Chef Nunis’ cookbook wins prestigious global award

Great honour:Nunis, with her certificate, posing with Cointreau who is holding her book (enlarged inset) at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards in Yantai, China.

PETALING JAYA: A Malaysian chef drawing on the complex culinary heritage of the Portuguese Eurasian community and combining it with warm family memories and a dash of creativity has whipped up the Kristang cuisine at the world stage.

On Sunday night, Melba Nunis’ A Kristang Family Cookbook was deemed Best in the World in the Woman Chef category at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards (GWCA) in Yantai, China.

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