Monash Cook-Off Special: Nyonya Kuih

Written by: Chua Jia Ying Featuring: Li Ting  If you were born in Malacca, Penang, Singapore or Medan, chances are, you have heard of Peranakan cuisine otherwise known as Nyonya cuisine! The terms Peranakan and Nyonya Baba are used interchangeably to describe descendants of Hoklo settlers who first came to Malay Peninsula and Indonesian Archipelago…

MUSA Annual General Meeting 2020

Written by: Zoe Yap Xiu Hai and Cheah Wei Shang On the 8th of May 2020, the Annual General Meeting was held by the Monash University Student Association (MUSA). The meeting included not just student council members, but student representatives from various departments. However, something was different this year – the meeting was held on…

Monash Cook-Off #8: Shakshuka

Written by: Patricia In Wan Ting Featuring: Wan Poh Yee Is it tomato soup? Some egg dish? What is it? I must have it in my mouth.  Shakshuka – pronounced like it’s spelt This dish is called Shakshuka. Shakshuka literally means ‘a mixture’, and traditional versions of this dish use tomatoes, onions and spices as…

Monash Cook-Off #7: Butter Croissants

Written by: Christie Wong Featuring: Mobina Ghadyani Ever heard of the saying ‘Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper’?  Mobina’s butter croissants For Mobina, she is not the type of person who sits down to eat a 5-dish breakfast like the ones you see in movies. She usually breezes through her breakfast,…

Monash Cook-Off #6: Classic Mocha Cake

Written by: Christie Kitlam Wong Featuring: Kok Xue Lin Baking comes easily for some but while for others, not so. Well, based on the picture below we all know which category Xue Lin falls into. One surprising fact is that while she has magic hands when it comes to sweets, she doesn’t consume as much…

Monash Cook-Off #4: Prawn Mee

Written by: Cheah Wei Shang and Patricia In Wan Ting Featuring: Lim Tian Fu   It’s easy to eat food in Malaysia, given the amount and variety of dishes in every corner of the country. But to remake the dishes… apparently it’s easy as well, according to Lim Tian Fu. He calls his dish, even…

Monash Cook-Off #2: Good Ol’ Doughnuts

Written and edited by: Chua Jia Ying & Cheah Wei Shang Featuring: Pui Yee Source Ah, doughnuts. Most of us are familiar with these round confectionaries, always glazed to perfection and will never seem to fail to satisfy our sweet tooth. Pui Yee’s usual remedy for her particular malady is Krispy Kreme. Yet our current…

Pharmgineering Race 2019

  Just when we thought the Endgame fever has come to an end, the collaboration between SOP and SOE has brought us back for one more ‘assemble’. After thorough and detailed planning since December 2018, the pharmgineering race took place on the 10th of August with a track that’s littered all around Bandar Sunway.  The…