George Town Heritage Festival Talk : Nyonya Festival Food   Leave a comment



Speaker: Dr Ong Jin Teong ( happens to be the elder brother of my Jaycee friend Ong Jin Leong )
主讲人:王仁忠博士

Date: Sun, 5 July | Time: 2pm – 3pm | Language: English
7月5日(日)| 下午2时 – 3时 | 媒介语:英语

Dr Ong Jin Teong ‘s talk elaborates on the Nyonya dishes served during festivals – Chinese New Year, Cheng Beng, Dumpling and mid-Winter festivals, and for significant occasions like birthdays and a baby’s first month. It will delve into the mainly Malay and Hokkien origins of Northern Nyonya cuisines, as well as its Indian, Thai and English influences.

王仁忠博士将在演讲中细说峇峇娘惹社群于新年、清明节、端午节、冬至、生日、满月等节庆时所准备的食物。除了重点介绍起源于马来人和福建人的北马娘惹美食,也会谈及印度、泰国及英国饮食文化对娘惹美食的影响。

Dr Ong Jin Teong, a professional engineer and retired professor from the Nanyang Technological University is the author of Penang Heritage Food, which is about cooking traditional Penang food and heritage related to food. Born to a Nonya family, he was exposed to cooking at home at an early age.

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