Peranakan in Chinatown

In the last decade, a revival of interest in the Peranakan culture has made Peranakan Cuisine even more popular. Discover this typical South East Asian gastronomy and its mouth-watering receipes kept and transmitted in families for generations.

Peranakan Chinese or Baba-Nonya are the descendants of the 15th and 16th century Chinese traders who settled down in the southeast region and married local Malay or Indonesian wives. As a result, the Peranakan cuisine also known as Nonyan cuisine is mainly Chinese gastronomy that has been influenced by Malay, Indian, Thai and Indonesian cultures.