Bak Kwa is a must-have for the Chinese New Year. Bak Kwa was only available during the period leading up to the Chinese New Year. The delicious aroma of barbecued meat permeating the air adds to the excitement and anticipation of the festivities to follow. This Bak Kwa is suitable for vegetarian.
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The surest sign of Chinese New Year preparations was the distinct aroma of kuih kapek (love letter crepes) being molded in their irons over charcoal braziers.
Love letter or kuih kapit is a sweet paper thin crispy biscuits. For Malaysians, Kuih, pronounce as ‘Coo-eh’ can be either sweet or savoury.
Biscuits, cookies or anything of traditional food, we usually call them ‘Kuih’!
Kapit means sandwiched or pressed together.
Kuih Kapit means Pressed cookies.
Then… why are they known as Love Letters?
Flour, coconut milk and sugar
In Malaysia, the Chinese called beehive biscuit. The Peranakan community apparently called it kuih ros or Rose biscuits probably because it looked like a flower. In Malay, it was called kuih loyang or brass moulded biscuits
Egg, rice flour, all purpose flour, coconut milk and sugar.
Rempeyek is derived from the Javanese onomatopoeia peyek, depicting the sound of a crisp cracker breaking.
Rempeyek is often associated with Javanese cuisine, served to accompany pecel (vegetables in peanut sauce) or other meals meal, or as a stand-alone snack.
Rice flour, tapioca flour, garlic, coriander powder, egg, salt, peanut, anchovies