The Way of Kueh

By Enzo Sim

May 2021 FEATURE
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Nyonya kuehs are known to transcend cultural barriers.
“I’VE BEEN WITNESSING a detrimental culinary trend taking place in Singapore over the years; our kuehs are slowly being forgotten by the younger generation!” laments Christopher Tan, an award-winning food writer, cooking instructor, food photographer and author of The Way of Kueh: Savouring & Saving Singapore’s Heritage Desserts.Kuehs are the Southeast Asian equivalent of the French petit fours, and are typically eaten during breakfast and teatime accompanied by a cup of hot tea or coffee. And in each bite are...

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Enzo Sim

is a Mass Communications graduate who has an unwavering passion towards international relations, history and regional affairs of Southeast Asia. His passion has brought him to different Southeast Asian capitals to explore the diverse cultural intricacies within the region.