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Oct 5, 2021, 00:37 AM
Growing Up in a Nonya Kitchen
Title : 9789814346368
ISBN : 9789814346368
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Product Binding : Cased
Imprint : Marshall Cavendish Cuisine
Is Print : Yes
Is Apps : No
Is Ebook : Yes
Is Audio : No
Pub Date : Jul 15, 2021, 00:00 AM
CMS Pub Date : Jul 15, 2021, 00:00 AM
Page : 312
Product Width : 210
Product Height : 225
Product Price : 42.00 $
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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 Singapore) food heritage.

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,, is widely read by those who are interested in the Singapore food culture as well as the Peranakan heritage.

An insightful record of the life of a Peranakan family living in Singapore in the early 20th century through dishes prepared by a loving mother.

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  • Sharon Wee
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