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Notable Incense Holders

Aimless walking in Melaka brought about snapshots of some notable incense holders of the Straits Chinese, like those tiny humble ones outside their shops, or the growing ones outside their temple. 10 more words


candlenut kitchen, dorsett residences at outram park

lovely, delicious peranakan food at this modern restaurant along the perimeter of the dorsett residences. modern isn’t necessarily what you think of with peranakan – and neither is it something you think you’d want to hear, but the food is properly executed with… 862 more words


Nonya Popiah: Straits Chinese style Spring Roll

Coming from a Peranakan family, it is adamant that the women know how to cook. Its cuisine hails from a combination of Chinese and Malay influences that dates way back from the early 17th century. 415 more words


Petai - The Stinky Bean

Petai, also known as stinky bean or bitter bean, is a part of daily Indonesian culinary. Petai, which is more commonly pronounced as pe – té, is mostly popular in the western parts of the country. 180 more words


Meandering in Malacca

“It’s nice… just for the weekend though.”

That was the general consensus when others learned of our trip to Malacca, Malaysia. The former Portuguese/Dutch/British outpost had the most beautiful blend of architecture, from the thick-walled Dutch buildings to the intricacies of the traditional Malay terrace houses. 155 more words


Peranakan Museum @ Singapore

The Peranakan Museum in Singapore is housed in an elegant 3-storey, colonial building that was the former Tao Nan Chinese School.  From the 10 galleries exhibited in the museum, there is everything you would want to know about the Peranakan culture, from their origins, to religions, to food, to weddings and funeral.     1,036 more words


The Spice of Success

Born and raised in Singapore, the term spice has been common in our foodfare. Spicy is often described in the taste of our local foods be it chinese, malay, indian or eurasian cuisines.There is definitely no lack in spicyness in all our foods. 272 more words

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