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Not your mother’s Mayan cuisine: Sunnyvale restaurant adapts traditional recipes for a larger audience | News

Many chefs harness recipes passed down from mothers and grandmothers, and memories of growing up in Hunucmá, Mexico, surrounded by Mayan communities inspire Ed Correa’s menu showcasing Indigenous cuisine at Mayan Kitchen in Sunnyvale. Through his partnership with Katie Voong, owner of K Tea Cafe, a bubble tea and jianbing shop, executive kitchen manager Correa’s cooking has evolved to reach a wider audience, even though it has meant making changes that wouldn’t get the approval of his family’s matriarchs.

Correa is determined to share Mayan cuisine with the Peninsula and sees his style of cooking as an essential evolution to

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Peranakan food: Everything to know about this Southeast Asian cuisine

(CNN) — One of Southeast Asia’s most interesting cuisines, Peranakan food is primarily found in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.

Bursting with flavors and colors, it’s distinct for its mix of Chinese, Malay, Indian and Eurasian ingredients and cooking methods.

Main dishes are usually rich in gravy, and full of herbs and spices (the Malay influence), but often use pork and fermented soy bean paste (the Chinese influence).

Food was often served at room temperature, because they ate with their hands, a Malay practice.

The roots of a culture and a menu

Peranakan culture was birthed in the 15th century when

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Not your mother’s Maya cuisine: Sunnyvale restaurant adapts traditional recipes for a larger audience | News

Many chefs harness recipes passed down from mothers and grandmothers, and memories of growing up in Hunucmá, Mexico, surrounded by Maya communities inspire Ed Correa’s menu showcasing Indigenous cuisine at Mayan Kitchen in Sunnyvale. Through his partnership with Katie Voong, owner of K Tea Cafe, a bubble tea and jianbing shop, executive kitchen manager Correa’s cooking has evolved to reach a wider audience, even though it has meant making changes that wouldn’t get the approval of his family’s matriarchs.

Correa is determined to share Maya cuisine with the Peninsula and sees his style of cooking as an essential evolution to

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Tiger’s Chinese Cuisine bringing Sichuan soup dumplings to Northwest San Antonio | Flavor | San Antonio

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Houston-based Tiger Noodle House has opened a San Antonio outpost near Clark High School, introducing the city to its steamed soup dumplings and other Chinese favorites.

The new spot, Tiger’s Chinese Cuisine, opened at 12730 I-10 West, Suite 312 late last month. Its extensive menu of Sichuan dishes includes not just dumplings but stir fried noodles, “spicy and numbing” hot

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