Embracing the plant-based lifestyle in Malaysia

Tag: peranakan

Pengat Pisang (Warm Coconut Banana Soup)

Pengat Pisang (Warm Coconut Banana Soup)

The thing about Peranakan food that people love the most is how much you can taste the love that goes into it. This is the very thing that also puts people off from making Peranakan food themselves! Modern cooking culture has been reduced to instant […]

Tradition vs. Veganism

Tradition vs. Veganism

One thing that has been on my mind since starting this blog is… am I being a bad Malaysian? Am I bastardizing the culinary landscape that this part of the world is renowned for? Purists would say yes. There are imitations and re-interpretations of dishes, […]

Nyonya Acar (Malaysian Pickled Vegetables)

Nyonya Acar (Malaysian Pickled Vegetables)

I’ve realized that I mention my mum a lot in this blog. And why wouldn’t I? It is her food that I grew up on… the packed lunches, the wholesome dinners, the cheeky home-fried snacks for TV time. The value of home-cooked food was a […]