Category Archives: Peranakan (Nyonya)

Banana Fritters

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This snack also comes in many variations. You can make the bananas fritters by mashing the bananas or sliced thinly with the bananas or split the bananas into halves and coat with batters and deep-fry them. View more

Curried Fish Mousse Baskets

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The actual name for this dish is called Otak Otak. There are many variations in wrapping the mixture. You can wrapped them in a 6″x6″  blanched banana leaf and folded on both end sides, View more

Spicy Nyonya Garlic Shrimp

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Being raise in Peranakan family, we are taught to cooked tons of Nyonya food. My family is very unique because we are mixed too…my husband is Punjabi. So we do not eat just Nyonya food just because I cooked everyday, View more

Goreng Pisang (Fried Banana Fritters)

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Goreng Pisang literally translated “Goreng is Fried” “Pisang is Banana”, so add it up “Fried Banana”. It is a very popular and common snack in the marketplace at street stores or food courts in Southeast Asian countries View more

Gado Gado (Mixed Vegetables Salad)

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This was also part of the meal I prepared when we were in Stockholm, Sweden with Max, his fiance and mom. I remembered when I was prepared this dish. I was able to get all what I need for prepping this meal. View more

Beef Rendang

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This Beef Rendang was one of the dishes I learned how to cook from my late grandma when I had nothing to do. There are many various variations in cooking this beef dish. The various types are Peranakan, Malaysian and Indonesian. It can be served with Jasmine or Basmati rice. View more

Snake Beans & Pork with Chili Garlic Sauce

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These snake  beans also known as Chinese yard-long beans, it does not taste much different from green beans/french beans. Most Asian cooks prefer these long beans. You can simply cut the long beans to any desired length. View more

Pineapple Tarts

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Pineapple tarts are one of my many favorite desserts but for years I did not try to make it as it takes too much time. Coming from Singapore, we do not have to make them as you can purchase it on any given day but many households will make it during the festive seasons like View more