Covid-19 or Not, Life Continues for These Heritage Traders
By Lim Sok Swan
September 2020PHOTO ESSAY
1. Ng Kee Cake Shop (1900s) AT 120 YEARS old, Ng Kee Cake Shop is one of the oldest traditional Chinese bakeries in George Town. Its decadent bakes include kaya puffs, tao sar pneah (salted bean cake) and coconut tarts, which are also served as offerings during major Chinese Lunar holidays, like the Ching Ming and Hungry Ghost Festivals. Operated by fourth generation proprietress Esther Loh, the establishment has begun receiving orders for wedding ceremonies – many couples are opting...
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