Rehash your roast pork and leftovers in this popular Chai Boey (Mustard Greens Stew). It is a spicy and tangy soup delicious served with steamed rice.
Usher in the Chinese New Year with this colorful Yee Sang (Prosperity Toss Salad). It is a fun and tasty salad symbolizing abundance, prosperity, and vigor.
Random musings of Chinese New Year past and present, how some things have changed radically while other things remain the same.
Can’t find young ginger? Use old ginger to make this piquant Pickled Ginger. Great with strongly flavored foods and much better than the store bought stuff.
Mooncake Festivals of Yore – a reminiscence of the fun activities and special foods eaten during the Mooncake (Mid-Autumn) Festival.
Quick and easy Fried Loh See Fun (Rice Pin Noodles) with minced pork and salted spicy radish. It is perfect for lunch and can be prepared in under 30 minutes.
Mom’s Girlhood – Growing Up Nyonya – a recollection of the lost world of the traditional Nyonya household during the first half of the 20th century.
Love Letter Crepes and Chinese New Year Memories, recollections of all kinds of Malaysian Chinese traditions linked to the lunar new year.
Light, airy, and fragrant Kuih Bangkit (Tapioca Cookies) are a Chinese New Year favorite in Malaysia and Singapore. Uses only 5 ingredients with detailed video instructions.
The Stone Kitchen – Traditional Culinary Tools in the Malaysian Chinese kitchen needed to extract, grind, and mill goodness out of unyielding ingredients.
Malaysian Chinese ceramic ware has been an important part of how the food was presented in family dining. Different types wares were used for different occasions.
A short reflection on the origins of the Malaysian Chinese food and culture, and the historical influences that shape the identity of this delicious cuisine.