Posts Tagged ‘nyonya

This has always been our family favorite dessert especially after the Chinese New Year.  We always make sure that we kept as many of the “nin ko” (in Cantonese) to last us for a long time.  It is also known as Tee Kuih (in Hokkien) or just simply Sweet Cake. To make these fritters, we [...]

(Gulai Tumis) Friends took us for some Nyonya food as soon as we stepped out of Penang Airport (kidding).  I’ve read from a few food bloggers sites about this place.  Some bad and some good but friends tell us, it is not too bad.  Coincidentally, our last day in Penang, we went to another Nyonya [...]

Perut Ikan recipe

29, Dec 2008

Simply translated as “Fish Stomach”. This curry is accompanied by herbs and vegetables. It is difficult Nyonya dish and a long process to cook. Here is the recipe: Curry paste stock 2 tbsp chilli powder 10 shallots (minced) 2 tbsp minced lemongrass 1 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp blue ginger powder 2 tsp belacan powder [...]

Yambean (mungkuang) as shown above is vastly available in Australia from any Asian Grocery.  Though these yambean were small but they were cheap this Spring.  For this recipe, it is normally shredded with some carrots too. This Nyonya dish is traditionally cooked during Chinese New Year.  You can have it with rice or as a [...]

Otak Otak recipe

15, Oct 2008

I am re-posting this recipe as I didn’t like the previous photo.  Suz has taken another photo.  It was featured in an earlier post. (Otak Otak old pix). Otak means brains in Malay and Indonesian.  It is also known as Otah Otah and the name of derived from the name of the dish is derived [...]

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