10 Things You Can Eat While Stalking President Halimah Yacob’s HDB Flat

President Halimah Yacob’s jumbo HDB flat is located in Yishun, which is unfortunately more infamous for weird stuff that happens than for its interesting attractions. As the first Singapore President to continue staying in a HDB flat, this has brought out a flurry of activity around her area in Yishun (just check out this photo…

Why Would Singaporeans Buy Fish From a Farmer Instead of A Fisherman?

“Farming” to Singaporeans typically brings to mind crops like vegetables, fruits, rice, or livestock, poultry and eggs. But what about fish? Some of us may think our fish are typically wild fish caught by fishermen and farmed fish is just a minor source of our fish. So why would Singaporeans increasingly buy fish from a…

What If Singapore Ran Out of Food?

It’s been a long time since Singapore had major food security issues. I remember growing up watching Channel 8 dramas about World War II. Besides the fear of being tortured and killed, I vividly remember how people struggled terribly with the lack of food. There was one scene of a man complaining to his mother…

The Olympics Gold Even Foodies Don’t Know About

Singapore just won another Olympic gold medal, and it wasn’t even big in the local news. We are a nation of foodies, crazy over the latest tarts, #SimiSaiSaltedEggEverything and argue over the best char kuay teow in Singapore. Source: Facebook (Singapore Chefs Association) But did you know, Singapore also sent a group of highly skilled…