Archive for the 'Malaysian cuisine' Category

At Big Nyonya in Melacca, Malaysia, Chef Kenny Chan, and Asian food guru KF Seetoh introduce us to the lesser known flavors of the Peranakan pantry. Peranakan cuisine, also known as Nyonya cuisine, refers to the style of cooking that evolved from the inter-marriage of local Malays and Chinese immigrants in the 15th century. Combining Chinese cooking techniques, such as wok cooking, with Malay ingredients and spices, Peranakan food is noted for its tropical blend of tangy and spicy flavors.

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While in Malaysia’s Malacca region, we make a stop at a favorite local eatery, Donald and Lily’s, to taste some authentic, home-style Peranakan cooking.  We join Asian food guru K.F. Seetoh and the restaurant’s owner Donald Tan to learn about some special Peranakan dishes.


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From perfectly caramelized beef rending, and regional favorites like Nasi Lemak, to traditional spice blends, and fiery sambals, join us on this appetizing tour of Indonesia and Malaysia as we discover the lesser known flavors of this Southeast Asian region that is captivating diners around the world. Our guide to Indonesia is William Wongso, world-renowned authority on Indonesian food and cooking. In Malaysia we join Asian food guru K.F. Seetoh to get an insider’s tour of Malaysia’s home-style kitchens.

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