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What's In My Dish?

Find out what are the ingredients that goes into our Singaporean dishes such as snow fungus soup, nasi ulam and rasam through an IG AR filter mini game.

When Cooking Was a Crime: Masak in the Singapore Prisons, 1970s-80s

Cooking in prison cells was illegal in Singapore, but that did not stop inmates from inventing ways to do so. This photo-essay offers a glimpse into the flavours of prison life during the 1970s and 1980s based on the memories of former inmates.

From Darkness to Light: Cyanotype Printing

29 May • 10:00am

How did architects of yesteryear create blueprints? Check out Objectifs’ workshop where you will get to produce a cyanotype – one of the oldest forms of printmaking – using natural materials like leaves and flowers. You will also be taken on a tour of the National Library's Human x Nature: Environmental Histories of Singapore exhibition.

[Cancelled] When Cooking Was a Crime Dialogue

23 May • 02:00pm

Locked in a cell and craving laksa and bubur cha cha, inmates of 1970s and 1980s Singapore got creative. Join us as we uncover some of their secret prison recipes!

Fermentation in Local Food Heritage

9, 23 May • 03:00pm • Mandai Foodlink

Read on to learn how to make your own tempeh! Explore the science of fermentation through a recipe card by local start-up Starter Culture.