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Nyonya Chicken Rendang Recipe

Just when I thought I had finished reviewing the Heng’s range of spices and pastes that I had bought off Qoo10, I realised I still had this Nyonya Chicken Rendang Recipe and another Stewed Pork Belly Recipe sitting in my backlog and waiting to be shared, lol. Ok I’m sure these are the last two. […]

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Ayam Pongteh Recipe using Heng’s Pongteh Sauce

Ayam pongteh is a Nyonya-style chicken and potato stew which I really love as my Gran used to cook it often when I was little. The tau cheo (fermented soy beans) in the sauce is the most important ingredient. It really gives a beautifully deep and rich umami flavour to the dish. If you’re interested […]

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Quick and Easy Spicy Fish Floss Pasta Recipe

I shared my Spicy Fish Floss Recipe last week which was inspired by my Granny’s Nyonya-style fish floss. It’s a very versatile side dish that you can make in bulk in advance and then store the rest in containers (chilled) for later use. Try adding them to fried rice, noodles and sandwiches or even whip […]

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Nyonya Style Fried Assam Prawn Recipe

I haven’t had a good Fried Assam Prawn dish for a long time until when I visited Makko Teck Neo at Telok Blangah Rise which served up homey Peranakan fare. Really reminded me of Granny’s cooking as she used to make similar assam (a.k.a. tamarind) prawns when I was little so I decided to recreate […]

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Spicy Fish Floss Recipe (using Shovelnose Ray)

My late granny used to make fish floss (she called it ‘her hu’ in Teochew) a lot when I was little because my father loved fishing then and every weekend he would come home with a huge catch of fish like sea bass and snapper. I really missed those moments when the kitchen would be […]

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