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    Good Food Month 2014 World Dinners: The Malaya, Sydney

    The Malaya's version of popiah, a thin crepe forms the skin of this roll, filled with vermicelli, bean sprouts, prawn and chicken, and covered in a fermented shrimp sauce.

    Good Food Month is always a great time of year to explore new cuisines and cultures, but at The Malaya this year, I’m looking into something that is a little closer to home, something that I grew up with.

    Peranakan – or Nonya – cuisine is borne of Chinese and Malay influences, much like the culture. They are notoriously laborious and involved, but also yielded insanely delicious and aromatic results.

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