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Place: Singapore

In the city-state island country that is Singapore, I tried Ayam Buah Keluak at Blue Ginger restaurant. The name of the dish can be broken down, with… 490 more words


Nyonya Rempah Udang

Sometime last year, I re-watched the MediaCorp Chinese drama “The Little Nyonya”. Watching the drama inspired my looking into my quasi-nyonya heritage (my maternal grandmother is a nyonya) and I learned to cook many nyonya dishes. 455 more words


A day in KL

I recently headed to Kuala Lumpur for a couple of days (see Asian Monkeys), and really enjoyed myself.  If you’re driving yourself, it’s probably about 4 – 4 1/2 hours; that’s it.  644 more words

History And Culture

Irresistible Buah Keluak Fried Rice

Our ever-popular Makan Kaki Willin Low is back this week with a killer recommendation! We’re all familiar with Buah Keluak, that mysterious Asian nut that’s poisonous until properly cleaned and cooked, the nut with the alluring pungent, earthy aroma, the nut used in curried dishes like Ayam Buah Keluak, but have you ever tried it FRIED WITH RICE? 228 more words


Museums of Singapore - The Peranakan Museum next to the Substation

This 3 level museum was previously Tao Nan Chinese School, built in 1912. It houses some of the finest and interesting displays which is an educational journey for anyone who wants to learn and know more. 188 more words


You know it’s a Beautiful Day….

….when you’re willing to bypass ‘green’ taxis and wait on the bus!

We just finished with ‘wet monsoon’ season (I think).  We’ve had a lot of rain the last few weeks, requiring my mom to always be prepared with her umbrella.  306 more words


The Baba and Nyonya Heritage

Kartu pos ini sangat menarik, dengan bentuk yang tidak lazim (Oddshape) berupa baju Kebaca Encim (Peranakan). Memang kartupos ini merupakan terbitan seri Warisan Baba & Nyonya yang juga merupajkan sebuah Museum Baba & Nyonya di Malaka, Malaysia. 27 more words

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