Rare & Unusual, Recipes

Kana-tsai 橄榄菜

Literally translated as “olive vegetables”, one is often mistakenly informed that this Teochew specialty are “leaves of the Chinese relative of the olive tree”. In fact, kana-tsai is composed mainly of mustard leaves. Its history dates back to the Tang…

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Recipes, Singaporean

Sup kambing

Contrary to popular beliefs, Sup Kambing is actually a Singaporean dish. Invented by the Muslim Indian community there, this soup has no equivalent in the Indian sub-continent, although all the spices used and the style of cooking originate from the…

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Indonesian, Rare & Unusual, Recipes

Tempeh

  Indonesian: tempeh Tempeh is not a relative of tofu, despite looking similar and is made from soy beans. It was developed independently in Java, Indonesia, and the whole production process differs significantly from tofu. Likewise, the taste and ways…

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Chinese Hokkien/Min, Rare & Unusual, Recipes

White-spotted rabbitfish – “Bair Tor Hir”

  White-spotted rabbitfish –  “Bair Tor Hir” Scientific name: Siganus canaliculatus English: White-spotted rabbitfish, also known as “Spinefoot” Deutsch: Drachenfisch (Genus: Kaninchenfische) Nederlands: Draakvis (Familie: Konijnvissen) Français: Sigan pintade (Genre: Sigan) 中文: 长鰭篮子鱼, 俗称”臭肚鱼” 闽南话: 白肚鱼 pronounced in the Teochew…

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