Mami brought us to her new found love during one of my trip back to Melaka *points up*. apparently she enjoyed the food berry muchy that she just had to share the happiness with the family.
Amy Koh, the proprietor of this nyonya restaurant, is a Malaccan Nyonya (duh!) who have inherited the cooking skills from her great grandparents, grandparents and parents. she only started this business upon retirement as a dental nurse.
the interior is simple and minimal. this shot was taken right before we left, 2ishpm, time for them to have a break before the business resumes at 6pm, hence the emptiness.
paper cutting and framed awards on the wall. she was even invited by United Nations (!!!) as a guest cook for the Malaysian Food Festival few years back.
the expectation was certainly set sky high. the food better be good wei!
rice served in this thingamajig basket. guys, rice is free flow, my dad and uncle were delighted wtf.
steamed lady’s fingers topped with fried shrimp sambal. berry refreshing.
the dish goes so well with rice. all of us drenched our rice with its broth. hmmmm
this appetizer, banana blossom salad with spicy coconut cream dressing, is indeed appetizing!
deep fried tofu garnished with sliced carrots and onion, served with some special sweet and sour sauce. it was a new in the menu (then).
this, goes too well with rice! all of us had second serving of rice. diet was out of our mind that time. eat first think later, our philosophy haha.
initially we ordered Ayam Pongteh, chicken stew with soya bean paste, chinese mushroom and potatoes, whcih is a must-order in a nyonya restaurant, but too bad, it was sold out. so we settled for the fried chicken. this was slightly ordinary compared to other dishes we had. i only remembered to snap when there’s only two left. ooopps.
and in the background is the cincaluk omelette, something new to try to cook at home?
i went home with a bloated stomach and a satisfied smile on my face. 🙂
if there’s only one nyonya rstaurant you would want to visit when you stop by Melaka, make sure you have this one on your priority list!
Amy Heritage Nyonya Cuisine
75, Jalan Melaka Raya 24,
Taman Melaka Raya, 75000 Melaka.
+606 286 8819
Tuesday to Sunday 11.30am – 2.30pm and 6pm – 10pm(Closed on Mondays)