In this uniquely-written and multimedia-rich e-book, the author ties in elements of the Baba Nyonya Peranakan culture’s millenia-long history with personal recollections of his family and cultural life. We are also introduced to his family members and ancestors, as well as stories and recipes of his grandmothers’ legendary Nyonya cooking that is perhaps the World’s first fusion cuisine. Links to printable recipes are provided.
Recipes include: Poh Piah, Chap Chai, Tauhu Sumpat, Sambal Nenas Timun, Kobis Masak Lemak Puteh, Pongteh, Ayam Temprah, Asam Fish, Ikan Sambal, Udang Lemak Masak Nenas, Top Hats, Buah Keluak, Achar Pickles, Itek Tim, Laksa, Mee Siam, Sri Kaya, Kueh Chang Nyonya, Kueh Ee, Pineapple Tarts, Bi Tai Bak, Kueh Angku, Kueh Bakul Goreng, Bubur Pulut Hitam, Tapeh Pulut, Bubur Cha Cha, and many more!
Embedded in the text are hyperlinks that provide an enriched reading experience with photos, maps, interviews, articles, videos, and music, thus fully immersing the reader in its vibrant cultural life.
This ebook can be read on ALL DEVICES: smart phone, tablet, or computer.
Review: "I would objectively classify this book as extremely well researched and well produced. The use of multimedia in this book is quite frankly the best I have seen. The links to videos, pictures, slide shows, articles/websites, etc etc really add to the experience for those readers who want to understand as much as possible about various details. It is also done in a very unobstrusive way..."