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nyonyapearl

nyonyapearl has written 20 posts for Penang Homecooking School

Gourmand Award

How do you react when you are told gently you won an award? Rozalind came one morning ¬†when the class was on, to tell me this. (Me, in my working and teaching mode, I was just replying to whatever she tell me but in a daze. So I just say, “oh great” when you got … Continue reading

Pearly Kee in Hobart

Going for holidays is always fun and not cooking at all for me is boring. So even on holidays I love to be in the kitchen. I got my wish again, this time in the Tasmanian Government House kitchen showing off our Nyonya food to Neil’s colleagues. We had so much fun in Hobart, home … Continue reading

Ludlow Food Festival

Pearly Kee cooking adventure in Ludlow. Continue reading

Fun time at World Curry Festival

Braford, the curry capital of England. Continue reading

Featured in Lifestyle Expatriate

We did a walking tour in Georgetown recently and was nicely written and featured in Lifestyle Expatriate magazine. Nardya Wray of Campbell House Boutique hotel approached me whether I was free to join her for a walking tour. I happened to be available so off we went to tour and walked around to explore how … Continue reading

Ainsley Harriot in Penang

Last year, that is 2014 Ainsley was in Penang. His researchers through some local blogger sites bought him to a few locals who showed him around Penang. And I am pleased they think I am SO important for him to know. Hmmmm..the last of the Mohicans works fine here. Ainsley Harriot came from UK, but … Continue reading

Will Merrick in Penang.

When Will Merrick came in May 2015, I did not know much about this Scottish by birth, Australian speaking chef. I took him for our market tour like all guest I would do daily. He absorbed everything you tell him. He does it quite charmingly that it was easy to interest this well experienced chef. … Continue reading

Masterchef Judge John Torode in Penang

Our most influential celebrity was John Torode, the UK Masterchef judge. When he came to see me, it was nearly evening. Must have been quite a hectic day for him as Penang being hot and humid as usual. Tried as he might be, I could see he was exhausted but he keep his composure. We … Continue reading

Dine with Pearly in Fun Bee Park, Brunei

Cecilia Lee came to my Penang cooking class with some of her good friends from Brunei. I came to know this dynamic warm lady after spending a few days with her in Penang. Little did I know she sprung me a surprise call after 3 weeks returning to Brunei. I am inviting you over to … Continue reading

Dine with Pearly in Melbourne

For holidays in 2012, we went to Melbourne¬† to the home of pastry chef Janet. When Janet was on holiday in Penang, she told her husband, I am going to relax and enjoy my holiday but I would love to have a cooking lunch with Pearly. Her awesome husband made her wish come through. While … Continue reading