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Itek tim is one of my favourite soups, and it’s basically a Chinese style soup made with pickled mustard greens boiled with duck meat at its core.

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Nancy’s Kitchen is a pretty famous Peranakan restaurant that is located in one of the alleys branching out from the middle of Jonker Street. Even Singaporeans visiting Melaka know about Nancy’s Kitchen to get their Nyonya fix.

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Ivins is a classic old-time favourite for Peranakan food and many families have been patronising their humble establishment for a long time, including mine.

They first opened their main restaurant at Binjal Park in 1988, later adding another branch at Upper Thomson Road in 1995 which focuses more on Nyonya delicacies.

They’ve had a long time to build up their following and you can see that if you turn up late for dinner. There’ll be a huge throng of hungry people milling around outside, just waiting their turn to get in.

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Past dishes