About the Book
Growing up in a Nonya Kitchen provides a rare and insightful view into the daily life of a Peranakan family harking back to the early 20th century. With comprehensive chapters dedicated to documenting cooking utensils, essential ingredients, the Nonya's agak agak (estimating) philosophy, as well as Chinese New Year and other festive dishes, baked goods and Nonya kuehs.Growing Up in a Nonya Kitchen is a volume to read and treasure for anyone looking for an in-depth understanding of the Peranakan and (and Singapore) food heritage.
About the Author
Sharon Wee grew up in a Peranakan household in Singapore. A prior career in marketing/advertising took her to Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing, and she is now based in New York. Her blog, www.memoriesofanonyakitchen.com is widely read by those who are interested in the Singapore food culture as well as the Peranakan heritage.