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Top Street Food of Penang Vol. 2

April 10, 2013


After weeks of hard work I finally completed the second volume of “Top Street Food of Penang” eBook. Hopefully you will like it as much as you liked the first volume. These eBooks are the outcome of my trip back to Penang recently. I wanted to bring back a souvenir for the followers of The […]

Dreaded Nian

January 3, 2013


In endless tropical summer, the Spring Festival was always a spiritually dubious time for my grandfather. Desperate to ensure his good fortune continued in the coming year, he would close the shop out of superstition several days before the new moon. In Cantonese tradition, to give someone the gift of a clock at the time […]

Are you being served?

December 11, 2012


First and foremost thank you for following (and visiting) The Pearl Kitchen and for this opportunity to share my story. As a novice blogger my journey so far has been challenging, yet exciting. There is so much to learn! I may have a vision of what I want to share, but I am unclear how […]

The Pearl Kitchen challenge

October 18, 2012


I will be be sharing more of my uncle’s favourite cuisine in upcoming posts. But it is time for the firstĀ Pearl Kitchen Challenge. My childhood separation from my parents and subsequent anxieties about my own status in the new family had left me permanently guarded. My Uncle Cecil, the substitute father I had grown up […]