Food Culture

The Nyonya Cuisine from Malaysia Unveiled by Will Meyrick

The Nyonya Cuisine from Malaysia Unveiled by Will Meyrick

I am here on a mission to meet the wonderful Nyonya cuisine expert, Pearly Kee and her sisters at Pearly’s cooking school. I am hoping they are going to weave stories into their cooking, and if I can I will get them to divulge some secrets about Nyonya cuisine.

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A bowl of goodness: Fish Head Soup

A bowl of goodness: Fish Head Soup

One of Indonesia's most popular delicacies is Fish Head Soup.  This popular dish is full of aromatic herbs and spices that make a delightful meal out of some very basic ingredients. It's a real tribute to resourcefulness of the cooks of Indonesia and their artful,...

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The Betutu story

The Betutu story

Discovering the secrets of Balinese cuisine is a fascinating journey, and one that at times has an almost fairytale feel to it.

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Timeless Nasi Kandar

Timeless Nasi Kandar

I have become enchanted by Malay culture, prompted by recent travels to Penang, conversations with people who identify themselves as Malay, and also by the confusion the word causes. Malay, Malaya and Malaysia all have different meanings, and those meanings can depend...

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