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Penang Heritage Cookbook

Author : Ong Jin Teong
ISBN : 9814189618
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Penang Heritage Food

Author : Ong Jin Teong
ISBN : 9789814189972
Genre : Cooking
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This book won the Gourmand World Cookbook award for best national culinary history, and has proven to be a classic. Over the years, many Penang heritage dishes have been modified so much that what is served today is just a pale image of the original. With the absence of recorded recipes, modifications of family dishes are inevitable due to the preferences and dislikes of members of the household, and hence the original tastes were not faithfully reproduced from one generation to the next. Similarly, for some restaurants, the original recipes and the tastes were not faithfully passed from a retiring chef to his successor. This book preserves the Penang heritage food from days of yore, covering home-cooked food, restaurant and café food, and hawker food. Meticulously researched, the author has recorded the recipes of his grandmothers, mother, aunts, uncles and cousins. Every time-tested recipe is prefaced with heritage information and, together, they trace Penang heritage food to its Thai, Hokkien, Hainanese, Indian and Malay roots.

In A Straits Born Kitchen

Author : Lee Geok Boi
ISBN : 9789814974424
Genre : Cooking
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While researching the Straits-born community for this cookbook, Lee Geok Boi realised that the culinary delights typically classified as Peranakan were more than just Straits Chinese. It is also Eurasian, Chetti Melakan, Indonesian Chinese, Malay and Indonesian. The trove of salads, curries, soups, stews, kueh-kueh, cakes and biscuits are all found in the different branches of the Straits-born communities who were drawn to this island at the crossroads of world trade. They show the histories of exploration, economic imperatives and colonisation that go back to the days of the Maritime Silk Road. Although there are differences, Straits-born cuisines share many common elements and dishes. Fragrant local roots and leaves, chillies originally from Central America, and spices from the famed Spice Islands and South and West Asia were ground up to prepare iconic dishes that became family favourites through the generations. Discover the rich history and unique culinary flavours of the Straits-born communities with Lee Geok Boi In A Straits-Born Kitchen.

New Mrs Lee S Cookbook The Volume 2 Straits Heritage Cuisine

Author : Lee Shermay
ISBN : 9789811213649
Genre : Cooking
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It started out as a simple labour of love for her family, and grew to become a national phenomenon. Mrs Lee Chin Koon (1907-1980), mother of Singapore's founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, and a Peranakan by descent, spent a lifetime compiling her own collection of family recipes. She had intended to pass down the secrets of her homecooked Peranakan and local dishes, perfected over the years in her very own kitchen, to her children and grandchildren. In 1974, her heritage recipes were eventually published as Mrs Lee's Cookbook, and were embraced by an entire nation. Her book has since seen numerous reprints, and has become widely accepted as one of the leading authorities on Peranakan and local cuisine in Singapore.Since the original version remains out of print, Mrs Lee's granddaughter Shermay Lee has faithfully reworked these well-loved heirloom recipes into two fully illustrated cookbooks, The New Mrs Lee's Cookbook: Volume 1 and Volume 2, launched in 2003 and 2004 respectively. These revised editions have become well-loved classics in their own right, showcasing the richness and diversity of modern Peranakan cooking, while staying true to its traditional roots. The first volume won the prestigious Gourmand World Cookbook Awards in 2003. This second cookbook, The New Mrs Lee's Cookbook Vol. 2: Straits Heritage Cuisine, features a mix of Chinese, Malay and Eurasian dishes, and also includes anecdotes explaining their origins. New sections have also been added, including:

Penang Makan

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ISBN : 9672562608
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Nyonya Flavours

Author : Lim Kwee Phaik
ISBN : 0957784821
Genre : Cooking, Chinese
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Making Heritage In Malaysia

Author : Sharmani Patricia Gabriel
ISBN : 9789811514944
Genre : Social Science
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This book offers a scholarly perspective on heritage as a discourse, concept and lived experience in Malaysia. It argues that heritage is not a received narrative but a construct in the making. Starting with alternative ways of “museumising” heritage, the book then addresses a broad range of issues involving multicultural and folklore heritage, the small town, nostalgia and the environment, and transnationalism and cosmopolitanism. In so doing it delivers an intervention in received ways of talking about and “doing” heritage in academic as well as state and public discourse in Malaysia, which are largely dominated by perspectives that do not sufficiently engage with the cultural complexities and sociopolitical implications of heritage. The book also critically explores the politics and dynamics of heritage production in Malaysia to contest “Malaysian heritage” as a stable narrative, exploring both its cogency and contingency, and builds on a deep engagement with a non-western society in the service of “provincialising” critical heritage studies, with the broader goal of contributing to Malaysian studies.​

Nonya Heritage Kitchen

Author : Ong Jin Teong
ISBN : 9789814189682
Genre : Cooking
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The Peranakan or Baba and Nonya culture is the result of intermarriage, from the 15th century, between Chinese immigrants and the local population of Indonesia and Malaya. The resulting fusion of cuisines, however, is not just of China and the Southeast Asian archipelago, but also from Portugal, the Netherlands and England, as well as the places they colonized. Nonya Heritage Kitchen brings together the stories of how popular food, cooking techniques, ingredients and utensils from these spheres of influence interacted to create Nonya cuisine. This telling is via the background and recipes of both well-known and rare dishes such as Bak Chang, Rempah Udang, Sugee Cake, Kiam Chai Ark, Kuih Bahulu, Cheak Bee Soh, Sesargon, and Kuih Koci. Also included is a list of stores and online shops for Nonya kitchen utensils. Here is an extraordinary and practical cookbook that reveals new information about the wide-spread and global roots of Nonya food.

Singapore Hawker Classics Unveiled

Author : Temasek Polytechnic
ISBN : 9789814677868
Genre : Cooking
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Produced as a celebration of Singapore’s renowned culinary heritage, Singapore Hawker Classics Unveiled, tells you everything you ever needed to know – and more! – about 25 of our favourite dishes. The 25 delicious recipes featured will allow you to recreate your favourite classic hawker treats at home and inspire you to look at these familiar dishes in a new light – each dish includes its traditional presentation together with an additional interpretation with a modern twist. Moreover, every dish is covered in great detail, including information on its heritage, its aroma, taste and texture, its nutritional value, as well as clear step-by-step instructions and photographs

Rasa Malaysia

Author : Betty Saw
ISBN : 9812041176
Genre : Cookbooks
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This book takes you on a voyage through Malaysia' culinary heritage where every state's best recipes are showcased. From Johor Iaksa to Penang acar, this book contains over 200 kitchen-tested recipes sourced from home kitchens to the royal kitchens.

Irene S Peranakan Recipes

Author : Irene Yeo
ISBN : 9789810732714
Genre : Cooking
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Peranakan is the term given to descendants of early Chinese migrants who settled in Penang, Malacca, Indonesia and Singapore and married the native Malays. Peranakan (or Nonya) cuisine combines the best of Chinese, Malay and other Asian influences to offer a unique fusion of exotic food. The food is aromatic, spicy, and herbal. Peranakan cuisine also includes a wide range of desserts that are popular in this region. Irene was born to a quintessentially Teochew family, and married into a traditional Peranakan family. Cooking wasn’t always her strong suit, and she had to enrol in cooking classes after her marriage. Then, through trial and error, swapping recipes with friends, gleaning cooking tips from neighbours and friends, and tapping on her husband’s discerning taste buds, Irene’s culinary genie emerged. As the years simmered and broiled, Irene gained confidence and started her own cooking classes. She taught at classes organised by the Social Development Unit, the Welfare Club of Tan Tock Seng Hospital and other church groups. With all these classes, she was able to fine-tune her recipes even further. Writing a cookbook had always been on Irene’s mind, but she passed away before she could complete it. This book is compiled by her daughter Elaine Yeo. Irene’s Peranakan Recipes is part of Epigram Books’ award-winning Heritage Cookbook series, which showcases the best of Singapore’s major cuisines through authentic family recipes.

The Complete Malaysian Cookbook

Author : Betty Saw
ISBN : 9812617892
Genre : Cooking, Malaysian
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The Complete Malaysian Cookbook (formerly Rasa Malaysia) takes you on a voyage through Malaysia's culinary heritage where every state's best recipes are showcased. From Johor Laksa to Penang Acar, this book contains kitchen-tested recipes sourced from home kitchens to the royal kitchens. Authentic recipes of good old favourites that work. Easy-to-follow recipes that are clearly written for easier understanding. Fully illustrated with colour photographs. Illustrated glossary of ingredients for easy reference Author has more than 30 years experience and is the popular food writer of 'From Betty Saw's Kitchen' food column in a Malaysian newspaper This edition is a total revamp of the 1982 original, revised for the modern home kitchen. The recipes are detailed in an easy-to-follow format with cooking tips peppered throughout. Recipes that were previously oral legacies are categorised by state in the book. Veteran chef Betty Saw is one of Malaysia's favourite food writers and the author of the immensely popular newspaper food column, 'From Betty Saw's Kitchen'. With over 30 years of experience, she shares her knowledge and practical cooking tips on various television cooking programmes and in several cookbooks, including Everything Bean Curd!, Cookies Galore, The Best of Chinese Cooking, Betty Saw's Kitchen Secrets, More Kitchen Secrets from Betty Saw, Even More Kitchen Secrets from Betty Saw, Rasa Malaysia, Asian Delights, Asian High Tea Favourites and Time for Dessert.

Eating Together

Author : Jean Duruz
ISBN : 9781442227415
Genre : Social Science
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This book analyzes cultures of eating together in Malaysia and Singapore. It explores everyday spaces, such as street stalls, hawker centers, and coffee shops. Reflecting on these as sites for people's “different” culinary exchanges, the book captures resonances of national, ethnic, cosmopolitan and multicultural identity.

Complete Asian Cookbook

Author : Terry Tan
ISBN : 089009893X
Genre : Cooking
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Offers the skills of Chinese, Japanese, Indian, and Indonesian dishes for seafood, poultry, meat, vegetables, eggs, curry, noodles, rice, soups, side dishes, desserts, and snacks

Eurasian Heritage Cooking

Author : Quentin Pereira
ISBN : 9789814435109
Genre : Cooking
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The term Eurasian has been in use since the mid 19th century, during British rule in India. The British coined the term to define a person born to a British father and an Indian mother, and it was officially used in the Straits Settlements records in 1849. Today, the term is used to refer to a person who has both European and Asian parentage. The Eurasians in Singapore can trace their origins to various trading ports in the region where Europeans have settled, including Malacca, Penang, Bencoolen, Goa, Ceylon and Macau. Contained in these book is one of the most exciting collection of recipes for delectable Eurasian cooking that one can find.

Sambal Shiok

Author : Mandy Yin
ISBN : 9781787137059
Genre : Cooking
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"Beautiful, inspiring, but above all authoritative. Mandy Yin holds all the secrets to exquisite Malaysian cooking... It is a rare treat that she's chosen to share them." – Grace Dent, restaurant critic for the Guardian A soulful tribute to Malaysian cuisine, from snacks, soups and salads, to rice and noodle dishes, curries and sweet things. Sambal Shiok is a brilliant collection of over 90 accessible recipes that were handed down from Mandy Yin’s mother as well as those that she has developed for her critically acclaimed, award-winning London restaurant. The recipes – such as her signature curry laksa, Penang assam laksa, Malaysian fried chicken, prawn fritters, spiral curry puffs, flaky roti canai, beef rendang, KL golden fragrant clams, sambal mapo tofu, and the perfect steamed rice – can be made for a weekday family meal, a dinner party or celebration. Malaysian food results from the unique merger over centuries of indigenous Malay ingredients with Indian spices and Chinese techniques. Every dish delicately balances sweet, sour, salty with chilli heat and a hint of bitter. With Mandy’s evocative look at Malaysian food culture, her recipes, and the basics of a Malaysian pantry (shrimp paste, lemongrass, tamarind and coconut milk), you can easily enjoy the most delicious Malaysian meals at home.

Food Culture In Southeast Asia

Author : Penny Van Esterik
ISBN : 9780313344206
Genre : Social Science
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Southeast Asian cuisines, such as Thai, have become quite popular in the United States even though immigrant numbers are low. The food is appealing because it is tasty, attractive, and generally healthful, with plentiful vegetables, fish, noodles, and rice. Food Culture in Southeast Asia is a richly informative overview of the food and foodways of the mainland countries including Burma, Thailand, Lao, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Malaysia, and the island countries of Singapore, Brunei, East Timor, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Students and other readers will learn how diverse peoples from diverse geographies feed themselves and the value they place on eating as a material, social, and symbolic act. Chapter 1, Historical Overview, surveys the archaeological and historical evidence concerning mainland Southeast Asia, with emphasis on the Indianized kingdoms of the mainland and the influence of the spice trade on subsequent European colonization. Chapter 2, Major Foods and Ingredients, particularly illuminates the rice culture as the central source of calories and a dominant cultural symbol of feminine nurture plus fish and fermented fish products, local fresh vegetables and herbs, and meat in variable amounts. The Cooking chapter discusses the division of labor in the kitchen, kitchens and their equipment, and the steps in acquiring, processing and preparing food. The Typical Meals chapter approaches typical meals by describing some common meal elements, meal format, and the timing of meals. Typical meals are presented as variations on a common theme, with particular attention to contrasts such as rural-urban and palace-village. Iconic meals and dishes that carry special meaning as markers of ethnic or national identity are also covered. Chapter 6, Eating Out, reviews some of the options for public eating away from home in the region, including the newly developed popularity of Southeast Asian restaurants overseas. The chapter has an urban, middle-class bias, as those are the people who are eating out on a regular basis. The Special Occasions chapter examines ritual events such as feeding the spirits of rice and the ancestors, Buddhist and Muslim rituals involving food, rites of passage, and universal celebrations around the coming of the New Year. The final chapter on diet and health looks at some of the ideologies underlying the relation between food and disease, particularly the humoral system, and then considers the nutritional challenges related to recent changes in local food systems, including food safety.

Food Trails

Author : Lonely Planet Food
ISBN : 9781786576835
Genre : Travel
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Food Trails continues Lonely Planet's 52 Perfect Weekends series by exploring destinations famed for their food and drink. Discover 52 amazing itineraries for delicious days out in places such as Puglia, Paris, Melbourne and New Orleans with recommendations for where to stay, what to do and of course what to eat.

Penang Nyonya Cooking

Author : Cecilia Tan
ISBN : 9812611398
Genre : Cookery, Malaysian
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Penang Nyonya cuisine is distinctive in its flavours, combining many taste sensations - tangy, spicy, sour, sweet... With a culinary tradition spanning many generations, Penang Nyonya cooking, like its gastronomic cousins in Melaka and Singapore, is a creative fusion of Chinese and Malay cuisines. Penang Nyonya cuisine also draws on the best of Thai and Indian cooking, resulting in a host of inimitably fascinating dishes. That some of these dishes have become favourites throughout the region is a testament to the irresistibility and popularity of Penang Nyonya food. Penang Nyonya Cooking - Foods of My Childhood was first published in 1983 and reprinted many times over the ensuing years. This new edition boasts a fresh layout bolstered by new photographs and recipes that have been adapted to an easy-to-use format. With the revamp, it is hoped that interest in heritage cooking unique to this part of the world will grow through another generation of readers and into the twentyfirst century. This delightful volume of recipes will excite both the cooking professionals and the novices - whipping out Nyonya delicacies is now a pleasureable and delightful experience.

1 000 Foods To Eat Before You Die

Author : Mimi Sheraton
ISBN : 9780761141686
Genre : Cooking
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The ultimate gift for the food lover. In the same way that 1,000 Places to See Before You Die reinvented the travel book, 1,000 Foods to Eat Before You Die is a joyous, informative, dazzling, mouthwatering life list of the world’s best food. The long-awaited new book in the phenomenal 1,000 . . . Before You Die series, it’s the marriage of an irresistible subject with the perfect writer, Mimi Sheraton—award-winning cookbook author, grande dame of food journalism, and former restaurant critic for The New York Times. 1,000 Foods fully delivers on the promise of its title, selecting from the best cuisines around the world (French, Italian, Chinese, of course, but also Senegalese, Lebanese, Mongolian, Peruvian, and many more)—the tastes, ingredients, dishes, and restaurants that every reader should experience and dream about, whether it’s dinner at Chicago’s Alinea or the perfect empanada. In more than 1,000 pages and over 550 full-color photographs, it celebrates haute and snack, comforting and exotic, hyper-local and the universally enjoyed: a Tuscan plate of Fritto Misto. Saffron Buns for breakfast in downtown Stockholm. Bird’s Nest Soup. A frozen Milky Way. Black truffles from Le Périgord. Mimi Sheraton is highly opinionated, and has a gift for supporting her recommendations with smart, sensuous descriptions—you can almost taste what she’s tasted. You’ll want to eat your way through the book (after searching first for what you have already tried, and comparing notes). Then, following the romance, the practical: where to taste the dish or find the ingredient, and where to go for the best recipes, websites included.

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