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Week 3: Trip to the Baba House!

This week, we had our first field trip out to the NUS Baba House at 157 Neil Road!

The beautiful NUS Baba House, rich with heritage and culture… 533 more words

Armenians in Singapore

News media across the world have been reporting on this week’s 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide by the Ottoman Empire. Turkey still does not recognize this episode as a genocide, but many historians have concluded that more than one million Armenians were killed by the end of World War I. 314 more words

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The foodie traveller on … Singapore’s Peranakan cuisine

At Candlenut restaurant, chef Malcolm Lee is preserving the deeply flavourful cooking of his ancestors – long-ago immigrants from China to Singapore


Malaysian Street Food: Roti babi (fried pork sandwich)

The name roti babi literally means ‘pork bread’, a dish of peranakan straits heritage, often referred to as nonya cuisine due to the cultural identity of women, the cooks as ‘nonyas’. 210 more words


On the Trail of the Phoenix - Telor Tempra

Those who know me well will know that I am an advocate of Peranakan home-cooking being approachable and simple, unlike what is typically heard and said about Straits Chinese cooking being laborious and tedious. 458 more words


House of Peranakan Petit - A traditional peranakan restaurant with modern touches

House of Peranakan Petit is located at Eng Hoon Street, part of the Tiong Bahru Estate. It is a 30-seater restaurant in a modern yet traditional design, not losing its Peranakan charm. 438 more words


5 Little Monkeys Cafe, Kallang Ave: Eggs Benedict for Only $6.80!

Perched on the 11th floor of Pico Creative Centre, 5 Little Monkeys Café offers a panoramic view of the Kallang area and Singapore Sports Hub. The café occupies a huge area, half of an entire storey, including an al fresco section, great for corporate events. 377 more words

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