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Mildred Voon

Nian gao with gula apong
Manjiu gor (Foochow Manchurian peanut cake)
How my grandfather wooed his son-in-law—with peanut cake
The painstaking process of making Foochow red wine
Nian gao with gula apong

Nian gao with gula apong

Set aside an afternoon to make this lusciously sticky dessert, great for snacking on their own or fried with sweet potato and yam (taro).

Manjiu gor (Foochow Manchurian peanut cake)

Manjiu gor (Foochow Manchurian peanut cake)

A sweet-savoury old-school steamed cake, perfect for a snack or impressing your Foochow elders.

How my grandfather wooed his son-in-law—with peanut cake

How my grandfather wooed his son-in-law—with peanut cake

It’s not every day that your future father-in-law goes out of his way to make your favourite cake for you. Except, for Mildred’s father, it was.

The painstaking process of making Foochow red wine

The painstaking process of making Foochow red wine

One home cook turns to her family recipes, the Internet, and a healthy dose of curiosity to make Foochow red yeast rice wine.

 
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