Peranakan Gastronomy Buffet @ Ellenborough Market Cafe, Swissotel Merchant Court

DIY rojak station

For just two weeks this month (2 to 18 April 2010), Ellenbororough Market Cafe (EMC) at Swissotel Merchant Court is serving a special Peranakan buffet. Following the success of last year’s Longest Peranakan Buffet at Singapore Food Festival, EMC has put together An Authentic Peranakan Gastronomy Buffet. As I didn’t get to try it out… 

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Concorde Hotel – Preview of Lunar New Year 2010 Reunion Dinner Buffet


I was invited by Concorde Hotel, Singapore, to preview their Lunar New Year reunion dinner buffet offerings. This was my first lo-hei (which is 捞起 in Cantonese) of the year, and I must say I really liked it. This Peranakan-style yu sheng is a new dish created by Baba Jolly. If you remember, I blogged… 

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Peranakan lunch buffet @ Spices Cafe, Concorde Hotel

From left: Beef rendang, sambal sotong, ayam buah keluak, sambal tenggiri, babi assam.

Since the airing of The Little Nyonya, there’s been a revival of all things Peranakan, particularly food. Even this year’s Singapore Food Festival’s (July 17 – 26) focus is on Peranakan cuisine. In support of the Singapore Food Festival 2009, Spices Cafe at Concorde Hotel is spotlighting Peranakan dishes for its weekday lunch buffet in… 

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