The best Nyonya food is served at home. In many Peranakan households, dishes such as loh bak, otak-otak, gulai tumis, etc., are prepared constantly or at the very least, during festivities or as offerings for the many prayers. I grew up eating Nyonya food but never appreciated the cuisine when I was little…
Since I arrived home in Penang a month ago, I have been scouring the best Nyonya food in Penang. Last week, my brother and his family had lunch at Nyonya Baba Cuisine at Nagore Road and had a feast of many traditional Nyonya dishes. The restaurant’s intimate setting offers a private dining feel; the friendly owners and the ambiance made me feel like I was eating at home. The dishes prepared also reminded me of the tastes of my childhood as they were exactly how my late grandmother used to prepare them.
Click on the gallery above to view all the popular dishes served at Nyonya Baba Cuisine. If you are in Penang and wish to try the best of Nyonya food and kuih and learn more about the culture, join our Nyonya and Perakanan tour.
Nyonya Baba Cuisine
44 Nagore Road,