Archive for June 12th, 2007

Kueh

12, Jun 2007

Kueh (alternatively Kuih or Kue) is the term given to various manners of bite-sized food items in the Malay Archipelago, much like Spain’s tapas. They are usually – but not always – sweet and intricate creations, including cakes, cookies and puddings. It can also be described as pastry , however it is to be noted that the […]

Nyonya

12, Jun 2007

Peranakan, Baba-Nyonya (峇峇娘惹) and Straits Chinese (土生華人; named after the Strait Settlements  are terms used for the descendants of the very early Chinese immigrants to the Nusantara region, including both the British Straits Settlement of Malaysia  and the Dutch-controlled island of Java among other places, who have partially adopted Malay customs in an effort (chronological adaptation) to be assimilated […]

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