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Dreaming of Local & Peranakan Delights?

Hello! We have a brand-new Makan Kaki joining our esteemed group of Gastronomical Gurus and she is none other than Founder/ Big Boss of local Theatre Company… 465 more words


Devil's curry

Quick and easy
“Is a very spicy curry flavoured with candlenuts, galangal and vinegar.”

From the Eurasian Kristang (Cristão) culinary tradition in Singapore and Malacca, Malaysia. 243 more words


Mee Rebus

Quick and easy
“Egg noodle with a spicy slightly sweet curry-like gravy.”

A popular noodle dish in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore. 287 more words


Tau Yew Bak

Quick and easy
“Translated as soya sauce braised pork belly.” 176 more words


Gula Melaka

Gula melaka (translation: Melaka sugar) is the palm sugar of Malacca and used as sweetener for Peranakan desserts (e.g. kuih) and beverages. The crudeness of gula melaka reminds me of Philippine panocha, likewise a raw sugar in hemisphere form but extracted from sugarcane instead. 36 more words


One Night In A Peranakan Mansion

Ke-lan-tan House, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia

I had the pleasure of staying here recently when I was in Penang. A charming Peranakan mansion hidden away in the shadow of the island’s tallest landmark – KOMTAR. 821 more words


These are the days of love and life...

So here’s a truth: Loving yourself is not self indulgent. It is highly necessary for survival and the preservation of your sanity.

Let’s be honest. Despite all those lovely advertising campaigns out there (The Dove campaign comes to mind) about loving ourselves, how many of us sometimes feel that our family, husband, boyfriend, girlfriend, friends, children, job, colleagues, (insert random person or situation here), even the clogged kitchen sink sometimes comes ahead of us and our needs? 1,493 more words