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It’s been a long time since I posted anything on food!

My sister invited us to her place for a small family gathering and there were talks about having her mom-in-law’s specialty dishes for dinner. My brother-in-law is from a Peranakan family so her mum being a Nyonya, is VERY good at making great dishes!

For those who are not familiar with the Peranakan culture, here’s a short description:

Peranakans are descendants of early Chinese migrants who settled in Penang, Malacca, Indonesia and Singapore, inter-marrying with local Malays. The old Malay word nonya (also spelled nyonya), a term of respect and affection for women of prominent social standing (part “madame” and part “auntie”), has come to refer to the cuisine of the Perakanans.

Anyway, it’s hard not to know the term Peranakan, especially after the famous Little Nyonya TV series in Singapore!

Here’s the pics for that night’s dinner

Curry fish cakes

Curry fish cakes

Mixed vegetables

Mixed vegetables

Braised chicken wings

Braised chicken wings

Chilli crab

Chilli crab


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