Traditional South-East Asian Sweet "Ku Kueh"

Course summary

“Ku kueh” or tortoise-shaped rice cakes are delectable glutinous rice cakes similar to Japanese Mochi. These beautiful wrappers enclose sweet fillings, traditionally crunchy peanuts, smooth and creamy sesame, red bean, or mung bean pastes.

In this interactive and hands-on workshop, you will learn all the tips and techniques on how to make delicious and beautiful “ku kueh”. This workshop is perfect for food enthusiasts and anyone interested in traditional desserts in Singapore, Malaysia, and beyond.

No prior cooking experience is necessary.
Suitable for gluten-free diets.

What you will learn

  • how to make a tender glutinous rice dough
  • how to prepare a peanut filling
  • how to shape and mould your tortoise kueh
  • tips for steaming the kueh

What you will get

  • a detailed recipe for ang ku kueh
  • tips and techniques to make kueh
  •  take home kueh that you have made (unless you eat them all in class!)

What you need to bring

  • apron
  • containers to take any kueh not eaten in class!
  • wear closed toe shoes

About the tutor

Zaneta is a kueh enthusiast, both in eating and making! She loves sharing her treats with friends and neighbours. She enjoys exploring all different kinds of kueh, kanom, and bahn in South-East Asian cuisines.

Course cost

COST: $65.00

Class availability: 0 PLACES REMAINING

Course dates

Saturday 28 October
10.00am – 12.30pm (1 session)

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