Peranakans are well-known for pouring much love into the preparation of their celebrated cuisine. It’s no exception with the people at Casa Bom Vento, Singapore’s only Halal-certified Eurasian Peranakan Restaurant. Step in and you will find a sense of rustic charm surrounding the Malaccan Penang inspired decor. Cherry wood flooring, marbled tables with old porcelain lampshades and a grand side stairs add an authentic touch to the atmosphere. Before long, you will be greeted by an intoxicating aroma of gastronomic goodness that gives this place its homely flavour.
Besides, there’s no better place to serve 500-year-old Eurasian Peranakan recipes than at the heart of the Peranakan heritage locale itself, Joo Chiat/link>. Undeniably, the local’s crowd favourite has to be the trademark Devil’s Curry, a Eurasian culinary delight. As its name suggests, the dish is guaranteed to spice things up in an exhilarating way that is also rewarding. Other traditional Peranakan fare include the Fish Head Curry, Ayam Buah Keluak and the new house specialty, Grilled Baby Stringray with Black Peppercorns and Curry leaves.
Dishes at Casa Bom Vento may be rich in flavour, but the prices are far from exorbitant thanks to its home-cooked simplicity. For an extra touch of warmth, the owner will occasionally visit tables and chat with guests as well as explain the history behind the Eurasian-inspired Peranakan dishes it is famed for. At Casa Bom Vento, you can be sure your tastebuds will fall in love with the best of Peranakan fare they have to offer.