Growing Up In A Nonya Kitchen: Singapore Recipes From My Mother (Hardcover)

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Growing Up in a Nonya Kitchen provides a rare and insightful view into the daily life of a Peranakan family harking back to the early 20th century.

With comprehensive chapters dedicated to documenting cooking utensils, essential ingredients, the Nonya’s agak agak (estimating) philosophy, as well as Chinese New Year and other festive dishes, baked goods and Nonya kuehs, Growing Up in a Nonya Kitchen is a volume to read and treasure for anyone looking for an in-depth understanding of the Peranakan (and Singapore) food heritage.

Key dishes include:
• Pong Tauhu
• Itek Sio
• Ngo Hiang
• Pineapple Tarts
• Fruit Cake
• Mee Siam
• Popiah
• Chicken Drumsticks
• Almond Jelly
• Yew Peng
• Roti Babi
• Sambal Stuffed Sotong
• Nonya Kueh Lapis Kukus
• Ondeh Ondeh
• Kueh Pisang

About the Author

Sharon Wee grew up in a Peranakan household in Singapore. A prior career in marketing/advertising took her to Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing, and she is now based in New York.

Her blog, is widely read by those who are interested in the Singapore food culture as well as the Peranakan heritage. 

Product Details
ISBN: 9789814346368
ISBN-10: 9814346365
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish Cuisine
Publication Date: March 1st, 2012
Pages: 312
Language: English