Vanishing Home Recipes

Vanishing Home Recipes

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Buginese homecooking

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Recipes from a different time: The Bugis art of slow and lemak cooking

What makes Bugis home-cooking distinct from the standard Singaporean Malay fare? Madam Milah Bakri shows CNA Insider three ...

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Hock Chiew red wine chicken

From coop to pot: The lost kampung art of rearing your own food

How do you keep your own chickens - and what is it like to slaughter one? Madam Ong Ah Lee, 71, of Ayer Tawar in Perak teaches ...

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A home cook's vanishing art of home-brewed wine and hand-raised chicken

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Nyonya nasi lemak

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Fiercely Nyonya: Growing up with canes, feasts and a Peranakan Mama's tough love

It meant being chased around the house with a cane, but also meticulously prepared feasts every night and hand-sewn pajamas ...

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(am) Mary Teo's Nasi Lemak nyonya style
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03:33minutes

Mary Teo's nasi lemak Nyonya style

6 ways to boss it like a Nyonya
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03:27minutes

6 ways to boss it like a Nyonya

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Mary Teo’s Nasi Lemak Nyonya Style: The recipe

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Nasi ayam Lebanon

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Learning from nenek how to be a man for his family - in the kitchen

His grandmother showed him that cooking can keep a family together. Now he hopes to inspire other men to share the ...

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Mdm Habibah's nasi ayam Lebanon
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02:57minutes

Mdm Habibah's nasi ayam Lebanon

Manning up in the kitchen
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04:21minutes

Manning up in the kitchen

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Mdm Habibah's nasi ayam Lebanon: The recipe

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Prawn & ridge gourd curry

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Recreating grandma’s recipes, which Alzheimer’s stole

She was too intimidated by Indian cooking to try it - until it was almost too late, and desperation drove Vasunthara to learn ...

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(am) Shopping tips for Indian cooking
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03:10minutes

Shopping tips for Indian cooking

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Kamalachi’s Prawn Ridge Gourd Curry: The recipe

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Share your family recipes with us by sending us a message on Facebook.com/CNAinsider

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Oyster/clam omelette

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Long-distance wok affair: 15,000km can’t keep him from Ah Ma’s home-cooking

She cooked for her grandson all through his growing-up years. Now in New York, he’s learning to recreate her recipes over the ...

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Mdm Tseng's oyster/olam omelette
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03:01minutes

Mdm Tseng's oyster/olam omelette

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Mdm Tseng’s Oyster/Clam Omelette: The recipe

Eurasian Sugee_Putugal

Eurasian desserts

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Eurasian Putugal: The recipe

Here's how to make this Eurasian kueh that was more commonly enjoyed in the past, but is less well-known in Singapore these days.

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Mrs Cecil’s sugee cake: The recipe

Eurasian Putugal: The recipe
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02:19minutes

Eurasian Putugal: The recipe

Mrs Cecil's sugee cake
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03:06minutes

Mrs Cecil's sugee cake

Ikan Bilis Curry 16: Hearty curry made of mostly vegetables

Ikan bilis curry

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When there was no money, ikan bilis was ‘like gold’: The art of humble cooking

Families can afford much better ingredients today than in the past. But as these ‘poor’ dishes disappear, are we also losing a ...

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Mrs Thanaletchmy's ikan bilis curry and home-made dosai with chutney: The recipe

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Chinese rice dumplings

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Preserving the homemade bak chang, with a little bit of reinvention

The laborious steps mean fewer home-cooks are making Chinese rice dumplings come the annual season. But those who do, are ...

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Grandma's Little Heir
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03:07minutes

Grandma's Little Heir

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Madam Koh’s bak chang: The recipe

Madam Koh's bak chang recipe
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03:37minutes

Madam Koh's bak chang recipe

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Hakka noodles

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Mrs Lam's handmade Hakka noodles: The recipe

How to make Ke Jia Mian the old-fashioned way, in a recipe one home cook has been perfecting over some 50 years

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What we lose, when family recipes vanish - a legacy of love and sacrifice

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Mrs Gan's nyonya laksa

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