Don’t Mess With My Tutu! 嘟嘟糕

The name Kueh Tutu comes from the “tutu” sound the steaming holes make when the cakes are ready. Kueh Tutu is traditional Singaporean snack used to be sold in pasar malam (night bazaar). Nowadays, you may find them in kopitiams and food courts in shopping malls. The prices have gone up exorbitantly due to inflation, elevating … Continue reading

Onde Onde

Pandan Flavoured Onde Onde Recipe: 500g Sweet Potatoes (yellow flesh, preferred). 10 Pandan Leaves, wash and tie 3 leaves into a bundle and cut the 7 remaining ones into small pices, set aside. 75g Plain Flour, sifted. ½ teaspoon Salt (each for dough and coconut shavings). 400g Palm Sugar (they come in cylindrical block form). … Continue reading

Life is Short…Eat Dessert First!

Thanying is a conversational address to the title of Mom Chao Ying (Her Serene Highness Princess, the usual rank of granddaughter of a king). The Thanying Restaurant is named in honor of H.S.H. Princess Sulabh–Valleng Visuddhi who was once the head cook in the Sukhothai Palace kitchen for her half-sister, Queen Rambhai Barni of King … Continue reading

Mee Jian Kueh (Honey-comb Pancakes)

Fill it up with anything you fancy – sweet or savoury! Some call these Mi(n) Jian Kueh, Ban Chang Kueh and to the Indonesians they are Martabak. Another very popular breakfast and tea time snack in Singapore and Malaysia, usually filled with roasted chopped peanuts and sugar. The Indonesians have a savoury version with minced … Continue reading