This Nyonya Chap Chye is a classic from the Peranakan cuisine. Peranakan food is touted to be a blend of South East Asian culinary cultures – often hitting the spice, sweet and tang notes deliciously. Chap Chye loosely translates to mixed vegetables, which is very accurate in this case. Fresh vegetables tossed with crispy beancurd […]
Yesterday we made a beautiful coconut twist on Tanqueray No.TEN’s Gin and Tonic. Today we are going to show you how to make a classic tea time snack, Ondeh Ondeh with the leftover coconut juice. The fruity and refreshing taste on the Tanqueray No. TEN Gin and Tonic is a match made in heaven with […]
This simple to prepare dish, highlights the flavours from the Cincalok which is made of fermented small shrimps. The sauce give you a balance of spiciness, sweet, sour and salty. Addition of torch ginger flower give it the fragrance, great dish to get your appetite going. Click to rate this recipe!
A great addition to the classic sambal petai, the crispy sio bak adds another texture and flavour element to it. If you want to make your own sambal and crispy sio bak we have included the links below too! https://themeatmen.sg/sio-bak-roast-pork-belly/ https://themeatmen.sg/sambal-belacan/ Click to rate this recipe!
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 […]
This is a wonderful dish of sweet succulent prawns, immersed in a aromatic and refreshing assam curry gravy. The prawns simmered with fragrant curry spices and home made rempah, while balanced with the tartness of the tamarind/assam. We used Borges Grapeseed oil, which is a good source of Vitamin E and A, for this recipe […]
A traditional Peranakan dish, slowly braised succulent pork belly immersed in a luscious dark thick sauce with fermented soy beans.
Racial Harmony Day happened yesterday on the 21st of July – in order to celebrate this uniquely Singaporean day, we’ve invited friends to a potluck get-together using the most universal language.. food! In this video we bring to you Ang Ku Kueh, aka red tortoise cakes! They are shaped to look like tortoise shells and […]
Happy Hari Raya Aidilfitri to our Muslim friends! We have a treat for you should you be a fan of Belacan and it’s a really easy recipe. By marinating the chicken with belacan, it infuses so much flavor to the chicken that makes it so sedap and shiok when eaten. We also used a double fry technique to ensure more crispiness in the chicken.
Simple and takes less than 20 minutes to cook, we prefer the use of freshly made sambal and large tiger prawns as the sweetness of the prawns balances out the spiciness of the sambal when cooked inside.
Also, we tried our the new NATURamic skillet wok from WMF – It heats up really fast and has a scratch proof surface that’s perfect for stir fry dishes, so if you’re looking for a daily wok then this is for you!