The rainbow cake, also known as “Mizu Shingen Mochi”, was originally made from water and tastes like rain, while our variation is nice and cooling, with the taste of snow pear and red dates, served with thinly cut pear slices.
We added osmanthus flowers for the osmanthus jelly, to easily make it at home.
Our very simple recipe includes red chili, buah keluak, toasted belachan, which is quite simple. These days wet market sellers remove them from the shells, making them quite easy to prepare.
We feel that Peranakan food is uniquely olden day fusion cuisine due to the mixture of chinese and malay ingredients, the flavours produced are just amazing. However, the cuisine itself is dying slowly, many families choose to protect their recipes and keep it only within the family. Eventually these recipes might get lost through generations […]
Commonly known as 九层糕 or steamed kueh lapis, this dish is bound to be familiar to most of us who have eaten it growing up. It has a nice smooth texture and is a sure hit for many.