This is the Peranakan museum which Li San & I visited. Stay Immerse in the local Peranakan culture at the quaint Hotel Indigo , which fuses retro décor with modern swank. Due to the region’s location at the cultural confluence of India, China and, later, the European colonial powers, mixed marriages between people of different cultures became increasingly common. We are an authentic Straits cuisine restaurant in Singapore. First established in 1945, this store sells a range of Peranakan food and handicrafts, from Nonya dumplings to beaded shoes. Stretch of street arts right beside the museum. The Peranakan (per-RAH-na-kahn) Museum is dedicated to what is known as the ‘Peranakan’ culture that is unique to Southeast Asia. Come dine with us for an awesome experience . Peranakan food needs little introduction to most Singaporeans even though the best Peranakan cuisine could often only be found within the confines of a private home cooked by mamah and no one else. The tasteful home-turned-museum of collector Alvin Yapp will make you feel like you’ve slipped into the world of the crazy rich Asians. A Peranakan high tea experience at The Intan Peranakan Home Museum will prove that.. Welcome to The Peranakan! The Peranakan Museum showcases the world’s largest collection of Peranakan art, clothing, furniture and artefacts and is the best place to discover vibrant Peranakan culture. Restaurants near Peranakan Museum, Singapore on Tripadvisor: Find traveler reviews and candid photos of dining near Peranakan Museum in Singapore, Singapore. Converted from one of Singapore’s oldest elementary schools ( Tao Nan Chinese School ) that was built in 1912, the museum building itself is an official National Monument. Thankfully, this cuisine known for its bold flavours has become more accessible of late with the opening of noted names like Michelin awardee Candlenut, … At the Pinang Peranakan Mansion, the typical home of a rich Baba of a century ago is recreated to offer a glimpse of their opulent lifestyle and of their many customs and traditions. Authentic Peranakan Flavour. Peranakan or Nonya cuisine comes from who we know as the Peranakans, the descendants of early Chinese migrants who settled in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. This was then translated to Peranakan traditional fashion, handmade crafts and, of course, delicious cuisine. Operating since November 2003, True Blue Cuisine pays a homage to traditional Among the cultures that have seamlessly amalgamated into Singapore’s cultural melting pot, Peranakan culture is one of the most fascinating to explore. The Peranakan Gallery’s main exhibit centers around an elaborate 20-seater Tok Panjang table set with exquisitely-crafted Nyonya ceramics, Chinese porcelain and Waterford crystalware; a nod to the Malay, Mandarin and European influences beloved by the Peranakans and assimilated into their aesthetic. Executive Chef Raymond Khoo and his team serve three generations of delicious ‘mesti-cuba’ (must-try) Peranakan recipes, lovingly handed down by the Nonyas and Babas in his family, now brought to your table. Image credits: The Peranakan . Now a National Monument, the former Tao Nan School was built in 1912, and was the first modern Hokkien school set up in the Straits Settlements. The Peranakan Museum is housed in a handsome old school. PERANAKAN MUSEUM Months back when we have nothing else better to do, instead of the usual shopping, food hunting why not visiting the historical sites of Singapore?