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Assam Pedas Pomfret

You know those evenings you just wanted to be COMFORTED?

I had one of those evenings last week where I wanted to curl up with my duvet + reruns of… 288 more words


What Not to Eat: Worst Nyonya Restaurant

Just got back from one of the worst meals in a long time.

Being Fasting month here in Malaysia, everywhere and I mean everywhere is always perpetually jammed especially at peak hours and the MRT construction works don't help either. 388 more words

She Eats

PHOTOS: An Ode to Nyonya Cuisine

I had so many tasty meals in Malaysia, I couldn’t fit them all in one post. So here’s my ode to Nyonya food.

Nyonya cuisine is a mix of Chinese and Malay cooking. 306 more words

Southeast Asia


I grew up eating my mum’s kaya (pandan flavoured coconut jam) so it’s really the only one I know and love. She learnt this from a Peranakan neighbour a long time ago and taught me how to make it during my early years in Perth. 535 more words


Kueh Bingka Buah Sukun - Baked Breadfruit Cake

Breadfruit is one of those things which I have been curious about for the longest time. It grows in the tropics but yet remains highly elusive in Singapore. 807 more words


Penang: Pinang Peranakan Mansion

The Peranakan is a prominent community in the Straits Settlement particularly in Penang, Melaka and Singapore.They had created a unique lifestyle and customs which had not only left behind a rich legacy of antiques but its cultural influences like cuisine and language which are still evident in Penang today. 191 more words


Weekend in Melaka

This post is long overdue. I have been to Melaka twice already and I don’t understand how I missed to share this journey. Well, better late than never. 390 more words