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Grandma's Ayam Pongteh

There are so many versions of Pongteh be it chicken or pork. This is how my grandmother does it and it is one of our staples during Chinese New Year. 116 more words


Best Peranakan restaurants in Singapore

(Source: www.timeout.com)

Repping the Peranakan end of the mod-Sin spectrum, chef-owner Malcolm Lee cuts a pioneering figure on both the local and international stages – and he’s even got a Michelin star to show for it. 145 more words


Food review: Semi-buffet lunch at The Lobby Lounge, Shangri-La Hotel Singapore

In celebration of ASEAN’s 50th birthday, the Shangri-La Hotel group recently ran a series of #AseanIsMore campaigns and promotions. For those of you who don’t know, ASEAN stands for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, and is a loose grouping of nations somewhat similar to the EU. 1,005 more words


Recipe: Pongteh (Nyonya fermented soya bean stew)

This hearty, delicious stew is one of Baba-Nyonya cuisine’s most iconic dishes. Originating from the Southern Nyonya stronghold of Malacca, Pongteh has been gracing the family dinner tables of generations of the Peranakan community in Malaysia. 612 more words


Oh! My English!

We recently just completed a module on Shakespeare for LMW’s KS3 course which he did thoroughly enjoyed doing – much to to my surprise as I had not looked forward to that module. 614 more words



This place was hyped up since its opening. We saw it everywhere, from the papers to the magazines and the food blogs. That being the case, we decided to hit this place up for lunch on a sunday. 292 more words

On the Trail of the Phoenix - Laok Bunga Durian

I’d not updated the “On the Trail of the Phoenix” series on this blog for quite some time now so perhaps it is a timely reminder. 1,794 more words