Tag: Sweet Potato

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…

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Bubur Cha-Cha

Bubur Cha-Cha

Bubur Cha-Cha is probably one of the more well-known Nyonya desserts, so much so that they are commonly found in Hong Kong/Cantonese-style cafes. Even here in the United States, I can find it on the menu of some Asian cafes as Nanyang Bubur Cha-Cha or 南洋摩摩喳喳. Nanyang means “south of sea,” generally known as Southeast Asia in Chinese…