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 )

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.


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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