Peranakan or Nonya cuisine is one of our country’s favourite foods. With influences from Chinese, Malay, Indonesian and even Thai cooking, Peranakan food adopts the best tastes and techniques from these cultures, creating dishes that are known for their powerful and rich flavours. And while you can certainly get your fix from the many incredible Peranakan restaurants around Singapore, why not try whipping up some of these classic heritage dishes at home yourself?
From spicy laksa bowls to sweet and sticky delicacies, try our top Nonya recipes below (psst, there are Michelin-star dishes in the mix!):