Kuih Lapis In the olden days ,nyonya kuih used to be a delicacy served at weddings,particularly at the reception, while waiting for the bride to arrive. The nyonyas take pride in their kuihs.This Kuih Lapis or Rainbow layered steam cake is peeled by the layer to be savored with delight.If they stick together and cant be peeled – a simplest test – the kuih is left uneaten. The batter for this kuih should not be stirred too much or the coconut milk would rise to the surface.
Talam Marmar / Marble Steamed Cake Kuih Talam can be easily found as desserts at food stalls on the sideways, night markets or hotels.Kuih talam normally has two flavour appearance which is sweet and salty. The top white layer is made from rice flour and coconut milk, while the bottom green layer is made from green pea flour and extract of pandan leaf.
Half-moon shape Rice Cake Songpyeon is a type of rice cake made by kneading rice powder with hot water and stuffing the dough with beans, sesame, chestnuts and other fillings. The rice cake is shaped into a half-moon and steamed. Songpyeon is served without fail on Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving) the biggest holiday in Korea.
kueh bakar or kueh kemboja (baked pandan cake) - for those of you who are like me and do not know what "pandan" is, let me tell you: its a tropical leaf plant that is used mostly in Southeast Asia. It is most often paired with coconut flavors