Tag: Kuih

Kuih Dadar (Kuih Tayap)

Kuih Dadar (Kuih Tayap)

If you watched my episode of House Hunters International: Family Reunion in Penang and wondered about the green thing I was making in the show, it’s Kuih Dadar. Read on… Nyonya kuih—or Nyonya sweet cakes—is a big part of Nyonya cuisine. In fact, Nyonya kuih is iconic, so much so that it outshines savory dishes. Ask anyone around and it’s…

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Angku Kuih (Red Tortoise Cake)

Angku Kuih (Red Tortoise Cake)

Over the Thansgiving holidays, Siew Loon (the long-time contributor of Nyonya Food) came to visit me in Southern California. It was fun and we had a great time chatting about Nyonya food and heritage, not mentioning eating out and shopping to our heart’s content. Please check out Siew Loon’s recipe for Angku, or literally red tortoise cake, which is an…

Kuih Bengka (Tapioca/Cassava Cake)

Kuih Bengka (Tapioca/Cassava Cake)

It’s a great honor to have Madam Kwong of Madam Kwong’s Kitchen guest posting on Nyonya Food today. Raised in Penang, Madam Kwong is a retired Nyonya chef currently based in Australia. I have been a secret fan of Madam Kwong’s Kitchen—her gorgeous blog with many authentic and delicious Nyonya/Malaysian recipes. Please welcome Madam Kwong and her daughter Suz (the…

Spiral Curry Puff

Spiral Curry Puff

Contributor: Ho Siew Loon I would like to thank my mother-in-law, a refined Nyonya cook for sharing this recipe with me. It is a very traditional way of making spiral curry puffs. As a traditional cook, her cooking is always based on estimation and last weekend, I have managed to get the recipe and the measurement down. The crispiness of the skin…

Kuih Kosui

Kuih Kosui

I would like to introduce you to a new intern/contributor, my fellow Penangite Ho Siew Loon. Siew Loon is introduced through a mutual friend and is passionate about preserving and sharing the beautiful Nyonya cuisine; she is also a fantastic Nyonya kuih maker and an experienced baker (she makes a mean layer cake!)—an area I am not particularly strong at….