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Tjong A Fie mansion - Medan : a slice of the past

This is one of interesting places that I had visited during my trip to Medan, North Sumatra.  If you are someone interested in antiques, historical sites and cultures, this place is worth to visit. 660 more words


Mrs. LKY: "The Dragon Lady"

A look at Kwa Geok Choo (Mrs. Lee Kuan Yew) through the perspective of Peranakan culture.

This post is presented in 12 sections:

1. Peranakan Roots + Family Background… 2,565 more words


Generic Rempah and Sambal Ikan Bilis

Many of us love spicy dishes but find it daunting to prepare the chili mix which breathes life unto these savory delectables which are part and parcel of our culinary repertoire in this region. 1,383 more words


Baking day #2: Kueh Ambon by Kitchen Tigeress

So the other day, I was reading Nostalgia is the most powerful seasoning by Jocelyn Shu. We are both similar because we both grew up with Peranakan grannies who were awesome cooks. 314 more words


On the Trail of the Phoenix - Grandma's Ngoh Hiang

When we were young, many weekends were spent at my grandma’s where my aunts and cousins would gather as well. I remember particularly looking forward to following my mum go back to her mum’s place for several reasons. 2,351 more words


Gallivanting around Katong

It was a second time that I brought a friend to Tanjong Katong yesterday. Way back March, I also brought my good friend Ram and I remember being captivated by its beauty. 267 more words

Candlenut - Dinner

Clueless about what to have for dinner, I found Candlenut listed in my Entertainer App and decided to give it a try since I felt like having something different. 725 more words