My Kuih EE (Tang Yuan) Has Morphed!!

The First Day of Winter: Winter Solstice 2017 Winter Solstice Date, Facts, Folklore, and More Winter Solstice is coming, Winter officially begins with the Winter Solstice on Thursday, December 21, 2017. This is the astronomical first day of winter in the Northern Hemisphere.  When is the Winter Solstice? The winter solstice is the day with the fewest […]

Stonehenge, Winter Solstice

I recently visited Stonehenge while on the way to visit some friends. Stonehenge is an ancient temple built some 4500 years ago. I have always known that Stonehenge is a venue where Pagans congregate during the summer and winter solstice. During my student days, I did not have a chance to visit Stonehenge, but we […]

Alkaline Dumplings – Kee Chang

Alkaline Dumplings or Kee Chang This is a continuation of the dumpling festival which will be in 30 May this year. As promised, I am sharing this recipe. In my previous post, I shared my Mother’s recipe for Penang Sweet and Salty Pork Dumpling. As promised, I am sharing the Alkaline Dumpling recipe this time. […]

Penang Nyonya Bak Chang (Rice Dumpling)

Nyonya Bak Chang Nyonya Sweet and Salty Rice Dumplings The Dumpling Festival is approaching. It falls on the 5th day of the 5th Lunar month of the Chinese calendar. This year it falls on 30th May . The Dumpling Festival has a legend behind it. The story goes like this… … Once upon a time, […]

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Kuih Ee – Rice Balls in Syrup

Kuih Ee   Kuih EE is a sweet made on a festival called ‘Tang Chek’.  This day actually falls on Winter Solstice. When growing up in Malaysia, my mother would make this the night before. The children were then rounded up to make the balls. It was actually quite time-consuming to roll the balls in […]

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