Ikan Tempra With Delicious Lime Sauce (Nyonya Sweet & Sour Fish)

I wish I can cook such dishes at home more frequently. It is not too difficult at all, and most importantly, it goes so well with plain rice. But fish isn’t cheap in Singapore, and cooking this on a weekday … Read more

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Peranakan Prawn & Coconut Rice Roll (Pulut Rempah Udang)

This is a weekend attempt at a recipe that would help to use up my glutinous rice at home. It’s a Peranakan or Nyonya dish called ‘Pulut Rempah Udang‘ which translates to glutinous rice with shrimp. Basically, it is a … Read more

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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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