Fried Ti Kuih with Sweet Potato & Yam
Mar04

Fried Ti Kuih with Sweet Potato & Yam

“Ti Kuih”, “Nian Gao” or Chinese New Year cake is a “must have” new year delicacies among Chinese community. It symbolize a raising of oneself taller in each coming year. Therefore it widely used in praying ceremony and also as gift to each other during home visits. As  the major ingredient is sugar and flour, it comes with sweet taste which is difficult to eat directly. Usually it will stock up...

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Chinese New Year Cake – Nian Gao
Feb17

Chinese New Year Cake – Nian Gao

Chinese New Year Cake or “Nian Gao” 年糕 is a must have new year necessity in Chinese New Year. It symbolise a raising of oneself taller in each coming year. It’s a sticky sweet snack made of  glutinous rice flour, sugar and some other ingredients. In those days, the process of making Nian Gao is bounded with taboo, whereby the person who make the cake must speak good words and think of good things all the time while...

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