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2021

Our Food Culture and Healthcare Practices

ACM: Remembering Hawker Culture Along the River

Discover hawker culture of old along the Singapore River through the stories and memories of David Lim

ACM on a Plate: Fish Maw Soup with Chef Malcolm Lee

5 May • 12:00pm

Join Chef Malcolm Lee of Candlenut in this cooking demonstration inspired by the beautiful kamcheng in ACM's Maritime Trade Gallery.

ACM on a Plate: Teh Halia Crème Brûlée Tart with Chef Maxine Ngooi

12 May • 12:00pm

Learn to bake a Teh Halia Crème Brûlée Tart with Chef Maxine Ngooi of Tigerlily Patisserie in this cooking demonstration.

Against All Odds: Salted Fish In Cantonese Cuisine In Singapore

Previously a common ingredient in Chinese households, the salted fish is most associated with Cantonese cuisine today. This preserved ingredient - with a pungent smell - has found itself at odds with contemporary palates over the last century in Singapore.

Chuan Ji Bakery: The 94-year battle to keep the Hainanese tradition alive

Chuan Ji Bakery started out as a home business and has now found its home at Macpherson Mall selling traditional Hainanese delicacies. Find out how its owner, Mr Chong Suan, upholds his grandmother’s legacy and keeps the Hainanese heritage alive and relevant!

Spaces of Food

Food has a way of pulling people together into an urban geniality, livening up the public spaces that we inhabit to affirm our sense of belonging. This online discussion uncovers the intricate links between food and our urban environment from varied perspectives.

Tong Heng: Adapting to Changing Times

Tong Heng Delicacies is a well-known pastry shop in the heart of Chinatown. To preserve an element of Cantonese culinary culture in this bustling city, Tong Heng Delicacies finds new ways to attract millennials while keeping the regular customers content. Find out more about how Tong Heng has innovated to keep its offerings exciting and endearing for both the young and the old!

[Cancelled] An Edible History of Bras Basah.Bugis: Food-Themed Photowalk

22 May • 10:00am • Bras Basah Bugis

22 May • 04:00pm • Bras Basah Bugis

Join us for a talk by an archivist who will share about the food history of the Bras Basah.Bugis precinct and after which embark on a photo walk of the precinct. What awaits you at the photo walk? Learn how to capture food-related sites significant to the Bras Basah.Bugis story. Are you up for it?

Ang Ku Kueh – Significance, Traditions, And Its Relevance Today

Ang Ku Kueh, which translates to “Red Tortoise Cake”, is a small oval-shaped Chinese treat that traces its history from Southern Fujian, China before making its way to Southeast Asia. Although Ang Ku Kueh remains popular today, its significance in Chinese religious and cultural traditions is often overlooked.

Artist Panel: In Sickness and In Health

23 May • 11:00am

In this panel, contemporary artists Adeline Kueh, Divaagar and ila will share the concepts and processes involved in developing their newly commissioned digital artworks for Living Legacies: In Sickness and In Health.