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Flaky Yam Mooncake

Flaky Yam Mooncake

One of my favourite traditional mooncakes is the Flaky Yam Mooncake because I love orh nee (芋泥) — a yam paste dessert with Teochew roots. This mooncake is a labour of love as homemade yam paste is wrapped in a thousand-layer pastry crust made by combining two […]

Nonya Love Letters

Nonya Love Letters

I recently read a New York Times’ article about how former POTUS Barack Obama would read 10 LADs (letters a day) out of all the letters he received at the White House everyday. It reminded me that behind every letter was a story, and behind every story […]