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Herbs for Health

Did you know that the Nanyang Technological University has a Herb Garden which grows over 200 species of plants? Join us as we dip our toes into the wealth of knowledge about our local herbs and plants from the men on the ground themselves!

Heritage Hacks by Ngee Ann Polytechnic - Arts Business Management

Pick up tips and skills to document, capture and share your heritage adventures in our Heritage Hacks programme series!

Home Museum

Vintage food moulds spanning the globe. Cooking utensils used by nyonyas. A collection of Southeast Asian blades such as the keris (an asymmetrical dagger). Three local collectors will be showcasing highlights from their "home museums" in this special interview series.

InKUEHdible Workshop

15 May • 03:00pm • The Salon @ the National Museum of Singapore

Let us celebrate Singapore’s love of kuehs! In this workshop, learn how to prepare pureed ang ku kueh that are soft enough to melt in your mouth!

La La Land: A Brief Cultural Biography Of Gastropods And Bivalves In Singapore

Faris Joraimi examines an often-neglected category of edible aquafauna in Singapore: molluscs. Focusing specifically on gastropods and bivalves, this photo-essay traverses the processes of collecting, harvesting, distribution and exchange in contrasting physical spaces to reveal how consumption in Singapore is inflected by differences in culture and class.

Learn to Cook Our Heritage Food: Kueh Kosui (Digital Edition)

23 May • 04:00pm

Nothing tempts us more than a wobbly dessert like kueh kosui ensconced in fresh flakes of grated coconut. In this virtual programme, learn how to make the soft, pudding-like Peranakan dessert in this cooking class and impress family and friends at your next gathering!

Learn to Cook Our Heritage Food: Ondeh Ondeh (Digital Edition)

16 May • 04:00pm

Want to impress at your next party? In this virtual programme, learn how to make ondeh ondeh, a delicate and incredibly tasty Peranakan tea-time treat in this hands-on cooking workshop!

Legacy of a former Hainan Village—A Peek into the Ethnobotanical Plants of Thomson Nature Park

Thomson Nature Park is one of the latest additions to the five buffer parks around the Central Catchment Nature Reserve. Being a former Hainan village back in the 1930s, it harbors not only rich heritage but also many plant species that have ethnobotanical uses in food, medicine and culture.

Life And Home In A Traditional Medical Hall

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been practiced in various forms for thousands of years and gradually found its way to Singapore. What are the typical tools used in a Traditional Chinese Medical hall? Find out more about the rare antiques and practices at this particular medical hall – Heng Foh Tong Medical Hall which has been operating since 1957. Catch a glimpse of the lifestyle and character of the business owners through these objects and items.

Memories On A Plate

Watch Memories On A Plate social documentary series that features Singaporeans and their intimate stories and memories of food. The series will feature personal family histories and collective heritage from a Hokkien grandfather, migrant workers from South India, a Malay grandmother and her grandson, a chef with a hawker background and more.