Food Practices Others

Makanan Kami, Cerita Kami (Our Food, Our Story)

by Orang Laut SG
15, 22 May • 07:00pm • The Black Sampan (New Bridge Road)

Hosted by Firdaus Sani, the founder of Orang Laut SG and Orang Pulau/Laut descendant, this intimate session is an introduction to the rich cuisine and lesser-known stories of the ex-islanders who used to live on Pulau Semakau.

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Makanan Kami, Cerita Kami (Our Food, Our Story)
Dates & Time:
Sun, 15 May | 7pm to 8.30pm | https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/323928778697
Sun, 22 May | 7pm to 8.30pm | https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/323940804667

Venue: The Black Sampan, 269C New Bridge Road
Fee: $30 per pax

Hosted by Firdaus Sani, the founder of Orang Laut SG and Orang Pulau/Laut descendant, this intimate session is an introduction to the rich cuisine and lesser-known stories of the ex-islanders who used to live on Pulau Semakau. Prepared by his mother and aunt who used to live on Semakau till 1977, the food is prepared with love using recipes and cooking techniques taught by their ancestors.

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Orang Laut SG

Orang Laut SG aims to reclaim the narratives of Singapore’s southern islands, such as Pulau Semakau – through personal anecdotes, beliefs, folklore and traditions of its former islanders. Its cultural preservation efforts include documenting oral histories and the introduction of Orang Laut cuisine in Singapore.

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