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Alia Ali

The 101: How to prepare keluak
Eat your feelings: How do I reclaim my favourite dish?
When you can’t go to the theatre, the theatre comes to you
Fried rendang
Onion & ghee carbonara for one
Fried crackers for one
Telling a tale of the land
The 101: How to prepare keluak

The 101: How to prepare keluak

The keluak fruit is highly toxic when consumed directly, and needs to be properly tended to for safe consumption.

Eat your feelings: How do I reclaim my favourite dish?

Eat your feelings: How do I reclaim my favourite dish?

In the first of our advice column, a reader has trouble eating her favourite dish without intertwining it with memories of falling out with her sister.

When you can’t go to the theatre, the theatre comes to you

When you can’t go to the theatre, the theatre comes to you

Wayang Kitchen’s production of RICE! is a multi-sensory portrayal of migration through memories, food, and connection.

Fried rendang

Fried rendang

Soft and tender chunks of meat without hours on the stove is not possible, but getting those spicy rendang flavours definitely is.

Onion & ghee carbonara for one

Onion & ghee carbonara for one

No meat, no problem. This carbonara substitutes bacon fat with rich ghee, making it just as indulgent.

Fried crackers for one

Fried crackers for one

When fried like this, the cream crackers maintain their crunch while also absorbing the oil from the spice mix. Necessity really is the (grand)mother of invention.

Telling a tale of the land

Telling a tale of the land

Periuk speaks with Syarifah Nadhirah, author and illustrator of ‘Recalling Forgotten Tastes’, about her work process and navigating the landscape of indigenous representation.

 
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