Tag: Prawn

Nyonya Lam Mee

Nyonya Lam Mee

When I was growing up, one of the biggest family celebrations was my late grandmother’s birthday. Every year on her birthday, our family would host a big birthday party for her and friends and relatives were invited to our home for her birthday dinner. On the day itself, we would make many Nyonya dishes for the dinner as well as…

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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…

Udang Masak Lemak Nenas (Pineapple Prawn Curry)

Udang Masak Lemak Nenas (Pineapple Prawn Curry)

Please welcome Nyonya Pendek Melaka, also known as Petite Nyonya as a guest writer today. Nyonya Pendek Melaka is a wonderful food blog with many delicious and authentic Nyonya recipes. Today, she shares with us her family’s udang masak lemak nenas recipe, or pineapple prawn curry. I tried out this classic Melaka Nyonya recipe and absolutely loved it. Enjoy! Guest…

Asam Prawn (Tamarind Fried Prawn)

Asam Prawn (Tamarind Fried Prawn)

Asam prawn or “asam heh“. This tamarind fried prawn recipe was posted on Rasa Malaysia, but I am adding it here on Nyonya food because asam prawn is a very popular Nyonya recipe…