Nasi Ambeng has seen an increase in popularity in recent years with many restaurants offering different versions of it. When a Peranakan restaurant offered the dish, it sparked an online debate on cultural appropriation. But what is nasi ambeng really? Did you know that is it rooted in traditional Javanese rituals? Sign up for this talk and find out more about the nasi ambeng and other Javanese dishes.
About Heritage Weekend @ MHC
For this year’s SHF, discover the richness and benefits of Malay cuisine and traditional Malay health practices. Drop in and ask our community partners about their food culture, learn about jamu and post-natal care or sign up for our food trail with Khir Johari and sample the wonderful flavours of Kampong Gelam.