nonya culture

Nonya culture, east meets west. Food loving blog.

Sunday, 30 September 2012

Cold crab

This nonya married into a traditional Chinese family which loves regular Chinese cuisine.

For father in law's birthday , we had lunch at a high end teo chew restaurant. They served cold crab

It's cooked, fresh , salted and served cold. Delicious. Oh, there was lots of roe too.

Monday, 17 September 2012

Ondeh ondeh

Sitting outside Bengawan Solo, enjoying chilled ondeh.

They're usually hulk green but today, they are a tad more like the thing.

I'm happily reading marvel comics while savouring the chewy nonya kueh with that intensely sweet liquid gula melaka center that oozes out with each bite.

A little like an Asian take on mini lave cakes.

Saturday, 15 September 2012


A French delicacy. Fabulous in garlic herb butter, still sizzling as it is served.

Some people are grossed out at the thought if eating snails, but these are not your typical garden snails. They are farmed, free of pesticides and safe to eat.

Absolutely tender and tasty when done just right.