Category: Peranakan Cuisines

Peranakan Babi Pongteh with Bamboo Shoots

Peranakan Babi Pongteh with Bamboo Shoots

Babi Pongteh is a popular dish among the peranakan household and usually served during festive occasions. Originally this dish was cooked with bamboo shoots but nowadays potatoes are used instead. Pork belly is what my mum used when she cooked this dish but I’ve added some pork shoulder to have more lean meat in this […]

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Pang Susi (Sweet Potato Buns with Minced Meat)

Pang Susi (Sweet Potato Buns with Minced Meat)

A unique bread bun made of sweet potato and filled with sweet and savoury minced meat, spiced with coriander powder and other spices. This is one of many popular snacks among the Eurasians and Peranakans but sadly they are not commonly found in shops these days. To make this delightful snack, click on the video […]

Nyonya Masak O (Tau Cheo Pork Spare Ribs Soup)

Nyonya Masak O (Tau Cheo Pork Spare Ribs Soup)

This easy to cook “Masak O” soup dish is made of Tau Cheo (preserved soya bean paste), pork spare rib and potatoes as its main ingredients. A tasty and nutritious soup to complement your main dish. Usually Masak O is cooked with chicken but I find that pork is tastier and you can simmer the […]

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