Insecure About Our Food Sustainability?

IT was World Food Day on 16 October. While those in the food industry and supporters of causes centred around food marked the day, its significance was probably lost to...

House Of Peranakan Curios

HE has spent a large proportion of his life actively keeping this heritage alive. But Alvin Mark Yapp, a true-blue Baba, avoids going overboard about his Peranakan heritage. His trick, he...
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Over The Moon

A long-time mooncake player in the market commented that for all the fancy new types of mooncakes being offered, almost 80-90% of overall sales are for the traditional mooncakes.  There...
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Can The Bars And Restaurants Hold On?

WHILE the restrictions are easing subject to various conditions, the future of many food and beverage (F&B) businesses still hang in the balance. A snap survey of 639 F&B business...
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Finding The Rainbow In The Storm

WHY would you open a business during a pandemic? While most people hope to wait out the storm, others seek out the rainbows. Not content to sit back and...
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Why Start A Business During A Pandemic?

THE general reaction to uncertainty hanging heavy in the air would be to ring-fence one's resources and wait for the coast to clear. That would be the knee-jerk reaction by...

Beef Dumplings – Whip It UP!

DUMPLINGS filled with seasoned beef, aromatic from the use of 5 spices is not only ideal as a tasty appetiser but also a midnight snack! These bite-sized morsels are...

Sourdough Turmeric Boule – Whip It UP!

TURMERIC with its mildly spicy with gingery overtones, has potent and powerful anti-oxidant properties. The tuber’s vibrant orangey-yellow hues not only flavours but also livens up curries and even...

Curry Puff – Whip It UP!

CURRY Puff provides the perfect excuse to pause mid-day for a tea time indulgence with a piping hot cuppa. This classic savoury snack of shortcrust pastry with potato filling...

Pickled Fish – Whip It UP!

PICKLED fish is a specialty in Peranakan and Sundanese cultures. It is often called acar kuning (yellow pickle) owing to the predominance of turmeric as the key marinade, which...