April 28, 2015
Nang Chong Stories : Dian Xin Chao
When we were young and visiting Ngie Mah (maternal grandmother) in Nang Chong Village, we were amazed by how our elders treated our medical problems like nose bleeding, wounds caused by stepping on nails, cuts and tooth aches.
Nosebleeding was quite a common suffering amongst us kids. Whenever we had nosebleeding, grandmother would immediately get out her bottle of little pieces of what looked like soft wicks. But they were actually rush pith, a kind of plant pith.
these are called dian xin by her.
The rush pith comes from a grass growing wild in China and as the name states, it is pith from that grass.
A friend sent a recipe : get two leung rush pith, add l chien of dang sha, blend together. Each time take 2 chien, washed down by some watery porridge.
The Lau Clan of Sibu. Headed by Lau Kah Tii (Headman). 1933. Photo most probably taken by Rev. Hoover who was a good friend of the family....
Lots of signboards have been posted up at significant places near rivers in Miri. There are many rivers in the Miri district and most of the...
If you are told that this is the kuih or snack that an Iban would be homesick for please believe him or her. Simply made from all ingredie...
Growing up in Sarawak one cannot be far away from good food. All the so many different races living in the state conjure up a long list of e...