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Water Chestnut Cake

Water Chestnut Cake

Water Chestnut Cake (马蹄糕) is traditionally eaten during Chinese New Year because its name symbolises high growth and upward progress (步步高升). Using NutriWell’s Water Chestnut and Sugar Cane (reduced sugar) drink makes it extremely easy to pack a whole lot of water chestnut flavour in […]

Flaky Yam Mooncake

Flaky Yam Mooncake

One of my favourite traditional mooncakes is the Flaky Yam Mooncake because I love orh nee (芋泥) — a yam paste dessert with Teochew roots. This mooncake is a labour of love as homemade yam paste is wrapped in a thousand-layer pastry crust made by combining two […]

Nonya Love Letters

Nonya Love Letters

I recently read a New York Times’ article about how former POTUS Barack Obama would read 10 LADs (letters a day) out of all the letters he received at the White House everyday. It reminded me that behind every letter was a story, and behind every story […]