Category: Appetizer

Popiah (Fresh Spring Rolls)

Popiah (Fresh Spring Rolls)

My family loves popiah—Nyonya fresh spring rolls with shredded jicama, shrimp and/or pork, plus diced bean curd wrapped with fresh popiah skin. In many Strait Chinese or Nyonya households, making and eating popiah is a much celebrated family ritual where all family members come together, preparing, rolling, and eating this scrumptious food. I can remember many occasions when my family…

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Chai Kueh (Steamed Vegetable Dumplings)

Chai Kueh (Steamed Vegetable Dumplings)

Contributor: Ho Siew Loon Happy  New Year! Last week, my neighbors and I had a wonderful potluck party to usher in 2010 and one of the special traditional delicacies that I learned from a neighbor is her ever popular Chai Kueh. Her Chai Kueh has always been a hit at all our gatherings. I have always enjoyed the chewy texture of Chai…