All posts tagged: Christmas food

Ambila curry

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Asian cuisine

Quick and easy “Curry ambila is one of it’s typical Kristang cuisine. Braised in pork, chilies and long beans. The intoxicating seasoning paste in this Eurasian stew may be used to flavor chicken, beef, lamb, or seafood.” A traditional eurasian dish influenced by the Portuguese and Dutch community in Malacca/Malaysia. This curry is typically made during the festive christmas season. Advertisements

Feng

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Asian cuisine

Quick and easy “Feng curry is from the Eurasian Kristang (Cristão) culinary tradition in Singapore and Malacca in Malaysia. It is often served during Christmas and also on other special occasions. Kristang cuisine blends the cuisines of Southeast Asia with a western-style cuisine inherited from Portuguese colonial rulers. Other popular Kristang dishes include devil’s curry, eurasian smore (a beef stew), and sugee cake.” Every christmas, my Aunt Joyce would prepare a big pot of feng […]

Almond crescent cookies

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Western cuisine

Quick and easy “An all time christmas classic, almond crescents are a very basic tea cookie recipe. They’re very buttery with a pronounced almond flavour.” Every christmas in Perth, one of my auntie’s would always bake a batch of cookies and give it to all the family. Now that I live in London, I continue the tradition by baking a batch of my own and eating it with a cup of tea.