Category: Peranakan Cuisines

Nyonya Bak Chang (Peranakan Glutinous Rice Dumpling)

Nyonya Bak Chang (Peranakan Glutinous Rice Dumpling)

This is my version of Nyonya Chang. A sweet and savoury rice dumpling with a distinct patch of blue from the blue pea flower. It is usually wrapped in pandan leaves but as I was not able to get broad pandan leaves, bamboo leaves were used instead. Nyonya changs are different from the rest due […]

Advertisements

Papaya Masak Titek (Green papaya in savoury spicy soup)

Papaya Masak Titek (Green papaya in savoury spicy soup)

Rempah Titek is a spice paste consisting of red chillies, shallots (small onions), belacan (fermented prawn paste) and buah keras (candlenuts) This forms the base for most peranakan dishes by adding other spices like kunyit (turmeric), lengkuas (galangal), ketumbar (coriander), assam (tamarind) to make rempah for Geram Assam, Buah Keluak, Laksa and other well known […]

Nyonya Bak Steak (Savoury braised minced meat in sauce)

Nyonya Bak Steak (Savoury braised minced meat in sauce)

A comfort food that goes well with warm rice. This peranakan dish is usually made with minced pork only but I’ve modified it by adding minced chicken with the pork for extra flavour. With the addition of spring onions, cilantro and chopped onions, this dish turns out even more savoury than the original version. Hope […]

Scroll to Top